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Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

By Zuleyma Sanchez, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Gabriel Marquez's "No One Writes to the Colonel" tells the story of a retired colonel waiting for his veteran’s pension while living in poverty and his grieving wife.

Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

By Emma Hernando, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch's original musical "Times Square" tells the story of the great white way before it became the theme park we know of today.

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."

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.

Most Creative

By Natasha Roy, Editor-at-Large

January 22, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study is known for its broad range of concentrations. WSN is showcasing 3 students with the most creative concentrations.

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."

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.

The Power of Political Theater

The Power of Political Theater

By Matt Markowski, Contributing Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater, Uncategorized

A relationship between art and politics; how art shapes the world.

‘In the Blood:’ Hauntingly Modern

‘In the Blood:’ Hauntingly Modern

By Matt Markowski, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts, Theater

The revival of Suzan Lori-Parks' "In the Blood" is a haunting and thrilling story of a mother's resilience through poverty and tragedy.

‘In Search of Dinozord’ Tells The Story Of Dreams

‘In Search of Dinozord’ Tells The Story Of Dreams

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

Review of "In Search of Dinozord" Performance at the Skirball Center.

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