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  • New York City Opera near bankruptcy; Kickstarter effort falling short

    New York City Opera near bankruptcy; Kickstarter effort falling short
    New York's second-largest opera company appears to be on the brink of bankruptcy as an emergency fundraising effort is failing to meet its target, barring any last-minute miracle. The New York City Opera was looking to raise $1 million through...
  • New York City Opera officially calls it quits

    New York City Opera officially calls it quits
    New York City Opera, the venerated institution that New York mayor Fiorello La Guardia once affectionately dubbed the "people's opera," has officially lowered the curtain for good.  The company announced on Tuesday morning that it has begun the...
  • Placido Domingo: New York City Opera demise would be a 'tragedy'

    Placido Domingo: New York City Opera demise would be a 'tragedy'
    When renowned tenor Plácido Domingo was still a relatively unknown singer from Spain, he made his Los Angeles-area debut at the Music Center in 1967 in a touring series by the New York City Opera. His local debut included performances in "Don Rodrigo,"...
  • Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas

    Kenneth Branagh's lauded 'Macbeth' is coming to U.S. cinemas
    Kenneth Branagh is back in Bard territory with a new production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" that he stars in and co-directed with Rob Ashford at the Manchester International Festival in England. The production marks the first time Branagh has played the...
  • Jeff Goldblum heading off-Broadway for Bruce Norris' 'Domesticated'

    Jeff Goldblum heading off-Broadway for Bruce Norris' 'Domesticated'
    Bruce Norris, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright of "Clybourne Park," opened his metaphysical drama "A Parallelogram" at the Mark Taper Forum on Sunday. The busy New York writer already has his eye on his next play, the politically...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Foyle's War,' 'Writers' Room,' 'Breaking Amish'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Foyle's War,' 'Writers' Room,'  'Breaking Amish'
    PBS is chockablock with solid fare this summer, with new episodes of the "Inspector Morse" prequel series "Endeavor" currently airing, along with repeats of "Call the Midwife," Season Two, and an adaptation of "The Lady Vanishes" coming up next month....
  • Math concepts in 'A Parallelogram' a challenge to some audiences

    Math concepts in 'A Parallelogram' a challenge to some audiences
    A refresher course in high school geometry isn't a prerequisite for "A Parallelogram," the play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Norris running at the Mark Taper Forum. But it certainly wouldn't hurt. The four actors in Norris' strange, ambiguous domestic...
  • Actress Julie Harris dies at 87; Tony-winning Broadway star

    Actress Julie Harris dies at 87; Tony-winning Broadway star
    Julie Harris, the delicate yet steely grande dame of the stage whose performances earned her a record five Tony Awards and 10 Tony nominations, died Saturday. She was 87. Harris died of congestive heart failure at her home in West Chatham, Mass.,...
  • NYFF: Ben Stiller's 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' realizes a fantasy

    NYFF: Ben Stiller's 'Secret Life of Walter Mitty' realizes a fantasy
    NEW YORK -- Can "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" turn its dreams into reality? That fraught question about the Ben Stiller fantasy picture saw the first hints of an answer on Saturday at the New York Film Festival, where the pricey Christmas release had...
  • Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes to receive tributes at NYFF

    Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes to receive tributes at NYFF
    The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced that Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes will be honored with gala tribute events during the upcoming New York Film Festival. Fiennes and Blanchett appeared together onscreen in the 1997 film "Oscar and Lucinda....
  • Classical musicians suffer for their art — literally

    Classical musicians suffer for their art — literally
    So you think classical music is purely a rarefied pursuit, where what matter are creativity, spirit and soul? The musician's body does not agree. Not midway through a high-powered symphony. Not sitting near the crashing cymbals in Tchaikovsky's 1812...