Thursday, July 24, 2014

Rain Cuts Short Once-in-a-Generation Performance of ‘Hommy’ by Jon Pareles

The first performance in 40 years of “Hommy: A Latin Opera,” a 1973 album by Larry Harlow’s group Orchestra Harlow meant as a salsa rejoinder to the Who’s “Tommy,” was stopped ha…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Ángel Corella Is Named Artistic Director of Pennsylvania Ballet by Roslyn Sulcas

The former American Ballet Theater principal Ángel Corella will become the artistic director of the Pennsylvania Ballet in September, the company announced on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Linda Ronstadt, Brooklyn Academy of Music Among National Medal of Arts Recipients by Allan Kozinn

President Obama will present the National Medal of Arts to 12 recipients on Monday.

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Billy Joel to Receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by Allan Kozinn

The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song will got to Billy Joel.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Charles Aznavour’s September Concert May Be His Last in New York — Or Not by Allan Kozinn

Mr. Aznavour, 90, seems inclined to dismiss the promotion for his concert, which promoters are describing as a farewell.

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Popcast: Can Hip-Hop Thrive on Broadway? by Jon Caramanica

Jon Caramanica and Charles Isherwood discuss “Holler if Ya Hear Me,” the musical based on the work of Tupac Shakur, and what its failure means for hip-hop on Broadway.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Media Center Plans Mary Rodgers Tribute by Allan Kozinn

The Paley Center for Media will honor the composer and novelist Mary Rodgers, who died in June; Ms. Rodgers wrote musicals including “Once Upon a Mattress.”

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Bessies Dance Prize Nominees Announced; Choreographers Honored by Allan Kozinn

Twelve productions were nominated for awards, which will be announced in October. And the choreographers Jessica Lang and Jen Rosenblit will share the prize for emerging choreographer.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

London Theater Journal: Shadowlands by Ben Brantley

Ben Brantley on stage adaptations of Hilary Mantel's novels and Turgenev's "Fathers and Sons."

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Eclectic Offerings at Baryshnikov Arts Center by Allan Kozinn

The center's fall season will include the premiere of a score for handmade music boxes and prepared auto-harp by the composer and toy piano virtuoso Phyllis Chen.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Classical Playlist: ‘West Side Story,’ Schubert, Haydn and More by The New York Times

Times critics share what they’ve been listening to lately.

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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Opening the Vault on YouTube: 13,000 More Performance Clips by Allan Kozinn

Music Vault's YouTube Page offers 13,000 performance clips, estimated to be roughly 2,000 hours of music.

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Surveying New Yorkers’ Cultural Landscape by Patricia Cohen

The New York State Council on the Arts is using an online survey to shape its priorities.

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Monday, July 7, 2014

New Scarlett Work Among Highlights of Ballet Theater Season by Allan Kozinn

An unnamed new work by the choreographer Liam Scarlett will make its world premiere during the American Ballet Theater season.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

Actors’ Union Reaches a Deal for Movie and TV Contract by Patricia Cohen

The three-year contract for film and television production came after the previous contract expired on June 30.

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Distracted Diva: The Second Screen Goes to the Opera by Allan Kozinn

A performance of "Carmen" this month will include titles projected to the audience via cellphone and other connected devices.

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Isabella Boylston Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater by Michael Cooper

Ms. Boylston has danced in “Giselle,” “La Bayadère,” and “Swan Lake” this season, earning a number of good reviews.

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Friday, June 27, 2014

Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Studio 54 by Ashley Southall

The actor Shia LaBeouf was removed from New York's Studio 54 during a performance of "Cabaret," for being disorderly during the performance, the police said.

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Metropolitan Opera Offices Vandalized, Police and Company Say by Michael Cooper and J. David Goodman

The unusually eventful post-season at the Metropolitan Opera continued on Wednesday morning when some administrative offices inside the opera house were vandalized with spray paint, the poli…

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Monday, June 23, 2014

Annie Missing? No Worries, Dick Tracy Is on the Case by George Gene Gustines

It has been four years since the Little Orphan Annie comic strip ended with Annie missing in Guatemala, but Dick Tracy is now looking for her.

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Friday, June 20, 2014

Video Reviews of ‘Venus in Fur,’ ‘Norte, the End of History’ and ‘Jersey Boys’ by The New York Times

Times critics on “Venus in Fur,” “Norte, the End of History” and “Jersey Boys.”

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Wednesday, June 18, 2014

City Ballet to Add a Week to Its Saratoga Residency by Allan Kozinn

The New York City Ballet will go back to a two-week season at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in 2015.

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

A World Premiere From Patti Smith and Her Daughter at Crossing the Line Festival by Allan Kozinn

The Crossing the Line festvial, presented by the French Institute Alliance Française, is to open on Sept. 8.

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Appeals Court Affirms Sherlock Holmes Is in Public Domain by Jennifer Schuessler

A judge's ruling harshly rejected arguments from the estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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In Performance: Greta Gerwig and Scott Shepherd of ‘The Village Bike’ by Erik Piepenburg

The actors perform a scene from Penelope Skinner's play at the Lucille Lortel Theater.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Broadway Debut by Allan Kozinn

Jake Gyllenhaal will star in "Constellations" at the Manhattan Theater Club's Samuel J. Friedman Theater.

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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

New Works and Programming by Laurie Anderson to Highlight New York Live Arts Season by Allan Kozinn

The New York Live Arts season will include 71 performances by more than 22 artists and ensembles.

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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

An Opera About Little Rock Integration, With Libretto by Henry Louis Gates Jr. by Allan Kozinn

An opera based on the nine black students who enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, Ark., is in the works, with music by Tania León and a libretto by Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Friday, May 30, 2014

Book Review Podcast: ‘Shakespeare in America’ by The New York Times

A new Library of America anthology chronicles the history of American responses to Shakespeare from 1776 to the present day.

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

‘Lionboy’ and ‘Pinocchio’ Among Highlights of New Victory Theater Season by Allan Kozinn

The theater will present seven American premieres from around the world.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Looking Back at Maya Angelou’s Life and Work, in The Times and on Twitter by John Williams

A collection of coverage of Ms. Angelou's work in The Times and notable reactions to her death.

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