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See a screening of composer Alban Berg's apocalyptic opera "Wozzeck" at The Paramount Theater Saturday, January 11. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Wozzeck

Art of war: Austrian composer Alban Berg drew inspiration for his apocalyptic opera Wozzeck (Met Live in HD broadcast), when he attended a production of the drama Woyzeck, a German play left incomplete by Georg Büchner at his death. Berg constructed his libretto for the production while on leave from his regiment in World War […]

Sir Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench star in The Winter’s Tale,  to be broadcast at The Paramount Theater Friday, January 3. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Winter’s Tale

Kingdom of frenemies: Sir Kenneth Branagh and Dame Judi Dench star in The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s tragicomedy in which King Leontes appears to have everything, but his jealousy sets in motion a series of tragic consequences. Originally broadcast in November 2015, the play is co-directed by Rob Ashford and Branagh, and is being re-screened thanks […]