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by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020
Hudson Guild Theatre Company's world premiere of Tasha Partee's A Five Mile Radius will receive a special Encore Presentation on the Hudson Guild YouTube channel starting this Friday October 30th at 7:30PM with continuous streaming through Sunday November 1st ending at 5PM. The virtual production has been imaginatively filmed using zoom technique. Jim Furlong and Devin Klos direct a twelve actor cast in this timely play which caps off Hudson Guild Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2020
Russian performer Olga Shanina will make her New Zealand debut in Marton on Sunday.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020
The presentations, filmed live in high-definition at the War Memorial Opera House, will be viewable on demand for free with registration at on the first streaming date starting at 10 am (PDT) and expiring at 11:59 pm the following day.
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 14, 2020
Houston Grand Opera will present the November installment of Live from The Cullen on November 13. Viewers will be transported to the Wortham Theater Center's Cullen Theater for a performance by tenor Arturo Chacón-Cruz, who has made exciting appearances in renowned theaters and concert halls across the globe.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
Executive Director Richard Russell and Artistic Director Victor DeRenzi announced that Marco Nisticò will become the new Artistic Administrator of Sarasota Opera beginning December 1, 2020. Mr. Nisticò will fill the position held by the recently deceased Greg Trupiano, who had worked for Sarasota Opera since 1987.
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 Maria Nockin - Nov 6, 2020
Free digital tickets are now available for The Anonymous Lover which premieres online Saturday, November 14, at 5 PM Pacific Time. The Anonymous Lover is a 1780 comic romance by pioneering Black composer Joseph Bologne, known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Conducted by Music Director James Conlon and directed by Bruce Lemon, Jr. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2020
On Friday, November 6, 2020, Nicole Cooper and Russell Hoke of Heart of Singing Music School will be guests on It's Showtime with Rikki Lee, a popular weekly radio program originating from Chicago's Huntley suburb that provides an intimate look at the entertainment world.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020
The singers of the Opera Philadelphia Chorus have anchored decades' worth of productions ranging from the world premieres of Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek's Breaking the Waves and David Hertzberg's The Wake World to Verdi's Nabucco and Requiem.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces today that it will cancel all previously scheduled programs through April 25, 2021, due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Washington National Opera's spring productions and much of the late spring and early summer touring theater programs have been canceled.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
After Summer 2020's pandemic cancellations and virtual programs, Berkshire Opera Festival looks ahead with cautious optimism to its grand return to the stage in Summer 2021. In addition to its signature Mainstage performance, free concert, and impressive casts of rising stars and luminaries, the season is notable for an exciting expansion of its offerings.
by Maria Nockin - Nov 14, 2020
Los Angeles Opera presents The Anonymous Lover (L'Amant Anonyme), an unjustly neglected 1780 chamber opera by Joseph Bologne, known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. James Conlon will conduct the orchestra. LAO will stream the performance online on Saturday, November 14, 2020, at 5:00 PM. Tickets are free at:
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020
The artists and artistry of San Francisco Opera will be on full display in Celebrating the Voices of San Francisco Opera, a virtual event that will be unveiled at, YouTube and Facebook on Friday, December 4 at 7:30 pm Pacific.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021
Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced additional programs to add to the variety of offerings in its reimagined 2020/21 Season. These include a concert honoring Sir Andrew Davis; a new approach to the annual Rising Stars in Concert by The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center Ensemble and more.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021
Rodgers & Hammerstein’s beloved musical Carousel and Verdi’s thriller, Rigoletto, will be produced as open-air, socially-distanced performances at Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Colo., while Purcell’s bewitching, hour-long opera Dido and Aeneas and the CCO Al Fresco concert series will be presented in the Opera House Gardens in Central City, Colo.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021
Houston Grand Opera has announced the company's return to live, in-person performance at a special outdoor event, as well as the extension of HGO Digital, the Sarah and Ernest Butler Performance Series, with new virtual content. HGO Digital is available to stream on Marquee TV, an on-demand streaming platform dedicated to global arts and culture.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
The Royal Opera House today confirms that Sir Antonio Pappano will continue as Music Director of The Royal Opera until the end of the 2023/24 ROH Season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2021
The schedule includes a week entitled From Page to Stage, featuring operas based on works by some of history’s great writers, and a week of fairy-tale operas entitled Once Upon a Time. The 1987 telecast of Puccini’s Turandot, with Eva Marton, Leona Mitchell, Plácido Domingo, and Paul Plishka, will be streamed for the first time on April 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 24, 2021
Television producer Roger Englander passed away earlier this month at the age of 94. Now his friend and colleague Freddie Gershon has written a beautiful tribute in his memory.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2021
Opera at Florham presents 'Spring Ahead to Opera.' Join them for an incredibly special Musicale featuring Metropolitan Opera stars Mark Delavan, Baritone, and Kathryn Krasovec, Mezzo-Soprano, with our Artistic Director and piano accompanist Mary Pinto on Sunday April 18, 2021 at 3 p.m. Narration provided by Mariana Karpatova.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
The Royal Opera House has shared early plans for its 2021/22 Season, the first full Royal Opera House Season since 2019.   
