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Shakespeare's Trojan War In Central Park

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 08.11.2016 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Be careful venturing into Central Park at night during the next few weeks. The overall crime rate is still low, but don't be surprised if a war is go...

Troilus and Cressida in the Park: Manly Men Make War Not Love

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Projectile blood is just one spectacle in Shakespeare's problem play, Troilus and Cressida, as staged at Central Park's Delacorte Theater, a fine Publ...

Max Casella Takes the '70s for a Spin in HBO's Intense Music Drama Vinyl

David Hinckley | Posted 03.10.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Casella plays Julie Silver, Richie's A&R guy, which means he's the one who actually records the music and shapes how it will sound. The new marching orders leave him a little scared, because what he knows is the old.

A Midsummer Night's Dream: Julie Taymor's Splendid Shakespearean Romp in Film

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.18.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Julie Taymor's latest triumph is the movie version of the play, A Midsummer Night's Dream, she debuted in 2013 at the Theater for a New Audience in Brooklyn.

Live from the Tribeca Film Festival: Wrapping Up

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

When I'm in New York, the Tribeca screenings have to get in line with all the other things on my calendar -- and most of those take precedence over spending Saturday or Sunday at a multiplex in Battery Park City watching films I probably wouldn't review even if they were released.

Julie Taymor's A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Double Premiere in Brooklyn

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

First to say, A Midsummer Night's Dream at the newly built Theatre for a New Audience in Brooklyn, is jaw-dropping great.

Blue Jasmine Review Plus Cate Blanchett Interview (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

New York son Woody Allen's back from Europe and he's unpacking some American baggage; Cate Blanchett talks of liminally channeling Hedda Gabler, Mary Tyrone, and Blanche DuBois.