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Ethel Barrymore Theatre (Broadway)


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by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2019
The Consul General of Canada Mr. Zaib Shaikh and his wife Kirstine Stewart celebrated the 70+ Canadian Emmy nominations last evening at the official Canadian Residence in Los Angeles last evening (Saturday, September 21).
by Stephi Wild - Sep 17, 2021
Audiences will laugh twice as hard as funny songmen Brance Cornelius and Alex Mansoori jump onto The Winter Park Playhouse stage in their new cabaret - A Little Off The Top - October 20 and 21, 2021 as part of the theatre's popular Spotlight Cabaret Series. Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy will accompany on piano. 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2019
The Riverside Opera Company (ROC), under the direction of award-winning conductor Maestro Alan Aurelia, presents: Superstars! on Saturday, October 19, 8 p.m. at St. Teresa's Church, 1634 Victory Blvd., Staten Island, NY. ROC held city-wide auditions and the  winners  are the featured performers in Superstars! Gina Hanzlick, soprano; Chantelle Grant, mezzo soprano; Hyunho Cho, tenor and Joseph Gansert, baritone are accompanied by a 57 piece orchestra conducted by Maestro Alan Aurelia as they perform operatic favorites.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2021
Led by Founding Artistic Director Anne Marie Ketchum, the Verdi Chorus is the only choral group in Southern California that focuses primarily on the dramatic and diverse music for opera chorus. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021
Each of the Studio Artists is an early career professional with significant stage experience, some with lead performances and major concert appearances on their resume. This ensemble builds on The Atlanta Opera’s commitment to provide opportunities for performers at all stages in their careers.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 10, 2019
The Old Globe today announced its latest cast and creative team as the illustrious actors in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program expertly perform William Shakespeare's magical comedy Twelfth Night, directed by Jesse Perez, the program's Director of Professional Training and a noted actor (Off Broadway's Party People, the Globe's Romeo and Juliet, La Jolla Playhouse's Seize the King). The classical actors of tomorrow will bring to life a world filled with some of the Bard's most unforgettable characters and memorable moments. Twelfth Night will run November 2a?"10, 2019 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Saturday, November 2 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to Twelfth Night are now on sale and can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office.
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 7, 2021
Justice Ginsburg’s family honored her love for WNO with a gift to the company of her piano, her costume from her appearance in WNO production of The Daughter of the Regiment in 2016, and some of her personal opera recordings, books, and memorabilia.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2020
Antipodes Theatre Company has announced the final entry in their 2020 Ricochet Reading Series, Theresa Borg’s Dame & Commander. The virtual reading will be streamed live to the ATC Facebook Page on Monday 7th December at 7:00pm and remain available for one week. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019
Chicago, June, 1920. The Republican National Convention is in full swing. Warren G. Harding is overwhelmed by the prospect of being the nominee of the Republican Party for President.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2020
Opera Saratoga announced today the first performance events as part of the company's 60th Anniversary Season. 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.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - 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.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2020
Opera Saratoga announced today the first performance events as part of the company's 60th Anniversary Season.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021
Best Medicine Rep, Gaithersburg's professional theater company, has announced that it will return to live production with John Morogiello's dark comedy Variant Strains, running June 4 - 27, 2021, in our space at the Lakeforest Mall. The production will be directed by Stan Levin, and COVID safety protocols will be in place.
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019
The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) will honor the Vice Chair of its board, Anh-Tuyet Nguyen, and the Australian Consulate General – New York at its 2019 Spring Gala on Wednesday, May 8.
by Sarah Hookey - May 14, 2019
pera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director Lawrence Edelson announced today updated casting and additional events to be featured as part of the company's 2019 Summer Festival, beginning May 25th, 2019 and running through July 14th, 2019.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2020
Signature Theatre has announced that beginning Monday, March 30 patrons will have the ability to watch the world premiere production of Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes by DC playwright Dani Stoller from their homes.
by Steve Callahan - Mar 29, 2022
Such astonishing voices! Winter Opera, in St. Louis, has been offering splendid singers for 15 seasons now. But I've never heard more brilliant voices than those flourished by the cast in Winter Opera's latest production, Giacomo Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY. These are of truly Olympian quality.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2022
Gounod's masterpiece of grand French opera, Roméo et Juliette, continues San Diego Opera's 2021-2022 season when it opens on Saturday, March, 26, 2022 for four performances at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Additional performances are March 29, April 1, and 3 (matinee), 2022.
