ONCE upon a time Bollywood superstars were identified by title roles
Neal Foster in the title role
of Skellig at Birmingham Old Rep.
David was seen last year playing the title role
in BBC 2's Einstein and was a member of Sir Laurence Olivier's company at the National Theatre.
It is unclear whether Springer look-alike Brandon will take the title role
for the musical's forthcoming American engagements, first in San Francisco and then on Broadway.
Recently released podcasts include Behind the Curtain at the LA Opera, Podcast #5 - Hansel and Gretel: New visions of a classic fairytale, which features director/designer Douglas Fitch sharing his vision behind the unconventional new setting of Engelbert Humperdinck's beloved masterpiece, and Behind the Curtain at the LA Opera, Podcast #6 - The Coronation of Poppea: Susan Graham's Riveting LA Opera Debut, which reveals internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano Susan Graham discussing her title role
, the challenges and opportunities involved with making a company debut, and her devotion to early music.
The third of the three one-act operasS that form Il Trittico, this Gianni Schicchi is the creation of director Richard Jones and in past performances has included Bryn Terfel in the title role
Sources said the 24-yearold actor is hoping to land the title role
in an upcoming biopic on the life and death of tragic singer Jeff Buckley.
16-23 with Frederique Vezina in the title role
, alongside mezzo Judith Forst, baritone Aaron St.
Dennis O'Neill sings the title role
in this sparkling production of Verdi's masterpiece based on William Shakespeare's classic about the 'green-eyed monster' that's jealousy.
WARWICKSHIRE-BASED actor David Troughton (right) is to play Duncan in the Royal Shakespeare Company's forthcoming production of Macbeth and the title role
in Ionesco's Macbett.
The 61-year-old won the best actress gong for her title role
in The Queen.
Married to another Washington Ballet alumnus, the former ABT soloist John Gardner, her successes with the company have included all the major classics, notably the title role
of Giselle--in which she makes her final appearance with ABT at the Metropolitan Opera House on July 14--but also in other full-evening works, such as Kenneth MacMillan's Romeo and Juliet and his Manon; plus Fokine's Les Sylphides, Petrouchka, and Le Spectre de la Rose; Ashton's The Dream; and Tudor's Pillar of Fire and The Leaves Are Fading.