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Sunday, November 5, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at the Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

Robert O'Hara's production of the opera by Anthony Davis opened November 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:36PM
Thursday, November 2, 2023

Get a 1st Look at X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X at the Metropolitan Opera by Natan Zamansky

Robert O'Hara's production of the opera by Anthony Davis opens November 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:24AM
Monday, October 30, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Grounded at Washington National Opera? by Natan Zamansky

Jeanine Tesori's new opera had its world premiere October 28.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Monday, October 23, 2023

Patience, Prokofiev and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Met Opera to Present Marathon Reading of The Autobiography of Malcolm X, as Told to Alex Haley by Natan Zamansky

The event comes ahead of the Met premiere of Anthony Davis' opera X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:43PM
Monday, October 16, 2023

Midsummer, Maschera, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Friday, October 13, 2023

Get a 1st Listen to Jeanine Tesori's New Opera Grounded by Natan Zamansky

The Met Opera commission has its world premiere at Washington National Opera later this month under the direction of Michael Mayer.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:03PM
Monday, October 2, 2023

Glass and Reich Premieres: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 12:07AM
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Reviews: What Did Critics Think of Dead Man Walking at the Metropolitan Opera? by Natan Zamansky

The NYC institution kicked off its 2023-24 season with the house premiere of Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally's opera September 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 01:25PM
Tuesday, September 26, 2023

SUNY College of Optometry to Present 100th Anniversary Performance of Rhapsody in Blue by Natan Zamansky

The performance of the famed Gershwin work will take place in the same location as its 1924 premiere.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:07PM
Monday, September 25, 2023

Dead Man Walking on 10th Avenue, and Slaughter On 10th Avenue on 9th: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 10:25AM
Thursday, September 21, 2023

Get a 1st Look at Dead Man Walking at Met Opera by Natan Zamansky

The opera by Jake Heggie and Terrence McNally opens the Met's 2023-24 season September 26.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:43PM
Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Met Opera Chorus Master Donald Palumbo to Step Down by Natan Zamansky

Palumbo will depart at the end of the current season, after nearly two decades with the institution.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:37PM
Monday, September 18, 2023

Jewels, Nightingales, Rodeos, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 11:25AM

Zachary James Releases Solo Album Song of Myself by Natan Zamansky

The Walt Whitman-inspired song cycle is now available for streaming.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:25AM
Monday, September 11, 2023

Met Opera Commissions New Work From Ukrainian Composer Maxim Kolomiiets by Natan Zamansky

The new opera, with a libretto by George Brant, will be about Ukrainian mothers who rescued their kidnapped children during the war.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:03PM

Patti LuPone, Vanessa Williams, and Joshua Henry Join New York City Ballet's 2023 Fall Gala by Natan Zamansky

The Broadway stars will sing songs by George Gershwin in Balanchine's Who Cares?

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:07PM

Lise Davidsen, West Side Story, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13PM
Friday, September 8, 2023

DC In Concert to Present Batman Live In Concert Tour by Natan Zamansky

The tour will celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1989 film.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:37AM
Thursday, September 7, 2023

Big 10 2023: The 10 Most Represented Colleges on Broadway in the 2022-2023 Season by Natan Zamansky

Find out which colleges and universities had the most alumni performing on Broadway during the 2022-23 season.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:07AM
Monday, September 4, 2023

TwoSet on Tour and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:07AM
Monday, August 28, 2023

The Hours on Lincoln Center Plaza and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:07AM
Monday, August 21, 2023

Operas in HD, Accordions Around the World, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:33AM
Monday, August 14, 2023

A Little Night Music, in More Ways Than One: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:13AM
Thursday, August 10, 2023

On Site Opera to Present Site-Adaptive Opera Song of the Nightingale by Natan Zamansky

The world premiere will be presented at three venues around New York City.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:19AM
Monday, August 7, 2023

The Battery Dance Festival and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 12:13AM
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Renée Fleming and Merle Dandridge to Perform André Previn and Tom Stoppard’s Penelope by Natan Zamansky

The one-night only concert presented by the Cleveland Orchestra will also include works by Beethoven and Glass.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:19PM
Monday, July 31, 2023

Mostly Mozart and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 03:55PM
Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Works by Balanchine, Ratmansky, More in American Ballet Theatre's Fall 2023 Season by Natan Zamansky

The company will give two weeks of performances this October at the David H. Koch Theater.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:07PM
Monday, July 24, 2023

The BAAND Together Dance Festival and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 10:43AM
Monday, July 17, 2023

Schubert, Shakespeare, and More: What’s Happening in Classic Arts This Week by Natan Zamansky

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SOURCE: Playbill at 09:13AM

All that Chat

2023-2024 BROADWAY SEASON
May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards