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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

PlayMe podcast brings Canadian theatre to your earbuds by Kate Taylor

PlayMe specializes in producing audio versions of recent Canadian plays

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Now you can watch live performances from home — but at what cost? by Kate Taylor

As big-time productions, from Stratford to Berlin, embrace the digital concert hall, local performances risk facing empty seats

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Friday, October 14, 2016

This Time, Anna Deavere Smith Cuts Close to Home by Kate Taylor

Her new play, “Notes From the Field,” looks at crime, education and the Baltimore she left behind.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

A Playwright Finds Drama, and Humor, in Roe v. Wade by Kate Taylor

Lisa Loomer tackles the politics of abortion in her new play, “Roe.”

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Friday, June 24, 2016

Kate Taylor: Why doesn’t Canada have a national theatre? by Kate Taylor

Our closest thing would be the National Arts Centre, an institution that, on the English theatre side, has made great progress in the last 15 years reimagining itself as a national stage by …

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Friday, June 3, 2016

In praise of theatre, even if seats remain empty by Kate Taylor

In Defence of Theatre highlights the social power of the stage, and how attendance fosters a certain kind of belonging

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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Alex Breaux: Once a Jock, Now a Water Boy by Kate Taylor

Mr. Breaux, formerly a Harvard wide receiver who opted for an acting career, plays a champion swimmer in “Red Speedo,” at New York Theater Workshop.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

In 887, Robert Lepage examines his childhood amidst rise of the FLQ by Kate Taylor

The solo show, premiering as part of Panamania next week in Toronto, the playwright creates what he calls auto-fiction, reorganizing the truth to ‘make interesting theatre’

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Monday, May 25, 2015

After Fire, Phillips Collection Seeks Donations Via Texting by KATE TAYLOR

Taking a page from the disaster fund-rasing handbook.

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David Rockwell Joins Board of Cooper-Hewitt Museum by KATE TAYLOR

The architect and designer has been serving on the museum's exhibitions committee.

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Kennedy Center Getting $10 Million From Chairman by KATE TAYLOR

Half the gift is for the National Symphony Orchestra.

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Executive Director of Queens Theater Resigns by KATE TAYLOR

The head of Queens Theater in the Park is leaving after 21 years in charge.

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A Warm and Cozy Show Set for Park Avenue Armory by KATE TAYLOR

More than 650 quilts - all red and white.

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A Washington Election Without Any Voting by KATE TAYLOR

For 32 years, the Kennedy Center Honors have been determined by few rules and without voting.

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Kennedy Center to Honor Anniversary of John F. Kennedy's Inauguration by KATE TAYLOR

On the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's inauguration on January 20, the Kennedy Center in Washington will honor him with a star-studded concert.

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ArtsBeat: Trove of Gershwin Materials Moving to Library of Congress by KATE TAYLOR

Library of Congress getting more materials from George and Ira Gershwin

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Kurosawa’s Feudal Japan, Now Onstage by KATE TAYLOR

The director Ping Chong brings his stage version of the Kurosawa classic “Throne of Blood” to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

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Dance Theater Merges With Bill T. Jones Troupe by KATE TAYLOR

Dance Theater Workshop and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company will form a producing and presenting entity, called New York Live Arts.

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Head of Kennedy Center to Give Management Seminars in Africa by KATE TAYLOR

Michael M. Kaiser plans to visit five cities.

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Another Afghanistan Marathon for Pentagon: Seven Hours of Plays by Kate Taylor

The Tricyle Theater will present two special performances in Washington.

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Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center Agree to Merge by Kate Taylor

The Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center are merging their administrative functions.

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How Michael Ondaatje and Daniel Brooks made ‘Divisadero’ into a play by Kate Taylor

Pair combined their unique talents and mutual creativity to make the author’s sprawling novel work on stage

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Less Hopes to Be More at Williamstown Theater Festival by Kate Taylor

The Williamstown Theater Festival will mount three mainstage productions this summer.

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Seattle's Intiman Theater Announces Emergency Fundraising Campaign by Kate Taylor

The theater, which in recent months has acknowledged financial problems, announced that it would have to close unless it could raise $500,000 by the end of March and another $250,000 each by…

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Bloomberg Family Foundation to Support Arts by Kate Taylor

Mayor Bloomberg's family foundation is planning to distribute $32 million to New York City arts organizations.

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Peggy Baker and Michael Healey’s delicate dance of aging by Kate Taylor

Dancer and playwright combine genres in a poignant meditation on midlife

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Kennedy Center Announces 2011-12 Season by Kate Taylor

One highlight will be a festival celebrating the music of Budapest, Prague and Vienna.

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Bloomberg Says City Opera Is On Its Own by Michael Cooper and Kate Taylor

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said Monday that neither the city nor his private foundation would step in to save New York City Opera, which has said it will file for bankruptcy protection witho…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

‘City Council Meeting,’ Locally Tailored, From Here by Kate Taylor

“City Council Meeting,” a theatrical work created by Mallory Catlett, Aaron Landsman and Jim Findlay, uses audience members as councilors and real local issues as focal points. &nbs…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

'In the Heights' Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads by Kate Taylor

Lin-Manuel Miranda has had a busy few years since his musical "In the Heights."

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‘In the Heights’ Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads by Kate Taylor

As Lin-Manuel Miranda was writing songs for the musical “In the Heights,” he supported himself in part by creating music in local candidates’ advertisements.

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