Theater

UK pledges boost for the arts as it eyes socially distant performances

UK pledges boost for the arts as it eyes socially distant performances

Published 06/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will invest nearly $2 billion in the arts and hopes to allow outdoor and socially distanced performances at cultural venues as [more…]

Broadway theaters to remain closed through early January 2021

Broadway theaters to remain closed through early January 2021

Published 29/06/2020

(Reuters) - Broadway theaters will remain closed through Jan. 3, 2021, industry group the Broadway League said on Monday, extending their coronavirus-related shutdown for another [more…]

AMC delays reopening date by two weeks to July 30

AMC delays reopening date by two weeks to July 30

Published 29/06/2020

(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said on Monday it has delayed the reopening of its theaters in the United States by two weeks to [more…]

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors asked a court in Moscow on Monday to sentence prominent film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov to six years in [more…]

After backlash, AMC says it will require masks at all U.S. theaters

After backlash, AMC says it will require masks at all U.S. theaters

Published 19/06/2020

(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc said Friday it will require guests to wear face masks at all of its U.S. movie theaters when they [more…]

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay aims to hold police accountable through art

Filmmaker Ava DuVernay aims to hold police accountable through art

Published 18/06/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Filmmaker Ava DuVernay is urging writers, dancers, poets and other artists to help make the names of abusive police officers as [more…]

AMC says it has enough cash through July as movie theaters aim to re-open

AMC says it has enough cash through July as movie theaters aim to re-open

Published 18/04/2020

(Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC.N), the world’s largest movie theater operator, said on Friday it has enough cash to withstand a global suspension [more…]

No stage, no problem: Russian ballet dancers perform in kitchens for online fans

No stage, no problem: Russian ballet dancers perform in kitchens for online fans

Published 09/04/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian ballet dancers on partial lockdown have begun giving performances at home to keep fans engaged online after theatres across the country [more…]

Broadway extends coronavirus shutdown through June 7

Broadway extends coronavirus shutdown through June 7

Published 08/04/2020

(Reuters) - Broadway theaters, among New York’s most-visited tourist attractions, will remain closed through June 7 due to the global coronavirus outbreak, an industry group [more…]

The shows must go on!: Lloyd Webber musicals to be aired for free

The shows must go on!: Lloyd Webber musicals to be aired for free

Published 02/04/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Fans of musical theatre forced by the coronavirus pandemic to stay at home will be able to watch some of Andrew Lloyd [more…]