India’s benchmark Sensex stock index surged 1.6 percent Monday to a record high after official results confirmed the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party trounced the ruling Congress Party in four heartland states, including the capital New Delhi.
Many don’t know that four-time Broadway legend and leading lady Mary Martin would have celebrated her 100th birthday on December 1, but staunch aficionados like the folks at Urban Stages remember her fondly on the first night of "Winter Rhythms."
The Lincoln Center Theater stages a visually lavish production of William Shakespeare’s tragic Scottish play, featuring actor Ethan Hawke.
Based on a 1920 novella by French writer Colette, Martha Clarke’s multidisciplinary adaptation features legendary ballerina Alessandra Ferri, award-winning actress Amy Irving, pianist Sarah Rothenberg and text by Tina Howe.
What becomes a legend most? In the case of "The Phantom of the Opera" it is a re-imagining, which is taking place in a new production that recently started a U.S. tour in Providence, RI.
It was clear when I talked to Andrew Lippa, composer of "A Little Princess," that the lives of those who make musicals are dramatic. Is it any wonder that so many musicals are about characters that believe in the unbelievable and triumph over adversity?
FIERCE. That’s the word that pops up when I think of this particular Margaret. Totally funny and just a little vulnerable, sweet and a bit scrappy, a fighter with a big heart.