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Welcome Back, William Inge

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.15.2017 | Arts
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By Helaine Feldman, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, February 15, 2017 Although he won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama along with many other awards, had five ...

Donald Trump--From Broadway Producer to President

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.14.2017 | Arts
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By Helaine Feldman, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, February 14, 2017 He was 23 years old, had a degree from the prestigious Wharton School at the Unive...

BroadwayCon Creates a Bubble for Theater Fans

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.13.2017 | Arts
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By Megan Wrappe, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, February 13, 2017 When BroadwayCon, the theatre community's version of Comic Con, began as an idea to b...

Broadway Scores at the Oscars

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.07.2017 | Arts
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This year's Academy Awards nominations honor many familiar names from the New York stage By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, Februa...

Hits by Herman Highlight the Season--and two are at the York

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.02.2017 | Arts
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By Helaine Feldman, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, February 2, 2017 One of the most highly anticipated events of the 2017 Broadway season is the upcomi...

'The Great Comet' goes better with Groban

ZEALnyc | Posted 02.01.2017 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, February 1, 2017 Back in November, I charted the arrival of a new heavenly body on Broadway. Natasha, Pier...

BroadwayCon Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.26.2017 | Arts
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By Megan Wrappe, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, January 26, 2017 Last year, over 5,000 Broadway fans crowded into the Hilton Midtown Hotel for Broadway...

J.D. Salinger Gets Unexpected Company: "Holden" Comes Back to New York City Stage

Jed Ryan | Posted 01.20.2017 | Entertainment
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J.D. Salinger's 1951 novel The Catcher in the Rye is a prime example of a book whose status has been cemented in American pop culture for decades afte...

'Hundred Days' soars at the Public's Under the Radar Festival

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.19.2017 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, January 19, 2017. Don't you just hate it when people tell you about this "weird dream" they had? Doesn't i...

A Political Scandal Fuels 'Mark Felt, Superstar' at the York Theatre

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.13.2017 | Arts
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By Miles Harter, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, January 13, 2017 Theatre can be an excellent vehicle for audiences to enjoy and learn from the entertai...

'Candide' Raises the Roof at the Rose

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.12.2017 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, January 12, 2017 I'm what you might call a Candide virgin. Or close, whatever that means (we've gone to th...

'Jitney' on Broadway, 'Fences' on film -- the August Wilson Legacy Continues

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.10.2017 | Arts
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By Helaine Feldman, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, January 10, 2017 The year 2017 brings us two exciting mountings of works by August Wilson, two-time ...

Commentary: The Best and Worst Musicals of 2016

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.05.2017 | Arts
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By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, January 5, 2017 We're now into the new year, so like many other critics, I like to use this as ...

The Quiet, Exquisite Intensity of 'The Band's Visit'

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.02.2017 | Arts
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By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, January 2, 2016 There's been some chatter online and in theatrical circles as to whether The Ba...

Defending their lives in 'Ride the Cyclone'

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.26.2016 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, December 26, 2016 If you took the movies Defending Your Life and Final Destination (the third one, to be s...

'In Transit' on Broadway Takes You Away

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.21.2016 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, December 21, 2016 The subway system is now 112 years old (which is about how long we've been waiting for t...

A Familiar Tale From a 'Bronx' Perspective

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.13.2016 | Arts
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By Sheila Kogan, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, December 13, 2016 There are some stories that are so specific and yet also so universal that we want to...

'Candide' Celebrates its 60th Anniversary with Celebrity Tributes

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.13.2016 | Arts
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Max Adrian, Louis Edmonds, Barbara Cook and Robert Rounseville in original 1956 production ZEALnyc, December 12, 2016 It's 1956: Dwight Eisenhower h...

'Nutcrackers' in all shapes and sizes this holiday season!

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.09.2016 | Arts
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ZEALnyc, December 9, 2016 Tis the season for snowflakes and sugarplums, and if you enjoy holiday traditions, there isn't anything more traditional th...

Special Collegial Wishes for Actress Cherry Jones

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.06.2016 | Arts
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ZEALnyc, December 6, 2016 Cherry Jones, one of the great actors of our day, recently celebrated a milestone birthday (November 21) and we at ZEALnyc ...

'Sweet Charity' provides triple-threat Sutton Foster 'room to show'

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.02.2016 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, December 2, 2016 When they build the musical theater equivalent of Mount Rushmore, I know who one of the f...

'The Great Comet' swirls, swoops, and almost reaches perfection

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.01.2016 | Arts
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By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, December 1, 2016 Something is going on at the Imperial Theatre that requires a whole new vocabulary to des...

The Rockettes Shine in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular

ZEALnyc | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts
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By Bob Rizzo, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, November 29, 2016 The New York annual holiday tradition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular returns in...

Brisk Staging And Charming Performers Fill A Buoyant 'Holiday Inn'

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.31.2016 | Arts
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(l. to r.) Corbin Bleu, Lora Lee Gayer and Bryce Pinkham in Roundabout Theatre's production of 'Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical;' Photo: Jo...

Heisenberg--A Small Play with a Huge Heart Opens on Broadway

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.19.2016 | Arts
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Denis Arndt and Mary-Louise Parker in 'Heisenberg;' photo: Joan Marcus By Mark McLaren, ZEALnyc Editor in Chief, October 19, 2016 Simon Stephens' de...