Posts Tagged Performing arts

Restored Brooklyn theater to reopen with Diana Ross concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn has a new majestic performing arts theater that will kick off with a Diana Ross concert.

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Zany romp through ‘Into The Woods’ has bewitching singing

In this image released by Polk & Co., Emily Young, left, and Noah Brody appear in a scene from "Into the Woods," presented by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York. (AP Photo/Polk & Co., Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — Why go “Into the Woods” through the musical play when the big, splashy Disney movie is everywhere? Because a streamlined, refreshingly irreverent version of the 1987 theatrical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine is being performed live in New York City.

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Bulgarian soprano makes big impact as Met stand-in

In this Jan. 14, 2015 photo released by the Metropolitan Opera, Sonya Yoncheva as Violetta and Francesco Demuro as Alfredo in Verdi's "La Traviata," at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. (AP Photo/Metropolitan Opera, Ken Howard)

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking for a lyric soprano who can parachute into your production at the last minute, sing melodiously and then die movingly? At the Metropolitan Opera these days, they send out for Sonya Yoncheva.

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