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  • Monster Mash: Director named for Eli Broad's Michigan museum; Michael Jackson photos sell

     
    Appointment: Michigan State University has named Michael Rush as the director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, scheduled to open in 2012. Rush formerly headed the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. (Lansing State Journal) Pop star: A......
  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian removes controversial Jesus video; Thomas Kinkade faces personal problems

     
    Controversial: The National Portrait Gallery in Washington has removed a video work depicting a crucified Jesus covered in ants that certain politicians had criticized. The video was part of the Smithsonian's "Hide/Seek" exhibition. (The Washington Post)...
  • Stephen Sondheim, Tony Kushner together at last in New York

     
    Have we had enough of the celebrations this year of Stephen Sondheim and Tony Kushner? Apparently for certain die-hard fans, there can never be too much of a good thing as far as these theatrical lions are concerned. Sondheim and......
  • Marathon Drama Redux: 'Gatz' and 'Angels in America'

     
    Theatrical marathons, those all-day affairs adored by festival-trotting Europeans, are quietly staging a comeback in New York. Nothing as momentous as Peter Brook’s production of “The Mahabharata” or the Royal Shakespeare Company’s “Nicholas...
  • 'Angels in America' at Signature Theatre Company: What did the critics think?

     
    One of the most anticipated New York theater events of the season isn't happening on Broadway, but at a small theater off the beaten tourist track. The Signature Theatre Company recently opened Tony Kushner's "Angels in America," a revival production........
  • Theater review: 'Angels in America' at the Signature Theatre Company

     
    “Angels in America,” Tony Kushner’s grand epic now in revival off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre Company, is one of the most coveted tickets of the fall season in New York, suggesting a hunger in these lean times for substantive ideas......
  • A big season for Tony Kushner

     
    Among the many issues in "Angels in America," Tony Kushner's millennial epic about gay men coping with the AIDS pandemic in Ronald Reagan's America, is that overused word in the national lexicon: "Change." The play offers an answer to the......
  • Lynn Nottage working on 'Ruined' screenplay for Oprah Winfrey, HBO Films

     
    "Ruined," the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama that recently opened at the Geffen Playhouse after runs in New York, Chicago and Seattle, is getting ready to come to a television screen near you. A representative for Lynn Nottage said that the......
  • Hollywood shows some support for Israeli actors' refusal to perform in West Bank settlement

     
    In late August, a new cultural hall in the West Bank settlement of Ariel drew international attention when a group of Israeli actors, directors and playwrights refused to perform in the facility in protest of their country's policies toward Palestinians.....
  • KCRW-FM to broadcast 'The Ring and I'

     
    Los Angeles Opera's production of "The Ring of the Nibelung" is a challenging and artistically far-out staging that is likely to be confusing for newcomers to the 19-hour (including intermissions) epic cycle. So where can beginners go to get their......
  • Glimmerglass Opera announces changes under Francesca Zambello

     
    One of the country's leading summer cultural festivals, Glimmerglass Opera in Cooperstown, N.Y., will welcome its new artistic director, Francesca Zambello, in September. The prolific opera and theater director said Monday that the festival will undergo...