Theatre interview: David Leddy on the fight to save Fire Exit

Fire Exit produces important, acclaimed and popular work but its future is now in doubt after Creative Scotland’s funding cut When Fire Exit Theatre’s latest show The Last Bordello arrives at the Traverse on Tuesday evening, it will not look like the work of a theatre...

Detroit’s ‘jazz angel’ gifts the city with performance space

Businesswoman and philanthropist Gretchen Valade, a Grosse Pointe Farms resident, has announced another substantial donation to Wayne State University to support jazz education and performance opportunities. Photo provided by Wayne State University DETROIT —...

Hollywood Theater in Dormont to reopen under new ownership Friday with ‘Black Panther’

Updated 15 hours ago The Hollywood Theater in Dormont has been through some ups and downs, closures and reopenings as various entities have tried to keep the historic single-screen running. On Friday, the Theatre Historical Society of America will start their efforts...

Then & Now: Egyptian Theatre – DeKalb

Photo courtesy of David Belden and the Local History Project digital collections Caption The Then image shows the Egyptian Theatre on a snowy day in 1946. Notice the marquee advertising United Artists’ late summer release of The Bachelor’s Daughters, staring Gail...

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‘Is opera an Irish artform? Of course it is’

There is history in the Irish National Opera’s name, and that history tells a lot about the troubled history of opera in Ireland.  The first Irish National Opera (INO) company ran from 1965 to 1984 and specialised in productions that toured with only piano...

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Bollywood’s favourite preview theatre demolished

You are in an offline mode Mumbai Mirror | Updated: Feb 17, 2018, 07.20 AM IST My Saved articles Bollywood’s favourite preview theatre, Lightbox in the city’s western suburb of Santacruz, which was formerly owned by Farhan Akhtar and filmmaker-close friend Ritesh...

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Editor’s Picks for the Weekend

+3  You can get moving Friday when Heart Walk 2018 happens at 12 p.m. at the ambulance entrance at Adventist Health Sonora, 1000 Greenley Road, Sonora. The hospital stages a 1-mile walk during American Heart Month with healthy snacks. The first 150 participants get...

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£1m boost for theatre abandoned nearly 20 years

A THEATRE that is being given a new lease of life after being abandoned for nearly 20 years is in line for a £1 million boost.The campaign to return Leith Theatre to a full-time working venue - which is backed by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh and Spud actor Ewen...

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