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When it comes to operatic ghost stories, none is more creepily effective than Benjamin Britten's "The Turn of the Screw."
For the second night in a row, superstorm Sandy and its aftermath forced David Letterman to live out that performer's nightmare: Telling jokes to a vacant theater, or as he called it, "a big ol' empty barn."
As promised, Jimmy Kimmel moved forward with plans to tape his Tuesday show in Brooklyn.
Broadway, Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center all remained dark Tuesday as superstorm Sandy left the New York entertainment industry fighting to go on with the show _ even if it meant performing for empty studios.
New York City Opera will return to its roots at New York City Center in March after a 48-year absence, splitting the 2012-13 season between its former home and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Rufus Wainwright's "Prima Donna" took an unusual path to its United States premiere, switching companies and sopranos.
In a last-ditch effort to save one of America's cultural institutions, unions representing the New York City Opera have reached tentative agreements that could pump new life into a company teetering on the financial brink.
A bitter contract dispute has led to a lockout of musicians at the New York City Opera, a possible "death knell" for a company that has nurtured singers such as Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo and Beverly Sills.
A bitter contract dispute has led to a lockout of musicians at the New York City Opera, a possible "death knell" for a company that's nurtured such singers as Renee Fleming, Placido Domingo and Beverly Sills.
The union representing New York City Opera's chorus assumes it will be locked out by the troubled company if a labor agreement isn't reached by the scheduled start of rehearsals on Monday.
It has been more than a half-century since the Metropolitan Opera debuted a successful staging of Mozart's "Don Giovanni." The wait continues.
"Boy, this is a great city," says Woody Allen, lounging on a park bench that overlooks Manhattan's East River and the 59th Street Bridge. "I don't care what anybody says. It's really a knockout, you know?"
Geoffrey Rush is going mad _ again.
Kevin Spacey and Sam Mendes are reuniting for a trans-Atlantic production of "Richard III," producers announced Thursday.
Clarence Greenwood, known to his listening public as Citizen Cope, often plays strings of sold-out concerts, hitting venues like Philadelphia's Electric Factory and the Brooklyn Academy of Music.