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Based on the play Porgy by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward

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Metropolitan Opera House


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Broadway at 39th St.
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by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022
Des Moines Metro Opera (DMMO) names Dr. Naomi André as Scholar-in-Residence for the 2022 Festival Season. The residency is made possible through a Humanities Iowa Grant from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. 
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
Sean Blake, Judy Fitzgerald and Jan Lucas will be the trio of Midwestern snowbirds unpacking family secrets in a May 14 developmental staged reading of Kenneth Jones' comedy-drama Two Henrys, part of Actors Theatre of Indiana's Lab Series of new play readings. 
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022
South Florida Symphony Orchestra (SFSO) will present its Summer Chamber Music Series on May 26 and 27, June 24 and 25 and July 21 and 22 in Fort Lauderdale and Miami. This series will offer music lovers a chance to enjoy the classics in a more personal, intimate atmosphere.
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022
The Richard Tucker Music Foundation today announces the 2022 recipients of its prestigious Richard Tucker Award, Richard Tucker Career Grant, and Sara Tucker Study Grant.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022
On May 13, the Metropolitan Opera will present the company premiere of Australian composer Brett Dean’s Hamlet, a bold adaptation of Shakespeare’s timeless drama, with six additional performances through June 9.
by Marissa Tomeo - May 4, 2022
The first museum exhibition of its kind, Regeneration: Black Cinema 1898–1971 opens at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on August 21, 2022. It offers the public a chance to learn more about how Black performers and filmmakers have helped define cinema in the United States. The exhibition explores the achievements and challenges of both independent production and the studio system, from cinema’s infancy in the 1890s through the height of the civil rights movement. Regeneration features rarely seen excerpts of films restored by the Academy Film Archive, as well as other narrative films and documentaries; newsreels and home movies; photographs; scripts; drawings; costumes; equipment; posters; and historical materials, such as entrance tickets, note cards, and telegrams; along with augmented reality experiences (AR) designed specifically for the exhibition.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022
The Juilliard School will hold its 117th commencement ceremony on May 20, 2022, at 10:30am. The ceremony will be held outdoors on the Lincoln Center campus in Damrosch Park, presided over by Juilliard President Damian Woetzel. It will also be livestreamed at juilliard.edu for those unable to attend in person.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
Historic six-time Tony Award Winner Audra McDonald, star of Broadway’s The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Carousel, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill and HBO’s The Gilded Age, opens the Town Hall series on May 29 with Seth Rudetsky as music director and host.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
Skylight Music Theatre announced the full cast for the Wisconsin premiere of Dennis DeYoung’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, running May 20 through June 12, 2022. Performances take place in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward.
by Jared Fessler - May 25, 2022
Tiffany is an Broadway and film actress, singer, dancer and arts educator with a career in the entertainment industry spanning more than two decades. In addition, she is a certified Life Coach practitioner (The Soulful Life Coach) and Executive Speech Coach (Abundant Leadership Speaking).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
This summer, New York Theatre Barn and the Fire Island Pines Arts Project will partner to create Barn on Fire, a new summer residency on Fire Island for three musical theatre writing teams and their original culture shifting musicals in development.
by Michael Major - May 23, 2022
Now the album is back as a super deluxe two-CD/DVD and double-vinyl set, containing a digitally remastered version of the original 11-track album produced by Jeff Eyrich. Both the vinyl and CD versions feature a bonus disc with 10 live tracks recorded at Scorgie's in Rochester, New York on August 8, 1984.
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center. This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long!
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022
Complete casting has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical,  as rehearsals begin today in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
 The TEDxBroadway TEN stage is now set as organizers today revealed the final speakers rounding out the complete lineup for the milestone event being held Tuesday, May 17 at 1pm Eastern. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 2, 2022
This sweeping and stirring musical masterpiece paints a portrait of America at the dawn of the twentieth century, interweaving the lives of three families—an African American family, a Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy white family—finding their places and pursuing the American Dream in a rapidly changing world.
