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It's About Time to Renew Playing House

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Let me tell you, none of the new comedies this summer are as good as Playing House.

New York City Doesn't Suck: Who Knew?

Mike Cassidy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Mike Cassidy

Sure, I was biased. Chicago was my kind of town. And I was pretty sure all the New York City bluster about how there is no other place like it; about how it's the city that never sleeps; the crossroads of the world etc. etc. was all bull.

Pre-Tony's Broadway Tasting: Stars in the Alley

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even before I got to Schubert Alley, a tad late of course, the sounds were rocking Broadway. Audiences were treated to a free sampling of numbers from...

Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna: 5 Things That Make It Stunning

Greg Archer | Posted 04.02.2014 | Arts
Greg Archer

Cirque du Soleil's breathtaking "Amaluna" pushes previous creative boundaries and establishes itself as one of the most captivating and enterprising outings to unfold under the big top in some time.

Betty Buckley: Ready To Take On San Francisco

Greg Archer | Posted 02.04.2014 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

She's a Tony Award-winner, a TV star, a celebrated singer/performer with commanding vocals, and, apparently, a woman who loves horses. This is Be...

'Kinky Boots' Smashes Records In Wake Of Macy's Day Parade Controversy

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Thanksgiving was rough on turkeys but pretty good for Broadway theaters — several shows broke records over the holiday weekend, in...

Another Theater Website Debuts: Welcome,

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

As creator Ken Mahoney told me, his site will be somewhere where married suburban housewives with two children can go to find out what shows other married suburban housewives with two children have enjoyed.

Tony Winner Emily Mann on Girls Night at the Tonys

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Angela Bonavoglia

If McCarter Theater Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann's acceptance speech at the Tonys for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as best play was gracious, so also were the circumstances under which she came to give it.

It's Time to Start Livin'

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 08.11.2013 | Parents
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

How do we hold on to that exuberance? How do we remember that it's "time to take time, time to take a little from the world were given"? The routines, responsibilities and demands of daily life can weigh us down, hold us back from jumping onto the trapeze and soaring into the sky, risks and all.

On Broadway!

Terry Lyons | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Terry Lyons

When it comes to the very best in entertainment, Broadway just blows it all away. It's not even close. When you seek entertainment, there are so many wonderful options .

Tony Award Winner Director Diane Paulus

Heidi Legg | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts
Heidi Legg

Sitting down with Diane Paulus is like finding yourself on the stage of great theatrical production where you are rapt with awe and fascination on how one woman could have such deep love for theater, it's power to transform her audience into a character in the play.

A Night For Women At The Tony Awards

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.10.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The reviews are in: It was a great Tony Awards. The dancing was inspired, the singing top-notch and the humor sly – and that's ...

And The Astaire Award Goes To...

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The Tonys aren't until Sunday, but when it comes to achievement in dance, "Pippin" and "Motown the Musical" are already at the head o...

The Green Thumb Of Broadway

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — If Broadway musicals were gardens, their directors would be the gardeners. And right now, Diane Paulus is the gardener with one of th...

Broadway Season 2012/2013

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.31.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

2013-05-31-Screenshot20130531at2 Here is my drawing of the 2012/2013 Broadway Season.

A Tourist's Guide to New York Theater Awards Season (and the Occasional Museum)

Kelly Kleiman | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Kelly Kleiman

A five-day visit to New York. Six shows, half good and half not-so. Three museums. Some of this is utterly evanescent; a few items might travel if you're patient; but some of it requires you to jump on a plane and go. Herewith a guide to your trip.

Guess Who's Going On Tour...

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.15.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The thrilling Broadway revival of "Pippin" will be taking its magic on the road. Producers of the Tony Award-nominated show said Wed...

I Wish I Could Shimabukuro Like My Sister Kate

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

The Broadway theatre season officially ended two weeks ago, the Tony Award nominations were announced, and I kept busy trying to draw as many Broadway productions as possible.

Theater: Brassy Bette, Pallid Pippin, Precious Pearl & Frozen Walt

Michael Giltz | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

May is when one season of theater ends and another begins. Awards are handed out and some new shows appear after biding their time by waiting for the crush of Tony hopefuls to thin out.

My Cast Recording, In Just No Time At All

Howard Sherman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
Howard Sherman

I keep expecting to get jaded. Even though the actuarial tables tell me that I'm more than halfway through my life, I can still be a teenaged drama cl...

Stage Door: Pippin, Love Therapy

Fern Siegel | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Taking a page from Chicago, the new Broadway revival of Pippin, now at the Music Box, gives the audience razzle dazzle.

Pippin Conquers Broadway

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Joseph Amodeo

Pippin offers viewers an opportunity to escape reality while at the same time facing it in the mirror. Leaving Pippin, you too may begin listening to the voices in your head...

A Broadway Show With A Circus Twist...

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.26.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The last show to open this season on Broadway comes with plenty of bang, lots of flips and real value for money: A ticket buys you not jus...

First Nighter: Diane Paulus's Pippin Flies Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease

David Finkle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In Chicago, Fosse had Fred Ebb and John Kander explain the power of giving 'em the old razzle-dazzle, and Diane Paulus has taken that dictum to heart with her American Repertory Theater production

Culture Club: 12 Reasons to Get Excited for Spring

Vogue | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment

Along with the more expected fresh things that crop up come spring, like flowers and fashion, we're anticipating a number of happy returns on the cultural landscape. From the small screen to the printed page, here is our roundup.