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Mariinsky Ballet Featuring Hodson’s ‘Le sacre du printemps,’ Fokine’s ‘Le Spectre de la Rose’ and ‘The Swan,’ and Petipa’s ‘Paquita Grand Pas’ at The Kennedy Center

 Russians return to the glory days of ballet Ulyana Lopatkina could have wrapped up The Kennedy Center and taken it home with her after her performance in The Swan, a.k.a. The Dying Swan, created by Michel Fokine in 1905 to Camille Saint-Saens’ cello solo Le Cygne. The gorgeous redheaded prima ballerina – I dare anyone […]

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The Recipients of the 2014 Kennedy Center Honors Are Announced

AL GREEN, TOM HANKS, PATRICIA MCBRIDE, STING, AND LILY TOMLIN TO RECEIVE 37TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS America to Celebrate the Careers of Five Extraordinary Artists Sunday, December 7, 2014 Gala will be broadcast on CBS on December 30, 2014 at 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection […]

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‘Man in a Case’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by John Stoltenberg

It is one thing to amble through a modern art gallery and appreciate an innovative multimedia installation—some videos and audio here, some projections and lighting effects there, perhaps some human performers moving and speaking with random disjunction and non sequitur connotation. One is at liberty in such esoteric circumstances to  interpret free-associatively, to mentally assemble […]

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Shakespeare Theatre Co. Adds ‘A Funny Thing,’ ‘Mies Julie’ & Baryshnikov in 2013-1014 Schedule by Lindsay Tolar

SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY FINALIZES THE 2013-2014 SEASON Additions Include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Presentations of Mies Julie and Mikhail Baryshnikov in Man in a Case The Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the addition of a sixth mainstage production, plus two intriguing presentations to complete the 2013-2014 Season. The Stephen Sondheim musical A Funny Thing Happened […]

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35th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced Today by Joel Markowitz

Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Ntalia Makarova, and Led Zeppelin to receive the 35th annual Kennedy Center Honors. What a wonderful group they selected this year! The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced the selection of the seven individuals who will receive the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors. Recipients to be honored at […]

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Vladik Miagkostupov. Photo courtesy of Cirque du Soleil.

Vladik Miagkostoupov: Juggler Extraordinaire at Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Dralion’ by Carolyn Kelemen

Juggling is a way of life for “Cirque” star Vladik Miagkostupov is the Mikhail Baryshnikov of juggling. With stylized choreography that makes the most of his incredible flexibility, this 28-year-old artist incorporates a fast-paced performance with more than a hint of ballet. And like Misha, Vlad was born in the former Soviet Union – Baryshnikov […]

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