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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Jean-Claude Carrière, screenwriter of Cyrano de Bergerac and Belle de Jour, dies aged 89 by Agence France-Presse

Hailed as France’s finest screenwriter, Carrière won many awards in a six-decade movie career – and for the stage penned a memorable Mahabharata for Peter Brook Celebrated French screen…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM
Monday, April 8, 2019

Renowned Russian director Serebrennikov freed from house arrest by Agence France-Presse

Court orders release of theatre and film director on trial over embezzlement charges A Russian court has ordered the release from house arrest of the renowned film and theatre director Kiril…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:21AM
Saturday, June 16, 2018

Russian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky dead at 87 by Agence France-Presse

The pianist and composer’s career spanned more than 50 years, including a stint as artistic director of the Bolshoi theatreRussian conductor Gennady Rozhdestvensky has died at the age of 8…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:32PM
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Nude scenes will never be the same after Weinstein, Robert Lepage says by Agence France-Presse

As he revives a play inspired by sexual predator the Marquis de Sade, the Québécois director has been forced into a rethinkOnly a few months ago, before the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke,…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:51PM
Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Alexander Burdonsky, Russian Director and Stalin’s Grandson, Dies at 75 by Agence France-Presse

Mr. Burdonsky, who worked for 45 years at the Central Theater of the Russian Army in Moscow, was named a People’s Artist of Russia in 1996.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 05:42PM
Friday, September 16, 2016

Paris Opera's star ballet dancer Aurélie Dupont to take her final bow by Agence France-Presse

Principal ballerina will step down next month aged 42 to become company’s ballet mistress, with last performance to be shown in hundreds of cinemasAurélie Dupont, a principal ballerina fo…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:38PM
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play tops French bestseller list – in English by Agence France-Presse

More than 36,000 English-language copies of the script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have been sold in France in the first weekThe world’s best-loved wizard has bewitched youngsters…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:49AM
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Yukio Ninagawa, masterful director of Shakespeare, dies aged 80 by Agence France-Presse

Ninagawa, who won acclaim for a samurai-style Macbeth at the Edinburgh festival, had been suffering from pneumoniaYukio Ninagawa, the world-renowned Japanese stage director known for his ada…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:22AM
Thursday, February 4, 2016

Benjamin Millepied to leave Paris Opera Ballet, reports say by Agence France-Presse

Black Swan choreographer, who took over France’s prestigious ballet company in 2014, is said to be on the verge of quittingStar choreographer Benjamin Millepied is on the point of quitting…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:58AM
Sunday, May 3, 2015

Russian ballet dancer Maya Plisetskaya dies at 89 by Agence France-Presse

Star of the Bolshoi, whose career spanned five decades, was still dancing for the public at an age when most dancers would have retired Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Paris Opera's star ballet dancer Aurélie Dupont to take her final bow by Agence France-Presse

Principal ballerina will step down next month aged 42 to become company’s ballet mistress, with last performance to be shown in hundreds of cinemas Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:13PM
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

George Clooney gets political at the Venice film festival by Agence France-Presse

Hollywood star George Clooney spoke Wednesday of his disillusionment with the United States’ political scene ahead of the premiere of his dark political thriller The Ides of March at t…

SOURCE: National Post (Canada) at 12:22PM

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