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Garden Theatre

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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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021
Ma-Yi Theater Company will continue its celebration of AAPI Heritage Month with the closed captioning rebroadcast of Sophocles in Staten Island by Obie award-winning, Ma-Yi affiliated artist Ron Domingo.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 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 Alexa Criscitiello - May 19, 2021
Award-winning actor, writer and director Stephen Fry will perform the role of the Narrator in LA Opera's premiere of Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex. 
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2021
New film adaptations of Poulenc's La voix humaine starring Patricia Racette and Henze's El Cimarron starring Sir Willard White presented alongside an Academy of Music production of Verdi's Rigoletto and a Verizon Hall concert pairing Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex with George Walker's Lilacs
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 3, 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 22, 2021
The LA Opera Board of Directors has elected Keith Leonard as the new chair. Leonard, a board member since 2015, has served as the chair of the executive committee and vice chair of the campaign committee for the past year, where he worked closely with both board and staff leadership.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 20, 2021
Learn about the theatre's upcoming performances, including concerts from Broadway talent, a Carole King tribute concert, and much more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2021
A free community screening of UPSTAIRS INFERNO will be held at The Woodland in Maplewood, NJ on June 12th, 2021. Two weeks following the screening, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, musical, will be presented at the same location June 25th and 26th, 2021.
by Maria Nockin - Jun 19, 2021
On Saturday, we see Los Angeles Opera’s online stream of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex. Stravinsky based Oedipus on Sophocles’ Greek tragedy and his 1927 opera is a highly stylized, ritualistic work. A narrator describes the action throughout the course of the opera. Although the opera is in Latin, narration is spoken in the language of the audience.
by Maria Nockin - Jun 19, 2021
On June 18, 2021, I watched Los Angeles Opera’s film of Stravinsky’s 1927 opera-oratorio Oedipus Rex. Jean Cocteau, who wrote the libretto, based it on the ancient Greek tragedy Sophocles wrote ca. 429 BCE. Right now LAO is featuring it online for free.
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2021
LA Opera presented 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 later today, June 17.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 17, 2021
Beginning today at 5pm PT, LA Opera presents a new streaming presentation of Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex, conducted by James Conlon, the company's Richard Seaver Music Director, and starring tenor Russell Thomas, the company's Artist in Residence, in the title role.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 16, 2020
Isolation Theatre is an innovative new theater company born from the COVID-19 pandemic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021
ZOOM PRESENTATION (June 18, 2021) - Bálint Varga (music and concept) and Aimee Lynn Czura (book and lyrics) will present their new musical GAILLEY AND THE TALE OF THE FATE KEEPER. The production, directed by Bálint Varga (d'ILLUSION: The Houdini Musical), will have one virtual performance on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 6:30pm via Zoom.
by Maria Nockin - Jun 12, 2021
Los Angeles Opera’s presentation of Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky is available online from June 17 to July 18, 2021. The libretto is by Jean Cocteau. The cast includes: Oedipus, Russell Thomas; Jocasta, J’nai Bridges; Creon, John Relyea; Tiresias, Morris Robinson; Narrator, Stephen Fry; Conductor, James Conlon.
by Stephi Wild - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Maria Nockin - Jul 10, 2021
On the Los Angeles Opera website, Igor Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex is available to stream now thru July 18th. Stravinsky based his opera Oedipus Rex on the ancient Greek tragedy by Sophocles. Oedipus Rex, is staged with minimal movement, which works well with COVID restrictions. A narrator describes the action in English.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 4, 2021
The Teatro Colón suspends its public activities, performances and guided tours until April 19th to help prevent coronavirus transmission.
by Alan Henry - Jan 30, 2020
BroadwayWorld has learned that Austrian bass-baritone opera singer and actor Franz Mazura has died.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Stephi Wild - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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 Sarah Jae Leiber - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Chloe Rabinowitz - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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 Alexa Criscitiello - 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.