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Relive the Tale of Two Queens -- Thanks to Donizetti!

Lina de la Torre | Posted 03.29.2016 | Arts
Lina de la Torre

Thanks to Donizetti's beautiful opera and the exquisite staging of his work by companies like the Seattle Opera, audiences of today can experience the incredible drama of the two queens and the redemption that Mary finds in the end.

First Nighter: Maria Stuarda at the Met, Donna McKechnie at 54 Below

David Finkle | Posted 01.03.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In setting Maria Stuarda to music, Gaetano Donizetti did some of his most beautiful writing, not just for the title character and her prevailing adversary Elizabeth I. Throughout, Donizetti also imagined any number of ensembles

Women Who Were Born On July 4

Posted 07.04.2012 | Women

For most of us, July 4th is synonymous with fireworks, family and barbecue. It also happens to be the birthday of several notable women -- from advice...

WATCH: HAIKU REVIEWS: SeeLine, West Side, And An Unexpected Man | San Francisco, LA, NYC

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. This week, Peter Frank, Geor...

Janet McTeer embraces Carnage

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Actress Janet McTeer relaxes her 6-foot-plus frame in her dressing-room chair backstage at the Bernard Jacobs Theater and coaxes the dregs of a home-m...

Bush Follies Brought Tudors to Broadway

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

Surveying some of Broadway's best offerings over the last couple years, one common storyline jumps out. King Henry VIII and all of the Tudors-related atrocities have seen a prominent revival.

Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Sarah Jessica Parker & More At 'Mary Stuart' Opening (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The opening night of 'Mary Stuart' at the Broadhurst on Sunday night brought out some of New York's acting royalty to watch Janet McTeer and Harriet W...