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
Opera Carolina, the leading professional opera company in the Carolinas, today announces the hiring of Claudio Ferri as Director of Development and Nandi Cheathem as Director of Finance. These two accomplished professionals will join the leadership team for the recently announced 2022/23 season featuring Tosca, Porgy and Bess, and La traviata.
by A.A. Cristi - May 18, 2022
the little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) will present a spring preview concert of American One Acts, a double bill, directed by Philip Shneidman with music direction by Gregory Hopkins on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 7:30pm, in Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Music Center.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Segerstrom Center for the Arts has announced that the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, is returning to Costa Mesa at Segerstrom Hall for a limited one week engagement from June 21-26.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “The Scream: A Musical Comedy Fantasy,” on Monday, June 13, at 7 p.m. The live performance will be captured on film for on-demand streaming, from Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19. Script in Hand playreadings offer intimate storytelling as professional actors bring the words to life without sets or costumes.
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022
Critically acclaimed and widely celebrated “Come From Away,” a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will return to Los Angeles at Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre for a limited engagement May 31 through June 12.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022
Princeton Symphony Orchestra's Princeton Festival Guild presents its annual Artists' Round Table on Thursday, June 2, at 7pm at the Princeton Public Library's Community Room. The Guild invites anyone curious about what goes into putting on an opera to this round table discussion centered on Benjamin Britten's only comic opera, Albert Herring.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022
Golda Rosheuvel (Queen Charlotte in Bridgerton) and Nicky Spence, the Scottish Tenor currently presenting Anyone can Sing on Sky Arts have today been announced as the first ever patrons for the Isle of Mull based venues An Tobar and Mull Theatre. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
Having been on pause since the pandemic, Liz Player (Founding Executive and Artistic Director, Harlem Chamber Players) is pleased to announce the rare NYC performance of the Harlem Renaissance composer Nathaniel Dett's (1882-1943) masterpiece oratorio The Ordering of Moses, which was cut short during a radio broadcast in 1937.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022
Nearly one million people in the United States are living with Parkinson's disease and about 60,000 people in this country are diagnosed each year with the brain disorder, which primarily affects motor functions.
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022
The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2022
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announces its 2022–2023 Theater Season featuring the return of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed, self-produced Broadway Center Stage series. The series will include Stephanie J. Block starring in Sunset Boulevard.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022
The Lucille Lortel Theatre is pleased to announce the recipients of the 3rd Annual NYC Public High School Playwriting Fellowship, created as an opportunity for aspiring young writers citywide to get unparalleled access to professional theater artists for mentoring. The Fellows and Finalists of the program represent every borough of NYC. Each aspiring playwright submitted an original 10-minute play, and was judged by the following panel of playwrights and directors: Preston Burger, Gethsemane Herron, A.J. Muhammad, Cherry Lou Sy, and Gabriel Vega Weissman. Plays were chosen based on dramatic structure and the playwright's individual voice.  
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 8, 2022
American Repertory Theater at Harvard University announced today the full cast and creative team of its upcoming revival of 1776 directed by Jeffrey L. Page and Diane Paulus. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Eden Espinosa, Joshua Henry, and Megan Hilty will raise the roof with a program specifically curated by The Soraya which include songs from the late Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George and Company, plus numbers from Wicked, Hamilton, Carousel, and more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
The Metropolitan Opera will present an audacious new production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, which moves the bel canto masterpiece from 18th-century Scotland to a present-day town in the American Rust Belt, with nine performances April 23–May 21, 2022.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022
The King’s Theatre, Glasgow is delighted to confirm that Sister Act will run at the city venue later this year with TV favourite Sandra Marvin in the role of Deloris Van Cartier.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 6, 2022
On April 23, 2022, Cabaret 313 is inviting Broadway, movie and television actor Norm Lewis to Detroit to perform at the Garden Theater (3929 Woodward Ave, Detroit, Mich. 48201). Lewis will perform two shows, one at 6:30 p.m. and another at 8:45 p.m.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2022
The Triangle's premiere opera company has announced its upcoming 2022/2023 season. North Carolina Opera (NCO) will open the season with a concert performance of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT on October 2 in Meymandi Concert Hall. The special, one performance only presentation will feature a full orchestra on stage, and marks the NCO premiere of the piece.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022 Summer Recital Series will once again bring free outdoor recitals, featuring established artists and young talents of the opera world, to New Yorkers in all five boroughs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022
The Triangle's premiere opera company has announced its upcoming 2022/2023 season. North Carolina Opera will open the season with a concert performance of Puccini's MANON LESCAUT on October 2 in Meymandi Concert Hall.
