“The thing that’s frustrating about doing the Olympics is that you get to the end and then you understand what you should have done. When you’re running a theatre or an opera house or a festival, you can learn from your mistakes. You get to the end of London 2012 and think, ‘Damn, I’m never […]
Casting is complete for the new production of “Hatfield & McCoy,” the House Theatre of Chicago announced Tuesday. The Hatfields include: Robert D. Hardaway as Devil Anse Hatfield, Marika Mashburn as Levicy Hatfield, Jeff Mills as Bad Lias Hatfield, Kyle Whalen as Johnse Hatfield, and Jenni M. Hadley,...
Joshua Yaffa writes about the house arrest of the theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov and about artistic freedom in Putin’s Russia.
A Bolshoi Theatre ballet based on the life of Russian dance legend Rudolf Nureyev that was abruptly pulled in the summer will premiere Saturday, despite its director remaining under house arrest. In a move unprecedented in the theatre's...Show More Summary
Friday | “Fade”: Tanya Saracho’s latest goes behind the scenes of a hit TV series. Through Dec. 23 at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-871-3000 and www.victorygardens.org “The Nutcracker”: The House Theatre’s holiday favorite with Clara, the Rat King, a magical nutcracker — and...
The decision is supposedly about fraud involving another theatre and film director, who's also been placed under house arrest: "Investigators claimed in a statement that Apfelbaum helped Serebrennikov’s dramatic collective, Seventh Studio, obtain 214 million rubles ($3.7 million) in state funding by providing falsified documents."
A Russian court placed the head of a Moscow youth theatre under house arrest on Friday in connection to a controversial fraud case linked to the acclaimed director Kirill Serebrennikov. Sofia Apfelbaum, director of the Russian Academic...Show More Summary
Round House Theatre, dubbed “the current meteor in DC theatre,” by Peter Marks of The Washington Post is one of the leading professional theatres in the Washington, DC area, and seeks a strategic thinker, marketer and leader to serve as Director of Marketing and Communications.
With directors Michael and Peter Spierig's SAW franchise revival JIGSAW set to reach theatres this Friday, this is the perfect time for a teaser trailer to be released for their next genre project, WINCHESTER: THE HOUSE THAT GHOSTS...Show More Summary
A Russian court on Tuesday extended the house arrest of acclaimed theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov, in a controversial fraud case that has shocked the arts community. A judge at Moscow's Basmanny district Court ruled that...Show More Summary
The Broadway transfer of The Band’s Visit – which topped many critics’ Best Of lists last season in its off-Broadway premiere at the Atlantic Theatre Company – played to full houses in its first full week of previews. David Yazbek and...Show More Summary
The week's offerings in L.A.'s small theaters include "Kaidan Project" by Rogue Artists, "A Love Affair" at Santa Monica Playhouse, "Resolving Hedda" at Victory Theatre and "The House on Mango Street" at Greenway Court Theatre.
Russia's Bolshoi theatre and New York's Metropolitan Opera on Monday announced plans to work together for the first time, co-producing three operas all starring Russian soprano Anna Netrebko. The New York opera house's general manager Peter Gelb and Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin announced the plans at a joint news conference in the Moscow theatre. Show More Summary
The Roundabout Theatre Company’s developmental program is called Roundabout Underground, and it’s housed in the sub-sub-basement of the nonprofit’s off-Broadway complex, the Steinberg Center for Theatre, where shows typically play to audiences of fewer than 100 patrons. Show More Summary
Just as the two companies have opened their first major collaboration, "the Joffrey Ballet and Lyric Opera of Chicago announced Friday that the dance company will move its season residencies from the Auditorium Theatre to the Lyric Opera House, beginning in fall 2020."
In a major cooperative effort by the city’s leading producers of ballet and opera, the Joffrey Ballet and Lyric Opera of Chicago announced Friday that the dance company will move its season residencies from the Auditorium Theatre to the Lyric Opera House, beginning in fall 2020. The venue shift,...
Also, they’re no longer called The Theatres at Canal Place Seven years after Chef Adolfo Garcia started serving white truffle popcorn and house made sausage flatbreads to moviegoers as they lounged in front of the big screens at The Theatres at Canal Place, he has parted ways with the upscale movie house. Show More Summary
The humble boardinghouse across the street from Ford’s Theatre is where the president spent his last hours.
For my "House Call" column in the Mansion section of The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed American Ballet Theatre principal dancer Misty Copeland (go here). Misty talked about the bubble of tranquility she created growing up with a...
The downtown area that's home to the city's flagship performing arts organizations is adjacent to Buffalo Bayou and has seen severe flooding. Here are preliminary damage reports from the Alley Theatre and the venues that house the Houston Ballet, Houston Symphony, and Houston Grand Opera.