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Oedipus Rex - 1911 - Broadway

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Irving Plaza

(New York, NY)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
Award-winning international theatre company ODC Ensemble, based in Athens, Greece, with New York City's The Directors Company, proudly present the New York premiere of the innovative cinematic opera 'OEDIPUS: Sex with Mum Was Blinding.' Conceived, written, and directed by 2018-19 Fulbright Artist's Award recipient Elli Papakonstantinou, 'OEDIPUS: Sex with Mum Was Blinding' has original music composed by Tilemachos Moussas and Julia Kent performed live into an array of surreal cinematic environments created by Stephanie Sherriff. 'OEDIPUS: Sex with Mum Was Blinding' will play a strictly limited engagement at BAM Fisher (Fishman Space), located at 321 Ashland Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217, from Wednesday, September 25 - Sunday, September 29, 2019.
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2020
Opera singer Denyce Graves recently performed as part of a memorial for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! On September 23, he chatted with Tony winner Julie Taymor.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Sep 23, 2020
Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Tune in right here today, September 23 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Julie Taymor about her latest film, The Glorias.
by Anthony Walker-Cook - Sep 19, 2019
Within the first 20 minutes of Lesley Storm's Black Ciffon, Alicia asks a?oeIs there enough gin?a?? Finally, I thought, a character I could get behind. But as Alicia's Freudian feelings for her son were diagnosed, I found that my initial assessments weren't quite apt. A smile broke on my face, offering a personal moment of levity during an otherwise middling play.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
Progressive Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director, Gregory Omar Osborne, is slated to stream THE GOSPEL AT COLONUS on November 26th, 2020 via ShowTix4U.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020
The Jeff Awards has announced the nominees for the 52nd annual awards for theater excellence that include 142 theater artists across 30 artistic and technical categories. The awards will be presented in an online program on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
Following a two-month opening period, Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced that Ma-Yi Studios, the Companya??s digital streaming center and live capture studio, is now available for rentals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020
USITT will begin a series of Collaboration Conversations by welcoming Tony Award-winning collaborators, Julie Taymor and Donald Holder to discuss the process of working together to build a production. The online event will be held Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at 7:00 pm EST and is offered free of charge for USITT members.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
On Friday, November 22nd, 2019, Progressive Theater in Maplewood, NJ will host the 1st Annual Black & Blue Fundraising Gala at The Woodland: Great Hall from 6:00pm to 11:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2021
 LA Opera will present the company premiere of Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex at 2pm on Sunday, June 6, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. A special video presentation of the opera will subsequently stream on LA Opera's On Now digital platform, also free of charge, beginning June 17.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2021
Grammy Award winning Bass-Baritone Mark S. Doss has announced a new weekly concert series, live streaming on Facebook each Wednesday at 7 pm Eastern. As Mark Steven celebrated a year of broadcasting his popular and uplifting Heart and Soul streamed performances, he felt compelled to serve audiences with a new series.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2020
Opera Philadelphia's 2020-2021 season launches in September with fourth annual Festival O, featuring new commission from Jennifer Higdon, a new production starring Sondra Radvanovsky, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2020
Robert Icke, the major talent of British theatre, wrote and directed a sequel to one of the most influential stage plays in history: Nora (A Doll's House) by Henrik Ibsen. Children of Nora premieres on 5 April in Internationaal Theater Amsterdam.
by Kerrie Nicholson - Jun 26, 2019
In the preface to his new book, classicist Edwin Wong asserts: 'Today, tragedy is a tired art... this book aims to restore this revered art to its rightful throne by inviting, in nine chapters, dramatists to write risk theatre'. It's a brave claim, and the foundation for an insightful and compelling read.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Grammy Award winning Bass-Baritone Mark S. Doss has announced a weekly concert series, live streaming on Facebook and Instagram each Sunday afternoon at 1:30 Eastern.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2020
Isolation Theatre is an innovative new theater company born from the COVID-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
MacArthur Genius Award-winning playwright Luis Alfaro returns to The Public with MOJADA, the New York premiere of his stirring drama about love, immigration, and sacrifice, inspired by the Ancient Greek story of Medea. See production photographs!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
The company is taking its next step into the future of the art form with the launch of the Opera Philadelphia Channel, a global broadcast platform that will bring a revised 2020-2021 season into opera lovers' homes via their television screens and streaming devices.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Ma-Yi Theater Company has announced the opening of Ma-Yi Studios, a digital streaming center and live capture studio that enables theater artists to produce new work for the screen.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019
Award-winning international theatre company ODC Ensemble present the New York premiere of the innovative cinematic opera a?oeOEDIPUS: Sex with Mum Was Blinding.a??
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
Court Theatre has announced updates to its 2020/21 Season in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The reimagined season has Court returning to the stage in February 2021 with Owen McCafferty's Titanic (Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry, 1912), followed by Shakespeare's Othello, and then August Wilson's Two Trains Running.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
The Teatro Colón suspends its public activities, performances and guided tours until April 19th to help prevent coronavirus transmission.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that Austrian bass-baritone opera singer and actor Franz Mazura has died.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to welcome eleven new ensemble members and artistic associates. Ensemble members include Wardell Julius Clark, Greg Geffrard, Arti Ishak, Krystal Ortiz, Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Netta Walker. Artistic Associates include Patrick Agada, J. Nicole Brooks, Brynne Frauenhoffer, Jyreika Guest and Sarah Price.
