Broadway director Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot") takes on his first opera with the Met's new "Rigoletto," which he relocates from 16th-century Mantua to Rat Pack-era Las Vegas.
Director Robert Lepage divided audiences and critics alike with his recent Metroplitan Opera staging of Wagner's Ring cycle, but he'll earn back a lot of brownie points with his production of…
Sher's production, while not particularly insightful, is certainly serviceable. Boosted by a starry cast of real singing actors, the season-opening premiere left the packed house cheering.
Few would argue that Charles Gounod's 1859 operatic version of the familiar "Faust" tale is any kind of masterpiece, yet it remains a perennially popular staple of opera's repertoire.
The combination of Donmar Warehouse artistic director Michael Grandage and gifted baritone Mariusz Kwiecien sounded like a potent one -- the former making his Metropolitan Opera directing debut with…
Barely contained sobs ricocheted through the Walter Kerr Theater during the 25th anniversary staged reading of Larry Kramer's AIDS drama "The Normal Heart," directed by Joel Grey.
Guests jammed the Marriott Marquis ballroom for the Drama League luncheon and awards ceremony Friday.
"The Nose," makes its overdue Met debut in a dazzling production.
British director Richard Eyre has invested one of the best-known operas with vigor and freshness.
It may be among Verdi's most popular operas, but "Il Trovatore" has suffered one bad staging after another at the Met over the past 40 years. This latest version, a co-production with Lyric Opera of…
This two-night Carnegie Hall run of concert performances of Samuel Barber's "Antony and Cleopatra" comes at the darkest time in New York City Opera's 65-year history.
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