Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing
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Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of “Mad Max: Fury Road.” But this was no ordinary theater chair. As the theater darkened and death machines rumbled across the desert on screen, Koenig’s chair rumbled with them. As bullets whizzed by Furiosa, the movie’s heroine played by … Continue reading

Bethesda kicks off E3 with ‘Doom,’ ‘Fallout 4’
Theater & Dance

Bethesda kicks off E3 with ‘Doom,’ ‘Fallout 4’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bethesda jump started the Electronic Entertainment Expo by showing off the latest installments of “Fallout” and “Doom.” The video game publisher launched this year’s annual video game extravaganza Sunday night with its first-ever E3 press conference at the Dolby Theatre. Bethesda Softworks spent most of its 90-minute briefing showcasing scenes from … Continue reading

‘Newsies’ cast holds dance workshop for DC-area students
Theater & Dance

‘Newsies’ cast holds dance workshop for DC-area students

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cast of Disney’s “Newsies” musical is hosting a dance workshop with Washington-area students at the Newseum. The workshop Friday will include 200 students from Manassas Park Middle School in northern Virginia. It is part of Disney’s initiative to promote healthier lifestyles through the arts. The Tony Award-winning “Newsies” will be at … Continue reading

Russian theater director fired over Wagner opera
Theater & Dance

Russian theater director fired over Wagner opera

  MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner’s opera “Tannhauser” offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church. The announcement was made as several thousand people rallied outside the Novosibirsktheater to protest the opera, which they said was offensive to Christians and reflected the values … Continue reading