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Choreographer Larry Fuller Discusses His Work with Robbins, Prince, Sondheim and More

ZEALnyc | Posted 11.30.2016 | Arts

Larry Fuller rehearses with Patti Lupone in the original Broadway production of 'Evita.' Photo: Martha Swope. By Bob Rizzo, ZEALnyc Contributing Write...

Broadway Stars perform at the 20th Anniversary 'Nothing Like A Dame' Benefit honoring Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.14.2016 | Arts

Marin Mazzie; photo: Mike Sharkey By Don Adkins, ZEALnyc Managing Editor, October 14, 2016 Using the song title from South Pacific as its mission an...

'Fit For a Queen' Lifts a Female Pharaoh From Obscurity at The Classical Theatre of Harlem

ZEALnyc | Posted 10.13.2016 | Arts

Cover: April Yvette Thompson as Hatshepsut and Sheria Irving as Senenmut in 'Fit for a Queen'; photo Lelund Durond Thompson. By Megan Wrappe, ZEALnyc ...

A Fresh-Faced 'Fiorello!' by the Berkshire Theatre Group

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.28.2016 | Arts

By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, September 28, 2016 You'd think that a musical that won the Pulitzer Prize and tied for the Tony...

Five New Musicals Find Their Way to Broadway This Season

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.20.2016 | Arts

By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, September 19, 2016 The upcoming New York theater season is shaping up to be a very busy one, at...

Rising Above Infamy -- 'Edwin, The Story of Edwin Booth'

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.14.2016 | Arts

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, September 14, 2016 Edwin, The Story of Edwin Booth attempts to examine Edwin's family influences as a kind of m...

So many shows -- so many stars! Your Guide to NYC Theater 2016/2017

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.06.2016 | Arts

By ZEALnyc's Theater Editor Jil Picariello, and Contributing Writers, Christopher Caggiano, Megan Wrappe, Justin Sharon, Bob Rizzo, and Dan Bacalzo, S...

It's not the performance, it's the humanity: Why I'm starting to dread the theater

ZEALnyc | Posted 08.15.2016 | Arts

By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, August 15, 2016 I had a friend visiting from Australia recently. He comes every couple of years for a thea...

A Curated Guide to the New York Fringe Festival's 20th Anniversary Season

ZEALnyc | Posted 08.10.2016 | Arts

Gwynedd Vetter-Drusch in 'The Dance of Life;' Photo: James Jin By Don Adkins, ZEALnyc Managing Editor, and Megan Wrappe, Contributing Writer, August ...

God Bless You, 'Encores! Off-Center' for Presenting 'a real hidden gem'

ZEALnyc | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts

Santino Fontana (c) and the cast of 'God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater' at Encores! Off-Center; photo Joan Marcus By Christopher Caggiano, ZEALnyc Contrib...

If You See Something, Say Something: The Golem (Lincoln Center Festival); Small Mouth Sounds (Signature Theatre Center)

Jeremy Gerard | Posted 07.29.2016 | Entertainment
Jeremy Gerard

I don't want to start off with my quibbles about The Golem, which the Lincoln Center Festival is presenting at the Gerald Lynch Theatre through Sunday...

Multi-Media 'Golem' at the Lincoln Center Festival is 'difficult to describe, but amazing to behold'

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.28.2016 | Arts

'Golem' at the Lincoln Center Festival; Photo: Bernhard Mueller By Joshua Rosenblum, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, July 28, 2016 Beware! Technology i...

'Merchant of Venice' packs a punch at Lincoln Center Festival

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.25.2016 | Arts

Jonathan Pryce in 'Merchant of Venice' at Lincoln Center Festival. Photo: Manuel Harden By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, July 25, 2016 Jon...

Takarazuka Invades the Lincoln Center Festival with an all-female production of 'Chicago'

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.25.2016 | Arts

Saori Mine (foreground). Takarazuka CHICAGO. Photo by Stephanie Berger. By Joshua Rosenblum, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, July 22, 2016 One of the be...

Encores! Off-Center Celebrates with a 'Jamboree' at City Center

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.20.2016 | Arts

Sutton Foster and Jonathan Groff in Jamboree! Photo: Paula Lobo By Sheila Kogan, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, July 20, 2016 I looked up the word "j...

'Runaways' Still Packs a Punch Nearly Forty Years Later

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts

Photo: Joan Marcus By Sheila Kogan, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, July 13, 2016 At the end of the performance, large handwritten letters were held up...

If You See Something, Say Something

Jeremy Gerard | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
Jeremy Gerard

Professional relationships are as disposable as goods on the shelves at Walmart in our culture, and so it is an especially happy occasion to report on the flowering of an artistic pairing, in this case of playwright J.T. Rogers and director Bartlett Sher.

'East To Edinburgh' Begins This Week At 59E59 Theaters

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.11.2016 | Arts

By Don Adkins, Managing Editor with Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, July 11, 2016 The clever folks at 59E59 have developed a bit of July programming t...

'Sense & Sensibility' is a pure Bedlam delight

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.08.2016 | Arts

By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, July 8, 2016 I confess: I'm a Jane Austen junkie. I've read every book at least four or five times, and s...

The 'New York Spectacular' Lives Up To Its Name

ZEALnyc | Posted 07.07.2016 | Arts

Photo: Carl Scheffel/MSG Photos By Sheila Kogan, ZEALnyc Contributing Writer, July 7, 2016 I assumed that the New York Spectacular, known to be fami...

'The Greatest Love Story Never Told' Comes To The New York Stage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.28.2016 | Arts

A new off-Broadway musical wants audiences to check almost everything they’ve gleaned about one of the twentieth century’s most influential author...

Five Questions for Brooke O'Harra

Tanya Selvaratnam | Posted 06.14.2016 | Arts
Tanya Selvaratnam

Brooke O'Harra and Sharon Hayes, photo by Andrea Geyer Brooke O'Harra's I'm Bleeding All Over The Place: A Living History Tour is at La MaMa from Jun...

The Iceman Experimenteth: Part 1 of a Series On Target Margin Theater's Iceman Lab

Bess Rowen | Posted 06.03.2016 | Arts
Bess Rowen

The Iceman Cometh is one of those plays from the American canon whose name evokes a pretty specific theatrical mood and style.

My Mental Illness and Explaining the Inexplicable

David Toussaint | Posted 04.19.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

There was a pattern developing. I began to realize that any obsession took over for a few weeks, clogged my brain like red-horn-blaring cement, took away freedom of mind, and then dissipated, like when a fever breaks.

'Utility': Four Characters and a Power Outage

Jed Ryan | Posted 02.15.2017 | Arts
Jed Ryan

There's something markedly incongruous about watching Utility, the new play by Emily Schwend, at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The theater is located on Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, one of the most lively neighborhoods in downtown Manhattan.