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Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

By Matthew Holman, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Admissions" is new play from Joshua Harmon that portrays the various stages of anxiety one undergoes when applying to university's with low acceptance rates.

Call Me Daddy

Call Me Daddy

By Marisa Lopez, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Top Stories

NYU is the third fastest-growing sugar baby school. What is it like to be a sugar baby? Why do people do it? Read more to find out.

Modern ‘Job’ is Heartbreaking

Modern ‘Job’ is Heartbreaking

By Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor

April 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"Head of Passes" at the Public Theater is a moving drama about family inspired by the Book of Job.

“I Will Look Forward” Is Worth More Than a Look

“I Will Look Forward” Is Worth More Than a Look

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

April 14, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"I Will Look Forward to This Later" is a tragically funny play about art-making and what makes a meaningful life.

CAST Stages ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

CAST Stages ‘The Heidi Chronicles’

By Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The portrayal of past feminist movements in NYU CAST's production of "The Heidi Chronicles" resonates with gender equality movements today.

“The Heidi Chronicles” Gears Up For Weekend Showcase Amid Buzz

“The Heidi Chronicles” Gears Up For Weekend Showcase Amid Buzz

By Leigh Anderson, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

This weekend NYU CAST will open their production of "The Heidi Chronicles," a play about two women overcoming societal gender norms.

Though Star-Studded, ‘Dry Powder’ Barely Ignites

Though Star-Studded, ‘Dry Powder’ Barely Ignites

By Emma Gold, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Dry Power” is a compelling play about a private equity firm running at the Public Theater until May 1, starring John Krasinski, Claire Danes and Hank Azaria.

Swimming in Scandal and a ‘Red Speedo’

Swimming in Scandal and a ‘Red Speedo’

By Nikolas Reda-Castelao, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

A 25-meter long, chlorine-scented pool dominates the stage of the New York Theater Workshop, currently staging Lucas Hnath’s “Red Speedo.” It is the tantamount center of everyone’s attention and simultaneously the least addressed. “Red Speedo” is about the complications that arise when an Olympics-bo...

1978 Play Disrupts Nuclear Family

1978 Play Disrupts Nuclear Family

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

A new production of "Buried Child" stars Ed Harris and Amy Madigan as parents whose traditional family breaks apart.

‘Straight’ Explores a Modern Gay Identity

‘Straight’ Explores a Modern Gay Identity

By Grace Rogers, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"STRAIGHT" at the Acorn Theatre explores sexuality through a love triangle.

Tisch Students Bring “The Laramie Project” Into 2016

Tisch Students Bring “The Laramie Project” Into 2016

By Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

NYU Shop Theater is currently putting on a production of the 2000 play "The Laramie Project".

‘Nice Fish’ Questions the Meaning of Life Through Ice Fishing

‘Nice Fish’ Questions the Meaning of Life Through Ice Fishing

By Joseph Myers, Theater & Books Editor

March 2, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater, Uncategorized

"Nice Fish" starring recent Academy Award winner Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins, is a play about the existential ponderings of fishermen.

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