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 2, 2020
Saturday night, I heard soprano Lisette Oropesa deliver an alternatingly delicious and desperately dramatic Violetta in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA at the Met. Less than a day later, she was the emcee at the GRAND FINALS CONCERT of the Met's National Council Auditions--where she was a winner herself in 2005 and “it changed my life,” she recalled--delivering the latest batch of opera babies into the big time.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
LA Opera has announced the seven performers who will be joining the company this fall as new members of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program for the 2022/23 season. 
by Julie Musbach - Jun 7, 2019
The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a FREE concert of scenes from American operas in collaboration with Bronx Opera and operamission on Saturday, June 22, 2019. The concert will showcase the diversity of music and stories written for the opera stage by both native born and immigrant composers and librettists. The concert will take place outdoors on Governors Island in Nolan Park, in front of building 25. The performance is at 5pm and is FREE to the public. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23 at 4pm.)
by Stephi Wild - Jun 30, 2022
The Consul tells a timely story about bureaucracy and immigration during turbulent times. Gian Carlo Menotti was himself an Italian immigrant to the United States, and wrote the opera as a response to refugees fleeing Europe after World War II.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2019
The little OPERA theatre of ny will present a FREE concert of scenes from American operas in collaboration with Bronx Opera and operamission. The concert will showcase the diversity of music and stories written for the opera stage by both native born and immigrant composers and librettists. The concert will take place outdoors on Governors Island in Nolan Park, in front of building 25. The performance is at 5pm and is FREE to the public. (Rain date: Sunday, June 23 at 4pm.)
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019
Opera Saratoga's Artistic and General Director, Lawrence Edelson announced today updated casting and additional events to be featured as part of the company's 2019 Summer Festival, beginning May 25th, 2019 and running through July 14th, 2019.  In addition to the three previously announced productions of The Daughter of the Regiment, the world premiere of Ellen West, and Hansel and Gretel, Opera Saratoga will present a new series of master classes; a community symposium on
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2019
National New Play Network, the country's alliance of professional theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces its 2019-20 grant recipients, including the 2019 Smith Prize for Political Theatre, seven Producer Residencies, and eight Collaboration Fund awards that will support partnerships between multiple Member Theaters, playwrights, and other theater makers in various projects.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 31, 2019
On September 5, 2019, from 6 p.m. to 8. p.m., The Czech Center Museum will host a reception for the art exhibit entitled, a?oeThe Evolution of Greek Art to Our Times.a?? This art exhibition contains a diverse selection from The Charalampous Art Collection, a private collection of Dr. Kanellos Charalampous and the Dexion Foundation. Dr. Charalampous is a renowned psychiatrist and professor who is now retired living in Houston, Texas. His collection spans countries from around the globe, and his joy is in sharing this collection with others.
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2021
Gonzalez's next epic offering will be 'Wonderland,' the first large-scale immersive exhibition celebrating Lewis Carroll's timeless stories, followed by HR Giger, an extensive collection of original artworks by the Academy Award-winning art creator of ‘Alien’ and a visionary of biomechanical art.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2019
Transgressive Theatre-Opera will offer this benefit concert at 7:30 PM on Saturday, September 7 at the historic Ebenezer Lutheran Church's auditorium, 1650 W. Foster. Everyone involved is donating their talent so that all tickets sales and other donations can go directly to a local immigrant relief and a national immigrant relief organization. The organizations to be benefited are Ebenezer's own Refugee Support and the National Immigrant Justice Center. Special permission for this concert benefiting these specific organizations was granted by the Menotti estate.
by Alan Henry - Jul 17, 2019
Skylight Music Theatre today announced that Michael Unger will become the company's new artistic director. Unger, a theatre and opera director based in New York City, has worked in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Yekaterinburg, Russia - and many places in between. 
by Julie Musbach - Jul 1, 2019
Washington National Opera (WNO) announces the roster of emerging artists engaged for the 18th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, beginning August 26, 2019.
