A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a preview of Fun Home in its new home on Broadway. As I left the theatre, I was struck by how the layering of different perspectives on top of one another make for a more complex, more satisfying final product.
If I had to choose the one featured performer in a play or musical, on or off-Broadway, who I thought was giving the best performance this season, it ...
Broadway and ballet stages are not the usual first stop for those seeking images of female empowerment. But Friday and Saturday at Lincoln Center and ...
An American in Paris is about many things: Paris after the war, the joy of new experiences, romance, love, dance and the relationship between three friends.
On Sunday, May 31, TONY Award winner Laura Benanti (Gypsy, NBC's "The Sound of Music Live," ABC's "Nashville"), who most recently headlined the Radio City Music Hall Spring Spectacular with Derek Hough, will take the stage at NYC's Town Hall as host for the 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards.
Ever since Thespis stepped out of the chorus of a Greek play a few millennia ago, people have complained about the prohibitive cost of live theater. The 'good old days' of the theater always seems to be about forty to fifty years in the recent past.
The spotlights were bright on Broadway at the Diamond Horseshoe, and they were shining for the Tyler Clementi Foundation.
The Cool Kids is a series documenting creative humans shaping present day society with their work and outlook.
Known for his phenomenal collaborations, Josh's new album boasts duets with the likes of Audra McDonald and Kelly Clarkson. In this clip, he opens up about the "intimidation factor" he still feels when working with some of music's biggest names.
For decades I have been an avid fan of Alison Bechdel's work. What lesbian wasn't? In a world where our stories were so rarely told in an authentic manner, Alison's world and the characters she brought to life gave us a way to feel validated in a way that media representations never did.
The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.
In Fun Home, what opened so perilously between my grandparents and me opens again between those standing across the same mortuary table or pressing their bodies against each other in the same narrow dorm bed.
The good girl exudes grace, politeness, sincerity and intelligence to make a positive, lasting impression when encountering prominent people.
When I was introduced to Adam Hunter, a temporary layer of red grazed my face. The shade? Somewhere between crimson and scarlet. I hadn't blushed since high school and Adam broke that record.
As a fever ate away at my remaining brain cells last week, I was bombarded with questions about the Tony nominations. I answer two main questions below.
FUN HOME was one of those rare theatrical experiences that resonated with us so deeply that we couldn't stop thinking about it for weeks after leaving the theater. Rather than break our phones group-texting each other, we decided to sit down and talk about the show.