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Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Little Amal, a Refugee Puppet, Looks for Home by Alex Marshall, Carlotta Gall and Elisabetta Povoledo

In “The Walk,” a 12-foot tall, 9-year-old Syrian girl named Amal trekked from Turkey to Britain to find her mother. In a politically divided continent, were any minds changed?

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Bringing the Sistine Chapel to Life, with the Vatican’s Blessing by Elisabetta Povoledo

An impresario known for his ceremonies at Olympic Games is recreating one of the world’s great masterpieces. Will the spectacle appeal to tourists and Romans?

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Nero Rock Opera Is a Burning Issue in Rome by Elisabetta Povoledo

A theater erected in the city’s main archaeological site for a rock opera about that infamous tyrant is called an “offense to the beauty of the city.”

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Court Orders La Scala to Reinstate Dancer Who Spoke of Anorexia by Elisabetta Povoledo and Roslyn Sulcas

An Italian court last week upheld a 2014 appeal won by the dancer and ordered the theater to pay her back wages from her firing in February 2012 until she won that appeal.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Sordevolo Journal: Staging Passion Play for 200 Years, Italians Become More Than Merely Players by Elisabetta Povoledo

More than half of the 1,300 residents of Sordevolo, a town in Piedmont, are involved in the production in one guise or another.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Italian Cultural Groups Stage Protest by ELISABETTA POVOLEDO

Organizers of the protest say they will keep the spotlight on culture.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

Muti Withdraws From Rome Opera Performances by Elisabetta Povoledo

Riccardo Muti will not conduct two scheduled performances at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma this season, saying that conditions at the theater did not "guarantee the serenity I need."

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

ArtsBeat: Occupation of Theater in Rome to End by Elisabetta Povoledo

Renovations of the Teatro Valle will put an end to a three-year occupation and experiment in self-management by actors, technicians and playwrights.

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Italian Opera Company Experiments With Google Glass by Elisabetta Povoledo

On Wednesday, selected singers, orchestra members and various technicians will perform wearing Google Glass to transmit the opera live from their individual points of view to audiences onlin…

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Monday, June 27, 2011

Outrage Over a Storied Roman Theater’s Future by Elisabetta Povoledo

Amid Italy’s reduced financing for the arts, theater workers in Rome are protesting the privatization of the Teatro Valle, once graced by some of Europe’s greatest thespians.

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Saturday, January 22, 2011

Tod's to Help Fund Colosseum Restoration by Elisabetta Povoledo

Tod's, the Italian luxury group, pledged $34 million on Friday toward the restoration of the Colosseum in Rome.

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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Opera Review: Charged Update on 'Beggar's Opera' by Elisabetta Povoledo

More than half of the cast in “Brat” (Brother), a re-adaptation of John Gay’s opera, is Roma, forcing the audience to confront stereotypes about the community.

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Wednesday, December 1, 2010
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