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NYC's Extreme Street Beat—Stomp Day Is Now

(February 27, 2019) - Today’s the day: the mayor’s declaration that February 27th, 2019 is officially “STOMP Day” in New York—an honor reflecting Stomp’s 25th anniversary in the City That Never Sleeps. And clearly, the show’s formidable rhythms and percussive pulse are doing their part to keep it that way. (read the story...)

Parallel Universe Buddies Show 'James & Jamesy in the Dark' Is a Must-See

(October 11, 2018) - James & Jamesy in the Dark: a no-intermission, 75 minutes show about two guys from a parallel universe, is a must see, now playing at Soho Playhouse. (read the story...)

A New Tradition: Two Takes on Fiddler in Yiddish

(September 06, 2018) - See the Yiddish version of Fiddler on the Roof (with English and Russian supertitles), currently playing at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and you will know right off: there’s something about the Yiddish language. (read the story...)

The 1st Annual Trump Family Special: Gina Gershon Takes on Melania

(August 15, 2018) - Triumphant from her Melania Trump appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Gina Gershon will soon be channeling her dead-on FLOTUS in a new musical lampoon-a-thon, The 1st Annual Trump Family Special, at Off-Broadway’s Triad Theatre. (read the story...)

2018 Tony Awards Wrap Up: A (Well?) Done Deal

(June 12, 2018) - Time to wrap up the 2018 Tony Awards: winners, losers, and more…so I didn’t totally tank on my predictions but I did underestimate the Tony voters' love for The Band’s Visit. And I am extremely pleased that love was reflected in the overall outcome…kudos to an amazing show. (read the story...)

Indecent Exposure: Catch This Powerful Broadway Show While You Still Can

(July 21, 2017) - Exquisite. Evocative. Heartwarming and heartbreaking. Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Paula Vogel has given Broadway theatregoers the season’s most haunting production: Indecent. (read the story...)

Coming Soon: New Cast for A Doll's House, Part 2

(July 07, 2017) - When Broadway contracts expire, it’s not uncommon for actors, particularly those with West Coast roots, to take it on the lam. The most recent – and newsworthy – departures involved the four-character cast from the Tony-nominated Best Play, A Doll’s House, Part 2 by Lucas Hnath. (read the story...)

Broadway and Off-Broadway Closings: Farewell to The Little Foxes and More

(June 30, 2017) - It’s a phrase, it’s a song, it’s a cliché… and now and again it actually reads factual when it refers to New York theatre: “Only the good die young.” In stage parlance, it translates to: “only the good close young.” Read on for our guide to fond farewells to Broadway and Off-Broadway this summer. (read the story...)

Church & State: Catch It Pronto, Before It Goes!

(May 26, 2017) - The Off-Broadway play Church & State grew from Jason Odell Williams’s visceral reaction to three gun-related tragedies. Catch it before it closes, June 4th. (read the story...)

"The Band's Visit" Plans a Stay on Broadway

(May 24, 2017) - If, like me (#mortified), you missed The Band’s Visit -- aka a “Best of the Year” pick by multiple media sources, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Huffington Post -- during its initial mini-run (12/8 /16 to 1/8/17) at Off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater, get ready for a second chance: it will be punching Broadway’s fall clock starting October 7th with an official opening date of November 9th. (read the story...)

Broadway's Latest Buzz, From Glenda Jackson to King Kong

(May 19, 2017) - It’s reassuring to know a couple of this season’s VIP players have signed on for Three Tall Women, slated to hit Broadway next spring. Joe Mantello, whose run as alongside Sally Field’s Amanda in The Glass Menagerie ends its run this coming Sunday, will be directing Laurie Metcalf, a Tony nominee for her current five-star run as Nora Helmer in A Doll’s House, Part 2. Oh yes, also appearing with Metcalf will be two-time Oscar winner Glenda Jackson who returns to Broadway after a 30 year absence. [The youngest tall woman – and non-speaking Boy character – remain floating about the murky casting realm of TBA..] (read the story...)

The Best of the Best of Late-Summer Theatre in NYC

(August 05, 2016) - With a new season of shows poised to sprout wings near the end of September, the excitement in and around New York’s Theatre District is electric. But before we open our hearts and wallets to these big buzz newbies, it’s good to remember we’re smack in the middle of opportunity heaven, late summer being the time of year when we can easily score tickets to some of Broadway’s hottest shows—including some groundbreaking productions that will soon be leaving the Great White Way. (read the story...)

Hot Town, Hot Stories: Broadway's Latest

(July 26, 2016) - We've got the latest in hot summer stories: all the comings and goings on Broadway and in New York theatre. (read the story...)

Hot Town: New York Summer Theatre

(July 07, 2016) - It’s officially “hot town, summer in the city” season, making now all about slipping into a New York theatre for musicals with “dancing in the street” reputations for cranking up the heat—in air conditioned comfort, of course. (read the story...)

Breaking on Broadway

(May 27, 2016) - American Psycho is closing June 5th, Cats is heading to the Neil Simon Theatre mid-July with Brit sensation Leona Lewis and original director Trevor Nunn, and Terry Kinney will star in Arthur Miller's The Price on Broadway, next spring. (read the story...)

Sierra Boggess Classes Up School of Rock

(April 13, 2016) - At first glance, School of Rock does not seem like Andrew Lloyd Webber material. Could the man who wrote the music for shows like Cats and The Phantom of the Opera find inspiration in the story of a scruffy hard-rocker? The answer is an emphatic yes—which is no surprise to Sierra Boggess, who plays uptight principal Rosalie in the show and is a veteran of three other Lloyd Webber musicals. (read the story...)

Rachel Weisz Set to Star in Plenty

(February 25, 2016) - Oscar and Olivier winning actress Rachel Weisz (The Constant Gardener) has signed on for the Off-Broadway revival of playwright David Hare’s award-winning drama, Plenty, slated for the fall of 2016 at The Public Theater. (read the story...)

Celebrity Profile: Wayne Brady Flaunts His Kinky Boots

(February 17, 2016) - Wayne Brady of Whose Line Is It Anyway? fame talks about putting on the high heels of British drag queen Lola in the Broadway version of Kinky Boots. (read the story...)

Fiddler on the Roof: A Cherished "Tradition" Returns to Broadway

(January 20, 2016) - Jessica Hecht proves mother knows best in the luminous revival of Fiddler on the Roof, now playing at the Broadway Theatre. (read the story...)

Kicking Back with the Radio City Rockettes

(November 19, 2015) - Radio City Rockettes have returned for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, a holiday favorite since 1933. Learn some inside secrets from Rockette Torrie Bogda, a nine-year veteran of the iconic show. (read the story...)

Disaster the Musical: Tony Superstars Bring Hilarity to Broadway

(November 09, 2015) - Disaster the musical: hold on to your life jackets and Dramamine, theatregoers, and look to Broadway’s not-too-distant horizon where coming into view is a musical comedy that’s a tsunami of cinematic satire overflowing with Tony, Drama Desk, and Emmy-honored dudes and divas. The show is Disaster!, an unhinged smorgasbord of ‘70s cult film catastrophes. (read the story...)

NYC Theater Notes: Priscilla in Pippin, Living on the Fringe & More

(July 22, 2014) - Priscilla Lopez joins Pippin, FringeNYC returns, Julia Stiles Off-Broadway in Phoenix, and more. (read the story...)

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