Met Opera skips this season, 1st Black composer opens '21-22
Met General Manager Peter Gelb said additional losses projected at $54 million raise the total for the company to $154 million since the pandemic started. “The earliest we thought we could schedule it was in the 23-24 season,” Gelb said. “Hamlet” stars Allan Clayton, Brenda Rae and Rod Gilfry in a Neil Armfield staging that opens May 13, 2022. Bart Sher’s staging of Verdi’s “Rigoletto,” which opened in Berlin in June 2019, starts Dec. 31, 2021, with Quinn Kelsey. A Simon Stone staging of Donizetti’s “Lucia di Lammermoor” begins April 23, 2022, with Nadine Sierra and Javier Camarena.
'Harriet' Costume Designer on Transforming Cynthia Erivo Into a Superhero (Exclusive)
Director Kasi Lemmons' biopic tracks Harriet Tubman's journey to freedom, from slave to a master spy, activist and abolitionist. With Harriet now in theaters, Tazewell sat down with ET to discuss the process of bringing Harriet Tubman to life onscreen. I don't know that it's something that you could take a look at Harriet and say, "Oh, well this kind of feels like [Hamilton]." What was the process of bringing together what we've seen of Harriet with Cynthia, then? Oscar-Worthy Performances and Possible EGOT for 'Harriet' (Exclusive)Joe Alwyn Is Ready to Be a Leading Man on His Own Terms (Exclusive)
Cynthia Erivo on Her 2(!) Oscar-Worthy Performances and Possible EGOT for 'Harriet'
It feels a bit like a dream, Erivo tells ETs Lauren Zima, adding that winning an EGOT would be amazing. Cynthia Erivos Transformation Into Harriet TubmanAt 51, Erivo is only one inch shorter than Tubman. We did a lot of meditation on Harriet and just evoking her, says Lemmons, who had Erivo focus on two things: her face and her voice. And Cynthia is just so available to that.For Erivo, that meant mapping what she could from the few photos of Tubman. Channeling Harriet Tubmans Spirit in Stand UpWritten by Joshuah Campbell and Erivo, Stand Up is an inspirational new song performed by Erivo that plays over the end credits.
'Harriet' director knows you don't want to see another slave film
"Harriet" stars Cynthia Erivo as Harriet Tubman, the woman who escaped slavery and came to be known as the "Moses" of her people for leading others to freedom. This is part of the reason why she didn't make one with her latest project about the life of Harriet Tubman. "Harriet" (to be released Nov. 1) stars Cynthia Erivo as Tubman, the woman who escaped slavery and came to be known as the "Moses" of her people for leading others to freedom. "Her presence is very powerful for me," the director said, touching a necklace she wears with a medallion that honors Tubman. And what is Lemmons willing to die for?
TIFF 2019 Lineup: Our 15 Most Anticipated Movies
ET will be on the ground in Canada for TIFF 2019 and streaming our complete coverage of the biggest red carpets and interviews with the brightest stars on ET Live. Until then, I've rounded up 15 of my most anticipated films of the festival, including biopics of Judy Garland and Mister Rogers, a Pulitzer Prize-winning literary adaptation and one highly anticipated and already controversial comic book movie. A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodA Beautiful Day is like Frost/Nixon on the set of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, albeit without any national scandal. JokerNo movie will inspire more think pieces this festival season than Joker. (See: any of the coverage out of the Venice International Film Festival, where it premiered.)