CTG's star-studded celebration included Jennifer Hudson, Matthew Broderick, Annette Bening, Tyne Daly, Edward James Olmos, Phylicia Rashad and Louis Gossett Jr.
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Icelandic trio Sigur Ros performed to a nearly sold-out crowd Tuesday night at the Fox Theatre. I was on vacation, but photographer Robb Cohen was on site to document the scene. The band previously...Show More Summary
"Our behavioural data analysis of National Theatre (NT) Live screenings in 2014 (in partnership with Nesta, and referenced in the AEA report), showed that if anything there may be a small net increase in arts attendance in areas where there had been a screening."
“I’ve always felt like a different kind of ballerina,” says ballet legend Wendy Whelan, and she is: When I mention to her that I danced for eight years with Oregon Ballet Theatre in Portland, Oregon, she immediately namechecks local ice cream shop Salt and Straw. Not many ballet dancers I ... More »
"Technological change, along with its radical re-structuring of the American economy, is decimating the business of culture and throttling artists, particularly those just starting out. Jonathan Taplin’s excellent new volume Move Fast...Show More Summary
by Sara Porkalob Not so multifaceted. Navid Baraty Extended now through June 18 at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, Here Lies Love is an immersive, 90-minute disco-poperetta chronicling the lives of the infamous Imelda Marcos and the Philippines’ People Power Revolution. Show More Summary
On Thursday, May 25th at 7:30 PM, the Orchestra of the League of Composers, directed by Louis Karchin along with conductor David Fulmer, will present a program of works by Arvo Pärt, Fred Lerdahl, Lisa Bielawa, and Sheree Clement (a new piece commissioned by League of Composers/ISCM) at Columbia University’s Miller Theatre. Show More Summary
Three world premieres are coming up in Chicago Children’s Theatre's 2017-18 season, the company announced Wednesday. The five-show slate begins in the fall with the return of "A Year with Frog and Toad" (Sept. 19-Nov. 5), Robert and Willy Reale's musical update to Arnold Lobel's children's book...
Prominent Russian arts figures including the Bolshoi theatre chief on Wednesday condemned investigators for raiding a top Moscow theatre and the home of its outspoken director in a fraud probe. Investigators searched the state-funded...Show More Summary
When Star Wars hit theatres 40 years ago this week, it changed the film industry forever. But as well as its long-reaching impact, in the immediate wake of its release, it also drove sci-fi into the moviemaking spotlight in a big way. Whatever could the James Bond series do to compete? Send 007 into space in the wildest way. More »
On this day in 1966 the Jerry Herman musical Mame opened at the Winter Garden Theatre.
Last night, Norah Jones played a show at Detroit's Fox Theatre, the same venue where Soundgarden played their final show mere hours before frontman Chris Cornell died. And toward the end of her set there, Jones played a cover of "Black Hole Sun," Soundgarden's towering 1994 ballad. Jones' cover was a solo-piano affair, full of…
Kirill Serebrennikov, famous in Russia as both a stage director and a filmmaker, was taken into custody and held for interrogation following a raid of the Gogol Center (of which he's artistic director), his apartment, and 15 other addresses. (He was released late in the day and said he was questioned as a witness.) Authorities […]
In December, two people were killed and two more were injured after a shooting following a Meek Mill concert at the Oakdale Theatre in Wallingford, Connecticut. Family members of Travis Ward, one of the men killed in the shooting, are now suing Meek Mill and the venue for not providing proper security at the show, the Hartford Courant reports. Show More Summary
by Dave Segal On Friday May 26, the Paramount Theatre's hosting Rumble + Re:definition, which includes a free screening of the revelatory documentary Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World and an art exhibit called Indigenous Centered Perspectives, curated by Stranger Genius Tracy Rector. Show More Summary
A Forest (At Night) In 1979, a baby-faced Robert Smith, Lol Tolhurst and Alan Dempsey of The Cure made their television debut during a live special at Theatre de l’Empire in Paris. This gig took place a few years before Smith adopted his very distinctive look, which came about in the mid 1980s. Show More Summary
We're sure it would have been a hit at the Globe Theatre.
When you're Blake Lively, a black-tie event does not mean you need to wear a black dress. In fact, the stunning mom of two did the exact opposite while attending the American Ballet Theatre's Spring Gala in New York City, electrifying the red carpet in a neon yellow Oscar de la Renta gown from the Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Show More Summary
On Monday night at the Steppenwolf Theatre — a rare chance to see such a talent in an intimate setting — Audra McDonald ordered up a little singalong to "I Could Have Danced All Night," the ecstatic ditty from "My Fair Lady." The harmonic sound that flowed from McDonald's adoring Chicago fans resembled...
News broke last week that Edward Albee's estate had denied permission for the casting of a black actor as Nick in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, reigniting yet again the debates on non-traditional casting. Alexis Soloski looks at the good-faith issues in the debate: "Part of the difficulty has to do with whether we perceive […]