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New Theater Worth ‘The Price’

New Theater Worth ‘The Price’

Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer
March 20
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
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
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
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
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 17
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 15
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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NYU Should Take Advantage of Virtual Reality

NYU Should Take Advantage of Virtual Reality

Henry Cohen, Staff Writer
February 13
Filed under OPINION

Virtual reality, more than just being a tool for the enhancement of pre-existing art forms, is capable of so much that it must be considered its own art form emergent from new technology.

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Performing Power And Privilege

Performing Power And Privilege

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
February 10
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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