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By Terra Budary On Thursday, October 29th, 2015
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Verdi’s ‘Otello’ by The Met is an intense drama to captivate audiences

Giuseppe Verdi was coaxed out of retirement to write the opera Otello, an intense version of Shakespeare’s Othello. It premiered on February 5, 1887. The orchestra for this production was conducted by Yannick More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015
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Benedict Cumberbatch in ‘Hamlet’: 5 stars, a truly remarkable adaptation, encore set for November

William Shakespeare would be proud of the Barbican theatre performance in London, bringing Hamlet to life and broadcasting live through Fathom Events. Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch stars as the titular character More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Some Quirky Facts about Italy

photo/ Julia Casado via Pixabay.com Italy is a country that has fascinated us for thousands of years. Some of the world’s greatest artists, musicians and thinkers were from Italy and many still flock here in order More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Director’s Julie Taymor’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ set for June screening in theaters

Fathom Events and Omniverse Vision partner to present “Julie Taymor’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in select U.S. cinemas on June 22 at 7:00 p.m. local time. This production is directed by Julie Taymor (Frida, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Fathom sets NT Live event: ‘Hamlet’ starring Benedict Cumberbatch coming in October

Fathom Events, in partnership with National Theatre Live and BY Experience are pleased to present “NT Live: Hamlet” on October 15, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. local time. Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (The More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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Bolshoi Ballet’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is a beautiful rendition of the classic tale

Impossible love is brought to the stage with Bolshoi Ballet’s presentation of Romeo and Juliet via Fathom Events. Alexander Volchkov and Anna Nikulina captivates audiences as the title characters, bringing More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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‘Dexter’ star Michael C Hall, Wil Wheaton, Richard Armitage top Audio Book Award nominees

Audible.com’s two production arms, Audible Studios and ACX, received 28 nominations for the 2015 Audie Awards, which honor outstanding audiobooks and other spoken-word performances. Audible finalists feature in More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Stratford Festival to present ‘King Lear’ ‘King John,’ ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ in theaters next year

Three of Shakespeare’s great dramas about the burdens, madness and romance of ruling, all performed by one of the world’s premier repertory theater companies – The Stratford Festival in Ontario Canada – More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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‘Macbeth’ kicks off the Met Opera tour with a powerful Verdi adaptation

When most people hear Macbeth, they are only think William Shakespeare and the classic opera by Giuseppe Verdi which kicks off the 2014 Metropolitan Opera season. Soprano Anna Netrebko stars as Lady Macbeth, Joseph More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Liz Morgan interview: ‘The Remaining,’ her love of Shakespeare and Tarantino films

A new faith-based film centering around the Biblical account of the Rapture in a new and interesting way. The Remaining is described as a horror/thriller, not a genre well populated with faith-based films. Speaking More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, July 5th, 2014
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Damian Lewis confesses he’ll ‘miss Brody’ as ‘Homeland’ season 4 films

Fans may have been divided on the Homeland season 3 finale and the demise of Brody. Star Damian Lewis may also be a bit saddened by the exclusion of the popular character. “I’d known for some time that this More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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‘The Winter’s Tale’ and ‘Hairspray’ highlight Patel Conservatory summer schedule

The Patel Conservatory at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts offers summer camps and programs for children, teens and adults in music, theater and dance. Camps range from one to five weeks, with More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Kenneth Branagh talks ‘Jack Ryan’ acting and directing, action sequences and the budget

Director Kenneth Branagh’s Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, based on the Tom Clancy character, features an original story following Jack Ryan (played by Chris Pine) as he uncovers a financial terrorist plot. Starring More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, January 23rd, 2011
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Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman talk ‘Thor’ movie

It’s almost impossible to keep up with all of the hype, news, trailers and reports on the long list of comic book films. “Thor” competes with his fellow Marvel adaptations such as “Captain More...


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