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First Nighter: Stoppard's 'Real Thing,' McNally's 'Lips Together, Teeth Apart'

David Finkle | Posted 12.30.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

This week we get the revivals of Tom Stoppard's somewhat autobiographical The Real Thing (1982), at the American Airlines Theatre, and Terrence McNally's Lips Together, Teeth Apart (1991), at Second Stage's Tony Kiser Theatre.

Greta Gerwig: Riding The Village Bike

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.12.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Greta Gerwig is a big girl: she's tall, and gangly in an appealing way, and like the "Girls" on the HBO series, she's emblematic of the new woman find...

Aisle View: It Takes a Village Bike

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Staging the play is the always interesting Sam Gold, who has been known to work wonders when he has wonderful material -- but this is not the present case.

'The Realistic Joneses': Welcome to Will Eno's Neighborhood

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

The first thing you should know about The Realistic Joneses is that none of the four characters in Will Eno's play have much more than a nodding acqua...

First Nighter: Blitzstein's 1937 "Cradle Will Rock" Rocks 2013 Encores! Off-Center

David Finkle | Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The cast of the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Marc Blitzstein's once highly controversial first musical The Cradle Will Rock are dressed i...

On the Culture Front: Ben Howard, Punch Brothers, Belleville, The Flick and more

Chris Kompanek | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It's been a packed month of culture. I finally made it down to the Barclays Center for Mumford and Sons, and the weekend before I caught one of my favorite bluegrass-based acts, The Punch Brothers.

On the Culture Front: Let's Get Old Fashioned

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Maggie the Cat (Scarlett Johansson) isn't wearing gloves for her own fight for the American dream in Tennessee Williams' lyrical Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

A Fresh Take On Chekhov's Classic

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.18.2012 | Home

Tis’ the season for Chekhov, but then again when isn’t it. Wedged between Target Margin Theater’s postmodern production of "Uncle Vanya" last m...

Jack Kerouac Dissed In Seminar On Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.07.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Seminar is one of the funniest shows on Broadway and Alan Rickman is delightfully your worst nightmare as a teacher, and also the most realistic.

Lily Rabe & Hamish Linklater Return To Broadway

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater will star opposite Alan Rickman this fall in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play. Producers ...

Back To Broadway: Lily Rabe And Hamish Linklater

hosted2.ap.org | Posted 10.15.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater will star opposite Alan Rickman this fall in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's new play. Produce...