OPERA



Jonathan Miller to direct at Dorset opera festival
By Simon Cole · 9 Feb 2013
Dorset Opera has announced its 2013 Festival programme, which includes Verdi’s La traviata, to be directed by Sir Jonathan Miller. The Festival, which runs from 24-27 July, celebrates t
Whatsonstage.com Awards 2013: Have your say on the year in opera
By Editorial Staff · 7 Dec 2012
After the phenomenal success of last year's first-ever Opera Poll on Whatsonstage.com when in excess of 1000 of you voted, I'm delighted to announce that it’s back and will now become a regula
OperaUpClose's La bohème extends booking period at Charing Cross
By Editorial Staff · 16 Nov 2012
On Wednesday (14 November 2012), OperaUpClose's production of La bohème celebrated its 370th performance with a gala opening at the Charing Cross Theatre. It has also been announced that
Performance cancelled after tragic death of opera singer
By Paul Couch · 31 Oct 2012
A performance of Antonin Dvorak’s Rusalka at the Theatre Royal, Norwich, has been cancelled as a mark of respect following the tragic death of Glyndbourne Opera baritone Robert Poulton in
Branagh & Boyd knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours
By Theo Bosanquet · 16 Jun 2012
Actor Kenneth Branagh and Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Michael Boyd have received knighthoods in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Branagh, whose career began at the RSC and B
Matilda, Faust & Frayn triumph at South Bank Awards
By Editorial Staff · 2 May 2012
The winners have been announced of the South Bank Sky Arts Awards, with the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda the Musical scooping this year’s Theatre Award. M
Full List: 2012 Whatsonstage.com Award winners
By Editorial Staff · 19 Feb 2012
The UK’s leading theatre website today reveals the winners of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards, the only major prize-giving event for the theatre industry voted for purely by the ticket-buying p
Exposure at The Linbury
By Keith McDonnell · 17 Feb 2012
ROH2 presents two complementary performance series of opera and dance entitled Exposure, which promise to throw new light on contemporary work, unveiling the hottest projects from young creat
Time Out acquires Whatsonstage.com, plans future brand growth
By Editorial Staff · 23 Jan 2012
It’s been announced today that Whatsonstage.com, the UK’s premier theatre website which you’re reading right now, has been acquired by Time Out Group, the leading source of informati
Whatsonstage.com Awards: Have Your Say on the Year in Opera
By Editorial Staff · 9 Dec 2011
It’s time to vote in the first-ever Whatsonstage.com opera Poll, where you – the avid operagoer – has the chance to vote in four categories to decide who’s delivered the most o