Tag Archives: Beowulf Boritt

From the Desk of Artistic Director Jonathan Pell – NYC Day 1

by Jonathan Pell

I am in New York this week for auditions and to attend some performances at the Metropolitan Opera. Saturday night was a generally lackluster CARMEN at the Met, but with some wonderful singing, most notably Dwayne Croft’s “Escamillo” (a role which he will be singing to open The Dallas Opera’s 2013 season in October) and […]

TDO’s Artistic Director Jonathan Pell, San Francisco II

by Megan Meister

Yesterday I went to a matinee at ACT (American Conservatory Theater) of Kander and Ebb’s last collaboration before Fred Ebb’s death, the musical THE SCOTTSBOROUGH BOYS, in a production directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Based on the notorious series of trials that began in 1931 in Alabama where nine innocent African-American […]

Glowing Reviews for The Lighthouse

by Suzanne Calvin

The limited engagement of the Dallas Opera’s new production of THE LIGHTHOUSE is now history — but the accolades continue to roll in on the tide. Katie Womack of “The Observer” found it a “strange yet engrossing musical and theatrical experience.” Read more of her review here. Over at “Theater Jones,” critic Gregory Sullivan Isaacs proclaimed […]

The Lighthouse is Looming

by Suzanne Calvin

And it’s a new experience for every one of us to be working with members of the Dallas Theater Center’s production team (and vice versa!) under the direction of Maestra Nicole Paiement and stage director Kevin Moriarty.  There’s some heavy lifting to be done, certainly, but it’s clearly a labor of love for all concerned […]

You are Invited to THE LIGHTHOUSE

by Suzanne Calvin

It’s the ticket sale you’ve been waiting for–THE LIGHTHOUSE, now available to the general public in time for holiday gift-giving! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214-443-1014/suzanne.calvin@dallasopera.org THE DALLAS OPERA IS PLEASED TO OFFER TICKETS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE EXCLUSIVE LIMITED ENGAGEMENT OF THE LIGHTHOUSE A CHAMBER OPERA BY […]

Cast of THE LIGHTHOUSE Announced

by Suzanne Calvin

Yes, it’s really happening: the thrilling theatrical collaboration with the Dallas Theater Center that is (or will be) THE LIGHTHOUSE by Peter Maxwell Davies. The next major announcement has been made and now we know who will be singing the roles.  Pick your flavor: here’s the story from “Broadway World,” “Operagasm,” and “The Flash List“…Keep scrolling […]

What "The Lighthouse" and the Tony Awards Have in Common

by tdoadmin

Answer: Scenic Designer Beowulf Boritt. One of the Dallas Theater Center’s hottest designers is up for a 2011 Tony Award for “Best Scenic Design of a Musical,” “The Scottsboro Boys” (see the above photo from the “New York Daily News”).  Mr. Boritt is also designing the new Dallas Opera production of Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse” to […]

What “The Lighthouse” and the Tony Awards Have in Common

by Suzanne Calvin

Answer: Scenic Designer Beowulf Boritt. One of the Dallas Theater Center’s hottest designers is up for a 2011 Tony Award for “Best Scenic Design of a Musical,” “The Scottsboro Boys” (see the above photo from the “New York Daily News”).  Mr. Boritt is also designing the new Dallas Opera production of Peter Maxwell Davies’ “The Lighthouse” to […]