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Noam Murro had one question when he was asked to direct the follow-up to 2007's bloody swords-and-sandals action film "300": How do you make a sequel to a movie in which everyone died? Zack Snyder's "300" concluded with [spoiler alert!] Sparta's King Leonidas and his few, proud soldiers being gloriously slain while making a heroic stand against the ... (more)
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As one half of eighties icons Tears For Fears, Roland Orzabal is best known for his songwriting, having penned such classic hits as Everybody Wants To Rule The World, Shout, Sowing The Seeds Of Love and the haunting Christmas number one, Mad World.
Scott Benson admits that he's a Gilbert & Sullivan nerd - although aficionado would be the kinder term.
Come to the Detroit Opera House on Sunday, March 16, 2014, 2:30pm to watch the Michigan Opera Theatre Children's Chorus perform BRUNDIBAR! .
The stage was strewn with daffodils and a cake was wheeled out as Dame Kiri te Kanawa celebrated her 70th birthday on Thursday singing on stage at Covent Garden where the New Zealand-born soprano first made an international splash more than 40 years ago.
Soprano Danielle Walker as Helene, tenor Heath Huberg as Gaston, and bass Young Bok Kim as Roger in Verdi's Jerusalem.
If you follow University of Colorado Boulder Opera, you've seen it before. But on the other hand, it won't be the same, either.
On announcing the death last week of composer Robert Ashley in New York at 83, the composer and critic Kyle Gann wrote on his blog that Ashley was "the greatest genius of 20th-century opera.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart may have died 50 years before the first written version of "The Three Little Pigs" appeared, but that didn't stop Opera Iowa from mashing the music of Mozart with the children's fable during a performance at Indianola Middle School.
A new comic opera, the returns of a stand-up favourite, acclaimed Americana and a celebration of 30 years of Fascinating Aida.
Opera On The Beach is about board shorts and big voices, but can one woman channel Kenny Rogers to earn a place on the stage? Set against the ocean and a giant sand castle, Opera Australia will bring Mozart's classic The Magic Flute to life.
Spoiler alert: In the third act of "Wozzeck," which opens at the Metropolitan Opera on Thursday, the deeply tormented title character plunges a knife into the chest of Marie, his common-law wife and the mother of his child.
Opera Wilmington is under the direction of Nancy King and Steven Errante. King will serve as the artistic director and Errante the conductor.
The Kent State University Opera will present "I Feel an Aria Coming On." on Saturday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m., in Ludwig Recital Hall If you love Opera then you will love the Kent State University Opera's "I Feel and Aria Coming On" that will feature such crowd pleasing favorites as "Carmen", "The Marriage of Figaro", "Pagliacci", "La Traviata" and ... (more)
Raymond Bobgan has announced the world premiere of "Titus: A Grand and Gory Rock Musical".
Kyle Gann, who recently wrote a biography said of the Michigan-born composer, who in 1958 created the Cooperative Studio for Electronic Music , a pointer to his eperiments with audio synthesis.
At the start of their spring visit to Birmingham, WNO delivered a towering performance with Verdi's classic story of a fallen woman's life of hectic pleasure, genuine love then ultimate tragedy.