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Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

Finding Wealth of Humanity Through ‘Trinkets’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

The Off-Broadway musical “Trinkets” is a non-stop party centered on the escapades of trans sex workers in the 1990s New York City.

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.

Bigger, Brighter, Better? Making the Broadway Leap of Faith

Bigger, Brighter, Better? Making the Broadway Leap of Faith

By Emma Gordon, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater, Top Stories

For a play, making its Broadway debut may seem like the ultimate goal, but the reality is not so clear cut.

‘Heads’ portrays hostage experience

‘Heads’ portrays hostage experience

By Kat Fadrilan, Contributing writer

September 28, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

Four hostages share their emotional journey in captivity in the off-Broadway play "Heads."

‘Posterity’ portrays artistic struggle

‘Posterity’ portrays artistic struggle

By Willa Tellekson-Flash, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2015


Filed under Arts, Theater

Doug Wright's off-Broadway play "Posterity" depicts an artist's struggle to receive funding for a project, filled with plot twists and abruptness.

‘Found’ presents beauty, humor

‘Found’ presents beauty, humor

By Caroline Cunfer, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2014


Filed under Arts, Theater

"Found", based on the misplaced notes and knicknacks in Found Magazine, is a wonderfully weird Off-Broadway adventure.

TodayTix app puts Broadway in the palm of audiences’ hand

By Nikolas Reda-Castelao, Theater/Books editor

October 7, 2014


Filed under Arts, Theater

Getting cheap tickets to high profile shows in New York can be tricky, but this new smartphone app is a game-changer.

Off Broadway musical ‘Heathers’ leaves no damage

Off Broadway musical ‘Heathers’ leaves no damage

April 16, 2014


Filed under Arts

The mean girls of the ’80s are back — croquet mallets and all. “Heathers The Musical,” a brilliant adaptation of the 1988 cult film with the same name, opened March 31 at New World Stages. The musical follows the relatable story of high school misfit Veronica Sawyer who is taken under ...

Arts Issue: Off Broadway shows need to balance stars, craft

Arts Issue: Off Broadway shows need to balance stars, craft

April 10, 2014


Filed under Arts

The presence of celebrities in Off Broadway shows is few and far between. While their Broadway counterparts are taking part in the trend of casting celebrities — and obnoxiously advertising it — Off Broadway generally steers clear of this pattern. In 2011, Zachary Quinto starred in an Off Broadway r...

Top 5: Off-Broadway venues for student budgets

Top 5: Off-Broadway venues for student budgets

October 28, 2013


Filed under Features

While many college students hope to cross “see a Broadway show” off their bucket lists, those who want to a low-cost and low-stress New York City theater experience can find many Off-Broadway venues. For a theater to be classified as Off-Broadway, it has to seat a minimum of 99 and a maximum of...