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First Nighter: Nick Jones' Verité, Stephen Adly Guirgis' Between Riverside and Crazy

David Finkle | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

Nick Jones could have fooled me -- and he did with Verité, his new comedy(?) at Lincoln Center's Claire Tow. But he didn't fool me for very long.

The Fantasy of Flight: Tadashi Shoji, Fall 2015 Collection

Nana Meriwether | Posted 02.16.2015 | Style
Nana Meriwether

On the first day of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, New York, Tadashi Shoji premiered his Fall 2015 collection to a full house beneath the tents at Lincoln Center.

Celebrating the Talent, Recognizing the Voice: Judy Kuhn

Steve Schonberg | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Before Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth and Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kuhn was the voice exciting audiences on Broadway and beyond. The 56-year-old star originated the roles of Cosette and Florence in Les Miserables and Chess.

New York Fashion Week Gets the Boot From Lincoln Center

Modelinia | Posted 02.17.2015 | Style
Modelinia

Following much debate, the Supreme Court of the State of New York has ruled that IMG Fashion will not renew its sublicense agreement with Lincoln Center, which expires in February following the Fall/Winter 2015 shows.

Rooting for The Last Ship and Applauding MTC

Cara Joy David | Posted 01.24.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Two things happened in theater yesterday that had me thinking -- The New York Times reported Sting was going into The Last Ship, which he wrote the score for, and The Country House closed.

Women's Firsts in the Big Apple

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

When Joan Ganz Cooney decided to start the Children's Television Workshop, she was told that she could be the deputy, but that a man should be in charge. Her response was that if a man were in charge, she would not be involved

From Planes to Show Boat, Fernwood 2 Night to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Fred Willard looks back on his storied career

Jim Hill | Posted 01.06.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

This fall has been full of firsts for Fred Willard. Take -- for example -- last month, when Willard made his daytime drama debut on The Bold and the Beautiful. Fred appeared in four episodes of this long-running CBS soap opera back in October and loved every minute of it.

Lincoln Center: White Light Festival, How Like an Angel

Isa Freeling | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

How Like an Angel is a celebration of the body in its ability to make the physical, spiritual, and musical connection to endless possibilities, no more description than that is necessary.

First Nighter: Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer-Prized Disgraced in a Welcome Return

David Finkle | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

If you go by several adamant playwrights, it's a terrible idea for married couples to get together over an after-hours drink or dinner or for a casual weekend or a serious discussion about children. Nothing good ever comes of it.

Danny Aiello Took Me Off the Hook

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Robbie Vorhaus

For several months, we became friendly, hanging out together at the producer's office on Park Avenue. Knockout opened and closed within months, and everyone involved in the production went their separate ways.

Carrying Forward the Legacy of Harvey Milk

Daniel Wein | Posted 12.13.2014 | Gay Voices
Daniel Wein

The sold-out audience was euphoric, still in a state of shock regarding a Supreme Court action that had unilaterally doubled the number of states with marriage equality earlier in the day. "Harvey Milk is looking down on us," Kristin Chenoweth had remarked to many throughout the night.

New York Film Festival 2014: The More Things Change...

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.03.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been covering the New York Film Festival since 1987 and have, over the years, developed a bit of a love/hate relationship with it, as an institution (specifically, Film Society of Lincoln Center) and as a festival.

Shinnyo Buddhist Lantern Floating Lights Up For International Day Of Peace

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.25.2014 | Religion

While more than 400,000 people gathered in New York City on September 21 for the People's Climate March, thousands of others convened for another cere...

Saving Lincoln Center: An El Paso Community's Effort to Protect its Heritage

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Written by Cassie Keener The Lincoln Center in El Paso, Texas In a predominantly Mexican-American neighborhood, the Lincoln Center has been a gathe...

I Wore a "Free Palestine" T-Shirt to the Pete Seeger Tribute Concert at Lincoln Center

Alan Singer | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics
Alan Singer

Pete Seeger died in January 2104 at the age of 94. Seeger was a pioneer in the modern folk music revival as well as lifetime political activist involv...

A Portrait of the Watercolorist as a Young Man

Francis Levy | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

The provenance of the famed illustrator James McMullan's iconic poster for Lincoln Center's Anything Goes is to be found in the exhibit of watercolors from his recently published memoir Leaving China.

Finally a Huge And Magical "First Time Ever" Musical Event, and You Can Be There

Jerry Ashton | Posted 09.10.2014 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Wouldn't it be better -- this time 0- to be able to look back and say "I'm glad that I was there," rather than, "I wish..."

Doc Pomus Music Celebrated Tonight at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

Holly Cara Price | Posted 09.01.2014 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Pomus was quite simply one of the most brilliant songwriters of all time, writing "Save the Last Dance for Me," "This Magic Moment," "Viva Las Vegas," and dozens of other hits. For most of his life Doc was confined to crutches and a wheelchair, but he lived more during his 65 years than many of us could in several lifetimes.

44th Anniversary: That Guy In The Who Throws Me His Guitar (Again)

Binky Philips | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you have only been skimming me for the last few months, you'll enjoy this immensely, Ifn I says so my own selves.

Act One, Two Memories

Jeanine Tesori | Posted 08.04.2014 | Arts
Jeanine Tesori

He could no longer hold a pencil, and he had stopped listening to music. A surprise, as he always was listening to music. My mentor. We had been together for 28 years. Years of concerts and life, a few triumphs amidst the failures.

La Bayadère at the Met: The Russians Invade

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

This week Ballet to the People settled into the Met for three back-to-back performances by a beloved ABT veteran, a 22-year-old Bolshoi sensation and an established star of the Mariinsky Ballet.

For the Love of Theater

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A few weeks ago, I wasn't feeling so great. My allergies were bothering me and I was tired, as I often am this time of year. Then I went to the theater. Miraculously I felt better during Act One.

REVIEW: Ballet Preljocaj's 'Snow White' at Lincoln Center

Meghan Feeks | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Given the story's themes of love, jealousy and obsession with youthful beauty -- so relevant to modern culture, and so conducive to physical expression -- it's easy to understand its appeal to the choreographer.

Why the Women in the World Summit Matters

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Andrea Chalupa

While it's easy to get caught up in the famous names gracing the halls of the Women in the World Summit, the main attraction is how the event gives a voice to the voiceless.

On Stage Kiss Helmer Rebecca Taichman

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A director's work is often tricky to review on the basis of one production -- in the case of a first work, it is often unclear what is a director's idea versus what is a stage direction in the script itself. It is also hard for people to separate actors' choices from a director's touch. But after a period of watching a director's work, you get it.