Wednesday, March 25, 2015

As the Opera World Mourns Plane Crash Victims, Video of Their Last Production by Rachel Donadio

The singers, Maria Radner and Oleg Bryjak, were among the victims of the Germanwings crash on Tuesday.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

New Rennie Harris Work in Alvin Ailey Dance Season by Michael Cooper

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will present the world premiere of Rennie Harris's "Exodus" in June.

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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Yiddish Production of ‘Death of a Salesman’ Coming to Off-Broadway by Andrew R. Chow

The production play at the Castillo Theater for seven weeks and aims to uncover the play’s cultural foundations.

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Sony Will Make ‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ Into a Film by Brooks Barnes

The film version of “Beautiful” will be produced by Tom Hanks; Gary Goetzman, a producer whose movie credits include “Mamma Mia!” in 2008; and Paul Blake, the lead producer of “Bea…

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Saturday, March 21, 2015

Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet Plans to Close by Michael Cooper

The company, founded by the Walmart heiress Nancy Laurie, had generous contracts for dancers and its own Chelsea theater.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ Will Have Its Debut at Yale Rep by Scott Heller

Two works by up-and-coming women writers will also be part of the 2015-16 season.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season by Michael Cooper

The 2015-16 season will feature seven world premieres, including, in winter, the first full-length ballet by the choreographer Justin Peck.

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Edinburgh International Festival, Under New Director, Sets Lineup by Roslyn Sulcas

The Edinburgh International Festival in August will be the first under the direction of Fergus Linehan.

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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Forget the Ball, “Cinderella” Is the Belle of the Box Office by Brooks Barnes

The Disney film, a live-action retelling of the classic fairytale with Lily James in the title role, took in $70.05 million at North American theaters over the weekend.

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Friday, March 13, 2015

Bringing Bolshoi Ballet to Movie Theaters by Roslyn Sulcas

The 2015-16 season of “Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema” will show seven full-length ballets in some 450 spots across the United States and Canada.

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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Kenneth Branagh Narrates a Scene From ‘Cinderella’ by Mekado Murphy

Kenneth Branagh discusses a scene from "Cinderella," with Lily James and Richard Madden.

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Paul Taylor Chooses Three Choreographers to Make New Work by Michael Cooper

Mr. Taylor has commissioned new dances by Larry Keigwin, Doug Elkins and Lila York for his company Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2015

San Diego Opera Names New Director by Michael Cooper

David Bennett, the executive director of Gotham Chamber Opera in New York, will take over in San Diego, which nearly shut down last year.

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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

President of Harlem School of the Arts to Step Down by Robin Pogrebin

Yvette L. Campbell, who helped lead the school through financial challenges, will depart in June.

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Monday, March 9, 2015

Up Next for Hilary Mantel: Playwriting? by Michael Paulson

In a discussion at the 92nd Street Y, the novelist says that observing the stage adaptation of "Wolf Hall" has her excited about trying a new form.

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Friday, March 6, 2015

Metropolitan Opera Board to Have a New President by Michael Cooper

President of the board of the Metropolitan Opera announces resignation in leadership change.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

Jonas Kaufmann Withdraws From Second Met Performance by Michael Cooper

The tenor has withdrawn from Saturday’s matinee of “Carmen” at the Metropolitan Opera, citing illness.

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Wednesday, March 4, 2015

David Hallberg Out for American Ballet Theater’s Spring Season by Roslyn Sulcas

Mr. Hallberg, a principal dancer, is recovering from foot surgery last fall and will not perform.

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Oprah Winfrey Won’t Do Marsha Norman Play on Broadway by Patrick Healy

Scott Sanders, a Broadway producer who was organizing the revival, said that he and Ms. Winfrey were now “working closely on a new play" for her Broadway acting debut.

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A Night on Broadway for New York City High School Students by Patrick Healy

Students from five high schools will perform Monday night at Broadway’s Imperial Theater as part of the first Shubert Foundation High School Theater Festival.

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Jonas Kaufmann Cancels Wednesday’s ‘Carmen’ at the Met by Michael Cooper

Mr. Kaufmann canceled his first scheduled performance as Don José on Wednesday because he was suffering from the flu, the Metropolitan Opera announced.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

Leonard Nimoy Was Not (Only) Spock by Jeremy Egner

A poet, musician, director and photographer, Mr. Nimoy pursued a wide range of creative interests even as he periodically reprised everyone’s favorite Vulcan.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Royal Ballet Choregrapher to Open Studio Space in London by Roslyn Sulcas

Studio Wayne McGregor will form part of an ambitious new educational and cultural hub for East London.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A Wheeldon Nutcracker for the Joffrey by Roslyn Sulcas

Christopher Wheeldon will choreograph a new "Nutcracker" for December 2016 for the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, replacing Robert Joffrey's version.

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Monday, February 16, 2015

Wimpy Kid Musical to Have Premiere in Minneapolis by Jennifer Schuessler

The production will cap off the 50th anniversary season of Children’s Theater Company in Minneapolis

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Video Reviews of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ ‘Gett’ and ‘The Last Five Years’ by The New York Times

Times critics on "Fifty Shades of Grey," "Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem" and "The Last Five Years."

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What’s on This Week Around the World by Christopher D. Shea

Pop meets opera in South Africa, video art in Melbourne and the simple pleasures of still life in Paris.

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Thursday, February 12, 2015

The New School Announces Effort to Defend ‘Arts Integrity’ by Jennifer Schuessler

Howard Sherman, a former executive director of the American Theater Wing, will head the new project.

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

In Performance: Ailyn Pérez of ‘Carmen’ by Michael Cooper

The up­-and­-coming soprano sings an excerpt from Micaëla’s aria.

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Monday, February 9, 2015

Audra McDonald and Will Swenson to Star in ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’ in Williamstown by Patrick Healy

The Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts will include that Eugene O'Neill drama, as well as the world premieres of a William Inge play, "Off the Main Road," and "Paradise Blue," a …

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Twyla Tharp to Debut New Works on Anniversary Tour by Lori Holcomb-Holland

Ms. Tharp and 12 dancers will perform a program of new work, set to music by Bach, Henry Butler and John Zorn, across the country this fall.

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