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Saturday, July 26, 2014
With labor negotiations growing more strained, a lockout seems likely next week at the Metropolitan Opera. Management says payroll must be trimmed while unions want to curb production costs.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Soul singer Bobby Patterson got his start in the 1960s, and he's still singing. At 70 he's put out a new album, "I Got More Soul." NPR's Scott Simon talks to Patterson about the album.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Elaine Stritch, whose career spanned more than half a century and went from stage to screen to TV and back to stage again, died Thursday at her home in Birmingham, Mich.
Sunday, July 06, 2014
Sheldon Harnick, the lyricist of Fiddler on the Roof and Fiorello!, wrote dozens of songs for those shows and others that never saw the stage.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Glenn Dicterow became the youngest concertmaster in New York Philharmonic history in 1980, when he was just 31. After spending more than half his life leading the violin section, he says goodbye.
Monday, June 09, 2014
Audra McDonald won a sixth Tony for portraying Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. Bryan Cranston won a best actor trophy for his Broadway debut in All the Way.
Sunday, June 08, 2014
Sunday night's Tony Awards will honor actors and actresses, but not those who create their elaborate coiffures. That's because the best in the business know how to stay out of the spotlight.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Under music director Alan Gilbert, the orchestra is taking a page from the visual arts world by launching an 11-day festival featuring both established and emerging composers.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen has been the biggest-selling album of 2014, topping the Billboard album chart for 13 weeks.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish community.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Steven Soderbergh's new play confronts the topic of school shootings head on, peering into the shattered lives of the survivors and the stories they tell.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Leon says he likes to attract diverse audiences, so different cultures rub together in the crowd. This spring, he's directing a revival of A Raisin in the Sun and a new musical inspired by Tupac.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
For years, the relationship only went one way: from stage to screen. But this spring, four big musicals are based on films, including favorites like Rocky, Aladdin and The Bridges of Madison County.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Instead of killing herself, Mukhtar Mai took her rapists to court — and won. Her story has been turned into an opera which receives its world premiere in New York.
Monday, December 09, 2013
At a concert staging, Smash die-hards get a look at what the show's second-season rock musical was meant to be like.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Friends, X-Men, notables of the British Empire: Now Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart have teamed up again on Broadway this season, performing two classic plays in repertory — Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot and Harold Pinter's No Man's Land.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
In the new Broadway productions of Twelfth Night and Richard III, imported from London's Globe Theatre, the director and actors put on the shows pretty much as the Bard would have staged them — with an all-male cast and everything.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
The Leonard Bernstein Letters, edited by Nigel Simeone, compiles correspondence to and from the legendary composer and conductor. The letters — from serious to silly — offer a detailed look at both the distinguished career and the adventurous personal life of a singular American genius.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
The 86-year-old Broadway titan — who co-wrote such hits as Cabaret and Chicago with the late Fred Ebb — is back with a new show and a new writing partner, 35-year-old Greg Pierce.