Missing 'EastEnders' Star Sian Blake and Her Children Found Dead

Actress Sian Blake, best known for starring on the British TV series EastEnders, was found dead at her southeast London home this week, along with her two children. BBC reports the actress had been ...

Full cast announced for A Christmas Carol in the West End

Adeel Akhtar, Amelia Bullmore, Keir Charles and Samantha Spiro will join Jim Broadbent in the cast of A Christmas Carol. The full cast for the upcoming West-End production of A Christmas Carol, which ...

Breaking News: Alexandra Silber, Ben Rappaport, Jessica Vosk & More Join Broadway Revival of Fiddler On The Roof

BroadwayWorld has just confirmed additional casting for the upcoming Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof Alix Korey All Shook Up, Chicago will play Yente, Samantha Massell La Boheme will play ...

The 10 Best Classical Performances of 2014

The 10 Best Classical Performances of 2014 This week, Vulture will be publishing our critics' year-end lists. 1. Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Metropolitan Opera The Met had a rough year: the threat of a strike, conflict over the allegedly ...

Opera Review: The Death of Klinghoffer Is Best Performed As a Concert

Can you measure the vigor of an art form by its ability to stir up loathing? Last night’s Metropolitan Opera premiere of John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer suggested that audiences still respond to ...

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani Among Protestors Outside ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani Among Protestors Outside ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’ The show must go on, even if the city's former mayor is protesting outside. Also read: Pat Robertson: Jews Are Too Busy ‘Polishing Diamonds’ to Tinker With Cars, Mow Lawns That's what happened Monday ...

The Trouble With Klinghoffer Isn’t Quite What You Think

The Trouble With Klinghoffer Isn’t Quite What You Think This piece originally ran on Sept. 21, 2014. Last night, The Death of Klinghoffer opened at the Met and was met, as predicted with protesters outside the auditorium — including former New York City ...

The Muddled Logic of the Met’s Death of Klinghoffer Pullback

All over Europe, people who had no idea that the Metropolitan Opera was planning to broadcast its new production of John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer in November have just discovered that it ...

Met Opera Cancels Upcoming Live in HD Broadcast of The Death Of Klinghoffer

After an outpouring of concern that its plans to transmit John Adams's opera The Death of Klinghoffer might be used to fan global anti-Semitism, the Metropolitan Opera announced the decision today to ...

The Rest Is Noise Festival: New World Order

Pluralism is the defining feature of music at the end of the 20th century – from the minimalist film music of Michael Nyman to the lush sounds of Toru Takemitsu to the spectralist works that explored ...

Edinburgh film festival closes with reinstated awards ceremony

Penny Woolcock scoops best British feature for One Mile Away while international prize goes to Chinese film Here, Then The 66th edition of the Edinburgh film festival wrapped up on the weekend with a ...

Mark Lawson on TV commissioning

What's occurring? Does David Cameron really want 236 episodes of Gavin and Stacey? He might be thought to have bigger things to worry about (the NHS, Syria), but last week the prime minister ...

Seven days on stage: Woody Allen gives Bullets Over Broadway a musical shot

Allen is adapting his 1994 movie for the stage, Matilda wins the public vote at the Whatsonstage awards, and Chortle's female-unfriendly comedy awards shortlist is no laughing matter Screen to stage ...

This week's cultural highlights: Simple Minds and Bingo

Our critics' picks of this week's openings, plus your last chance to see and what to book now • Which cultural events are in your diary this week? Tell us in the comments below Opening this ...

Casting a critical eye over the TV critics

They watch so you don't have to. But which shows do TV critics admit to overlooking – and which reviews do they stand by? What is the point of TV critics? It's a question which has been asked ...

Palme pioneers: women directors at Cannes

The Cannes film festival starts today – with a record four women competing for the main prize. Why so few? The key directors talk to Charlotte Higgins about chauvinism and the Croisette At last ...

Banksy film wins prize

Street artist scoops most entertaining documentary prize at Grierson Trust British Documentary Awards Street artist Banksy has won the most entertaining documentary prize at this year's Grierson ...

Tilda Swinton in I Am Love: exclusive trailer and poster

Enjoy our exclusive tasters of Luca Guadagnino's melodrama about a Milanese family, which premiered at the Venice film festival and opens in the UK on 9 April I Am Love is an operatic, Visconti-esque ...

1 Day - Trailer

Written and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Penny Woolcock (Tina Goes Shopping, The Death of Klinghoffer, Mischief Night) 1 Day stars newcomers Dylan Duffus, Orhan Whyte, Yohance Watson and Tobias ...