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Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

Start the Semester Off on the Write Foot

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

Whether it’s Writing the Essay, Cultural Foundations or any other text-based course you are taking this semester, most students will inevitably have to write multitudinous essays. Though reading and writing are not everyone’s favorite pastimes, these classes can still be enjoyable. Here are some tip... Read more »

‘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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Social Media Shares #Theater Experience

Neha Ramani, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

News surrounding the musical "Hamilton" went viral thanks to their social media campaigns as well other social media attention.

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For Theater or For Filmed Theater?

Nishad More, Contributing Writer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Uncategorized

Theater on film makes theater highly accessible to audiences everywhere, but comes with setbacks.

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Though Star-Studded, ‘Dry Powder’ Barely Ignites

Though Star-Studded, ‘Dry Powder’ Barely Ignites

Emma Gold, Contributing Writer
April 6, 2016
Filed under ARTS, Theater

“Dry Power” is a compelling play about a private equity firm running at the Public Theater until May 1, starring John Krasinski, Claire Danes and Hank Azaria.

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