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Review: This Revival of Sondheim’s ‘Assassins’ Misses Its Mark

The one reliably blood-chilling moment in Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s “Assassins” comes courtesy of a killer who is, at…

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Review: What Does Ballet Need Now? Not Retro Fantasy.

Tony Bennett has long lived by a basic tenet: When everybody zigs, he zags. For him, it’s a mantra —…

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World

Walking an Adventure Playground

The view from the eastern shore of Slovenia’s Lake Bohinj on a recent afternoon was the picture of Alpine summer…

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The Philharmonic Is Out of Its Hall This Year. It Doesn’t Pack Light.

The New York Philharmonic had just finished a 90-minute concert and backstage at Alice Tully Hall, Lawrence Tarlow, its principal…

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Arts

Young Women Set the Tone for a Paris Theater Season

PARIS — In March last year, Pauline Bayle’s “Lost Illusions” closed after just two performances, the day before France’s first…

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World

Oedipus Takes to the Stages in Berlin

BERLIN — “The city reeks with death in her streets,” the chorus laments in Sophocles’ “Oedipus Rex.” Thebes is in…

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