Peter Dinklage to Play Cyrano in the New Group’s Fall Season The 2019-2020 lineup will also include adaptations of Chekhov’s “The Seagull” and “Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice.”
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The Last, Best Press Agent Sy Presten, who turns 95 on May 23 in New York, remembers when the publicity business was fun.
‘No One Would Listen’: Cleared of Murder, After 33 Years in Prison Keith Bush was arrested at 17 for a crime he always insisted he had not committed. On Wednesday, a judge threw out the murder conviction. He’s 62.
Ocasio-Cortez Backs Insurgent Tiffany Cabán in Queens D.A. Race, Testing Her Influence in N.Y. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement was perhaps the most sought after in the race, but it is also something of a risk for the first-term congresswoman.
Phylicia Rashad and André Holland to Perform Toni Morrison’s New Book The actors will read selections from The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations at 92Y.
See Today’s Playwrights Adapt the Shakespeare Canon at Play On! at Classic Stage Company The festival will feature 39 readings of the Bard’s work, as interpreted Mfoniso Udofia, Christopher Chen, Octavio Solis, and more.
Watch a Sneak Peek at Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse The production, currently in rehearsals, begins performances May 29.
Charles Ludlam’s Maria Callas Sendup Galas to Be Revived Off-Broadway The show, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, will begin performances June 13.
New York Passes Bill Giving Congress a Way to Get Trump’s State Tax Returns Tax officials would be authorized to hand over his state returns to any one of three congressional committees, opening a new front in a heated battle.
Erich Bergen Will Return to Cast of Broadway’s Waitress The hit Sara Bareilles musical continues at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.
This Summer: Get yourself to Wave Hill, stat Part park and part public garden, this Bronx oasis triggers an “Am-I-really-in-New-York?” moment.
Rats Are Taking Over New York City Gentrifying neighborhoods are a key reason behind the vermin outbreak, which extends beyond New York — Philadelphia, Chicago and Los Angeles are also confronting issues.
Michael Urie, Beth Malone, Taylor Trensch, Jason Tam, and More to Perform in Pride Plays The festival of readings will celebrate LGBTQIA voices in commemoration of the Stonewall anniversary this June.
Larry J. Hanley, 62, Dies; Helped Rid Transit Union of Corruption A former bus driver, he won the presidency of the Amalgamated Transit Union after accusing the incumbent of failing to discipline a local linked to the mob.
A Look Inside Opening Night for Continuity Off-Broadway The new play, helmed by Rachel Chavkin, opened May 21 at MTC’s Off-Broadway stage.