Posted: 2019-06-22 12:05:38
New York City Opera has commissioned Stonewall, a new opera premiering one week before the 50th anniversary of the riots that sparked the modern gay-rights movement.
Posted: 2019-06-15 12:34:10
The Italian director staged sumptuously visualized operas, which often resembled Renaissance paintings brought to life. On film, he brought Shakespearean and biblical tales to the big screen.
Posted: 2019-06-15 11:57:14
NPR's Scott Simon asks Audra McDonald and Michael Shannon about starring in the Broadway revival of Terrence McNally's 1987 play Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune.
Posted: 2019-06-10 04:26:05
Anaïs Mitchell's long-developing musical won eight awards, including best musical, while The Ferryman won best play.
Posted: 2019-06-09 21:24:00
Ahead of this year's Tony Awards, NPR's Michel Martin looks back at conversations she's had with some of the nominees.