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Top 10 Venues for Live Theater

Cheapflights | Posted 05.26.2014 | Travel

No matter what show you catch, each of these theaters will serve as memorable backdrops for its own reason.

Curtain Call at Europe's Operas for Subodh Gupta, The Simpsons and Digital Divas

Simon Hewitt | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

Flitting around Europe to report on art events this Fall threw up evening opportunities to enjoy opera on either side of what was once the Iron Curtain.

Bolshoi Ballet Drama Wages On As Ousted Director Testifies In Acid Attack Trial

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW (AP) — There were simmering tensions between Bolshoi ballet chief Sergei Filin and dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, who is suspected of mastermindi...

Bolshoi Ballet Chief Scarred In Acid Attack Set To Testify In Moscow

AP | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — The chief of the famed Bolshoi ballet company is to testify in Moscow at the case of a ballet star suspected of mastermindin...


AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — A Bolshoi ballet dancer who is accused of ordering an acid attack on the company's ballet chief has pleaded not guilty. Pav...

Bolshoi Violinist Dies After Falling Into Orchestra Pit

Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts

Viktor Sedov, a 65-year-old violinist at Russia's Bolshoi Theater, died this week after falling into the institute's orchestra pit. The event marks ye...

Another Scandal At The Bolshoi?!

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The chief of Moscow's Bolshoi Theater was fired Tuesday after months of infighting following an acid attack on its artistic director th...

Embezzlement At The Bolshoi?

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- Russian police have launched a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of 90 million rubles (about $3 million) of state funds during th...

Guess Who's Not Coming Back To The Bolshoi?

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- The Bolshoi Theater won't renew the contract of Nikolai Tsiskaridze, a veteran principal dancer and teacher who for years has been in open c...

Bolshoi Director And Principal Dancer Battle Over Ballet's Future

AP | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The Bolshoi Theater's general director has rejected criticism from an assertive principal dancer who is openly aspiring to take his job...

Bolshoi Chief Says Acid Attack Dancer Could Keep Job

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet said the dancer arrested on suspicion of giving the go-ahead to an acid attack that badly b...

Bolshoi Mastermind Remains At Large | SOPHIA KISHKOVSKY | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts
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The web of intrigue around Russia's Bolshoi Theater continued to grow over the weekend after Anatoly Iksanov, the theater's general director, told Rus...

Who's Who In The Bolshoi Ballet Drama

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

The real-life drama surrounding Russia's Bolshoi Theater reached all new heights of absurdity this week when it was revealed that the acid attack on a...

Clap Between Movements: Classical Music With No Past

Laurence Vittes | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Laurence Vittes

Sunday, October 23, San Francisco Time to Put Back Orchestras Into Your Classical Music Portfolio Beginning October 23 and continuing throughout the ...

David Hallberg's Move to the Bolshoi: The Beginning of the "Moneyball-et" Era?

Marc Kirschner | Posted 12.05.2011 | Arts
Marc Kirschner

Is the future of American dance to be a farm system for companies overseas, and if this is the start of a trend, are we equipped to reverse it?