Disney's "Aladdin" has once again canceled performances of the Broadway musical due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases, with the show announcing additional cases just one night after it reopened.
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COVID-19 vaccine shots for kids ages 5 to 11 may be available as soon as November after Pfizer and BioNTech submitted on Thursday an emergency use authorization to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has scheduled a public hearing on Oct. 26th to examine the request. The companies' authorization request comes just weeks after they announced new clinical trial data showing the vaccine was "safe, well-tolerated and showed robust neutralizing antibody responses" in kids ages 5 to 11.
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An 1833 statue of Thomas Jefferson will be taken out of New York's City Hall in the coming days and sent to a museum, capping longstanding efforts to remove the founding father's likeness because he owned slaves. Asked about the statue on Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he understood why Jefferson's history as a slaveowner “profoundly bothers people, and why they find it’s something that can’t be ignored.” The statue has stood in the room where the City Council meets.
- Robb Report
The gavel price for "Love is in the Bin" beat out the $23 million his painting "Game Changer" sold for back in March.
‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’ Review: James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan in an Over-Directed and Under-Dramatized Production
The title character of “The Tragedy of Macbeth” is unequivocal: “If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well it was done quickly.” Director Yaël Farber begs to differ. She takes one of Shakespeare’s shortest plays, which usually runs around two hours, and, adding everything from a dumb show, an onstage cellist lamenting throughout, […]
‘Wheatstacks’ and other van Gogh works confiscated by the Nazis set to be sold at auction in New York
A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in New York, where it is expected to fetch a price of $20 million or more, the auction house Christie's announced.
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As kids growing up in different states, Shoba Narayan and Michael Maliakel shared a love of one favorite film — “Aladdin.” Maliakel is making his Broadway debut, but Narayan is a musical theater veteran, having made her Broadway debut in “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812” and touring with “Hamilton” as Eliza Hamilton.
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Caesars Entertainment and the company that produces the show “Absinthe” in Las Vegas are teaming up on theater and dining projects in three states that will cost nearly $75 million. Caesars told The Associated Press on Thursday it has signed a deal with Spiegelworld to create new live theater projects at casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City and New Orleans. “Atlantic City, New Orleans and Las Vegas are the country’s modern-day entertainment and sports capitals, and as we roll out our vision for the incredible reinventions of our properties in New Orleans and Atlantic City, we are delighted to add Spiegelworld’s eye for creative experiences to our plans,” said Anthony Carano, president and chief operating officer of Caesars Entertainment.
- Architectural Digest
Because this trend isn’t going anywhere
- KTNV - Las Vegas Scripps
13 Action News is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by taking a look at the history of Latin dancing.
Jennifer Nettles makes her Waitress debut with her first show Oct. 19
- The Advocate
Suni Reid has filed a discrimination complaint after their contract was allegedly not renewed for requesting gender-neutral dressing rooms.
- USA TODAY
A Black trans actor filed a federal complaint against "Hamilton" claiming her contract was not renewed after she sought a gender-neutral dressing room.
- Robb Report
"Meules de blé" will be sold by Christie's on November 11 as part of a $200 million impressionist collection.
- The Daily Beast
Timothy A. Clary/Getty A transgender cast member of the hit musical Hamilton—which has been widely held up as a champion of diversity—alleges they were harassed by other performers and ultimately booted from the production after requesting a gender-neutral dressing room.Suni Reid, a Black trans performer, made the damning claims in a federal civil rights complaint filed Wednesday against the musical’s parent company, outlining how they were allegedly harassed and retaliated against while working
The “Valentino: Re-Signify Part Two Beijing” experience, which follows a first event in Shanghai, will be unveiled on Oct. 16 and will be open to the public until Nov. 7 at SKP.
Ten years in the making, Netflix’s “Squid Game” quickly became a phenomenon that even the streamer couldn’t predict. While the M.C. Escher-like staircase in the game’s deadly arena (pictured above) has been the focus of much discussion already, there was far more to the creative process. The physical sets were built on a massive scale […]
- The Telegraph
This summer, the 82-year-old Ian McKellen became the oldest Hamlet on record in Sean Mathias’s age-, gender- and colour-blind production at Theatre Royal Windsor. Now that same company shifts from Shakespeare to Chekhov, while McKellen gains several decades – and plummets down the social order – as he goes from youthful prince to octogenarian manservant.
- The Wrap
Stefano Massini’s saga of an American empire gone belly up returns to New York City
- Elle Decor
On the occasion of the fourth annual Kingston Design Showhouse in Hudson Valley, New York, an interview with founder Maryline Damour.
- The Independent
In 2018, the artwork had sold for just over £1m before it auto-destructed