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Posts published in July 2017

Cats Revival Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway

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.

Mayor and City Council Make Deal on Lawyers for Immigrants

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

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.

Metropolitan Diary: A Touchy Topic?

Metropolitan Diary: A Touchy Topic? An assistant at a publishing house encounters a famous literary figure at a book party.

Celebrating Sam Shepard's Remarkably Theatrical Film Career

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

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.