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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Sunday, April 12, 2015

After Winning Olivier Award in London, ‘King Charles III’ Will Aim to Conquer Broadway by Christopher D. Shea

Details of a Broadway run of "King Charles III," which won the Olivier Award in London for best new play, are to be announced Monday.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

SummerStage Expands Its Schedule, Beginning With a Concert by Tedeschi Trucks Band by Joe Coscarelli

SummerStage, the annual free concert series organized by the City Parks Foundation, will celebrate its 30th season this year.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

In Performance: Tessa Ferrer of ‘Buzzer’ by Erik Piepenburg

The actress in a scene from "Buzzer," which opens on Wednesday at the Public Theater.

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Sunday, April 5, 2015

Baritone Luca Salsi Pulls a Leading-Role Double by Vivien Schweitzer

Mr. Salsi subbed for Placido Domingo in the “Ernani” matinee and then sang Enrico in the evening performance of “Lucia di Lammermoor.”

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Friday, April 3, 2015

Outdoor Shakespeare Series Finds a New Place To Park by Andrew R. Chow

After a nine-month search for a place to stage its shows, Shakespeare in the Parking Lot will stay in the Lower East Side.

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Miami City Ballet Gets Funding for Tour and ‘Midsummer’ by Michael Cooper

The company has lined up $6.5 million to tour and for a new production of Balanchine's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," with some Florida flavor.

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American Dance Institute Changes Focus by Michael Cooper

The institute, in in Rockville, Md., will close its ballet school at the end of the summer, and begin offering scholarships to help young dancers study at schools of their choice.

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Two Ailey Dancers to Leave for New Roles in St. Louis by Gia Kourlas

The Alvin Ailey dancers Antonio Douthit-Boyd and Kirven Douthit-Boyd will become co-artistic directors of the Center of Creative Arts in St. Louis, where Antonio trained.

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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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