Arts & Entertainment

Watch Jay & Silent Bob ‘Get Old’

Jay & Silent Bob will be in town, but they won’t be here to sell pot, that’s for sure. They just want to chat.The comedy duo has been through a lot together during their 25-year friendship, and...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The company line

DATE: Jan. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The opera plays with history – again

At the core of “Maria Stuarda” lies a power struggle. The Protestant Queen of England contends with a Catholic monarch, the Queen of Scotland, who aspires to the British throne. What better...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Hirsch and Cavanagh team up for ‘Freud’

NEW YORK – When the play “Freud’s Last Session” opened in a Manhattan YMCA in 2010 it became an unlikely hit, but few could have predicted just how widely seen the session would become.This...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Met Opera takes camping trip to Troy in HD

Opera lovers who survive Hector Berlioz’s marathon “Les Troyens” deserve an Olympic medal of some kind. It takes stamina to perform this grandiose pageant and endurance to sit through five hours...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Broadway honors Jack Klugman and Charles Durning

NEW YORK – The theater community honored Jack Klugman and Charles Durning by dimming Broadway’s lights in back-to-back memorials.The marquees at all Broadway theaters went dark for one minute at 8...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Broadway’s ‘Chicago’ enters history books

NEW YORK – “Chicago” has swaggered into the history books again.Thursday night's performance of the edgy musical was its 6,681, meaning it becomes the third longest-running show in Broadway...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET splurges on the Nile

With Verdi’s “Aida,” grand opera couldn’t be more grandiose.The Metropolitan Opera’s elaborate revival is so over the top, it sets a standard for opulence. Audiences can’t get enough of Director...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Bah, humbug!

At last count, 10 clocks surmount the new Durango Arts Center production of “A Christmas Carol.” They hang here and there above a stage full of props, boxes and a hat tree for quick, on-stage...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

MET finds more royal turmoil in Stockholm

Here we go again. “Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” is yet another opera about a powerful ruler who in the end forgives his enemies. Didn’t we just see that last week at The MET: Live in HD?Yes, we...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ on the air

“It’s a Wonderful Life” opened in December 1946 in New York City, and the holiday classic’s heartwarming message endures despite recent holiday seasons more memorable for the not-so-heartwarming...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Spend Saturday morning in Rome

Decisions, decisions, decisions.Torn between his best friend and the love of his life, Sesto has a hard decision to make. Vitellia, the embittered daughter of Rome’s late emperor, wants Sesto to...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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