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Take a Chance on Them Forty years after their unofficial split, Abba is attempting a comeback with a live-concert tour featuring avatars of the band’s younger selves

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble Mean Girls meets the Bard in an encore of Red Bull Theater’s Mac Beth

May 13, 2022

Paradise Regained On the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main St., the unlikely story of how the greatest rock ’n’ roll album of all time came to be

May 10, 2022

Bass Instincts Ron Carter, the most recorded bassist in history, turns 85 at Carnegie Hall

For the Love of Roses Today’s rose fanatics—and there are a lot of them—join a fan club that stretches from Sappho to Shakespeare to Empress Joséphine

Trump in Iambic Pentameter Meet the British playwright who has turned modern-day American politics into a Shakespearean comedy

A Knight Errant in Love Boston Baroque makes a stellar case for Handel’s rarity Amadigi di Gaula

May 6, 2022

The Man in the Black Turtleneck A hit at the Santa Fe Opera in 2017, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs has its video premiere in a new production from Atlanta

April 29, 2022

Child’s Play Nicolas Party’s techno-colored art is on view in Canada. In an interview, the artist discusses fairy tales, nature, and the power of pastel

April 26, 2022

A Grand Tour of Italy, but Make It Modern The intimate, under-the-radar homes and studios of 20th-century Italian architects, artists, and designers, from Achille Castiglioni and Gae Aulenti to Giorgio Morandi, are as stunning as the country’s ancient and Renaissance treasures. And they’re open to the public

Irresistible Force, Immoveable Object A tempestuous English-language Phèdre, starring Helen Mirren

April 22, 2022

The Tenor from Wakanda Curtis Bannister crosses the line from opera to action movies

A Midsummer Night’s Meistersinger From the Salzburg Festival, Stefan Herheim’s legendary staging of Wagner’s marathon comedy

April 14, 2022

Something Old and New Before passing down their estate, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire host two untraditional art exhibitions at Chatsworth House

April 14, 2022

A Dirty Business A whistleblower from the factory of millionaire artist Damien Hirst paints a grim scene of low wages and employees knee-deep in formaldehyde

Hallelujah! From the National Theatre, London, a triumphant revival of Angels in America

April 8, 2022

Dancing on Air In the second season of Bridgerton, dance—specifically, the ceremonious allemande—speaks louder than any professions of love

April 6, 2022

India Ennenga and Sebastian Clark The duo sending pocket-size books—collaborations with artists and writers—to people around the world