NPR’s latest on the performing arts
The past year, with COVID and calls for social justice, has made those running Lincoln Center and other arts organizations question their core missions, says Lincoln Center's president Henry Timms.
Posted: May 11, 2021, 3:23 pm
A new mask for singers has been developed and tested by the San Francisco Opera in collaboration with medics and researchers. The company is testing it in rehearsals for its first post-pandemic show.
Posted: May 6, 2021, 8:17 pm
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Los Angeles Times staff writer Stacy Perman about reforms the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will vote on Thursday under pressure from top Hollywood publicists.
Posted: May 5, 2021, 8:29 pm
Recovered from a career-threatening injury, Miloš Karadaglic has his sights set on two goals: finding the next great classical guitar concerto, and erasing the taboo of injuries among musicians.
Posted: May 5, 2021, 9:00 am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Broadway can open on May 19. But opening a show takes time.
Posted: May 3, 2021, 9:28 pm
Olympia Dukakis, who won an Oscar playing Cher's mother in the romantic comedy Moonstruck, has died. She was 89.
Posted: May 1, 2021, 9:07 pm
A cleverly made Romeo & Juliet, adapted from a planned theatrical run to a filmed version, embraces the promise and the romance of a large and empty theater as a place to situate a classic story.
Posted: April 23, 2021, 9:01 am
Performances and speeches honor this year's NEA Jazz Masters award recipients, including Terri Lyne Carrington, Albert "Tootie" Heath, Henry Threadgill & Phil Schaap. Watch live Thu, Apr 22 at 8PM ET!
Posted: April 21, 2021, 5:43 pm
Broadway has been dark for quite some time due to the pandemic. Some out of work Broadway actors are using singing telegrams to earn some cash and make use of their talents.
Posted: April 20, 2021, 9:04 am
The producer announced Saturday that he would take a step back after allegations of bullying and workplace misconduct were reported this month.
Posted: April 17, 2021, 10:26 pm