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Art and Affection Collide in ‘Sunday in the Park’

Art and Affection Collide in ‘Sunday in the Park’

Kamila Daurenova, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The classic award-winning production "Sunday In The Park With George" brings stars like Jake Gyllenhaal and NYU alums like Tony-winning Ruthie Ann Miles together to create a production that's as close to pointillism and acrylic painting as one can get on stage.

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NYU Alum Performs His Own Funeral

NYU Alum Performs His Own Funeral

Sarah Jackson, Contributing Writer
February 23
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In his one man show "Funeral," NYU Alum Joe Charnitski reflects on life through the eulogies he's delivered for his father and grandfather.

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StageWorks Shines Light on Shakespeare

StageWorks Shines Light on Shakespeare

Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer
February 21
Filed under ARTS, Theater

With a hearty nod towards the Shakespeare classic "Twelfth Night's" leanings towards queer identity, Tisch Drama StageWorks brings hilarity and uproar to the stage.

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Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

Staff Recs: Best Local Cinemas

WSN Staff
February 16
Filed under ARTS, TOP STORIES

Mid-winter is prime movie-theater-going time. This week, WSN staff help you out for a date-night spot or a justification for staying in.

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Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Porn Pays Tuition at a Cost in “Exposed”

Annaluz Cabrera, Contributing Writer
February 14
Filed under ARTS, Performance, Theater

"Exposed" is a new play based on the true story of Mariam Weeks, the Duke University Freshman who took on a porn star persona to pay her college tuition.

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Performing Power And Privilege

Performing Power And Privilege

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The NYU Drama Therapy program tackled privilege of all sorts with avant-garde flair and talented precision in its presentation of three short plays by its master's candidates last week.

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Thespians Use Democracy to Solve Dickens’ “Mystery of Edwin Drood”

Thespians Use Democracy to Solve Dickens’ “Mystery of Edwin Drood”

Satish Reginald and Cayla Berejikian
February 9
Filed under ARTS, Music, TOP STORIES

In a rousing cross between Hamlet and a choose-your-own-adventure novel, the NYU Steinhairdt Vocal Performance Department brought energy and hilarity to their production of "The Mystery of Edwin Drood."

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Bright Lights and High Notes at NYU

Bright Lights and High Notes at NYU

Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor
January 30
Filed under ARTS, Theater

For one magical night of harmony and jazz hands, NYU students forgot their school affiliations to hold a night of Broadway showtunes and classic musical theater hits.

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A Tender and Comic Look At Gender, Death and Vietnam

A Tender and Comic Look At Gender, Death and Vietnam

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under ARTS, Theater, TOP STORIES

"Orange Julius" explores gender, death and memory through the lens of the Vietnam War.

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Tisch New Theatre Runs Into Drama

Tisch New Theatre Runs Into Drama

Natasha Roy, News Editor
January 23
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The Tisch New Theatre was suspended this past fall, but the news was quietly announced in a single email. Here's the details of the whole story.

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‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

December 5
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"The Portal" takes too much advantage of multimedia tools and comes off more like a bad party than a thought-provoking theater piece.

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Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
December 5
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Before the West Village was bougie, it was the kingdom of the queens.

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