Friday, January 10, 2014
The St. Petersburg Ballet Theatre (STBT) presented a classic ballet piece from “Swan Lake” yesterday at the National Theater Concert Hall, and is scheduled to perform more selections in the next three days in Taipei.
Thursday, January 9, 2014
The Cloud Gate Dance Theatre (雲門舞集) said yesterday that they recently received a US$5 million (NT$150 million) donation from the Alphawood Foundation Chicago (芝加哥阿法伍德基金會). The money will be used in the construction of their new Cloud Gate Tamshi Park (雲門淡水園區).
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Broadway's highest grossing show in 2013 wasn't a new strutting musical or a bawdy one or even one with a big star. The crown goes to a regal but gray-maned performer — “The Lion King,” now in its 16th year. And another veteran turned heads when “Wicked” recorded Broadway's highest single-week gross ever.
Sunday, December 22, 2013
Reviewers were largely seduced, rather than scandalized, on Friday by the latest musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber — surely the first in the impresario's highly successful career to include an orgy scene.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Jane Kean, a diverse performer who got her start in musical theater but was best known as Trixie alongside Jackie Gleason on a TV revival of “The Honeymooners,” has died. She was 90.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Monday, November 18, 2013
“Amazing,” exclaimed Tanya. “Encore, Encore,” said her 2-year-old sister, Chloe, while clapping at the whimsical creatures that unveiled a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
Friday, November 15, 2013
Cirque du Soleil opened their tents to the press during a backstage, behind-the-scenes tour yesterday to promote one of the company's most vibrant shows, “Ovo,” set to run from Nov. 19 to Jan. 5 in Taiwan.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Nathaniel Stampley ached to make the role of Porgy his own in the celebrated 2012 Broadway revival of “Porgy and Bess.” Instead, he kept dying.