The New York Times caught up with Cate Blanchett and Isabelle Huppert about their production of The Maids, now on stage as part of the 2014 Lincoln Center Festival. http://bit.ly/LCTFMaidsNYT
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Due to high demand for tickets, Lincoln Center Festival has today announced an added performance of the Sydney Theatre Company’s production of Jean Genet’s The Maids will be presented on Saturday, August 9 at 2 PM. Starring Cate Blanchett andIsabelle Huppert, joined by young newcomerElizabeth Debicki, The Maids is directed by Benedict Andrews in a new translation by STC Artistic Director Andrew Upton and Mr. Andrews. Tickets for the added performance will be on sale Wednesday morning, July 30.
More info here: http://bit.ly/MoreMaids
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The Bolshoi Ballet has arrived! Watch Vogue’s exclusive preview with David Hallberg and Olga Smirnova. (Photo: Courtesy Vogue Magazine)
Today’s edition of The Wall Street Journal takes a closer look at three noteworthy Bolshoi Ballet dancers to be featured in the coming two-week engagement at this summer’s Lincoln Center Festival: Svetlana Zakharova, Olga Smirnova, Ekaterina Krysanova. http://bit.ly/WSJBolshoiDancers
"Jaw-dropping spectacle…this production, with its high theatricality, low comedy, subtle musical accompaniment, choral interludes and lush designs, can almost be regarded as a festival in itself." -The New York Times
Read more about this limited engagement production of Kaidan Chibusa no Enoki (The Ghost Tale of the Wet Nurse Tree), at Lincoln Center Festival through Saturday. (Photo: Sara Krulwich/New York Times)
The New York Times profiles choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker ahead of her company’s Lincoln Center Festival performances (July 8-16). “She was one of the first to perform something in between dance and expressionistic theater,” said Chris Dercon, director of the Tate Modern in London.