Teenager Cited Anti-Gay Bullying for Stabbing Death. He Was Found Guilty. Abel Cedeno testified that, after years of bullying, he feared for his life when he fatally stabbed a classmate who had punched him.
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Blackout Bruises Broadway Box Office The Saturday night outage prompted 26 shows to cancel performances, and led to a $3.5 million drop in the industry’s weekly grosses.
Environmental Midsummer: A Banquet Begins Off-Broadway Previews July 16 Audiences are served a tasting menu during the performance.
Joseph Scott Ford’s Not Even The Good Things Opens Off-Broadway July 16 The new play focuses on six friends who struggle to find enjoyment in life outside out of self-destructive behavior.
Jacob Dickey Is Broadway’s Aladdin Starting July 16 The hit Disney musical continues at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
Coriolanus, Starring Jonathan Cake, Begins in Central Park The second Shakespeare in the Park production of the summer kicks off July 16 at the Delacorte Theater.
Broadway’s What the Constitution Means to Me Recoups Ahead of August Final Bow Heidi Schreck’s Tony-nominated play opened at the Hayes Theater in March; a revamped national tour is in the works.
Jeffrey Epstein’s Safe Had ‘Piles of Cash’ and a Fake Passport, Prosecutors Say Two women who say they were sexually abused by Mr. Epstein also urged the judge to deny him bail ahead of his sex-trafficking trial.
Lea Michele to Star in ABC Movie Same Time, Next Christmas The Glee and Spring Awakening veteran will spread holiday cheer on the small screen.
Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhibition on it.
Raúl Esparza Joins Jason Robert Brown for August SubCulture Residency Concert The four-time Tony nominee will play the downtown venue for the first time.
Nick Adams, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, and Bonnie Milligan to Join the Skivvies at Joe’s Pub The stripped-down musical duo will play New York City and Provincetown, Massachusetts in August.
Blackout: Con Edison Apologizes, but Offers Few Clues About ‘Root Cause’ Mayor Bill de Blasio, back from the presidential campaign trail, ruled out terrorism in the Manhattan power failure on Saturday night.
When Big Tobacco Invoked Eric Garner to Fight a Menthol Cigarette Ban Corporate lobbyists are increasingly highlighting the concerns of black New Yorkers to support their clients’ causes.
The Power Went Out. Where Was de Blasio? He was in rural Iowa, illustrating the perils mayors face when they run for president.