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In “Tao of Glass,” Phelim McDermott, who has directed three Glass operas, turns to his personal history with the composer’s work.
Kate Soper’s “The Romance of the Rose,” which had its long-delayed premiere at Long Beach Opera, showcases her signature quick-shifting eclecticism.
Uncertainty about the coronavirus and the challenge of protecting audiences and artists is prompting many prominent presenters to wait till next year.
Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now will include the one-act “Ellen West” among six works in its January season.
“The Romance of the Rose” is a highlight of the coming season of Peak Performances at Montclair State University.
The Morgan Library & Museum explores a dense, underappreciated period in the artist’s career in an exhibition of sketches, dioramas and more.
As the arts center rolls out its inaugural season, we offer our hopes not only for its future, but also for New York’s broader cultural landscape.
Even by operatic standards, the marquee productions of this year’s festival of new music-theater are extreme in their depiction of trauma.
Four gay men who recently attended the Broadway revival of this 50-year-old play — three seeing it for the first time — debate its significance and relevance.
The playwright describes his reaction to Peter Eotvos’s 2004 opera, which will have its New York premiere on Saturday at the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center.
Five years of preparation, water with electrolyte drops, green tea and vitamin B shots helped this performance artist get through a 24-hour show.
Opera Philadelphia staged the premiere of this Missy Mazzoli work, adapted from a 1996 film about a woman whose marriage changes after an accident.
Operatic performances of these works highlight the Glimmerglass Festival, while “Iris” serves as a kind of preview of the Bard Music Festival.
Lincoln Center Festival. Mostly Mozart. Midsummer Night Swing. Lincoln Center Out of Doors. One critic argues that less could be more.
Mark Wigglesworth will leave his position just months after starting.
Her staging of Verdi's "La Traviata," a collaboration with the fashion designer Valentino, will open on May 24.
Roberto Alagna, another well-loved tenor, will replace him, singing the role of des Grieux in Puccini's "Manon Lescaut" for the first time.
This opera based on a short story by Judy Budnitz will be performed at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 9-11.
Matthias Schulz will take over from Jurgen Flimm at the Berlin Staatsoper. At 37, he's a young choice.
AS the motorcade carrying the body of Leonard Bernstein passed through Brooklyn on its way to Green-Wood Cemetery 20 years ago, construction workers removed their yellow hard hats and called…
From “God Bless America” to “The White Cliffs of Dover,” Kate Smith rallied generations. Stephanie Blythe, in a tribute, threatens to outdo her.
In this revival of Mary Zimmerman's grayly atmospheric production, there is an empty space where Lucia ought to be.
The program will be directed by Luis Perez, an actor and choreographer who has led the musical theater program at Roosevelt University since 2008.
Mr. Barnes will begin work on June 1.
For a new production of “The Merry Widow,” to be uncorked on New Year’s Eve, the Met has turned to Ms. Stroman, the winner of five Tony Awards.
It’s not unusual in the history of opera for a singer to gaze longingly at the wider world of performance, especially movies.
The Kate Soper musical-theater work “I Was Here I Was I” centers on the history of the Temple of Dendur.
Stephen Wadsworth presents two Beaumarchais plays in Princeton, N.J., set solidly in the late 18th century but adapted to help contemporary audiences understand the times. &…
The N.F.L. and Fox deserve credit for thinking outside the usual pop-music box in selecting the opera singer Renée Fleming to perform the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl.
In “Tragedy of a Friendship,” Jan Fabre creates a mash-up of Wagner operas, based on his friendship with Nietzsche.
Valery Gergiev leads a two-and-a-half-hour performance at the Mariinsky II in St. Petersburg, Russia.