"For us, the opera singers, it is just like Frank Sinatra said: New York, New York, if you made it, you made it everywhere," the teary-eyed, 77-year-old singer from Spain, Placido Domingo, said Friday night when he was honored on stage for the 50th anniversary of his Met debut.
A man frightened theatre-goers in Baltimore Wednesday night when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czarist Russia. The patron's pro-Nazi and pro-Trump outburst during a production of "Fiddler on the Roof" sent panicked people running for the exits. Some said they also heard the man shouting, "MAGA," President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan.
As a young dancer compared with ballet legends such as Nijinsky and Baryshnikov, Rolando Sarabia made headlines around the world when he abandoned Cuba in 2005 for a career in the United States. He didn't dance in his homeland again for 13 years, banned as part of a wider Cuban punishment of citizens who illegally left the country. Last month, at the age of 36, he danced the lead role in "Gisselle" at Cuba's National Theater.
A beloved 19-year-old Nutcracker dog is retiring from the stage after more than 125 performances. The ballet's artistic director and Archie's owner says Archie is "settling down to a life of luxury and long naps on pillows."