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Monday, May 25, 2015

Sing of the Master Builder by Robin Pogrebin

A sneak peek at the budding musical “Robert Moses Astride New York,” in the company of Robert Caro, Moses’ biographer.

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Metropolitan Opera, Settling Lawsuit, Will Increase Wheelchair Access by Robin Pogrebin

The opera house was sued by the federal government.

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Landesman Comments on Theater by Robin Pogrebin

Mr. Landesman, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, addressed the problem of struggling theaters.

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Rocco Landesman Weighs in, Again, on Arts Organizations by Robin Pogrebin

"When I say that 'decreasing supply' has to be on the table when talking about the future of not-for-profit arts organizations, in no way do I mean that that is the only thing that should …

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Some Clues to Hasty Exit at the Public Theater by Robin Pogrebin

Clues about the departure of the executive director, Andrew D. Hamingson, point to anger about costly show transfers.

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New Artistic Director for Donmar Warehouse by Robin Pogrebin

Josie Rourke will take up the position on January 1, 2012, taking over for Michael Grandage.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Former Met Director Becomes Chairman of Hispanic Society Museum by Robin Pogrebin

Phillipe de Montebello is to become chairman of the Hispanic Society of America, whose museum holds one of the world's leading collections of art from Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Lisa Howard on Her Latest Broadway Show, ‘It Shoulda Been You’ by Robin Pogrebin

Ms. Howard plays the sister of the bride in the new musical about a chaotic wedding, which opens at the Brooks Atkinson Theater on April 14.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

President of Harlem School of the Arts to Step Down by Robin Pogrebin

Yvette L. Campbell, who helped lead the school through financial challenges, will depart in June.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Faces to Watch: Heroes, Sidekicks, Cartoonists by Erik Piepenburg, Robin Pogrebin, Roslyn Sulcas and Alexis Soloski

The coming season brings exciting challenges for new artists working on and off Broadway.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

ArtsBeat: Lincoln Center Segal Awards Expand Field of Honorees by Robin Pogrebin

The Martin E. Segal Awards will be given to 11 rising artists this year, up from two in past years.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

‘Ballet 422,’ a Dance Documentary by Jody Lee Lipes by Robin Pogrebin

The documentary “Ballet 422,” directed by Jody Lee Lipes, follows the choreographer Justin Peck.

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Alex Poots to Be Culture Shed’s Artistic Director by Robin Pogrebin

Mr. Poots is to give up his current positions as head of the Manchester International Festival and the Park Avenue Armory.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Koolhaas-Designed Miami Beach Arts Center to Open Next Year by Robin Pogrebin

Called Faena Forum, the 50,000-square-foot institution, at 32nd Street and Collins Avenue, will be dedicated to the development of cultural programming.

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ArtsBeat: Michael Gennaro Will Head Goodspeed Musicals by Robin Pogrebin

Mr. Gennaro, currently the executive director at Trinity Repertory Theater, will succeed Michael Price.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

New York Public Library Names New Chairman by Robin Pogrebin

Evan R. Chesler, the chairman of the law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore, will take over as the library chairman from Neil L. Rudenstine.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

A $40 Million Thank You for Joan Weill’s Service to Ailey Foundation by Robin Pogrebin

More than $40 million has been raised in honor of Joan H. Weill, who is stepping down as chairwoman of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation.

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

New York Public Library Chairman to Step Down by Robin Pogrebin

Neil L. Rudenstine has presided over the library – along with Anthony W. Marx, its president – during planning for the institution’s controversial renovation.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Joan Weill to Step Down as Chair of Alvin Ailey Board by Robin Pogrebin

After 20 years on the board of the Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Joan H. Weill, its chairwoman, is expected to announce Thursday that she is stepping down at the end of the year.

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Thursday, September 4, 2014

Snapshot | Alex Sharp: Alex Sharp Stars in ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog’ by Robin Pogrebin

At 25, Alex Sharp is preparing for his Broadway debut, playing a 15-year-old mathematician in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

‘Motown’ to Leave and Come Back by Robin Pogrebin

The producers of “Motown: The Musical” plan to close the show on Broadway in January then bring it back in 2016.

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

ArtsBeat: Renovation Plan Sends Irish Rep’s Season to a Temporary Home by Robin Pogrebin

Renovations to the Irish Repertory Theater’s home on West 22nd Street mean it will present this season at the DR2 Theater on East 15th Street.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014

ArtsBeat: Steven Holl and Athol Fugard among Winners of Praemium Imperiale Awards by Robin Pogrebin

The Praemium Imperiale International Arts Awards recognize lifetime achievement.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

‘Bridges’ Closes With Big Emotions and a Box Office Upswing by Robin Pogrebin and Patrick Healy

In its closing week, “The Bridges of Madison County” had the highest box-office totals of its four-month run, with gross revenues of $590,791.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

Pace University to Start Performing Arts School by Robin Pogrebin

The new Pace School of Performing Arts will be Manhattan’s first new such school in nearly 50 years, the university said.

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Friday, May 2, 2014

Shapiro Sisters, 11 and 13, Add Cabaret to Their Résumé by Robin Pogrebin

After their respective runs in “Matilda” and “Grinch,” Milly and Abigail Shapiro, 11 and 13, add cabaret to their résumé.

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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

N.Y.U. Appoints a Dean for the Tisch School of the Arts by Robin Pogrebin

Allyson Green joined the university in 2012 as the associate dean of Tisch’s Institute of the Performing Arts.

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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

92nd Street Y Names Two Leaders by Robin Pogrebin

Henry Timms will become executive director and Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein will become director of Jewish community and the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life.

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Friday, April 4, 2014

So Far Away. No, She’s in Row K. by Robin Pogrebin

Carole King finally went to see “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” hiding in the Broadway theater audience in a dark wig and glasses.    

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

ArtsBeat: Carole King Sees ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ for the First Time by Robin Pogrebin

After months of wondering whether Carole King would ever come to see the Broadway musical based on her life and comprised of her music, the singer/songwriter surprised the cast and crew by a…

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Rice University Picks Design Team for New Opera Theater by Robin Pogrebin

Rice University has picked a New York firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, to design a new opera theater on campus.

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