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  • ‘Klinghoffer’ ticket-holders talk back

    October 21, 2014 | 12:44 pm

    By now, the complaints of those protesting the Metropolitan Opera’s staging of “The Death of Klinghoffer” are well known.

    The production—depicting the 1985 of the Italian cruise ship Achille Lauro by Palestinian terrorists and the murder of Leon Klinghoffer, a 69-year-old...

  • Metropolitan Opera canceling broadcast of ‘Klinghoffer’

    June 17, 2014 | 1:23 pm

    The Metropolitan Opera is canceling a global simulcast of an opera about the 1985 Achille Lauro hijacking in which Palestinian terrorists murdered an elderly New York Jewish man in a wheelchair.

    The New York company nixed the broadcast of John Adams’ “The Death of Klinghoffer” in...

  • ‘Klinghoffer’ opera gets SoCal revival

    By Rick Schultz

    March 12, 2014 | 2:54 pm

    On Oct. 7, 1985, Leon and Marilyn Klinghoffer were celebrating their 36th wedding anniversary onboard the Achille Lauro cruise ship. Leon, 69, retired andin a wheelchair, and his 58-year-old wife, who was in remission from cancer, had a lot to be thankful for, including their two...