Mahaiwe Announces December Events

John Pizzarelli Big Band, Selected Shorts for the Holidays, and More Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will celebrate the holidays in December with John Pizzarelli Big Band and Selected Shorts for the Holidays. In addition to these two major live events, the theater will present special Met Opera in HD and Bolshoi Ballet in HD broadcasts, plus two…

Opera Company Middlebury Presents “Tosca” at Hubbard Hall

Tosca – Performed by the Middlebury Opera Company Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 7 pm With piano and string quartet, conducted by Guest Conductor Jeffrey Rink. $35 Adults/$10 Students Ages 21 and Under Buy Tickets HERE Founded in 2004, Opera Company Middlebury (OCM) is entering its 16th season of sold-out performances. Using a mix of Vermont…

REVIEW: “Blue” at the Glimmerglass Festival

by Roseann Cane A few days ago, I attended the World Premiere of Blue at the Glimmerglass Festival. I found I required something of a respite before I was able to sit down and write about this opera. I was so profoundly affected by this contemporary story of grief and injustice that I frequently pondered…

REVIEW: “Show Boat” at The Glimmerglass Festival

by Roseann Cane   Show Boat, first produced by Florenz Ziegfeld in 1927, marked a turning point in theater history.. Appearing during a time when frothy entertainment like light-hearted operettas and revues packed the theater scene, this was likely the first musical driven by a serious plot, the first musical where book and music merged.…