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"Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill" Breaks Broadway Barrier and Breathes New Life Into Cautionary Tale

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

If you stopped a theater director or producer on the street right now and asked them where to find innovation in theater today, they wouldn't direct you to Broadway. No, they'd point you downtown.

The Designated Pessimist

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 10.14.2013 | New York
Nancy Cohen-koan

In a sense, however, the waiting in line is the true theatrical event.

The Pirates of Penzance Sung in the Key of Aaaargh!

George Heymont | Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

2012-05-03-Screenshot20120503at9.37.35AM.jpg Over the years, Gilbert & Sullivan operettas have been subjected to all kinds of reinterpretation.