32 Musicals That Brought the Stories of Real People to the Stage With musicals like The Cher Show and the Michael Jackson musical headed to Broadway, we look at other bio-musicals that have taken the stage.
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Why Na-Young Jeon and Dean John-Wilson Bring a More Intense Take on Star-Crossed Lovers in London’s The King & I The actors playing Tuptim and Lun Tha reveal how director Bartlett Sher steered them towards a fresh take on their…
After Multiple Extensions, In & Of Itself Closes Off-Broadway Derek DelGaudio’s solo show plays its final performance August 19 at the Daryl Roth Theatre in Union Square.
A Haitian Slave Turned Emperor Brings Celebration and Controversy to Brooklyn A street in Flatbush was named after Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the Haitian revolutionary leader whose history of violence concerned a City Council committee.
Witchcraft in the #MeToo Era In pop culture, witchcraft has emerged as a free-spirited expression of feminism and self-affirmation. But it’s also a religion to dozens of covens around New York.
David McReynolds, Socialist Activist Who Ran for President, Dies at 88 His pacifist work spanned decades and several wars, and he twice ran for the White House as an openly gay man on the Socialist Party USA ticket.
New York Sergeant Under Investigation in Off-Duty Shooting of Unarmed Man Is Fired Sgt. Ritchard Blake was caught on video dropping a knife near the man and then picking it up after the shooting in Brooklyn.
Artists Explore a New Canvas: Tennis Courts Five tennis centers in the United States have received colorful makeovers this year from professional artists.
The Look: Inside the Ring of Underground Wrestling A community of New Yorkers has formed around controlled, costumed combat.
Big City: The Dangerous Intimacy of Grad School: Was the N.Y.U. Harassment Case Inevitable? For Nimrod Reitman and others like him, an adviser’s approval can make the difference when it comes to finding a job, creating an outsize sense of…
Look Back at Highlights of Moulin Rouge! as Its Boston Run Ends The stage adaptation of the Baz Luhrmann film plays its final performance at the Colonial Theatre August 19.
Spend a Two-Show Day in Two Different Shows With Kevin Zak at DR2 Theatre See what it’s like to do a double-duty day in Neurosis and R.R.R.E.D Off-Broadway.
Stage Directions: What Is Jerry Mitchell’s No. 1 Rule of Directing? Having learned from legends like Agnes de Mille and Jerome Robbins, the director-choreographer shares the philosphy that led him to hits like Hairspray, Kinky Boots, and this summer’s Pretty…
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Criticized for Excluding Press From 2 Town Hall Meetings Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, a democratic socialist candidate for Congress in New York, called the controversy a “nonstory.”
At Hotchkiss, Sexual Misconduct and ‘Missed Opportunities’ to Stop It A report released by the Connecticut boarding school details sexual abuse by at least seven former faculty members, and the administration’s failure to act.