by Josephine Tuso-Key - Jul 1, 2019
COME FROM AWAY opening night's audience was treated to a talk back by four very special people, who joined the cast on the stage for a talkback once the show had completed. The panel included some real-life Gander9.11 storytellers who are portrayed as characters in the show: Kevin Tuerff, a passenger who wrote the book 'Channel of Peace: Stranded in Gander on 911'; Captain Beverly Bass, an American Airlines pilot whose plane was one of the 38 that touched down on the tarmac that day; Claude Elliot, former mayor of Gander who coordinated efforts for the small town of 10,000 people to welcome 7,000 guests. Also in attendance was Nadia Theodore, the consul general of Canada, and
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 8, 2020
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.
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 Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 30, 2020
Signature Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes by DC playwright Dani Stoller.
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2021
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program's presentation of William Shakespeare's enchanting comedy classic A Midsummer Night's Dream.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2020
Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes by DC playwright Dani Stoller.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2020
Opera180 of Kansas City concludes its 2nd season with the 1950 Pulitzer Prize winning drama The Consul, with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti. Performances will be April 17th & 18th at the Kansas City Masonic Temple at 903 Harrison Street in downtown Kansas City. Tickets are $25/each. The production will be sung in English.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021
On Monday, March 15, a new operatic event will showcase U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's favorite arias on what would have been her 88th birthday.
by Stage Tube - Feb 16, 2022
Soprano Eleonora Buratto takes on the touchstone title role of the tragic geisha, following earlier Met successes as Norina in Don Pasquale and Liù in Turandot. Tenor Brian Jagde is the callous American naval officer who betrays her, alongside mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as her devoted maid Suzuki and baritone David Bizic as the consul Sharpless. Alexander Soddy conducts Anthony Minghella’s evocative, ever-popular staging.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 5, 2019
San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 29, 2020
Dayton Playhouse has announced casting for its production of 'The Consul, The Tramp, and America’s Sweetheart.'
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021
This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021
Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Oklahoma Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 1, 2019
Gertrude Opera will present the Australian premiere of the groundbreaking and acclaimed chamber opera AS ONE as part of the 2020 Midsumma Festival.
by Richard Sasanow - Aug 2, 2019
A summer's trip to Cooperstown, NY, is for two distinct audiences: Those who come for the Baseball Hall of Fame and those, like me, who come for the opera--the Glimmerglass Festival, under General Director Francesca Zambello, where i caught up with the John Corigliano-William Hoffman THE GHOSTS OF VERSAILLES, the brand-new BLUE by Jeanine Tesori and Tazewell Thompson and a program with Supreme Court Justice (and opera buff) Ginsburg commenting on some of her favorite works.
by Team BWW - Aug 11, 2022
Enjoy an evening of great American operatic works by composers including Carlisle Floyd, Ricky Ian Gordon, Douglas Moore, Tobias Picker, Robert Ward, and Iain Bell. The concert will feature performances by extraordinary artists from the New York City Opera, including Tatev Baroyan, Lisa Chavez, Mark Delavan, Kristin Sampson, and Victor Starsky.
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 9, 2022
This May, Opera San José will play host to the nation’s next generation of opera stars during its Irene Dalis Vocal Competition, named for the internationally-acclaimed mezzo-soprano who founded Opera San José.
by Adrienne Proctor - Apr 5, 2022
UCO's opera department offers a cautionary tale. The Consul tells the story of one family trying to escape a country they can no longer call home. Though it ran on Broadway in 1950, it brings to mind current images that are seen on the news every night. Parallels to refugees and the bureaucratic system of being a victim of foreign war are seen.
by Julie Musbach - Apr 11, 2019
Opera Santa Barbara closes its 25th Anniversary Season with an OSB premiere of Robert Ward's Pulitzer Prize-winning opera, The Crucible, 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Lobero Theatre. General and Artistic Director Kostis Protopapas to conduct and Stephanie Havey to direct.

The Consul Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of The Consul have their been?
The Consul has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1950, Broadway which opened in 1950 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1962.

What productions of The Consul have their been?
The Consul has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1950, Broadway which opened in 1950 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1962.

What productions of The Consul have there been?
The Consul has had 3 productions including Broadway which opened in 1950, Broadway which opened in 1950 and Off-Broadway which opened in 1962.