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2021
Houston Grand Opera has announced the three new singers and nine returning artists who will train with the HGO Studio for 2021–22. The HGO Studio provides comprehensive career development to young singers and pianist/coaches who have demonstrated potential to make major contributions to the artform. 
by Maria Nockin - Mar 20, 2021
Artists in the AZ Arias concert were internationally known  Brazilian baritone Paulo Szot, members of the Arizona Opera Orchestra led by Maestro Cal Stewart Kellogg, Head of Music, Christopher Cano, as well as studio members: sopranos Cheyanne Coss and Caitlin Gotimer, mezzo-soprano Mack Wolz, tenor Terrence Chin-Loy, and baritone Rob McGinness.
by Peter Nason - Mar 18, 2021
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 91 greatest Sondheim songs. See if your favorites made the cut! What's at #1?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2021
Opera Orlando welcomes an incredible cast representative of the rich culture of Haiti in the 1960s, as Georges Bizet's fiery masterwork Carmen takes the stage at Dr. Phillips Center on April 1 and 3.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2021
Jefferson Performing Arts Society will stage the New Orleans area debut of Ken Ludwig’s hit A Comedy of Tenors from April 9-18, 2021, at Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. A total of six performances will be offered at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2021
LA Opera board chairman Marc Stern and his wife Eva have established an annual $50,000 award to celebrate and support extraordinarily gifted artists in opera: the Eva and Marc Stern Artist Award. The new award will recognize artists with deep connections to LA Opera and will serve as an expression of gratitude for past and future artistic contributions to the company.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2021
Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota is pleased to present one of Sarasota's favorite baritones, Todd Thomas, in an open-air performance of light, popular fare from Musical Theater and Cabaret with pianist Joseph Holt, Thursday, January 21, 5:30 p.m., outdoors at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 1534 Mound Street, Sarasota.
by Richard Sasanow - Jan 8, 2021
Looks can be deceiving, as the New Year’s Eve edition of the Met’s “Live in Concert” series proved in abundance. But could even the talent of four wonderful singers--sopranos, Angel Blue and Pretty Yende and a matching pair of tenors, Javier Camarena and Matthew Polenzani-- breathe new life in a program filled with warhorses, from “Che gelida manina” from BOHEME to that Neopolitan classic, “O sole mio”? In a word: Yes.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
Tulsa Opera is postponing the two productions planned for early 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2021
Victor DeRenzi, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, and Richard Russell, Executive Director, are pleased to announce the casting for the 2021 Winter and Spring Opera Festivals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2021
Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, January 30-31, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2021
The Atlanta Opera has now released the first three Love Letters to Atlanta. Hailed as “a series of affecting short films” (Wall Street Journal), this new video series gives individual members of the Atlanta Opera Company Players – twelve world-class singers hired for the duration of the season, all of whom are resident in Atlanta and the southeast – the chance to celebrate the Georgia capital and its inhabitants by singing a song of personal significance at an iconic Atlanta venue.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2021
The Greek National Opera has announced its 2021 lineup, a tribute programme to the bicentennial of the Greek Revolution of 1821, which is made possible by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2021
Houston Grand Opera has announced the nine finalists for this year’s Concert of Arias, the 33rd Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers, to be presented live from the Wortham Theater Center on February 5, 2020, at 7 p.m. CT.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2021
The Met has announced themed lineups for two weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes a week of Leading Ladies: Opera’s Greatest Heroines and an Antiheroes Week.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2021
Inspired by the success from their safe drive-in performances of La bohème in the Fall, which heralded the return of live, in-person, opera to San Diego County since the start of the pandemic, and provided over 300 jobs to many, San Diego Opera has announced a Spring season of safe, socially-distanced, drive-in performances.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
Soprano Lisette Oropesa has been forced to miss the opportunity to be the first American to sing a title role in the gala season opener at La Scala since the 1950s.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2020
Today's top stories: Laura Osnes talks R&H Goes Pop!, Norm Lewis performs Company, Andre De Shields, Jelani Alladin Billy Porter Joshua Henry and more sing 'Make Them Hear You / Grateful', and more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2020
Today (December 30) in live streaming: Seth Rudetsky visits Backstage Live and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020
Teatro alla Scala will present a special livestreamed concert, A Riveder Le Stelle, in lieu of its cancelled production of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor. The concert takes place on December 7.
by Stage Tube - Dec 28, 2020
As the year 2020 draws to a close, stars past and present of New York City Opera (NYCO) have come to the aid of “The People’s Opera” by participating in Un Zoomo in Maschera, a word from the artists of New York City Opera, a special year-end fundraiser which will be released on social media today.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2020
As the year 2020 draws to a close, stars past and present of New York City Opera (NYCO) have come to the aid of “The People’s Opera” by participating in Un Zoomo in Maschera, a word from the artists of New York City Opera, a special year-end fundraiser which was be released today.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020
La Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México, a través del Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (INBAL), informa que se designó al maestro Iván López Reynoso como nuevo director artístico de la Orquesta del Teatro de Bellas Artes (OTBA). 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2020
rok 2020 stał się wyzwaniem i sprawdzianem także dla kultury. Utrudnił nam – twórcom – kontakt z publicznością, a przecież istotą naszej działalności jest spotkanie z widzami podczas wydarzeń artystycznych. Sztuka sceniczna nie istnieje bez artystów ani bez odbiorców.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2020
The Met has announced themed lineups for four weeks of its Nightly Met Opera Streams, a free series of encore Live in HD presentations and classic telecasts streamed on the company's website during the coronavirus closure. The schedule includes a week of In Plain English, an Epic Proportions week, followed by a week of Holiday Fare, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021
Today's top stories: LA Stage Alliance ceases all operations, Jeremy Jordan's show 'Carry On' to be streamed as part of BroadwayWorld Events, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2021
Today (April 6) in live streaming: Cursed the musical streams to benefit BC/EFA, In Conversation with Anna Deavere Smith, and more!