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 25, 2022
Sean Blake, Judy Fitzgerald and Jan Lucas will be the trio of Midwestern snowbirds unpacking family secrets in a May 14 developmental staged reading of Kenneth Jones' comedy-drama Two Henrys, part of Actors Theatre of Indiana's Lab Series of new play readings. Richard J. Roberts directs the play set at the dawn of marriage equality and the dusk of the worst days of the AIDS epidemic.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2022
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced the recipient and four finalists for the 2022 Barbara Whitman Award.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2022
Additional casting and the design team have been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre (106 Boylston Street).
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022
Award-winning chef, restaurateur and vocal master Alexander Smalls celebrates the African American Spiritual with new series release Let Us Break Bread Together
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
Single tickets are on sale now for two of the most anticipated events of Chicago’s 2022/23 cultural season, Lyric Opera of Chicago’s grandly scaled productions of two classic musicals: the North American premiere of a newly reimagined Fiddler on the Roof and a revival of West Side Story, the best-selling musical in Lyric history.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
The award-winning, experienced West End cast includes Julian Bleach [co-creator of the Olivier Award-winning Shockheaded Peter, The Grinning Man] as Mysterious Man, Audrey Brisson [Olivier nominee for Amélie, Outlander] as Cinderella, Nicola Hughes [Olivier nominee for Fosse and Porgy and Bess] as the Witch, Rhashan Stone [All About Eve at the Noël Coward, Finding Alice] as the Baker, and Alex Young [Follies at the National Theatre, South Pacific] as the Baker's Wife.  
by Stephi Wild - Apr 20, 2022
The Hylton Performing Arts Center announced today its 2022-2023 season of mainstage performances, featuring a diverse lineup of artists and ensembles across many genres, as part of Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, Matinee Idylls, and the American Roots Series...
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 20, 2022
The classic comedy Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall! It was announced today that the new musical will begin performances onon Tuesday, November 1 and officially open Sunday, December 11 at  the Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street).  
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 19, 2022
Stage Door Records returns to the world of fine music a fine album of Broadway hits impressively performed by Lorna Dallas, including hidden gems being heard for the first time.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Yale Repertory Theatre will conclude its 2022 season with Between Two Knees. The play, written by the intertribal sketch comedy troupe The 1491s and directed by Eric Ting, is presented with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Between Two Knees will be performed May 12–June 4 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022
The Lied Center for Performing Arts has announced the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Lincoln, NE debut at the Lied Center for a limited engagement on April 27- May 1.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022
Don't miss the chance to see the WTG Broadway Chorus on stage singing music from 4 outstanding shows. From the Broadway mega hit Mamma Mia!, the choir will sing terrific Abba hits ‘Mamma Mia!’, ‘Thank You For The Music’, ‘Dancing Queen’, ‘Waterloo’ and more.  Movin’ Out provides us with outstanding Billy Joel classics including ‘The River Of Dreams’, ‘New York State Of Mind’, ‘And So It Goes’, and ‘It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me’. From the incredible Gershwin masterpiece Porgy and Bess, the group will sing ‘Summertime’, ‘I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’’, ‘O Lawd, I’m On My Way’, and more. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel will complete the concert with such great songs as ’June Is Bustin’ Out All Over’, ‘A Real Nice Clambake’, ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, and many others.  
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 11, 2022
Fan-favorite guest conductor Byron Stripling returns to the POPS with a 's marvelous star-studded array of guest vocalists and musicians, celebrating beloved American music legend George Gershwin in 'S Wonderful 'S Gershwin, May 13–15 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.