| May 12, 2014
The Outer Critics Circle gave a thumbs-up to Tony nomination packleader "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," handing the musical four kudos including top tuner in the race for the org's 2013-14 awards.
The Rialto musical adaptation of "Bullets...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Camaraderie, positivity and lots of theater love filled the air at the 29th annual Lucille Lortel Awards Sunday at the NYU Skirball Center in downtown Manhattan.
Hosts Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, currently staring in their own limited Off-...
| May 21, 2014
Opera is all about the pouring of deep-felt emotion into song, and "Bare," a 2004 off-Broadway musical, is subtitled "A Pop Opera." No doubt, that's partly because of the torrent of emotions unleashed by the hormone-charged teenage protagonists.
| May 4, 2014
In 1973, Queta Rodriguez traveled from her home in Mexico City for a yearlong visit with her uncle in New York City. She tagged along with her uncle's buddy to a French class, which was as much a social gathering as language course.
There, Queta met Ron...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Byron Janis is one of the most inspiring survivors in classical music.
Despite decades of struggling to overcome the debilitating effects of, first, a childhood injury to his left hand, and, later, severe arthritis in his fingers and wrists, the great...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Adam Halpin and Katie Rose Clarke star in the Long Wharf Theatre production of the two-actor musical "The Last Five Years."
Gordon Edelstein, artistic director at the theater, stages the show with music by Jason Robert Brown.
A film version of the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:12 PM
"Bat Boy: The Musical" may not be what one expects — there's not a baseball in sight— but it's still a must-see show in all aspects, captivating Colonial Players audiences since it opened in March.
Set to a melodic pop-rock score, this...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Nearly two years after her death in a car accident days after graduating from Yale, Marina Keegan's essays and stories are being published by Scribners in a book released on Amazon this week called "The Opposite of Loneliness."
The stories and essays...
| Mar 8, 2014
A down-to-earth guy from a working-class city is determined to succeed in a tough business. Punching above his weight, he beats the odds and makes it into the ring, cheered on by a crowd that includes a woman who shares his modest roots and encourages his...
| Feb 12, 2014
The kid spirit in putting together "Peter and the Starcatcher" was not unlike the gang of Lost Boys that are featured in this playful prequel to "Peter Pan."
The process, which started seven years ago with casual discussions, eventually turned into a...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The promos for Ryan Murphy's HBO drama keeping getting more and more powerful.
The first full trailer shows Mark Ruffalo, his onscreen partner Matt Bomer and Julia Roberts fight to raise awareness about the AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early...