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Friday, March 26, 2021

NYC Mayor Promises To Help Broadway Reopen By September by Anastasia Tsioulcas

At a Thursday press conference, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of public health measures aimed at re-starting New York City's cultural life and theatrical industry.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Struck With Memory Loss, A Dancer Remembers 'Swan Lake.' But Who Is She? by Anastasia Tsioulcas

Viewers worldwide are responding to a moving video of Marta C. González, a former dancer afflicted with dementia. But critics are questioning whether González is who the clip makers claim …

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Actor Ian Holm, Who Played King Lear To Bilbo Baggins, Has Died by Anastasia Tsioulcas

With a grounding in classical theater, Ian Holm became beloved by movie fans around the world, especially in the "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and "The Hobbit." He died Friday at age 88.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Broadway Theaters Will Remain Dark At Least Through Labor Day by Anastasia Tsioulcas

The Broadway League, which represents theater owners and producers, announced Tuesday that their productions will continued to be shuttered through at least Sept. 6.

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Friday, April 10, 2020

New York's Lincoln Center Cancels All Programming Through The End Of August by Anastasia Tsioulcas

The wide-ranging shows presented by one of the nation's top performing arts centers are a summer staple in New York City. But due to the coronavirus pandemic, they will not return until 2021.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Terrence McNally, Honored American Playwright, Has Died Of Coronavirus by Anastasia Tsioulcas

The five-time Tony Award winner whose work spanned some four dozen plays and musicals died Tuesday at age 81 due to complications related to COVID-19.

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Friday, March 20, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera Tells Its Union Employees They Will Not Be Paid After March 31 by Anastasia Tsioulcas

The nation's largest performing arts organization has told its orchestral players, chorus and stagehands they will not be paid after March 31. The company has canceled the rest of its season.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

Performing Arts And Cultural Organizations Close Their Doors Due To Coronavirus by Anastasia Tsioulcas

Arts and cultural events and institutions across the country are announcing cancellations and closures, including SXSW in Austin, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Metropolitan Opera in…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Can't Catch Bruce Springsteen Live On Broadway? Watch Him On Netflix by Anastasia Tsioulcas

The Boss' Tony-winning, autobiographical, one-man stage show is coming to the streaming platform in December.

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New York Philharmonic Marks a Milestone With Golden Globe-Winning Composer Philip Glass by Anastasia Tsioulcas

In honor of his birthday, the orchestra delivers the New York premiere of his Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra September 22 & 23.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Is Headed To Broadway For An Intimate Series Of Performances by Anastasia Tsioulcas

The Boss has announced a limited, intimately scaled music-and-words show at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre, running in October and November.

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Dance, Dance, Revolution: When An American Fell In Love With Castro's Spy Chief by Anastasia Tsioulcas

A fairy-tale romance between a dancer from Connecticut and a young Cuban studying at Columbia turned into a political thriller — and resulted in the unlikely birth of a new art form in Cub…

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