Monday, November 24, 2014
Central Taiwan's first opera house opened Sunday with a grand ceremony to inaugurate what Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai called “the pride of Taichung.”
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Whoever has to restock and refill the onstage bar at the new Broadway revival of Edward Albee's “A Delicate Balance” has their work cut out for them.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The National Taichung Theater will officially open Nov. 23, when Taiwanese opera company Ming Hwa Yuan will give a charity performance as part of the opening celebration, the Taichung city government said Friday.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Welcome to New York, Taylor Swift! The locals are kvetching about you already.
The first time “The Real Thing” came to Broadway, it won the Tony Award for best play. The next time it arrived, it won for best play revival. This time it just may sneak away with the trophy for best musical revival.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
You may be tempted upon leaving Sting's Broadway musical “The Last Ship” to head straight to a pub to drain a pint and sing some sea shanties. Or maybe go weld something. Or do both.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
A boy reaches out to pet a neighbor's dog. It sounds so cozy, except the dog onstage that begins the Broadway production of the National Theatre's “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” has just been murdered with a giant garden pitchfork.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Li Bao-chun (李寶春) will perform two revised Peking Operas, “The Confidants” (知已) and “Yun Lo Mountain” (雲羅山), this weekend at the National Theater. “Yun Lo Mountain” will be performed today at 7:30 p.m. and tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.
Monday, September 22, 2014
It's danced to Tchaikovsky's famous melody, but it's not your traditional Christmas Nutcracker: the Joburg Ballet has set it in the Kalahari desert among ancient Bushmen paintings.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Tony Award-winning director Jack O'Brien is working on a touring version of “The Sound of Music” starting next year, but he promises he won't be “trotting out your mother's version.”