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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

‘In the Heights’ Composer Began Career Working on Political Ads by Kate Taylor

As Lin-Manuel Miranda was writing songs for the musical “In the Heights,” he supported himself in part by creating music in local candidates’ advertisements.

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Friday, April 27, 2012

After a chill, Meg Tilly is ready for her comeback by Kate Taylor

Her children took her away from film for decades, but now the once ingénue is making her way back at an age when female actors can have trouble finding work

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 04:30PM
Saturday, April 21, 2012

Quiet in the audience, please by Kate Taylor

The performing arts are desperate to win new audiences, but when they show up, they don’t always behave. Does the download generation need to clean up its act? Or is it time to take a s…

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:00AM
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Russell Harvard Finds Life Parallels ‘Tribes’ Role by Kate Taylor

Russell Harvard, a partially deaf actor, plays a partially deaf man in “Tribes.”

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Monday, April 2, 2012

Playwright Daniel MacIvor's unlikely muse by Kate Taylor

He has written more than six roles for his long-time friend and collaborator, Caroline Gillis

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 01:56PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The Double is clever and engaging by Kate Taylor

Factory Theatre Dostoyevsky adaptation features small cast, inventive staging

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:00PM
Saturday, January 21, 2012

Egoyan and Khanjian blend undying loyalty, deadly deceit by Kate Taylor

They’ve built a long and successful marriage, inspired each other’s careers, and worked together on critically acclaimed, award-winning films. Now, Atom Egoyan and Arsinée Khanjia…

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:00AM

Spousal double bills by Kate Taylor

When your better half is also in the playbill

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:00AM
Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The fine art of painting like Mark Rothko by Kate Taylor

Actor Jim Mezon is taking brush to canvas to play the great American abstract expressionist onstage in Red

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:00AM
Friday, September 23, 2011

Applause (mostly) for Stratford artistic director Des McAnuff by Michael Posner and Kate Taylor

Examining the legacy of an artistic director who’s found his fair share of critics - by giving Stratford the kind of popular, ticket-selling theatre it always wanted

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 05:00PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

ArtsBeat Blog: Seattle's Intiman Theater Takes Step Toward Reopening by Kate Taylor

Seattle's Intiman Theater, which laid off its entire staff and closed its doors in April, has taken a first step toward reopening.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 01:51PM
Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Egypt Names Antiquities Chief to Replace Hawass by Kate Taylor

A month after Egypt's controversial antiquities chief, was ousted in a cabinet reshuffle, the country's prime minister has named a successor, Mohamed Abdel Fattah, currently the head of the …

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Monday, August 15, 2011

'Bring It On' Screenwriter Alleges Musical Shenanigans by Kate Taylor

In a complaint filed last week, the Writers Guild of America accused the producers of the movie of exploiting the screenwriter's rights by producing a new musical based on the story.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Rockefeller Foundation Announces Cultural Grants for New York City Groups by Kate Taylor

Nearly $3 million will be handed out to 16 organizations.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:35PM
Friday, June 24, 2011

Shakespeare Troupe Starts Building Brooklyn Theater by Patrick Healy and Kate Taylor

The Theater for a New Audience breaks ground for its own theater in Brooklyn.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 07:34PM
Saturday, June 11, 2011

Luminato's new reading of Arabian Nights by Kate Taylor

Debut staging of the Scheherazade story is part of a showcase that seeks to reveal the home truths of Arab culture

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 08:00AM
Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Prestige Can’t Halt Downfall of Theater by Kate Taylor

Just months after the director Kate Whoriskey became artistic director of Intiman Theater, she learned it was broke. In April the theater’s board of trustees voted to close it and layoff t…

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Thursday, April 28, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011

ArtsBeat: Artistic Director of Troubled Intiman Theater is Departing Seattle by Kate Taylor

Kate Whoriskey, artistic director of Intiman, which just laid off its whole staff, is leaving Seattle.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:30PM
Monday, April 18, 2011

NAC show to go on without French killer by Kate Taylor

Director Wajdi Mouawad has yet to determine how Bertrand Cantat’s absence will be noted

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 04:05PM
Sunday, April 17, 2011

ArtsBeat: Intiman Theater Cancels Season by Kate Taylor

The board of the financially embattled theater in Seattle voted to cancel the rest of the 2011 season and lay off the theater's staff.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:51AM
Thursday, April 7, 2011

Legendary French actor withdraws from festival that includes his daughter’s killer by Kate Taylor

Jean-Louis Trintignant says he hates Bertrand Cantat ‘more than anyone in the world’

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:08PM
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Politicians denounce casting of convicted killer by Montreal theatre by Kate Taylor

Gilles Duceppe denounces the casting of Bertrand Cantat in a Montreal play

SOURCE: The Globe and Mail at 06:05PM
Tuesday, April 5, 2011

A Plan to Dig Up the Bones of a Suspected Mona Lisa Model by Kate Taylor

A former Italian television producer who has achieved notoriety by claiming to dig up the bones of cultural figures like Caravaggio and Dante has set his sights on the woman believed to be t…

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Thursday, March 31, 2011

Seattle's Intiman Theater Raises Enough to Stay Open by Kate Taylor

The Intiman Theater in Seattle, which is fighting for its survival, announced on Thursday that it had raised just over $450,000 so far in a seven-week emergency fundraising campaign and wou…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Egyptian Antiquities Minister Returns Less Than a Month After Quitting by Kate Taylor

Zahi Hawass, who resigned as Egypt's minister of antiquities less than a month ago under criticism for his close ties to former President Hosni Mubarak, was reappointed to the post on Wednes…

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Monday, March 28, 2011

Souto de Moura Wins 2011 Pritzker Architecture Prize by Kate Taylor

Eduardo Souto de Moura, a Portuguese architect who has worked mainly in his native country, designing a major soccer stadium and numerous private houses, has been awarded the 2011 Pritzker P…

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Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Former Child Star Returns, With Wisdom by Kate Taylor

Daisy Eagan, who became the youngest girl ever to win a Tony in 1991, is dipping a toe back into theatrical waters with a cabaret show called “Still Daisy After All These Years.”

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Injured 'Spider-Man' Actor Undergoes DNA Testing by Kate Taylor

Christopher Tierney, the actor who was hurt when he fell during a December performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," has undergone DNA testing as part of his recovery.

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ArtsBeat: Injured 'Spider-Man' Actor Undergoes DNA Testing by Kate Taylor

Christopher Tierney, the actor who was hurt when he fell during a December performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," has undergone DNA testing as part of his recovery.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 04:48PM
Thursday, March 17, 2011

UNESCO Team Will Go to Egypt by Kate Taylor

A UNESCO delegation will go to Egypt next week to assess conditions at archeological sites.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 10:44AM

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