Sunday, May 24, 2015

Lincoln Center President Received Increase in Bonus in Final Year by Andrew R. Chow

Reynold Levy, who stepped down last January, was given a $600,000 in 2013, his last year with the organization, according to recent tax filings.

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Friday, May 22, 2015

Book Review Podcast: Shakespeare in Love by The New York Times

Alan Riding discusses two new books about Shakespeare, and Michelle Orange talks about five new essay collections.

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Cecilia Bartoli to Sing Maria in ‘West Side Story’ by Michael Cooper

The Italian mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli will sing the role in a new production of “West Side Story” under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival next year.

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Highlights From David Letterman’s Last ‘Late Show’ by Jeremy Egner

Mr. Letterman's finale mostly avoided mawkish sentiment and stayed true to the host's deadpan, self-deprecating sensibility.

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Monday, May 18, 2015

Taye Diggs Will Be Broadway’s Next Hedwig by Michael Paulson

The actor will succeed Darren Criss in the title role of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" on July 22.

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A.B.T. Principal Dancer Withdraws From Season by Michael Cooper

Polina Semionova, who was to have danced an excerpt from “Giselle” at Monday's gala, is withdrawing because of an injury.

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Friday, May 15, 2015
Thursday, May 14, 2015

Manchester Festival Appoints New Artistic Director by Roslyn Sulcas

John E. McGrath of National Theater Wales will take over from Alex Poots, who has led the event since it began in 2007.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

“Rebecca” Publicist Loses Round in Lawsuit Over Show’s Travails by Lorne Manly

The Broadway publicist who has been accused of scuttling the star-crossed musical “Rebecca” had several setbacks in State Supreme Court.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

Lucy Statue Gets a New Home by Dave Itzkoff

The village of Celoron, N.Y., agreed to let the National Comedy Center display the widely mocked sculpture -- but not until a replacement is found for the village.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Levine Conducts First Double Bill At Met Opera Since 2005 by Andrew R. Chow

James Levine conducted his 50th doubleheader at the Met Opera, and his first after being sidelined with a spine injury.

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Miller Theater Season to Offer Present and Past, With an Eye to the Future by Michael Cooper

The coming season of the Miller Theater at Columbia University will include contemporary works, early music and a new holiday program for families.

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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Diane Paulus to Direct a Musical for Second Stage by Michael Paulson

Diane Paulus, the Tony-winning director, will direct a musical about American aid workers in Africa for Second Stage Theater.

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

In Performance: Peter Sarsgaard of ‘Hamlet’ by Erik Piepenburg

A scene from the new production at Classic Stage.

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Monday, May 4, 2015

New Victory Theater Offering a Second Summer Dance Series for Children by Joshua Barone

Victory Dance, a program for children, will run from July 8 through July 24.

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

Chuck Close and Cindy Sherman Donate Works for Met Opera Benefit by Michael Cooper

They are among 14 major visual artists whose works will be on display and for sale at the opera house's Gallery Met.

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Long-Unheard Harlem Renaissance Opera Coming in June by Michael Cooper

“Voodoo," by the pioneering African-American composer H. Lawrence Freeman, will be performed in a pair of June concerts at Columbia University that will be recorded.

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Monday, April 27, 2015

N.Y.U.’s Center for Ballet and the Arts Seeks Female Choreographers by Gia Kourlas

The Center announced it would award the Virginia B. Toulmin Fellowship for Women Choreographers starting this fall.

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Friday, April 24, 2015

Alabama Town Loses Rights to Produce Play of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by Jennifer Crossley Howard

The Monroeville, Ala. museum that produces the theater adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel announced that it has lost licensing rights.

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‘Ragtime’ Team and ‘Gentleman’s Guide’ Director Join For New Musical by Michael Paulson

"Anastasia," which is inspired by two films of the same name, will open at Hartford Stage next spring.

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Royal Ballet Sets Cast for Lincoln Center Visit by Roslyn Sulcas

The principals Sarah Lamb and Steven McRae, and Natalia Osipova will be among the cast members when the Royal Ballet comes to Lincoln Center in June.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Bruce LaBruce on ‘Virginia Woolf’ and Other Influences by Mekado Murphy

The Canadian filmmaker discusses his influences, ahead of a retrospective at MoMA of his work.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center to Kick Off June 23 by Joe Coscarelli

The 27th season of Midsummer Night Swing will run from June 23 to July 11.

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Charlie Parker to Return to the Apollo Theater in Gotham Chamber Opera Season by Michael Cooper

The tenor Lawrence Brownlee will star in "Charlie Parker's Yardbird," which Gotham will present at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

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Former Met Director Becomes Chairman of Hispanic Society Museum by Robin Pogrebin

Phillipe de Montebello is to become chairman of the Hispanic Society of America, whose museum holds one of the world's leading collections of art from Spain, Portugal and Latin America.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

‘Wolf Hall’ Recap: Thomas More Follows His Principles Straight to the Torture Chamber by Louis Bayard

Burned at the stake: The portrait of Thomas More as a martyr.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Misty Copeland Makes the Cover of Time Magazine by Michael Cooper

Ms. Copeland, a soloist at American Ballet Theater, was chosen as one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Royal Opera House Plans a Dozen New Productions by Christopher D. Shea

The 2015-16 season at the Royal Opera House in London will include 12 premieres.

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$52 Million Push to Help Arts Institutions Find New Audiences by Michael Cooper

The Wallace Foundation is beginning a six-year effort to help dance companies, opera troupes, orchestras and theaters develop new audience-building programs.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

‘King Charles III’ to Reign on Broadway in October by Lorne Manly

The Olivier Award-winning "King Charles III" is to scheduled to start previews at the Music Box Theater on Oct. 10.

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‘Wolf Hall’ Recap: Cromwell Shows Us His Two Sides by Louis Bayard

Cromwell is being rehabilitated, but his moral compass isn’t becoming any easier to define.

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