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Aisle View: The 2016 Ten Best List

Steven Suskin | Posted 12.18.2016 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Once again, the New York theatre world has had a banner year, with exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway and off.

Stage Door: The Front Page

Fern Siegel | Posted 10.31.2016 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The Front Page, the dark comedy masterwork by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur, now on Broadway at The Broadhurst. It exposes the vices of tabloid jour...

Nathan Lane Leads a Star Studded "The Front Page" at the Broadhurst Theater

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.30.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wisdom has it, according to my dentist, the more star power a play has, the less it shines. Not so in the case of The Front Page revival at the Broadh...

Aisle View: Stop The Presses!

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

John Slattery and Nathan Lane in The Front Page Photo: Julieta Cervantes That's not the sound of a fleet of flivvers backfiring that you hear at...

Aisle View: Behind The Front Page

Steven Suskin | Posted 10.17.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Merry pranksters Ben Hecht & Charlie MacArthur set off a fireworks display on August 14, 1928 at the Times Square Theatre on 42nd Street. The laughte...

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

ZEALnyc | Posted 09.06.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

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

To Martin Scorsese, the Criterion Collection, and Anyone Else Who'll Listen: More Public Domain Classics Worth Saving

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

It's not enough to revere the best of our film heritage -- we must work to protect and preserve it. With that in mind, I've compiled a short list of public domain titles that I'd like to see brought back to their original glory.

Who Should Decide What News is Important?

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Berry

Back in the old days, editors decided what was news, not advertisers and not readers. There was this concept called "news values."

Obama and "The Chicago Way"

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Martin Nolan

How does Barack Obama fit into political Chicago? I found out at another convention, Boston's in 2004.

McCain Volunteers Finally Roused In Northern Virginia

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

I peered inside the huge glass windows and saw something unexpected: rows and rows of people on phone banks, dozens of them. It was completely unlike the other McCain "victory offices" I've visited.

The Lure of Strong Women

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Over the years, movies built on strong female characters have consistently entertained and inspired us. Instinctively, we root for these characters as we do for all non-conformists.