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by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, November 15–December 7.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
On Friday, September 20th, fan-favorite jazz vocalist John Minnock presented an encore performance at Feinstein's/54 Below. Once again, Minnock was joined by NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Dave Liebman and his stellar band consisting of pianist Enrique Haneine, bassist Carlos Mena and drummer Pablo Eluchans. Feinstein's/54 Below was filled to the brim with an attentive and energetic audience who raucously applauded after every song.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) in a new production by director Michael Cavanagh at the War Memorial Opera House, October 11–November 1. The production marks the beginning of a multi-year project to weave together Mozart and librettist Lorenzo Da Ponte's three operas—Le Nozze di Figaro, Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni—as a trilogy set within an American manor house during three time periods. Conductor Henrik Nánási leads the San Francisco Opera Orchestra and an international cast in this enduring comic masterpiece.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019
San Francisco Opera presents Antonin Dvo?ak's Rusalka at the War Memorial Opera House, June 16-28, in David McVicar's "thoughtfully conceived and brilliantly executed" (Chicago Tribune) production. The Czech fairy tale opera features a cast headed by Rachel Willis-Sorensen in her role debut as Rusalka,Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince, Jamie Barton as Ježibaba, bass Kristinn Sigmundsson as Vodnik and Sarah Cambidge as the Foreign Princess. South Korean maestra and Houston Grand Opera Principal Guest Conductor Eun Sun Kim leads the cast and San Francisco Opera Orchestra in her first Company engagement. Chorus Director Ian Robertson prepares the chorus.
by Monroe George - Mar 12, 2019
PUFFS - which just celebrated its 750th show off Broadway, is currently enjoying a record-breaking run at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). From its origins at the Peoples Improv Theater in 2015 to its official Off-Broadway opening at the Elektra Theater in 2016, and now entertaining over 100,000 audience members worldwide, PUFFS continues its remarkable journey. Just last night, Chris Rankin, who played Percy in the Potter films, stopped by to check out the show. We've got photos of Rankin with the cast backstage below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
San Francisco Opera presents Richard Strauss' Arabella in five performances at the War Memorial Opera House from October 16 through November 3. Last performed by the Company 20 years ago, Arabella returns in Tim Albery's acclaimed production with leading Strauss interpreter Marc Albrecht, making his United States opera debut on the podium. The cast features soprano Ellie Dehn performing the title role for the first time, baritone Brian Mulligan in his role debut as Mandryka, soprano Heidi Stober as Zdenka, tenor Daniel Johansson in his first San Francisco Opera engagement as Matteo and Hye Jung Lee as the Fiakermilli. Company Chorus Director Ian Robertson prepares the San Francisco Opera Chorus.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018
Producers John Lant and Cornell Christianson with ICFB Productions are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway premiere of IT CAME FROM BEYOND, a 1950's sci-fi, musical comedy with book by writer / producer Cornell Christianson, music and lyrics by Stephen M. Schwartz and Norman E. Thalheimer, and directed by Jim Blanchette. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018
The Old Globe's 2017-2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for the Southern California debut of A Thousand Splendid Suns, Ursula Rani Sarma's sweeping and deeply moving theatrical production based on the best-selling book by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner). Directed by Carey Perloff and presented in association with American Conservatory Theater, A Thousand Splendid Suns will run May 12 - June 17, 2018 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, Old Globe Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run May 12-16. Opening night is Thursday, May 17 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018
Producers John Lant and Cornell Christianson with ICFB Productions are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway premiere of IT CAME FROM BEYOND, a 1950's sci-fi, musical comedy with book by writer / producer Cornell Christianson, music and lyrics by Stephen M. Schwartz and Norman E. Thalheimer, and directed by Jim Blanchette. 
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 17, 2018
Evanna Lynch, known as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, visited the Potter parody PUFFS. Check out photos of her with the cast here!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017
Bananaman is flying to London to save the world! The most brainless superhero ever to grace the skies is making his live action debut in an all-singing, all-flying must-see new British musical at Southwark Playhouse. Check out production photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017
ANYBODY: An Improvised Historical Hip-Hopera, created by the critically-acclaimed improv group, North Coast, will play at the Connelly Theater in the East Village starting on September 20.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2017
San Francisco Opera's production of Richard Strauss'Elektra opens in a new staging by acclaimed English director Keith Warner at the War Memorial Opera House on Saturday, September 9. Absent from the Company's repertory for two decades, Strauss' 1909 opera, with a libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal and based on the Greek tragedy by Sophocles, returns with a powerful cast headlined by soprano Christine Goerke in the title role. Hungarian conductor Henrik Nanasi makes his Company debut leading the San Francisco Opera Orchestra
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017
San Francisco Opera inaugurates its 95th season on Friday, September 8, with Puccini's Turandot, staged in the iconic production by English artist David Hockney and conducted by Company Music Director Nicola Luisotti, and two opening night galas. Saturday, September 9 features the opening of a new production of Richard Strauss' Elektra. The festivities continue on Sunday, September 10, with San Francisco Chronicle Presents Opera in the Park, an annual Bay Area tradition celebrating the opening of the opera season with a free concert in Golden Gate Park.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017
Write Act Repertory's Producing Artistic Director John Lant is pleased to present the off-Broadway East Coast premiere of LILI MARLENE, a new musical about a family's escape from the rising tide of Nazism, with book, music and lyrics by Michael Antin and directed and choreographed by Mark Blowers.
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 15, 2017
Yummy new musical @Long_Wharf, from the city that offers Apizza and created the hamburger.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017
Playhouse on Park presents Arlene Hutton's The Last Train To Nibroc, running April 26-May 14.
by Walter McBride - Apr 5, 2017
The new Broadway musical Amelie, based on the beloved five-time Oscar-nominated film,  just opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photos of the sacred Gypsy Robe ceremony before the production's opening night performance, and you can catch the coverage below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017
MB Stage Productions is pleased to announce casting is complete for replacements and swings for the Off-Broadway production of THE VIDEO GAMES.  Starting Jan. 21st at 7:00pm and monthly every third saturday of the month in 2017!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016
PUFFS or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic & Magic, Off Broadway's hit Potter comedy - presented by TILTED WINDMILLS THEATRICALS - takes a second look at everyone's favorite world of wizards through the eyes of the Puffs, a lovable group of magical misfits. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!