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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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Jody Lee Lipes Narrates a Scene From ‘Ballet 422’ by Mekado Murphy

The director of the documentary "Ballet 422," about the choreographer Justin Peck, discusses his work.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015

92nd Street Y to Present Premiere of “Young Man Langston” by Jennifer Schuessler

John Douglas Thompson and Aaron Clifton Moten to star in the dramatic reading.

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Troubled Royal Ballet of Flanders Names New Artistic Team by Roslyn Sulcas

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui has been named artistic director of the Royal Flanders Ballet, and Tamas Moricz will be associate artistic director.

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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

When They Cancel a Performance at the Met, There’s a Good Reason by Michael Cooper

The weather forecasts were alarming, but in the end it was the decision by city and state officials to shut down virtually all means of transportation in New York City at 11 p.m. that forced…

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Los Angeles Opera Season to Open With Domingo Singing ‘Gianni Schicchi’ by Michael Cooper

To open the season, Plácido Domingo will sing the title role in Puccini's one-act opera “Gianni Schicchi” and then, after the intermission, move down to the orchestra pit to conduct Leo…

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Friday, January 23, 2015

New Issue for One City Opera Bidder: A Borrowed Name by Michael Cooper

A group bidding for the assets of the bankrupt New York City Opera is using a name that already belongs to another opera company.

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Third Time Is Not the Charm for ‘Soul Doctor’ by Laura Collins-Hughes

An Off Broadway production of the bio-musical about Shlomo Carlebach will close on Sunday.

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

A dance festival in The Hague, a focus on the artist Simon Starling in Mexico City and a production of “Die Fledermaus” in Tokyo are in this week’s lineup of international art events.

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Bradley Cooper to Take ‘The Elephant Man’ to London Stage by Christopher D. Shea

The production, which has had huge success at the box office on Broadway, will open at the Theater Royal Haymarket in the city’s West End in May.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015

City Opera Board Still Prefers Lower Bid by Michael Cooper

The board of the bankrupt New York City Opera says it wants to sell its name and other assets to the bidder whose offer is lower than the competing bid.

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Juilliard Receives $5 Million to Create Career Services Center by Michael Cooper

A $5 million gift will help Juilliard students prepare for their professional careers.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

‘Cinderella’ Sets: No Place for Pumpkins by Joseph Giovannini

A ballet's classic roots evoked in an architectural backdrop right out of the Enlightenment.

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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Royal Ballet Adds Lincoln Center to Its American Tour by Roslyn Sulcas

The Royal Ballet from London will perform at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center in June.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

In Performance: Joey Slotnick and C.J. Wilson of ‘Dying for It’ by Erik Piepenburg

A scene from Moira Buffini's dark comedy adapted from Nikolai Erdman's 1928 play "The Suicide."

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Saturday, January 10, 2015

Video Reviews of ‘Unbroken, ‘A Most Violent Year’ and ‘Into the Woods’ by The New York Times

Times critics review “Unbroken,” “A Most Violent Year” and “Into the Woods.”

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

John Luther Adams Wins a Lifetime Achievement Award by Michael Cooper

The $50,000 William Schuman Award recognizes “the lifetime achievement of an American composer."

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Adventurous Offerings in San Francisco Opera Season by Michael Cooper

San Francisco Opera’s 2015-16 season will be the last under its transformative general director, David Gockley, who plans to retire.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

In Performance: Courtney Love of ‘Kansas City Choir Boy’ by Erik Piepenburg

Courtney Love performs "All I Ever Wanted" from "Kansas City Choir Boy," a song cycle about a singer and her musician boyfriend.

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Friday, January 2, 2015

Private Letters Untangle Mysterious Death of Oscar Wilde’s Wife by Roslyn Sulcas

In roughly 130 pieces of correspondence to her brother, Constance Wilde described pains, exhaustion and partial facial paralysis, symptoms that are often associated with multiple sclerosis.

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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Honors From the Queen for Joan Collins and John Hurt by Dave Itzkoff

Others on Queen Elizabeth II's annual new year honors list include the actress Kristin Scott Thomas and the music producer Peter Asher.

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Monday, December 29, 2014

At Broadway Box Offices, a Happy Holiday Season by Erik Piepenburg

Several Broadway shows are hitting theatrical high notes as 2014 comes to a close.

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Rob Marshall Narrates a Scene From ‘Into the Woods’ by Mekado Murphy

The director discusses a musical sequence from his film.

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