'The Disaster Artist' star and director hosted the show for the fourth time, and featured special guests Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Steve Martin. read more
Lovely gesture from a departing music director. Press release: The Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO) today announced that its Music Director Leonard Slatkin and his wife, composer Cindy McTee, have committed $100,000 to the DSO’s endowment to showcase an emerging artist each season. Show More Summary
Peter Martins, artistic director of New York City Ballet has gone on leave of his own accord while the company looks into two anonymous allegations of sexual harassment that have been published by the NY Times and Washington Post. Here’s the restrained statement he sent internally to the company’s musicians: For the Orchestra: I know […]
On 27th November the Board of Directors of the Rome Quadriennale, chaired by Franco Bernabè, appointed Sarah Cosulich as Artistic Director of the Foundation. The Quadriennale is the foremost historical institution dedicated to the promotion of Italian contemporary art, overseen by central Italian and local Roman authorities. Show More Summary
As more talent agencies find themselves drawn into the wave of Hollywood sex scandals, a prominent agent at Creative Artists Agency is facing accusations that he offered an actor sex in exchange for access to directors and a movie star. The agent, Cade Hudson, made the offers in 2013, according...
The release of the acclaimed film The Disaster Artist, which tells the behind-the-scenes story of greatest bad movie ever made, has returned The Room director, writer, producer, star, and financier Tommy Wiseau into the spotlight. Wiseau's bizarre behavior is always a sight to see, and Smosh Games figured out a clever way to collaborate with him. Show More Summary
We’ve written at length about The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s terrific Hollywood tale that recounts the antics of the enigmatic writer/director/producer/star Tommy Wiseau and his 2003 movie The Room, which is a candidate for one of the best worst movies ever made. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: TriStar is setting Matt Shakman to direct The Phantom Tollbooth, a live-action/hybrid adaptation of Norton Juster’s classic children’s book. Shakman is the artistic director of the Geffen Playhouse who spent five years asShow More Summary
Artistic director Anne-Margreet Honing and perfumer Lyn Harris take a road trip through Portugal, for Claus Porto Le Parfum. Harris also collaborated with the brand to update the Deco collection soaps and body products, and developed the line of Claus Porto candles released earlier this year. Eight minutes.
Marya Sea Kaminski will leave her job as associate artistic director of Seattle Repertory Theatre to become the sixth artistic director in Pittsburgh Public Theater’s 44-season history, succeeding the retiring Ted Pappas.
Tommy Wiseau, star and director of The Room and subject of The Disaster Artists, wants to make a Star Wars movie.
Antony Ernst, the Australian artistic director of the Strasbourg Philharmonic is switching jobs to the Royal Danish Orchestra in Copenhagen. The difference is croissant for breakfast, or Danish. Myself, it’s croissant any day.
Tianhua Xu is a concept artist, art director and production designer based in Beijing, China. His digital painting approach is nicely atmospheric and carries a flavor of painterly traditional media. That, and a nicely honed sense of visual drama give his visions of dragons, spirits, Read More...
Kevin Robison won't call it retirement. But the longtime artistic director of the Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus is stepping down, bringing his 10-year tenure to an end after a popular holiday concert this weekend.
Uniqlo U sets the stage for an exciting new year. The brand unveils a preview of its spring 2018 collection that launches January 26, 2018. Uniqlo artistic director Christophe Lemaire reinvents basics for the refined outing. The lineup takes inspiration from nature with relaxed silhouettes and oversized proportions. Related: New Arrivals | Uniqlo U Fall... [Read More]
Gordon Cox: "Both on Broadway and off it, most of the city's major nonprofits are led by artistic directors whose defining tenures are measured in decades.... In New York, the question of when the city's most powerful nonprofit [theaters] will change hands is something no one wants to discuss openly but everyone whispers about […]
Here's a look back at some of our favorite Kaminski moments. by Rich Smith Have fun in Steel City, Marya! Kyle Johnson After three years as the Seattle Rep's associate artistic director, Marya Sea Kaminski is leaving her post for a job...Show More Summary
The once-prestigious Palau de les Arts in Valencia was headless last night after Davide Livermore quit as artistic director. Livermore was rushed into the job after the arrest of Helga Schmidt on spurious financial charges. Yesterday, the board met to change Livermore’s terms of reference. He took umbrage and walked. Report here (in Spanish).
"It's understood close to half of the current 36 dancers employed by the national ballet company will have left by the new year, not all by choice - less than six months after a new artistic director took over. It's the second year in a row the national ballet company... has gone through an […]
Dale Johnson, alongside longtime president Kevin Smith, saw the company through more than one crisis and led it to become one of the most admired regional opera houses in the country, one with a special emphasis on producing new wor...