As the Electronics Ban soap opera continues, it appears it will be worse than expected.....
An actor who was a fan favorite on the 1980s prime-time soap opera “Dallas” has died. The AP reports that Jared Martin died Wednesday at his home in Philadelphia after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 75. Martin...
Fleet Foxes are performing at the iconic Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia from May 27-29, for three shows at the venue as part of their tour leading up to their new album, Crack-Up. Now, Robin Pecknold and co. have announced the final show at the famed concert hall will be live streamed on the band’s Facebook page at 6 a.m. Show More Summary
As the debate rages in Washington, DC about whether to trade Trumpcare for Obamacare, a group of lawmakers in New York State see an opportunity for a progressive win here at home. Emboldened by an energized local left wing and operating...Show More Summary
Renée Fleming’s upcoming “Carousel,” and the many ways that Broadway fosters opera.
"Whipped Cream" American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York, New York May 24, 2017 by Mary Cargill copyright © 2017 by Mary Cargill I n a recent interview, Alexei Ratmansky said that his new ballet was modeled after the nineteenth century ballet féerie with its elaborate processions and spectacular theatrical effects. Show More Summary
We’re barely into Panama hats and Holland Park Opera is already pushing out 2019. Here’s the programme: Puccini’s Manon Lescaut Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera Cilea’s L’arlesiana Double bill of Wolf-Ferrari’s Susanna’s Secret and Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta Manon Lescaut was last staged at OHP in 2006, Iolanta in 2008 and Un ballo in maschera in 2009. […]
Barely noticed by New York’s media, the revived City Opera has a composer in residence. That’s classy, and risky. The Met would never take guidance from someone who actually writes opera. City Opera’s Tobias Picker, who is also artistic director of Tulsa Opera, had his first opera, Emmeline, commissioned by Santa Fe, An American Tragedy […]
BAM has announced the lineup of the 2017 Next Wave Festival which takes place September 14 – December 16, featuring 31 dance, music, opera, theater, physical theater, and performance art engagements... Continue reading…
What do you get the iconic space opera that has everything?
“First and foremost, if you ask little girls what a scientist looks like, it’s Einstein. If you ask adults what does a composer look like, they would think of men – like Mozart. And if you look in the seasons of the major orchestras and opera houses, it’s not some big secret. There is music […]
After breaking even in its first full season since emerging from bankruptcy, New York City Opera said Wednesday it will stick with a reduced schedule of four main-stage productions in 2017-18 and... To view the full story, click the title link.
"The new group that reorganized City Opera and brought it out of bankruptcy announced Wednesday that it would give Brokeback" - which Gérard Mortier commissioned from composer Charles Wuorinen during that brief period he headed the company before it went bankrupt - "its United States premiere in the spring of 2018, at the end of […]
Charles Wuorinen's adaptation comes to Lincoln Center.
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“Whipped Cream” American Ballet Theatre Metropolitan Opera House New York| Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by Gay Morris copyright © 2017 by Gay Morris In a recent interview, Alexei Ratmansky described his ballet, “Whipped Cream” as “a spectacle...Show More Summary
The death is reported on May 22 of Barbara Smith Conrad, a Texas mezzo who sang at the Met from 1982 to 1989 and won leading roles with Houston, Pittsburgh, City Opera and the Vienna State Opera. She was 79. Barbara was in the first group of Afro-American students to be admitted to the University […]
The new security measures imposed at the Royal Opera House in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena atrocity will change the habits of operagoers. Most people go to the opera straight from work, often carrying a briefcase or laptop. That’s no longer advisable, says the ROH. So opera lovers will have to adjust their timeworn […]
The young British conductor George Jackson makes his Hamburg State Opera debut conducting a new opera, Immer weiter, by two composers. Conductor George Jackson On 7 July 2017, the young British conductor George Jackson makes his debut...Show More Summary
[Spoilers for the Season 3 finale of Empire follow. Read at your own risk!] Lather it up, because Fox's drama pulled out one of the oldest tricks from the soap opera books. But a good cleaning may be just what the show needed. Empire has been ridiculous for a few seasons now, but the Season 4 finale... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Empire