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Top 10 Best Theatrical Performances of 2015

Victor Legrá | Posted 01.06.2016 | Arts
Victor Legrá

There goes another year in New York with magnificent stage performances. Some performers in the past year have excelled in exceptional storytelling far more than others. A season full of diverse characters ranging from female revolutionaries, sexually curious teenagers, a glittering tornado exit, underappreciated siblings, a one-man band, a Latin pop star, a ton of toe-tapping music, and star-turning performances. As we start ramping up to 2016, I look back at my top 10 theatrical performances of 2015.

Aisle View: Her Heart Belongs to Daddy

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.13.2015 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Playgoers might have trepidations upon heading to Daddy Long Legs, at the Davenport Theatre (half a block west of the Hirschfeld). This is a musicalization of a long-forgotten American novel by Jean Webster from 1912, about an orphan girl who is sent to college by a mysterious benefactor.

New York's Finest

George Heymont | Posted 08.30.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

From 1894's "The Sidewalks of New York" to 1940's "Give My Regards to Broadway" and beyond, some songs have become closely linked to the mythology of New York. There are even two hit songs (from 1944 and 1977) entitled "New York, New York."

Broadway and 'Younger' Star, Sutton Foster Shares Her Favorite Things in New York City

Steve Schonberg | Posted 07.31.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

On Thursday, August 6, two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes) will help the New York Pops open its new summer residency in Queens, extending the organization's distinguished history with the orchestra's inaugural concert at Forest Hills Stadium.

Twelve Months Til Christmas

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

For most people, the holiday season is over and done with. Christmas decorations have been put back into storage and the tree has been disposed of. But for arts entrepreneurs the situation is quite different.