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‘Spring Awakening’ Reveals Harmonies

‘Spring Awakening’ Reveals Harmonies

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

Steinhardt's production of the famed "Spring Awakening" was a singular and unafraid show, leaving more than just chalk smears and notes lingering in the audience's heart.

Bright Lights and High Notes at NYU

Bright Lights and High Notes at NYU

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

For one magical night of harmony and jazz hands, NYU students forgot their school affiliations to hold a night of Broadway showtunes and classic musical theater hits.

“Here I Am” Is Here and Now

“Here I Am” Is Here and Now

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

Distinguished Writer-in-Residence Jonathan Safran Foer brought his energy and unorthodoxy to his reading of his new novel "Here I Am" last week.

‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

‘PhDeath:’ The NYU Murder Mystery

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books, Top Stories

NYU professor James P. Carse's riveting new novel "PhDeath" creates a murder mystery out of a subject he knows better than almost anyone - NYU itself.

Tell it Yourself: The Self-Publishing Revolution

Tell it Yourself: The Self-Publishing Revolution

By Alexandra Pierson, Theater and Books Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Books

In today's increasingly digitized age, publishing your own book is no longer the monumental project it once was.