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Film Favorite ‘Anastasia’ Takes a Journey to the Stage

Film Favorite ‘Anastasia’ Takes a Journey to the Stage

By Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

The Broadway adaptation of the beloved animated film "Anastasia" officially opened April 24 — and if anything, it's even better than its original form.

‘Groundhog Day’ : Deja Vu Dances all Over Again

‘Groundhog Day’ : Deja Vu Dances all Over Again

By Kamila Daurenova, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film, Theater

What if you were stuck in a time loop, reliving the same day over and over again? Fans of the original Bill Murray classic will be happy to hear that this story has made the jump from screen to the stage.

‘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.

Art and Affection Collide in ‘Sunday in the Park’

Art and Affection Collide in ‘Sunday in the Park’

By Kamila Daurenova, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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.

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.

‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"The Portal" takes too much advantage of multimedia tools and comes off more like a bad party than a thought-provoking theater piece.

Tolstoy Meets Broadway in ‘The Great Comet of 1812’

Tolstoy Meets Broadway in ‘The Great Comet of 1812’

By Kamila Daurenova, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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.

Why Wait to Graduate?

Why Wait to Graduate?

By Blair Best, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


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.

‘Forbidden’ Turns ‘Hamilton’ Violet

‘Forbidden’ Turns ‘Hamilton’ Violet

By Yasmin Gulec, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Forbidden NYU is an annual performance that pokes fun at aspects of NYU students' lives.

‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

‘Waitress’ Is Good Enough to Eat

By 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.

Social Media Shares #Theater Experience

By 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.

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

By Laura Casado, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch New Theatre put on a production of the classic musical "Hairspray" at Skirball over the weekend.

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