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Porgy and Bess - 1986 - New York

Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

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Metropolitan Opera House

(New York, NY)
Broadway at 39th St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020
Mario Lopez and Daphne Rubin-Vega lead a stalwart Broadway group of performers lending their voices to a non-partisan a?oeGet Out the Votea?? music video a?" hashtag: #enoughalreadyvote a?" which has been re-released in anticipation of the November 3rd election.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals The Lucky Boy and Borderline. The live 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
On September 30, 2020 at 8 pm EDT, the stars of Broadway, TV, film, dance, and opera unite for a night of celebration of the Golden Age of Musical Theatre to raise money for The Facing History School.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera announced today that the ongoing health crisis has resulted in the cancellation of the entire 2020-21 season, but the company also announced ambitious artistic plans for its 2021-22 season, which will open with the Met premiere of Terence Blanchard's Fire Shut Up in My Bones.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2020
Banff Centre will build upon its work in recent years changing conversations about opera. In 2020-21, Joel Ivany, director of opera at Banff Centre since 2014, will be joined this season by two co-directors: Métis and French-Canadian composer, Ian Cusson, and American soprano, Karen Slack, and celebrating Indigenous and Black composers and librettists. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Richard Skipper Celebrates HAPPY BIRTHDAY, GEORGE GERSHWIN with Richard Glazier, Saturday evening, September 26th at 8PM ET/5PM PT. The virtual event will stream LIVE through Richard Skipper Celebrates on Facebook and YouTube. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2020
Houston Grand Opera presents this month's Live from The Cullen Recital Series performance. On October 9, viewers will be transported to the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater for a performance by baritone Reginald Smith, Jr., an HGO Studio alum known for his outstanding stage presence and passionate performances. Smith will be accompanied by Richard Bado, director of artistic operations and chorus master at HGO.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020
The Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and the Penn Square Music Festival (PSMF) are pleased to announce a partner project - Harmonize Lancaster: A Virtual Music Collaboration.
by Peter Danish - Sep 16, 2020
BWW REVIEW: Hershey Felder of GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE LIVESTREAM from Florence, Italy. Felder's 3rd LIVE Livestream is his best yet.
by Maria Nockin - Oct 9, 2020
On Los Angeles Operaa??s website, Ashley Faatoalia, tenor, and Louise Thomas, piano, collaborate for a a?oeLiving Room Recital.a?? They perform songs by Schubert, Williams, Fauré, Bonds and Gordon as well as Spirituals and arias by Mozart, Gershwin and Puccini.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Resounding, a live immersive audio entertainment company, will debut with a production of Dracula, on Friday, October 30 and Saturday 31 at 8 PM. Based on Orson Welles' radio play and adapted by Resounding Creative Director Steve Wargo, this production of Dracula will star Tony-nominated Norm Lewis as Count Dracula.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
On October 11, Chicago Phil Chamber returns for its second outdoor, socially-distanced concert of the season, Chicago Phil Brass, in the parking lot of the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie .
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced their stellar cast for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric Theatre at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
On Saturday 14th November, Ronnie Scott's launches a brand-new weekly show, All That Jazz! Ronnie's Cabaret Brunches, hosted by West End leading lady and 2020 Olivier award-winner, Cassidy Janson (Beautiful, Chess, & Juliet).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
BroadwayHD will be expanding their partnership with the revered San Francisco Opera with the debut of Moby-Dick by composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer on November 17th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
Tony-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon has joined the ensemble of Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes - Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt: Simple Little Things at 92Y.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
On Friday, November 27, Houston Grand Opera will present a double billing of Bon Appétit! and The Impresario.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020
Today (October 26) in live streaming: Kelli O'Hara sings with the NY Pops, Cheyenne Jackson visits the Producer's Perspective, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
92Y has announced its upcoming programming featuring Judy Gold, Billy Crystal, the cast of The Queen’s Gambit and much more.
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 - Oct 2, 2020
This fall brings new life toa??92Y's Lyrics & Lyricistsa?? with Preludes, a new autumn series to be available online. Five short-form programs will serve as a prologue to the upcoming 50th Anniversary Season in Spring 2021 in this special series led by Artistic Director Paul Masse.
by Richard Sasanow - Oct 19, 2020
When the Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus folded its tent for the last time, I’m not sure whether they held on to its title of “the Greatest Show on Earth.” But Atlanta is showing that there’s still a big tent around with some great shows to be seen. It’s the Atlanta Opera, headed by General & Artistic Director Tomer Zvulun, which starts its six-opera season with I PAGLIACCI on October 22.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
On Wednesday, October 21, ALL ARTS will premiere Women of Color on Broadway as part of its House Seats series. With theater doors remaining closed for months to come, this new House Seats concert special features songs from popular Broadway musicals, including “Hamilton,” “The Wiz,” “The Band’s Visit,” “Once On This Island,” and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
