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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Most Seen on Stage? Shakespeare the Character, Not the Playwright by Roslyn Sulcas

The 2014 play “Shakespeare in Love” will be the most produced play in the country this season.

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Writing Rupert, Playing Murdoch, Making ‘Ink’ by Roslyn Sulcas

How the playwright James Graham and the actor Bertie Carvel give the media mogul a fair hearing in a play that takes a hard look at populism and the press.

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Robert Fairchild to Leave New York City Ballet by Roslyn Sulcas

With acting and musical theater roles on the horizon, Mr. Fairchild, who starred in “An American in Paris,” said he felt he needed to choose a direction.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Reviving a South African Musical That Once Promised So Much by Roslyn Sulcas

A new production of “King Kong,” which originally starred Miriam Makeba, is a reminder of the nation’s apartheid past.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Kenneth Branagh to Direct Tom Hiddleston in ‘Hamlet’ by Roslyn Sulcas

Tickets for the three-week run in London, a fund-raiser for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, are only available through a ballot system.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

A New Mike Bartlett Play and a ‘Twilight Zone’ Adaptation Are Planned at Almeida by Roslyn Sulcas

Highlights of the Almeida Theater’s 2017-18 season, announced Monday, include “Albion,” a new work by Mr. Bartlett, the author of “King Charles III.”

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Friday, June 30, 2017

New Contest to Bolster London as a Cultural Hot Spot by Roslyn Sulcas

The city’s 32 boroughs are being asked to compete for the designation of Borough of Culture, which will come with a $1.3 million grant.

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Impossible to Stage? Multimedia Impresarios Take On Paul Auster by Roslyn Sulcas

59 Productions has turned its talents to the mind-bending detective novel “City of Glass”

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

A ‘Menagerie’ That Fulfills a London Dream by Roslyn Sulcas

Cherry Jones has two Tonys and an Emmy. Now, 40 years after creating a “British Stage” folder, she is in the West End as Tennessee Williams’s Amanda Wingfield.

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris Gets Its First Female Artistic Director by Roslyn Sulcas

Ruth Mackenzie will not just be the rare Briton to head a French national institution, but the first woman to run the theater since it opened in 1862.

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Monday, January 2, 2017

Anna Wintour, Mark Rylance and Others Named for British Honors List by Roslyn Sulcas

The opera singer Bryn Terfel, the Kinks singer Ray Davies and photographer Don McCullin also received the award.

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Thursday, November 24, 2016

Theater Review: Review: A New ‘42nd Street’ Opens in Paris by Roslyn Sulcas

With precise dancing and ingenious special effects, Stephen Mear’s production offers a diversion from reality.

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Manchester Festival Takes Shape as 4 Commissions Are Unveiled by Roslyn Sulcas

John McGrath, who was appointed artistic director last year, is starting to plan for the festival, which will run June 29 through July 16.

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Friday, November 4, 2016

London Has a Queen of the Night (From New Jersey) by Roslyn Sulcas

Amy Lamé has been appointed Night Czar of London and will create a plan to develop the city’s nighttime industries.

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Lending a Hand (and Fingers, and Fingertips) to Myths by Roslyn Sulcas

Akram Khan’s choreography informs “Chotto Desh,” in which an exchange between a man and a youth summons stories Mr. Khan heard from his grandparents.

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Thursday, October 6, 2016

A Rare Move for Bob Dylan: Old Vic Play Is Set to His Music by Roslyn Sulcas

The play, “Girl From the North Country” by Conor McPherson, begins previews on July 12; the season also includes a new “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.”

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Monday, October 3, 2016

Elena Ferrante’s ‘My Brilliant Friend’ Goes From Page to Stage by Roslyn Sulcas

The Kingston Rose Theater in London says it’ll present the first stage adaptation of the novels that made the mysterious Ms. Ferrante a global name.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

That Voice Inside Your Head? It May Be His by Roslyn Sulcas

Simon McBurney prepares a one-man show, “The Encounter,” for Broadway.

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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Why J.K. Rowling Endorsed ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ for the Stage by Roslyn Sulcas

Members of the creative team have kept the plot under wraps, but they spoke candidly about the play’s origins and what it’s like to work under intense secrecy.

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Friday, June 3, 2016

N.Y.U. Skirball Center Season Features Circus Arts, Ballet and Opera by Roslyn Sulcas

The Suzanne Farrell Ballet opens the fall season, which includes Missy Mazzoli and Royce Vavrek’s opera, “Breaking the Waves.”

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Friday, April 22, 2016
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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Friday, March 18, 2016

English Opera Reaches Labor Deal With Chorus by Roslyn Sulcas

The deal with Equity, the musicians’ union, includes a pay cut and having chorus members move to nine-month contracts from yearlong ones.

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Thursday, December 31, 2015

You Can Now Call Him Sir Matthew (Bourne) by Roslyn Sulcas

Matthew Bourne, Imelda Staunton and Damon Albarn are among those receiving New Year's Honors in Britain.

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Monday, December 21, 2015

ArtsBeat: In ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,’ a Black Actress Will Play Hermione by Roslyn Sulcas

“White skin was never specified,” J.K. Rowling tweeted. “Rowling loves black Hermione.”

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Paterson Joseph Brings Charles Ignatius Sancho to Life at BAM Fisher by Roslyn Sulcas

One accomplished black Briton honors another in a solo show, “Sancho: An Act of Remembrance.”

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Kasper Holten to Step Down as Director at Royal Opera House by Roslyn Sulcas

Kasper Holten, the director of opera at the Royal Opera House in London, says he and his partner want to raise their children in Copenhagen.

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Monday, November 30, 2015

Yolanda Sonnabend, Designer Who Influenced Choreographer, Dies at 80 by Roslyn Sulcas

Ms. Sonnabend had a long and successful collaboration with the British choreographer and Royal Ballet director Kenneth MacMillan.

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Monday, November 23, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Coming to Broadway From Paris by Roslyn Sulcas

The Théâtre du Châtelet’s production of “Singin’ in the Rain” is scheduled to come to Broadway next fall.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Baryshnikov to Perform at His Arts Center for First Time Since 2010 by Roslyn Sulcas

Mikhail Baryshnikov will perform in “Brodsky /Baryshnikov" at the Baryshnikov Arts Center in March.

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Monday, October 26, 2015

Bolshoi Names Replacement for Director Injured in Acid Attack by Roslyn Sulcas

Makhar Vaziev will replace Sergei Filin and become the ballet director.

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