Performing Arts

Director Zeffirelli misses gala event at new Florence museum

Jul 31, 2017

Andre Bocelli and a Haitian children's choir inaugurated the Franco Zeffirelli International Center of the Performing Arts while the 94-year-old film and theater director live-streamed the events from home

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73

Jul 31, 2017

Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died

Sam Shepard, actor and playwright, dies at 73, family spokesman says

Jul 31, 2017

Sam Shepard, actor and playwright, dies at 73, family spokesman says

Incoming Vienna Opera chief taps conductor Philippe Jordan

Jul 31, 2017

Incoming Vienna State Opera director Bogdan Roscic says he has signed conductor Philippe Jordan as the opera house's music director after Roscic takes over in 2020

Review: Bigelow explores a horrific history in 'Detroit'

Jul 27, 2017

Film Review: Kathryn Bigelow explores a horrific history with unflinching brutality in 'Detroit'

UK's Boris Johnson tours Sydney Opera House before meetings

Jul 26, 2017

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has toured the Sydney Opera House ahead of high-level bilateral security talks with Australian officials

Bayreuth opera fest opens with Swedish royals, Merkel

Jul 25, 2017

Bayreuth's annual opera festival is underway, with Sweden's king and queen joining German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the audience for Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg."

'Game of Thrones' actor who played Hodor DJs in Las Vegas

Jul 24, 2017

The actor who plays a gentle giant named Hodor in the HBO TV show "Game of Thrones" made his Las Vegas pool party debut

Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

Jul 24, 2017

Japan marks three-year countdown to 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo with relays, concerts and dancing events meant to drum up public enthusiasm for the event

Creators, cast of 'Stranger Things' debut season 2 trailer

Jul 22, 2017

The creators of "Stranger Things" premiered a new trailer for the show's second season Saturday that even the cast hadn't seen

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