92Y has announced Nikki Renée Daniels and Jeff Kready have joined the ensemble for Lyrics & Lyricistsa?? Preludes and Beth Malone narrates the new online autumn season for the American Songbook series, with five concerts filmed on the stage of 92Y's historic Kaufmann Concert Hall.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Portland Opera has announced the five artists joining the company's Resident Artist program for the 2020/21 season: soprano Lynnesha Crump, mezzo-soprano Jasmine Johnson, tenor David Morgans Sanchez, baritone Michael Parham, and bass Edwin Jhamal Davis.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020
Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones today announced the four young boys who will share the role of Theo in the Broadway musical PIPPIN which opens at the Sydney Lyric at The Star for an exclusive season from 24 November 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
Tulsa Opera's 'baseball Rigoletto,' filmed before a live, in-person audience at local baseball stadium ONEOK Field, will premiere as a free, on-demand streaming experience for viewers around the world starting Thursday, November 12 at 6:00 p.m. CT. 
by Alan Portner - Nov 6, 2020
MTH’s new virtual Musical Monday “Broadway’s Prince” is a delightful decompression from the all-consuming political drama that engulfs the country. “Broadway’s Prince” is a remembrance of the late, great, Broadway producer and Director Hal Prince. This production is a compendium of sixteen musical numbers from a selection of Prince’s shows sung by some really excellent, locally-based performers.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
This enchanting new British musical explores the extraordinary world of a sorcerer and his rebellious daughter, as she discovers the explosive possibilities of her newfound magical powers.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
Coming out of the month-long Black Joy Project, JAG Productions will share its creative energy and healing power throughout the Upper Valley and beyond virtually this year during its annual fundraiser Juke Joint on November 14.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 28, 2020
The late, great Jonathan Larson’s semi-autobiographical musical “Tick, Tick… Boom!” is getting the movie musical treatment, helmed by “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2020
Nestled in the heart of Soho since 1959, the world-famous Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club has always stood shoulder to shoulder with its West End theatreland neighbours. But it's not just the location that binds the two.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
For a limited time, fans will be able to purchase fifteen of The Seth Concert Series performances featuring Broadway's biggest stars!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
Pippin is set to open at the Sydney Lyric Theatre Tonight, November 24! The live production, the first one back in Sydney, will run until January 31, 2021. With a beloved score by Tony Award nominee STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
The Vienna-based violinist Yury Revich is joined by French pianist Matthieu Esnult for a varied late evening concert on Saturday December 5 at The Hippodrome Casino in London's Leicester Square.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Performances begin next Tuesday for the high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical PIPPIN, the first large scale musical theatre production to open in Australia since COVID-19 led to theatres closing down in March. PIPPIN plays exclusively at the Sydney Lyric at The Star from 24 November to 31 January only.
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2020
Lana Del Rey has released a new video performing Summertime by George Gershwin.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
In a loose song cycle format, this program will weave his work with the charming and witty creations of daughter Mary Rodgers (Once Upon a Mattress) and the complex and extraordinary palette of grandson Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza, Floyd Collins ), as we look toward the progression of musicals over the decades and into the future.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
Watch this special message from Nikki Renee Daniels, inviting you to join her for her Birdland concert premiering November 19 at 7pm ET! Get your tickets today!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, announced today its #GivingTuesday lineup of free artistic and engagement activities for A.R.T. supporters and theater lovers of all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
Celebrate Thanksgiving with Mezzo-Soprano Stephanie Blythe in Plenty to be Thankful For (A Thanksgiving Variety Show). The cast includes Stephanie Blythe, Anthony Roth Costanzo, and Karen Slack.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
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by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2020 Holiday Gift Guide. Despite the cancellation of the 2020-21 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there are a variety of ways to enjoy the Met during the holidays and to give the gift of opera.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 15, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of your favorite stars' latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On November 13, he chatted with the wonderful Nikki Renée Daniels, who will perform a very special concert next week, November 19 (7pm), as a part of the Radio Free Birdland series.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Nov 13, 2020
Tune in right here as he chats with the wonderful Nikki Renée Daniels, who will perform a very special concert tonight, November 19 (7pm), as a part of the Radio Free Birdland series.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
On Thursday, November 19th, in partnership with Caffè Lena, Opera Saratoga will launch AMERICA SINGS, a monthly concert series featuring an array of diverse, internationally acclaimed artists.