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2014-04-01 12:30:13

Renowned Canadian artists Robert Lepage, Crystal Pite and Veronica Tennant to showcase new works at five-week festival presented by CIBC for TORONTO 2015 Games TORONTO, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Get ready, Toronto -- PANAMANIA, presented by CIBC, is coming! For five weeks in the summer of 2015, PANAMANIA, the TORONTO 2015 Arts and Culture Festival, will wrap the Games region in festivities that celebrate the people and art of the Americas and Caribbean. Newly commissioned world...

2014-02-19 08:27:26

TORONTO, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Robert Lepage, Laureate of the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize, has chosen the fascinating and ingenious L'orchestre d'hommes-orchestres (LODHO) to receive The City of Toronto Glenn Gould Protégé Prize of $15,000 (CAD). Mr. Lepage will present the award to members of LODHO immediately following a special performance of their work Cabaret brise-jour on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at The Theatre Centre in Toronto. "Finding yourself out of your...

2013-02-21 12:24:45

Innovative director, playwright and actor TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Innovative playwright, actor and director of theatre, opera, circus and film, Robert Lepage is the Tenth Glenn Gould Prize Laureate.  Mr. Lepage has won international critical acclaim and audience applause for his groundbreaking and influential works that fuse diverse media into cohesive stories that surprise, challenge and delight. "I would like to congratulate our jury on an inspired selection,"...

2013-02-14 16:23:59

Thomas Ades Conducts the Met Premiere of His Contemporary Masterpiece with Simon Keenlyside as Prospero, the role he created in the opera's world premiere NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- British composer Thomas Ades conducts the Met premiere of his contemporary masterpiece The Tempest, an English-language opera based on Shakespeare's final play. The Met's fantastical new production by Robert Lepage airs on Great Performances at the Met Sunday, March 17 at 12 noon on...

2012-05-30 10:23:52

New companion documentary, Wagner's Dream, chronicling the backstage challenges of creating the Met's landmark production, begins week-long Wagner festival NEW YORK, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert Lepage's acclaimed new production of Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, will air on Great Performances at the Met, September 11-14 in primetime each night on PBS stations (check local listings), as a major television event. (Logo:...

2011-10-27 13:00:00

The Council for the Arts at MIT is pleased to announce that Robert Lepage is the recipient of the 2012 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT. The award celebrates innovative talents in all arts desciplines and is one of the most generous cultural honors in the U.S. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 The Council for the Arts at MIT is pleased to announce that Robert Lepage is the recipient of the 2012 Eugene McDermott Award in the Arts at MIT, which includes an $80,000 cash prize and...

2011-02-25 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This spring, one of the best kept secrets on the classical music scene is the high number of top Quebec talents who will be performing on New York City's most prestigious stages. Starting March 1st, Quebec is bringing to the City an exceptional group of artists with world class credentials. They include: From March 1: Robert Lepage directs the opera The Nightingale and Other Short Fables, based on the music of Igor Stravinsky, at BAM....

2008-09-14 00:00:19

By Kate Bassett Christopher Shinn's play, set on the night of an American presidential election, is a potent examination of liberal credentials Theatre Now or Later Royal Court Downstairs LONDON Kicking a Dead Horse Almeida LONDON Lipsynch Barbican LONDON Political theatre does not get much more topical than this. Written by the fast-rising Obie-winner Christopher Shinn, Now or Later is set in the Democrats' hotel-HQ on the night of the American presidential election. So what we have...

2008-09-10 09:00:28

By Matt Wolf How long in the theater is too long? That's one of those fascinating imponderables, the answer to which is continually being revised. We've all seen shows where an hour can fly by in what feels like several minutes, or, conversely, where the briefest of events finds us checking our watches more or less from the outset. With most productions, the actual running time isn't the story: you expect theater pieces to clock in between 90 minutes and three hours. Occasionally, a...

2008-09-09 00:00:18

By PAUL TAYLOR Theatre LIPSYNCH Barbican LONDON ***** Robert Lepage will be called a wunderkind until the day he dies. But as he coasts into his second half-century, "the marvellous boy" has developed into a deeply mature adult. As well as wowing us with the theatrical wizardry that has always been his hallmark, he's now willing to share open-heartedly the fruits of the emotional wisdom he has evidently learnt from first-hand experience of pain, confusion and loneliness. I won't misuse...