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David Rockwell

First Nighter: 'You Can't Take It With You' Takes You With It Merrily

David Finkle | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Rarely have I seen such a large collection of scene-stealers on one stage. Check that. There's so much hilarity occurring that no one can steal a complete scene. What these thieving actors do is steal extended moments.

Still Crazy After All These Years

Rob Taub | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Rob Taub

In You Can't Take It With You, things don't go quite as smoothly for the Sycamore family while entertaining their daughter's fiancé and his parents, but what ensues is -- to say the least -- extremely funny.

On the Town: k.d. lang Debuts in After Midnight on Broadway

Suzy Evans | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

It was a suit and tie kind of night -- and not just for the soulful k.d. lang who made her Broadway debut as the new guest star in After Midnight. The evening was the type of party Carrie Bradshaw would attend -- if Carrie Bradshaw went to theater premieres.

Modern Design Hits New York

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.25.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

After years of leading design conversations on the west coast, Dwell is teaming up with New York magazine to do the same for Brooklyn and Manhattan. ...

'Theater Is My First Love'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — One clue to understanding how David Rockwell's mind works is by finding out what he collects. It turns out to be kaleidoscopes. The ...

First Nighter: Tom Hanks, Other Talkative Tony 2013 Nominees Spark Their Press Brunch

David Finkle | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Harvey Fierstein was wearing kinky running shoes by New Balance because, according to him, "I have fat feet." Yes, but where was it that he especia...

First Nighter: Kinky Boots the Musical Is Truly Kinky -- Despite the Kinks

David Finkle | Posted 06.04.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

If Kinky Boots were judged solely on the merits of its several uproarious numbers and sunspot-bright performances, it would be accounted a runaway hit -- and many happy patrons will do just that.

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

The Birth of a Playful Movement (VIDEO)

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Galinsky

On Saturday October 3rd, the public in New York City's Central Park will have a chance to enjoy The Ultimate Block Party -- a day of free family fun and the launch of a movement in support of playful learning.

David Rockwell, Bloomberg Open Imagination Playground (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It took more than a year of construction and $7.5 million, but the Imagination Playground at Burling Slip is here. The playground's architect and a h...

The Promise of Play: A Report from the 2010 Aspen Institute Ideas Festival

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 06.13.2013 | Impact
Ellen Galinsky

There is no doubt that "play" is under appreciated, even misunderstood. So it was significant to me that the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival boldly embraced play and added a whole track to its agenda called "the promise of play."

Oscars: The Star-Studded Stimulus Package We've Been Waiting For

Sally Horchow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sally Horchow

In some ways, this year will be no different: for the die-hard movie fans, fashionistas and slaves to pageantry, these Oscars will deliver.