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When the Internet Meets Theater

When the Internet Meets Theater

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In a panel last Tuesday, Broadway bigwigs met to discuss the way forward for technology in theater.

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Tolstoy Meets Broadway in ‘The Great Comet of 1812’

Tolstoy Meets Broadway in ‘The Great Comet of 1812’

Kamila Daurenova, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under ARTS, Theater

"Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet" brings vivacity to Tolstoy's classic "War and Peace," with an impressive number of NYU alums working on the new Broadway musical.

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Another Election Gone Awry

Another Election Gone Awry

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
November 14
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The sheer impressiveness of the physicality in Shakespeare in the Square's adaptation of the classic "Coriolanus" makes it more than just good theater — it makes it an aching vindication of the feelings too often trapped inside ourselves.

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Why Wait to Graduate?

Why Wait to Graduate?

Blair Best, Staff Writer
November 14
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Why wait to graduate? NYU Tisch junior Emanuel Lopez has already been cast in the Broadway musical "On Your Feet," and spoke with WSN about the whirlwind he rode to get there.

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Alamo Drafthouse Brings the Luxe You’re Looking For

Alamo Drafthouse Brings the Luxe You’re Looking For

Zach Martin, Editor at Large
November 8
Filed under ARTS, Film

The Texas-based chain of dine-in movie theaters Alamo Drafthouse has officially opened its doors to the new downtown Brooklyn location, and it's the best thing for movies since hot popcorn.

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Bad Theater Festival: Better Than It Sounds

Bad Theater Festival: Better Than It Sounds

Michael Landes, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under ARTS, Theater

The Bad Theater Festival is an undeniably necessary part of theater today, preserving and giving due homage to the fringe tradition.

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‘Roughly Speaking:’ Saga From The Streets

‘Roughly Speaking:’ Saga From The Streets

Blair Best, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under ARTS, Theater

Shara Ashley Zeiger's new play "Roughly Speaking" should have been a powerful and much-needed piece of theater giving a voice to New York's homeless, but the work fell short of magnificent after less-than-convincing acting and dialogue that lacked much intrigue.

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‘Missed Connections’ Misses the Mark

‘Missed Connections’ Misses the Mark

Lizzy Essiedu, Contributing Writer
October 27
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In what could have been a fascinatingly humorous concept, "Missed Connections" feels more like a disappointment.

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When Is Lennon’s Death Not About Lennon?

When Is Lennon’s Death Not About Lennon?

Hailey Nuthals, Arts Editor
October 26
Filed under ARTS, Theater

In its world premiere, Ross Howard's new play "Two of Us" takes what could have been a redundant, sentimental story and makes it into a curiously thoughtful tale.

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The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer
October 24
Filed under ARTS, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

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Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

Thomas Miritello, Staff Writer
October 20
Filed under ARTS, Entertainment, TOP STORIES

In the latest installation of its monthly "Live in the Village" series, comedians Under St. Marks put on a commendable performance, even despite its less-than-full crowd.

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