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[UK] Australian opera company drops Carmen over smoking scenes

Decision by West Australia Opera has left fans fuming, while PM Tony Abbott calls it ‘political correctness gone crazy’
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:06
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Australian opera company bans Carmen because it 'promotes smoking'

has been labelled "crazy" after it banned performances of Carmen because the 140-year-old French opera features smoking. In a move likened by its critics to banning Macbeth because it promotes killing kings, the Western Australian Opera said it opted to w
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 11:03
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[Australia] Where There’s Smoke, There’s No Opera

The Healthway chairwoman, Rosanna Capolingua, said her board was “quite surprised” by the opera general manager Carolyn Chard’s offer of a “Carmen” ban. “They brought that to us,” Ms. Capolingua said, “and we said: ‘fine.’ It was their choice and their d
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 9, 2014 13:57
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[UK] Report: Lindsay Lohan Seeks Hypnotherapy to Give Up Smoking

The actress and co-producer of "The Canyons" wanted to treat her nicotine addiction before she performs in David Mamet's play, "Speed-the-Plow", from September 24 to November 29 at the Playhouse Theatre in London.
Aces Showbiz
added Sep 2, 2014 13:20
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The Dissatisfied: To Leave or Not to Leave? Spectators Walk Out of a Show for Many Reasons

“The Faith Healer,”the Brian Friel play, at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Judy Geeson lit up an herbal cigarette, a bit of business required by the part. A man in the front row jumped up, as if Ms. Geeson had personally administered a hot foot, and
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2014 10:58
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Elaine Stritch, Tart-Tongued Broadway Actress and Singer, Is Dead at 89

Plain-spoken, egalitarian, impatient with fools and foolishness, and admittedly fond of cigarettes, alcohol and late nights — she finally gave up smoking and drinking in her 60s, after learning she had diabetes
New York Times
added Jul 17, 2014 17:55
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[UK] LETTER: Bring the curtain down on cigarettes in theatres

We do not expect to see real bullets used in shooting scenes, so why should we endure real smoke? After all, the latter causes more deaths than the former, albeit more slowly. With modern electronic cigarettes emitting pseudo-smoke, the use of real cigare
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:35
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[New York] Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Disorderly Conduct at Studio 54

was removed from the Studio 54 theater in Midtown on Thursday and arrested after disrupting a performance of the musical “Cabaret.” Mr. LaBeouf, the former star of the “Transformers” movie franchise, was smoking and yelling during the performance, the po
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 27, 2014 10:33
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[Virginia] BrightLights Education Initiative at Richmond CenterStage

works to fulfill a core mission of Richmond CenterStage by creating transformational arts education opportunities for students of all ages throughout the Richmond region. The goal of the education program is to coordinate and develop systems and model art
CenterStage Richmond (VA)
added Apr 2, 2014 09:32
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Richmond’s Landmark Theater is Renamed Altria Theater

joined CenterStage Foundation ... “This investment will pay dividends for many years to come, from the tangible economic returns the theater will bring to our region, to the intangible impacts like inspiring young artists to dream of careers on the stage.
CenterStage Richmond (VA)
added Apr 2, 2014 09:28
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