John Caird is best known to Broadway and L.A. auds for his staging of "Nicholas Nickleby" and "Les Miserables," but he also helms operas, such as "Tosca," now on display at LA Opera.
"The Two Foscari," the sixth of Verdi's more than two dozen operas, is a real rarity, not seen in the U.S. in a full-scale production in decades
Veteran Broadway costume designer Martin Pakledinaz, who won Tonys for his work in the 1999 revival of "Kiss Me, Kate" and another for 2002 musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie," died Sunday morning…
People who don't like opera just don't understand. Opera is not so much an art as a sport. As evidenced by Saturday's perf at LA Opera, Domingo is the world's greatest opera athlete.
To all those theater lovers who never go to the opera, please take note. Vittorio Grigolo in his L.A. Opera debut is delivering an extravagant and yet utterly heartfelt Romeo that recalls the young…
L.A. Opera opens the season with a premiere cannily and effectively aimed right at mainstream auds.
Kathie Lee Gifford and Regis Philbin reunited for the Broadway opening of 'A Catered Affair' on Thursday at New York's Walter Kerr Theater.
Pretty thin stuff this -- thin and pretty. It was inevitable that Placido Domingo would call upon his heritage, as scion of a zarzuela troupe that had migrated to Mexico from Spain in 1950, to spice…
When Franco Zeffirelli handed off his production of "I Pagliacci" to the Los Angeles Opera in fall 1996, complaints at being shortchanged were partially met by the glamour of Placido Domingo in the…
In no region of the performing arts is the force of tradition more powerful than in opera. "Tradition" at the Los Angeles Opera, as demonstrated more often than not since the company's founding in…
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