Thursday, January 16, 2014
Shakespeare's Globe in London is adding a couple of innovations in its quest to give audiences a sense of theater as it was 400 years ago: a roof and candles. Hundreds and hundreds of candles.
To those who complain that opera is an elitist indulgence served up to snobs in dinner jackets, New York's latest world premiere may come as something of a shock.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
France's Socialist government on Thursday claimed a last-gasp victory in its battle to prevent a controversial stand-up comic from launching a nationwide tour with a show widely condemned as anti-Semitic.
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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