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Unrelenting determination Unrelenting determination

On this day in 1975, Liza Minnelli jumped into the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago, the start of a five-week stint filling in for Gwen Verdon, who was recovering from throat surgery.

on August 09, 2022 at 9:16 AM
“Prima donnas in anything are bad” “Prima donnas in anything are bad”

Born on this day in 1910 actress Sylvia Sidney.

on August 08, 2022 at 5:52 AM
Who can I get at this hour? Who can I get at this hour?

Born on this day in 1886 actress and producer Billie Burke.

on August 07, 2022 at 6:04 AM
Give him the ooh-la-la! Give him the ooh-la-la!

Born on this day in 1911 actress Lucille Ball.

on August 06, 2022 at 6:39 AM
Götterdämmerung Götterdämmerung

FInal day of the opening Ring of the 2022 Bayreuth season.

on August 05, 2022 at 10:00 AM
“The easiest job in the world” “The easiest job in the world”

Born on this day in 1911 actor Robert Taylor.

on August 05, 2022 at 2:31 AM
The Queens gambit The Queens gambit

Born on this day in 1910 actress Anita Page.

on August 04, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Festal joy triumphant Festal joy triumphant

The July-August timeframe in the San Francisco Bay Area is always exciting time in terms of opera.

on August 03, 2022 at 3:00 PM
Siegfried Siegfried

Live broadcast from the Bayreuth Festival.

on August 03, 2022 at 10:00 AM
“A woman must be soignée” “A woman must be soignée”

Born on this day in 1904 actress Dolores del Rio.

on August 03, 2022 at 6:09 AM
My dinner with Aeschylus My dinner with Aeschylus

Having had many memorable encounters with these characters before, I had been looking forward to encountering them again in an ambitious contemporary Oresteia, but I left the Armory feeling that writer-director Robert Icke just didn’t get it.

on August 02, 2022 at 10:14 AM
Women and children first! Women and children first!

Born on this day in 1905 actress Myrna Loy.

on August 02, 2022 at 4:55 AM
Die Walküre Die Walküre

The second say of Der Ring des Nibelungen, live from the Bayreuth Festival.

on August 01, 2022 at 11:00 AM
Creative differences Creative differences

Beverly Sills and Renée Fleming (not pictured) rightly crown the list of most-read parterre box articles for August 2022.

on August 01, 2022 at 8:00 AM
“I tried to show that fashion is an art” “I tried to show that fashion is an art”

Born on this day in 1936 fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.

on August 01, 2022 at 2:30 AM
Das Rheingold Das Rheingold

A live broadcast as the Bayreuth Festival launches a new Ring cycle.

on July 31, 2022 at 10:00 AM