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The Show Must Go Wrong

The Show Must Go Wrong

Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"The Play That Goes Wrong" breaks the trend of perfection on Broadway with vaudevillian slapstick humor and not a few corpses with an uncanny ability to walk around on stage.

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Miss Saigon at The Broadway Theatre

Miss Saigon at The Broadway Theatre

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Eva Noblezada makes the hearty belts and fluttering soprano lines demanded by the leading role in Broadway's "Miss Saigon" seem like an easy task, despite having some big shoes to fill.

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History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

History Reclaimed, Identity Redefined in ‘Latin History for Morons’

Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

John Leguizamo's play "Latin History for Morons" takes a stab at making U.S. history a little less colonial, and a little more colorful.

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How Theater Talks

How Theater Talks

Blair Best, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Whether audiences realize it or not, they are making theater political the very moment they enter the building.

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When Theater Becomes More Than the Stage

When Theater Becomes More Than the Stage

Rachel Ruecker, Senior Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In the digital age, art has begun to overlap — and theater is no different, as plays continue to be performed in ways that transcend the stage.

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‘Spring Awakening’ Reveals Harmonies

‘Spring Awakening’ Reveals Harmonies

Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Steinhardt's production of the famed "Spring Awakening" was a singular and unafraid show, leaving more than just chalk smears and notes lingering in the audience's heart.

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New Theater Worth ‘The Price’

New Theater Worth ‘The Price’

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The star-studded cast of "The Price" brings life and nuance to Arther Miller's classic play, with Mark Ruffalo and Danny DeVito bringing its renowned nuance into light.

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A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

A Musical, Canadian Perspective on 9/11

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"Come From Away" isn't just the touching true tale of a Canadian town that housed re-routed flights during the aftermath of 9/11 — it's an eerie reminder of the sort of social issues facing us today.

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The Barber is Back on Barrow Street for ‘Sweeney Todd’ Revival

The Barber is Back on Barrow Street for ‘Sweeney Todd’ Revival

Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater, TOP STORIES

Ever wondered what it would be like to step into the wild world of cannibalism in "Sweeney Todd?" Barrow Street Theater's revamped production gives audience members the chance to quite literally be a part of the classic musical's bloodthirsty action.

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Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Steinhardt’s ‘Queen’ Shows Youth Response to Illness

Annaluz Cabrera, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Theater

It only takes six actors in Steinhardt's musical education program to make for a stunningly energetic performance of "Two Weeks With the Queen" — and more than that to tackle the stigmas around chronic illness.

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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, 2017
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, 2017
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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