by David McKibbin - Jan 2, 2020
Maplewood Playhouse presents The Last Five Years at Stage West on the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College from Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced the star of Porchlight's spring production, the Chicago premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday, A New Musical Cory Goodrich as the host of New Faces Sing Broadway NOW, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller and music directed by Tom Vendafreddo; at Evanston at SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave., Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m. and at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets to each New Faces are $37 at SPACE and $60 at The Arts Club. The Arts Club performances include a pre-performance cocktail hour starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020
Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy Day of Absence at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. The official opening night is Monday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2021
Court Theatre has announced further revisions to its 2020/21 Season. The newly-revised season has Court postponing its production of August Wilson’s Two Trains Running and pushing back dates of Owen McCafferty’s Titanic (Scenes from the British Wreck Commissioner's Inquiry, 1912) and Shakespeare’s Othello.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls has announced casting for his upcoming revival of Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel. In assuming the title role, Chicago favorite Kate Fry returns to the Goodman, following her recent appearance in Falls' production of The Winter's Tale. Joining Fry are stage and screen star Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), who returns to the Goodman following his triumphant appearance in last season's St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson, and Chicago's Christopher Donahue (Oedipus Rex at Court Theatre, Moby Dick at Lookingglass).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, announces its 66th season. The company's 2020/21 season will feature the sixth play in August Wilson's American Century Cycle, Two Trains Running, directed by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson; the Americana musical Violet, with book and lyrics by Brian Crawley and music by Jeanine Tesori, directed by Charles Newell; the culmination of Court's Oedipus Trilogy with the Sophocles classic Antigone, directed by Seret Scott; Caryl Churchill's Fen, directed by Vanessa Stalling; and a new production of Shakespeare's Othello, starring Kelvin Roston, Jr. and Timothy Edward Kane, adapted and directed by Charles Newell.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020
Opera Philadelphia launches the 2020-2021 season with the fourth iteration of the trailblazing Festival O, the only American festival nominated for a 2020 International Opera Award. O20 comprises a wide variety of operatic happenings at multiple venues across the city this September. The company announced its full 2020-21 season, which includes the world premiere of a new commission, a major new production of one of opera's great classics, and a host of A-list artists making their company and role debuts.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera will present a new production of Wagner's early masterpiece Der Fliegende Holländer on March 2, 2020, with performances continuing through March 27. Valery Gergiev conducts the new staging from director François Girard, whose interpretation is centered on the young woman Senta's obsession with a portrait of the Dutchman.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Dutch National Ballet presents its new season, which includes many new ballets, some exciting collaborations and a grand tribute to one of the most important ballet composers of the 20th century: Igor Stravinsky.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020
Porchlight Music Theatre announces the star of Porchlight's spring production, the Chicago premiere of Disney's Freaky Friday, A New Musical Cory Goodrich as the host of New Faces Sing Broadway NOW, directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller and music directed by Tom Vendafreddo; at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets to each New Faces are $37 at SPACE and $60 at The Arts Club. The Arts Club performances include a pre-performance cocktail hour starting at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at PorchlightMusicTheatre.org or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office, 773.777.9884.
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
Variety reports that the upcoming Gloria Steinem biopic, from theatre and film director Julie Taymor, has sold to LD Entertainment and Roadside Attractions.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Washington National Opera's (WNO) 2020-2021 season offers an ambitious mix of sweeping political epics and intimate stories of interpersonal relationships, centered on human pursuits of justice, power, and love. Led by General Director Timothy O'Leary and Artistic Director Francesca Zambello, WNO announces the six mainstage titles in the 2020-2021 season: Fidelio, Nixon in China, Boris Godunov, Rigoletto, Così fan tutte, and La bohème.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Congo Square Theatre Company, well known for its powerful portrayal of African American classics and gripping new works, commemorates its 20th Anniversary season with a rare production of the 1965 satirical fantasy, Day of Absence, at the Richard Christiansen Theatre (housed inside Victory Gardens Biograph Theatre, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.), February 27-March 22, 2020. Its official opening night is Monday, March 2, 2020, at 7:30pm.
by David McKibbin - Dec 11, 2019
Maplewood Playhouse presents The Last Five Years at Stage West on the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College from Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11.
by David McKibbin - Dec 11, 2019
Maplewood Playhouse presents The Last Five Years at Stage West on the Lake Worth campus of Palm Beach State College from Thursday, January 9 through Saturday, January 11.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, continues its 2019/20 season with Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, translated by Nicholas Rudall and directed by Charles Newell. Oedipus Rex runs November 7 a?" December 8, 2019 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave. The press opening is Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 7:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
The Directors Company's Directors Studio, proudly joins forces with award-winning international theatre company ODC Ensemble (Athens, Greece) for the New York premiere of the immersive cinematic opera a?oeOEDIPUS: Sex with Mum Was Blinding.a?? 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Executive Director Angel Ysaguirre, has announced that Kelvin Roston, Jr. is the recipient of the 2019/20 Nicholas Rudall Classic Artist Award.
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2020
The upcoming Gloria Steinem biopic, from theatre and film director Julie Taymor, will now stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the U.S. and Canada.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
Colm Feore will utter the first words on the Stratford Festival's newest stage, an echo of the inaugural performance in 1953, when Alec Guinness's opening speech in Richard III anticipated the a?oeglorious summera?? that was to come for Stratford. Feore, an internationally acclaimed stage and screen actor, is just one of a diverse company of accomplished actors who will present a repertory season of 15 productions in four remarkable theatres.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021
Philanthropists Terri and Jerry Kohl have made an immediate $5 million gift and pledged a challenge grant in support of the LA Opera Orchestra and the company's post-COVID recovery, part of which will be used to fund an upcoming production of Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2020
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