Miranda Sings on Broadway! Colleen Ballinger Wraps Up Broadway Debut in “Waitress”

Earlier this summer, it was announced that “Waitress” on Broadway will have its closing performance on January 5, 2020. This will mark an almost four-year run at the Brooks Atkinson Theater. One reason many say...

“Moles” Shocks, Amuses at Skirball

A group of seven larger-than-life-sized moles took over NYU Skirball last weekend, as Philippe Quesne’s darkly humorous performance of “The Moles” took place last Friday through Saturday. The original show, “Night of the Moles,” premiered...

Former Guggenheim Fellow Reads at Creative Writers House

“I’m a firm believer in embarrassing oneself,'' award-winning poet Brenda Shaughnessy said during an event at the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House last week. The author joined fellow poet and Director of the Creative Writing...

‘The Goldfinch’ Paints an Incomplete Picture

Donna Tartt’s epic novel “The Goldfinch” was adapted into a movie starring Ansel Elgort and directed by John Crowley, which premiered Sept. 13. The movie tells the story of Theo Decker (Elgort), whose mother...

Tyler, the Creator Stuns Fans at Madison Square Garden

Wearing a pink suit with one red sleeve and one red pant leg, a pair of white sunglasses and an iconic blonde wig, Tyler, the Creator took the stage at a sold-out Madison Square...

‘Dr. Stone’ Meditates on Civilization Itself

3,689 years and 159 days after the entire world’s population was mysteriously turned into stone, Senku Ishigami awakens — and he’s been counting. Luckily for the world, Senku possesses an almost incomprehensible intelligence and...

Nicki Minaj Retires From Music (Probably)

“My career has been a pinkprint, when I retire, tell them think pink.” Onika Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj, reminded fans of these lyrics from her 2012 album, “Pink Friday Roman Reloaded: The...

Creative Writing Community Persists Despite Lack of Major

The home page of NYU’s Creative Writing Program is impressive at first glance. Prominently featuring a photo of a contemplative Zadie Smith and, just below it, an interior shot of the ever-charming Lillian Vernon...

‘Hustlers’ Is the Female-Driven Crime Drama Everyone Has Been Waiting For

Drugging Wall Street men with a mix of MDMA and ketamine and making them max out their credit cards on booze in strip clubs? It may sound crazy — it sure sounded that way...

Entrancing, Enchanting and Immersive: Rachel Howard Solo Exhibition Opens in Chelsea

British artist Rachel Howard recently launched her solo exhibition, open from Sept. 6-Oct. 26 at Blain|Southern New York, a prominent international gallery on West 25th Street. The theme of the exhibition is “L'Appel du...

Staff Recs: Pretentious Films to Impress Your Fake Friends

Your friends told you to watch it. It was on your Amazon recommended list. And now the Arts Desk of WSN, a group of complete strangers, is going to reinforce everything that they’ve said....

‘IT Chapter Two’ Supplies More Laughs Than Screams

It’s 27 years after the events of “It,” and most of our protagonists — the loveable Losers’ Club — have left Derry and forgotten all about Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård). That is, until the attacks...
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