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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

'The world turned upside down': how coronavirus shifted the world of theater by Alexandra Villarreal

As the pandemic shutters Broadway and beyond, writers, actors and crew members must acclimatize to an uncertain new world Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage La…

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

'It's really special': the ballet company shaking up the world of dance by Alexandra Villarreal

By hiring a diverse range of dancers, the directors of Complexions Contemporary Ballet are working to change tired stereotypes When Jillian Davis is on stage, it’s hard to watch anyone els…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

How a dancer involved in a #MeToo scandal staged a Broadway comeback by Alexandra Villarreal

A dancer accused of sharing explicit images of another dancer is starring in this season’s splashy new take on West Side Story, leading to upset in the theater community In the Broadway re…

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Monday, December 10, 2018

'Dance will never be the same' – celebrating the legacy of Arthur Mitchell by Alexandra Villarreal

The late dancer and choreographer was remembered at a memorial in Harlem for the enduring influence he’s had on bringing diversity to balletArthur Mitchell and Cicely Tyson didn’t have m…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

'It's like a cult': how sexual misconduct permeates the world of ballet by Alexandra Villarreal

The #MeToo movement has slowly started to have an effect on the men who’ve abused their position with ballet dancers but there’s still a long way to goWhen Alexandra Waterbury was a stud…

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Friday, July 29, 2016

Upper Darby Summer Stage returns to the '20s in "Nice Work If You Can Get It" by Alexandra Villarreal

The show is all about finding love where it’s least expected, as a spifflicated womanizer and a bootlegging bearcat couple up despite all odds.

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Ben Folds, Ben Vereen talk of the arts at ARTSSPEAK by Alexandra Villarreal

As Americans for the Arts artist committee members, the two Bens made their way to Philadelphia for the organization’s ARTSSPEAK Forum, which coincided with the Democratic National Convent…

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Debra Messing talks politics, LGBTQ rights at the National Constitution Center by Alexandra Villarreal

Before speaking at the Democratic National Convention tonight, Debra Messing stopped by the National Constitution Center’s main stage to talk about television censorship under a possible T…

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