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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Broadway Starring Crime and Violence

Davian Hoffman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Arts
Davian Hoffman

Jazz hands and... murder? It seems that the Great White Way might have a heart of darkness. I was recently perusing the current Broadway listings, and as I read through the list of shows, I started to notice a theme emerging.

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

On the Culture Front: Marina Abramovic, an Evening With Amanda Palmer and Neil Gaiman, Ibsen Reimagined and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 02.16.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There's no one quite as original as Marina Abramovic, an artist who defies categorization and pushes the limits of what art can be and what the audience and performer can both endure.

Stage Door: And Away We Go, The Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

To paraphrase Shakespeare: "The set's the thing." That sums up the Pearl Theatre's final production this season, And Away We Go, in which audiences are taken on a quick ride through the theatrical canon.

Aisle View: 18 (Plays) in 16 (Days)

Steven Suskin | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

In busy spells -- which in the Broadway arena typically include the two weeks before Thanksgiving and the month before the various award deadlines in the spring -- it is not uncommon for critics and award nominators to find themselves at five or six a week. Eighteen in 16, though, is overdoing it.

When Will I Start Paying More Attention to Off-off-Broadway?

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

The more nervous producers, the more Broadway will turn into a land of stasis and the more important off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway will become for people who like to see new works.