Performing Arts

Petrenko, Arakawa highlight World Figure Skating Hall class

Apr 17, 2018

Olympic champions Viktor Petrenko, Shizuka Arakawa and Elena Valova and Oleg Vasiliev have been elected to the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame

'Mockingbird' Broadway producer sues Harper Lee's estate

Apr 17, 2018

The producer of the Broadway production of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" has filed a lawsuit against the executor of the late author's estate, which has challenged screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's adaptation

Outdoors humor columnist Patrick F. McManus dies at 84

Apr 13, 2018

Patrick F. McManus, a prolific writer best known for his humor columns in fishing and hunting magazines who also wrote mystery novels and one-man comedy plays, has died

North Carolina court allows case against dance instructors

Apr 11, 2018

North Carolina's highest court says dance instructors who glided away to a competing dance studio can still be sued by the employer who wrangled the foreign-born pair's permission to work in the United States

Highly regarded poet J.D. McClatchy has died at age 72

Apr 11, 2018

Highly regarded poet, editor and translator J.D. McClatchy, who had been battling cancer, died Tuesday night at his home in New York City at age 72

Soprano has 3 leading roles in HD broadcasts in same season

Apr 10, 2018

Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva will set a record at the Metropolitan Opera by performing 3 leading roles in HD broadcasts in the same season

Iranian TV: Tehran city council accepts mayor's resignation

Apr 10, 2018

Iranian TV: Tehran city council accepts resignation of mayor criticized by hard-liners for watching schoolgirls dance

Pioneering black choreographer, director Donald McKayle dies

Apr 10, 2018

Donald McKayle, a modern dancer and choreographer who brought the black experience in America to the Broadway stage in musicals such as "Raisin" and "Sophisticated Ladies," has died

Tina Fey: Online bullying makes her 'Mean Girls' relevant

Apr 9, 2018

Tina Fey had no idea "Mean Girls" would be timelier today than it was 14 years ago

'Hamilton' takes 7 prizes at UK stage Olivier Awards

Apr 8, 2018

Historical hip-hop musical "Hamilton" took seven trophies including best new musical at British theater's Olivier Awards, where women's rights activists joined stage stars on the red carpet to support to the Time's Up movement

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