Sunday, March 4, 2012
Director Julie Taymor has hit back at her former creative partners in “Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark,” arguing in court papers that she was the victim of a conspiracy to unfairly push her out of the production.
Monday, February 27, 2012
Each year at the Oscars ceremony, Hollywood says goodbye to stars and filmmakers who've passed away. This year, the award show will bid adieu to the Kodak Theatre.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Hong Kong's last dedicated Cantonese opera theatre is holding its final performances before it closes this week, in what some art lovers see as another nail in the coffin of a 300-year-old tradition.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The annual Taipei International Festival of Arts (TIFA) is kicking off next Thursday with an air of Valentine's Day as “Shadows of Love” (人間影) is followed by a Shakespearian classic in authentic Russian panache in “The Tempest” (暴風雨).
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Washington National Opera, which recently merged with the Kennedy Center after struggling financially for years, announced an ambitious long-term agenda Tuesday, including plans to stage Wagner's complete “Ring” cycle in 2016.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Friday, December 16, 2011
Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國), director of the Contemporary Legend Theater (CLT, 當代傳奇劇場) has played the lead in Macbeth, King Lear and other adaptations of classical Western literature works in the style of Beijing opera.
Monday, December 12, 2011
J.R. Ewing has returned to Dallas.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Billionaire Russian investor Vladimir Potanin announced a US$5 million gift Thursday to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to mark its 40th anniversary and support its programs.
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Italian maestro Riccardo Muti opened the Rome Opera season on Sunday with Giuseppe Verdi's “Macbeth” as an opera house little known on the international music circuit makes an ambitious bid for prestige.