Performing Arts

Nezet-Seguin becomes Met Opera's music director next season

Feb 16, 2018

Yannick Nezet-Seguin will become the Metropolitan Opera's music director next season, two years earlier than planned, providing a leader to an orchestra fighting drift and defections for more than a decade

Oscar funnyman says play up envelope mess, not harassers

Feb 15, 2018

Comedy writer Bruce Vilanch has made nearly two-dozen Oscar ceremonies funny and memorable, and he's got some advice for this year's show

Truly best in show: Westminster winner makes Broadway debut

Feb 15, 2018

America's new top dog has become best in a Broadway show

With an emphasis on big, Marc Jacobs closes out Fashion Week

Feb 15, 2018

Big shapes, big colors, big show: Marc Jacobs closed out Fashion Week with a bang by oversizing everything he could

Muti still on mission to honor original intent of Verdi

Feb 14, 2018

Riccardo Muti is a man on a mission, intent on forcing singers, orchestras and young directors to honor the original intent of Giuseppe Verdi and other composers

'Scorpion' actress Katharine McPhee heading to Broadway

Feb 14, 2018

Actress Katharine McPhee is stepping into the hit musical 'Waitress,' marking the Broadway debut for the former cast member of 'Smash'

Broadway star, 5-time Tony nominee Jan Maxwell dies at 61

Feb 13, 2018

Broadway star and five-time Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell has died

Ridicule of leaders, samba, skimpy garb at Brazil Carnival

Feb 13, 2018

Brazilians are making fun of local and world leaders, pushing boundaries and partying hard during Carnival celebrations

Betty Buckley to lead US national tour of 'Hello, Dolly!'

Feb 12, 2018

Betty Buckley has been tapped to lead the national tour of "Hello, Dolly!"

Tasty role: Bass gets pasta on stage from celebrity chef

Feb 11, 2018

The baritone got an extra tasty role at the Metropolitan Opera

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