Weekend Preview USA (8/18-20): Seagle Music Colony Concocts ‘My Fair Lady,’ While Glimmerglass, Santa Fe, Etc. Finish Out Runs

If you read last weekend’s preview, this week’s might look awfully familiar. The reality? A lot of the same companies are going strong and showcasing the same repertoire. But before we dive into those, let’s look at the new addition of the weekend, Seagle Music Colony’s production of “My Fair Lady,” which will play on Friday throughout the day. The Bard {…}

Weekend Preview – USA (7/21-23): ‘The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs’ Makes It World Premiere

A major world premiere takes place this weekend, as the summer opera season continues around the US. The big premiere is none other than Santa Fe Opera’s “The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs,” which gets its first performance on Saturday, July 22, 2017. Pittsburgh Festival Opera will unveil “Intermezzo” for two performances on Friday and Sunday while Glow Lyric Theatre showcases {…}

Weekend Preview – USA (7/7-9): Glimmerglass Festival Opens With ‘Porgy and Bess’

The summer continues its torrid pace with a number of major companies showcasing production premieres. The Glimmerglass Festival kicks off its 2017 season on Friday with “Porgy and Bess,” which stars Musa Ngqungwana. The same goes for the Pittsburgh Festival Opera, which debuts that same night with “Sweeney Todd,” which also plays on Sunday. Meanwhile, Des Moines Metro Opera showcases {…}