Tovah Feldshuh Proves Aging Is Optional in NYC and the Hamptons August 1–5 The four-time Tony nominee will offer cabaret, comedy, and life lessons in her solo show.
Posts published in July 2017
Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: August 1
How Did Critics Review A Midsummer Night’s Dream Starring Phylicia Rashad, Annaleigh Ashford, and Danny Burstein? The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park production officially opened July 31 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
Cats Revival Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway The Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s record-breaking musical officially opened July 31, 2016 at the Neil Simon Theatre.
Second Phillips Andover Sex Abuse Report Includes Teacher Named by Choate A follow-up to a 2016 report about sexual misconduct at the Massachusetts boarding school named Frederic Lyman, who had been similarly accused at a Connecticut prep school.
Mayor and City Council Make Deal on Lawyers for Immigrants A compromise ends months of squabbling, as private donors, not the city, will fund the legal services for undocumented immigrants convicted of serious crimes.
At Competitive Stuyvesant, Alumni Get High Marks for Discord Graduates of the prestigious Manhattan high school are battling over how their alumni organization should be run, with some saying money has been wasted.
Upstate County Jails Are Challenged for Sending Juveniles to Solitary Lawyers for young inmates at some county jails are trying to curtail the practice, which research indicates is especially damaging to adolescents.
The Revived Soho Rep. Will Return to Its Longtime Home in 2018 With 2 World Premieres The downtown theatre company was forced to vacate its space in 2016, but will open its doors once more.
Guilty Plea From Man Arrested With Guns at Holland Tunnel John Cramsey made headlines nationwide last year when he was arrested on his way to save a teenager from a drug den in Brooklyn.
Metropolitan Diary: A Touchy Topic? An assistant at a publishing house encounters a famous literary figure at a book party.
Grosses Analysis: Dear Evan Hansen and Come From Away Deliver Strong Summer Box Office Returns Two of this year’s original Broadway musicals continue to draw audiences, while a long-running smash hit surpassed a box office milestone.
Review: ‘Park Plays’ Draw Inspiration From the Queens Landscape A program of 10 short pieces, set in and around Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, touches on tennis, dragon boats and the 1939 World’s Fair.
Celebrating Sam Shepard's Remarkably Theatrical Film Career In an acting career that spanned over 40 years, the Pulitzer-winning playwright made more than a few great films—many of them adaptations of plays.
How to Survive a Rip Current: First, Don’t Fight It Two swimmers drowned in New York and New Jersey on Sunday after they were caught in rip currents, the phenomenon behind most rescues by beach lifeguards.