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New Drag Show Is As Close to Whitney As You Can Get

New Drag Show Is As Close to Whitney As You Can Get

Joseph Myers, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Kevin Smith Kirkwood creates a tribute to Whitney Houston that is almost as good as the original in his latest show, "Classic Whitney: Alive."

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‘Crackskull Row’ Pushes Your Tolerance for Taboos

‘Crackskull Row’ Pushes Your Tolerance for Taboos

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"Crackskull Row" dives into the darker parts of Irish culture as part of the Origins First Irish Theatre Festival.

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‘Quietly’ Speaks Volumes About Terror

‘Quietly’ Speaks Volumes About Terror

Alexandra Pierson, Theater & Books Editor
September 6, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

As part of the Origins First Irish Theater Festival, "Quietly" is captivating audiences with its complex remembering of Northern Ireland's Troubles.

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Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Alexandra Pierson, Theater & Books Editor
August 28, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Books, Theater

As part of the Origins First Irish Theater Festival, "Quietly" is captivating audiences with its complex remembering of Northern Ireland's Troubles.

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‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

Emma Gold, Contributing Writer
May 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The musical "Waitress" has come to Broadway with music and lyrics from Sara Bareilles.

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‘Butterfly’ Remake Pins Audience

‘Butterfly’ Remake Pins Audience

Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor
May 2, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The latest production from Brits Off Broadway is an adaptation of the opera "Madame Butterfly."

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Shakespeare Shakeup in ‘Taming of the Shrew’

Shakespeare Shakeup in ‘Taming of the Shrew’

Blair Best, Contributing Writer
April 25, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The Queens Theater Company's latest all-woman production of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew" twists a traditionally misogynistic plot.

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Modern ‘Job’ is Heartbreaking

Modern ‘Job’ is Heartbreaking

Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor
April 18, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"Head of Passes" at the Public Theater is a moving drama about family inspired by the Book of Job.

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“I Will Look Forward” Is Worth More Than a Look

“I Will Look Forward” Is Worth More Than a Look

Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"I Will Look Forward to This Later" is a tragically funny play about art-making and what makes a meaningful life.

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Alec Baldwin and Billy Crystal Headline Tisch 50th Anniversary Gala

Alec Baldwin and Billy Crystal Headline Tisch 50th Anniversary Gala

Zach Martin, Arts Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, Film, Music, Theater, Uncategorized

The Tisch 50th Anniversary Gala honored the Tisch family as well as the school's notable alumni.

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CAST Stages ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

CAST Stages ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor
April 11, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The portrayal of past feminist movements in NYU CAST's production of "The Heidi Chronicles" resonates with gender equality movements today.

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“The Heidi Chronicles” Gears Up For Weekend Showcase Amid Buzz

“The Heidi Chronicles” Gears Up For Weekend Showcase Amid Buzz

Leigh Anderson, Contributing Writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

This weekend NYU CAST will open their production of "The Heidi Chronicles," a play about two women overcoming societal gender norms.

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