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The organization, which made Brooklyn a destination for pathbreaking performances, is reducing programming next season as it seeks to rebound from the pandemic.
A new Encores! staging of the 2005 musical, starring Ruthie Ann Miles, considers what it is like to feel like an outsider, at home and abroad.
He won for his direction of the revival of “Parade.”
The 12-foot-tall Syrian refugee puppet traveled from Turkey to Britain last year. Now, she will spend nearly three weeks in the five boroughs taking part in numerous events.
Some audience members are turned off by mask mandates. Others won’t attend indoor performances without them. Arts presenters are taking different approaches this season.
The nonprofit helped make the Berkshires a destination for culture lovers under Julianne Boyd, who is retiring.
Three original cast members, who are still with the audacious musical as it celebrates its 4,000th performance, discussed its history, reception and staying power.
More than 15 years after they stormed Broadway as an angsty set of adolescents, cast members sang a soulful edition of “Touch Me.”
Lansbury, 96, was not present to accept the award in person, but the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus sang “Mame” as a special tribute.
As Broadway embarked on its road to recovery, these 45 theater artists helped pave the way.
Audiences are increasingly asked to lock their phones in pouches at comedy shows, concerts and some plays. But what happens onstage doesn’t alway stay onstage.
Robert Ainsley, a champion of new American opera, takes the reins from Francesca Zambello. He said the festival would continue to showcase work that tells “everyone’s story.”
The actress made theater history, becoming the first openly transgender performer to be nominated for a Tony Award for her work in “A Strange Loop.”
While for-profit theater owners and operators agreed to stop checking proof of vaccination this week, several nonprofit Broadway theaters continue to require it.
The industry hopes that ending vaccine checks will make theatergoing more attractive, and that the remaining mask mandate will help keep audiences safe as cases have risen.
Cultural institutions face tough decisions: Is it safe to drop mask and vaccine requirements, and would doing so be more likely to lure audiences back or keep them away?
“Out of Time” at the Public Theater is intended to showcase the talents of older actors. “People want to dismiss your stories,” the show’s director says. Not here.
Gina Duncan, who had been working at the Sundance Institute since 2020, will return to the Brooklyn Academy of Music to lead it out of the pandemic.
The sold-out production had been scheduled to run through Jan. 30, but decided to cancel its few remaining performances.
He voiced the evil sorcerer in the Disney movies, and originated the character in the Broadway production. On Sunday, he took his final bow in the show.
Dozens of people who studied at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts during a period of more than 40 years say they were sexually, emotionally or physically abused there as mi…
The company will delay the start of its season by nine days, the latest performing arts group to cancel or postpone programming as the virus surges.
Friday performances of the show were canceled because of breakthrough coronavirus cases in the company. It is one of several shows that has had to scrap performances recently.
The Department of Cultural Affairs is awarding $51.4 million in grants to more than 1,000 nonprofit arts and cultural groups that are seeking to rebound from the pandemic.
The playwright ended a run of “Paradise Blue” a week after it opened at the Geffen Playhouse. The theater acknowledged “missteps.”
“I would ask you to sit back and luxuriate in his extraordinary words and music,” the director John Doyle said before Friday’s performance of the “Assassins” revival.
The United States now allows vaccinated international travelers into the country. It’s welcome news for arts institutions that lost revenue and cut jobs during the pandemic.
The play canceled performances this month because of breakthrough cases in the company. With costs mounting, it will close Nov. 28.