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On the Culture Front: Kids Entertainment That Doesn't Suck and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.03.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

If you have kids, I can't imagine a better place to take them on a Saturday morning.

Tony Winner Emily Mann on Girls Night at the Tonys

Angela Bonavoglia | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
Angela Bonavoglia

If McCarter Theater Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann's acceptance speech at the Tonys for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike as best play was gracious, so also were the circumstances under which she came to give it.

It's Tony Week! Who Should Win?

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.04.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I feel pretty confident that my favorite play of the year, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, will win Best Play and my favorite musical, Matilda, will win Best Musical. (There is a groundswell of support for Kinky Boots.)

"The Parisian Woman," South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa

James Scarborough | Posted 06.19.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

All photos courtesy of Henry DiRocco/SCR. The world premiere of The Parisian Woman, written by Beau Willimon (inspired by Henri Becque's La Parisienn...

'A Suspense Thriller That Holds Little Suspense'

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 05.13.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

If you ever wondered what really happened to Baby Jane, Craig Lucas offers one theory in his new play The Lying Lesson, a suspense thriller that holds...

Women in the Arts

NYC-ARTS | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

The women we look up to in the arts -- from New York City Ballet's Wendy Whelan soaring above the stage at Lincoln Center to action hero Elizabeth Streb scaling a building in London -- have their own inspiring heroines, some famous and others less known.

12 Female Directors Reshaping Theater

ARTINFO | Posted 01.27.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Of the 39 productions that opened on Broadway in 2008, just three were directed by women. This season that number doubles to six. Off-Broadway, anothe...

Talking Back at Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

It seemed a delicious idea, seeing Edward Albee's Tony award-winning play, Talking Back at Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf about George and Martha, a university couple whose marriage unravels over cocktails with a younger couple one night -- with an audience of couples counselors.

George, Martha & Me

Rob Taub | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Rob Taub

The latest production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opened Saturday night at the Booth Theatre in NYC exactly 50 years to the day of the play's original Broadway opening on Saturday October 13, 1962.

Clybourne Park on Broadway: There Goes the Neighborhood

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

Now on Broadway at the Walter Kerr Theater after a stunning debut two years ago, Bruce Norris biting Pulitzer Prize winning drama Clybourne Park begins in 1959 with a couple leaving their Chicago home after many years.