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Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

Steinhardt Brings Soul to ‘Sister Act’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Steinhardt brought the 1992 film "Sister Act" to life, this past weekend, with sequin-covered habits and a performance comparable to the most spirited of church services.

‘A New Brain’ Is a No Brainer

‘A New Brain’ Is a No Brainer

By Alex Cullina, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Drawn largely from creator William Finn’s own life, "A New Brain" follows a creatively blocked songwriter who is hospitalized with a mysterious brain condition.

The Haunting Inception of ‘Not Clown’

The Haunting Inception of ‘Not Clown’

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch alumni Justin Cimino and Sasha Lazare wanted to find uncommon ways to tell relevant stories and inspire conversation. Their NYC-based non-profit theater company, Pigeonholed Theater Company, did just that with its recent haunting production of "Not Clown."

‘Broken April’: From Page to Stage

‘Broken April’:  From Page to Stage

By Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Books, Theater

Columbia University recently adapted Ismail Kadare's "Broken April" for the stage in a minimalist, but powerful production.

NYU Students Compete at Winterfest

NYU Students Compete at Winterfest

By Emily Fagel, Theater and Books Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

The New York Theater Festival is currently holding its Winterfest competition, and on the docket this year is an original production from CAS sophomore Cayla Berejikian.

Tisch New Theatre Presents a New Approach

Tisch New Theatre Presents a New Approach

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

Tisch New Theatre's 10th Anniversary production of Little Shop of Horrors provides both a high quality production for the audience while still offering a space for students to make mistakes and learn.

Finding Humanity in the Horrors

Finding Humanity in the Horrors

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"Little Shop of Horrors" by Tisch New Theatre is a funny, honest retelling of the cult classic.

Tisch Reimagines ‘Little Shop’

Tisch Reimagines ‘Little Shop’

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

WSN talked with the director and lead actress of TNT's "Little Shop of Horrors."

The Future Is Female, So Is the Past

The Future Is Female, So Is the Past

By Julia Fields, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"This One's For the Girls" is a new off-Broadway musical telling the story of one woman's life through some of the most iconic female pop hits of all time.

Freedom Theater’s ‘The Siege’ Arrives at Skirball

Freedom Theater’s ‘The Siege’ Arrives at Skirball

By Madeline Pursell, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

Palestinian Freedom Theatre’s "The Siege" at NYU Skirball tells the story of the siege on the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem in 2002.

“Oedipus El Rey:” Classical Tragedy Turned Current Event

“Oedipus El Rey:” Classical Tragedy Turned Current Event

By Emma Hernando, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

"Oedipus El Rey" puts a 21st century spin on a classic tale.

Advice from Three Tony-Winning Writers

Advice from Three Tony-Winning Writers

By Matt Markowski, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

WSN sat down with three Tony-winning playwrights to discuss their processes and get their advice for any budding writers.

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