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Think of Me: Phantom and the Importance of Casting

Cara Joy David | Posted 03.29.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

When it was announced last week that Sierra Boggess and Norm Lewis would step into The Phantom of the Opera this May, most of the press was about the fact that Lewis was to become the first black Phantom on Broadway. I didn't care about that.

Just in Case It Matters: Biographer Jeffrey Spivak on the Magic of Busby Berkeley

Dan Lybarger | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
Dan Lybarger

In the 1930s and '40s, Busby Berkeley (1895-1976) staged a series of movie dance numbers that could rival the paintings of Salvador Dali in their outlandishness. His movies were loaded with jaw-dropping optical illusions and wound up influencing everyone from the Coen Brothers to Mel Brooks.

Nights On Earth: Conversations with Vince Mendoza and Elf's Matthew Sklar

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Vince Mendoza, the idea of his latest record was partly to embrace the various musicians that he's met over the years and to invite his old friends to participate in his music.

Man Jumps To His Death On Subway Tracks At 42nd Street Station

Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

A 37-year old man killed himself by jumping in front of a moving subway train on Thursday at the 42nd Street-Port Authority station. A witness told...

The Faithful Shopper: Time to Travel

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It may be August, but there's still time to sneak in that summer vacation. The key to a relaxing trip is making sure you're properly equipped before you leave, with the right luggage, the right information, and the right tools.

DEVELOPING: Police Investigating Suspicious Vehicle Parked Outside Midtown Westin

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Police closed sections of West 43rd Street and Eighth Avenue as they investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle parked outside the West...

HuffPost Review: Burlesque

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's been a while since I've seen a stinker as obvious as Burlesque. As a colleague and I noted afterward, it made us long for something as coherent and restrained as Showgirls. Or Glitter.

Masked Vigilante on 42nd Street

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

In these troubling times, it is refreshing to know that somewhere in the Socony-Mobil building, perched high above 42nd Street, a masked avenger keeps a constant vigil over us.

Being a Great Professional

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall Goldsmith

Like great actors, inspirational leaders sometimes need to be consummate performers. It doesn't matter if they have a headache. They do whatever it takes to help their organization succeed.