Performing Arts

Betty Buckley and Judy Collins: Still Going Strong

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Judy Collins and Betty Buckley both emerged as stars in the 1960s. Collins’s first recording was released in 1961, and Buckley made her Broadway debut...




  • Open sketch at the "First Fridays" event at The Frick Collection in New York City on June 2, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

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  • (Courtesy of Klara Min)

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  • Members of the Prague Symphony Orchestra, Prague Philharmonic Choir, and the Kühn Choir of Prague take the stage before the June 6, 2013 screening of “Defiant Requiem” in the St. Vitus Cathedral. (Josef Rabara)

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  • Tim Ribchester conducting in Vidin, Bulgaria in October. (Courtesy of Tim Ribchester)

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  • Six Degrees of Separation
BROADWAYPLAY
ETHEL BARRYMORE THEATRE
243 W. 47TH ST.

CAST
Allison Janney 
Ouisa 
Corey Hawkins 
Paul 
John Benjamin Hickey 
Flan 
Jim Bracchitta 
Policeman 
Tony Carlin 
Doorman 
Michael Countryman 
Larkin 
James Cusati-Moyer 
Broadway debut	Hustler 
Ned Eisenberg 
Dr. Fine 
Lisa Emery 
Kitty 
Keenan Jolliff 
Broadway debut	Woody 
Peter Mark Kendall 
Broadway debut	Rick 
Cody Kostro 
Broadway debut	Doug 
Sarah Mezzanotte 
Broadway debut	Elizabeth 
Colby Minifie 
Tess 
Paul O'Brien 
Detective 
Chris Perfetti 
Trent 
Ned Riseley 
Broadway debut	Ben 
Michael Siberry 
Geoffrey 

Written by John Guare
Directed by Trip Cullman
Scenic Design by Mark Wendland; Costume Design by Clint Ramos; Lighting Design by Ben Stanton; Sound Design by Darron L. West; Projection Design by Lucy Mackinnon; Wig Design by Charles LaPointe

    Theater Review: ‘Six Degrees of Separation’

    NEW YORK—There’s a fine line between believing the truth of a situation and wanting to believe it.  The powerful Broadway revival of John Guare’s 1990... Read more

  • (L–R) Robert David Grant and Ari Brand, play brothers with fortune always seeming to befriend one more than the other, in “The Lucky One” by A.A. Milne. (Richard Termine)

    Theater Review: ‘The Lucky One’

    NEW YORK—Although A.A. Milne is known predominantly for his lovely series of “Winnie the Pooh” children’s books, he was also a prolific playwright, penning over... Read more

  • Opera singer Darren Chase at his home in Manhattan, New York, on April 21, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Baritone Darren Chase: Classics Provide Endless Inspiration

    The classics offer artists endless inspiration, says baritone Darren Chase. Each classic piece not only captures its creator’s zeitgeist, but also becomes fertile soil for... Read more

  • (L–R) Steven Eng, Megan Masako Haley (background), and Ann Harada in a scene from the Classic Stage Company’s production of “Pacific Overtures.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Pacific Overtures’

    NEW YORK—Change, be it good or bad, is always inevitable. The secret is never losing sight of who you are during the process, a lesson... Read more

  • Roberto Alagna as Cyrano in Franco Alfano's “Cyrano de Bergerac.”  (Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera)

    Opera Review: ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’

    NEW YORK—Franco Alfano’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” is a minor opera, but with Roberto Alagna in the title role, a strong supporting cast and a beautiful... Read more

  • Michael Brown. (Jamie Beck)

    Composer Pianist Michael Brown on Creating Musical Journeys

    NEW YORK—Pianist and composer Michael Brown is a storyteller. During a recent recital, he performed a polished program weaving together a web of fugues by... Read more

  • The cast of "The Play The Goes Wrong." (Jeremy Daniel)

    Theater Review: ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’

    NEW YORK—Anybody who has ever worked in theater or attended it on a regular basis has a story about things going amiss on stage, whether... Read more

  • (L–R) Steven Blakeley and Emily Laing in J.B. Priestley’s “The Roundabout,” Carol Rosegg/Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters)

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    History has proven communism to be categorically the most deadly form of government ever; it has collectively killed approximately 150 million humans to date. So it... Read more

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