How NYU’s Comedy Scene is Finding Ways to Laugh

They say laughter is the best medicine, and lately it seems like everyone has gotten the memo. People all over the world are turning to social media platforms to share all types of content,...

Six Comedy Specials to Watch While Social Distancing

20 days ago, I was on an airplane from Paris to Chicago, a result of COVID-19 cutting my four-month study abroad down to six weeks. This is the same story as most college students...

Dancing Through Distress: Tisch Dancers on Remote Learning

Since the university announced that the rest of the semester would be happening remotely due to the COVID-19 outbreak, NYU students have been adapting to new routines to enable them to continue their education....

‘Ghost Quartet’ Is in All of Us

In what seems to be a swanky, hole-in-the-wall lounge at the McKittrick Hotel, lit only by the candles on each table, a voice rises up from the shadows. With no pause, he launches into...

The Public Theater Talks Show Business and Social Issues

Remember the days when you could go out and enjoy live theatrical performances? From classic Broadway shows and funny off-Broadway shows in Midtown to experimental acts on local stages, New York’s theater scene has...

Terrence McNally’s Writing Must Live On

When I learned Terrence McNally recently died of COVID-19 complications at 81 years old, my body went numb. McNally was one of Broadway’s most talented playwrights, writing over 50 plays and winning multiple Tony Awards,...

The Pros and Cons of Streaming Performance

As people wait to be admitted into a theater, nothing builds anticipation more than colorful Playbills, anxious audience members and bright flashing lights boasting a show’s title. Once they are in their seats, the...

Coronavirus Closes the Curtains on Broadway

The Great White Way is going dark for the first time in 19 years since 9/11. From March 12 through April 12, Broadway will be closed as New York attempts to prevent more coronavirus...

Tisch Dance Program Students Call for Societal Change

Excited supporters holding bouquets of roses anxiously awaited Tisch’s Second Avenue Dance Company’s March concert to begin. The concert, “Investigating the WE,” provided choreographers the opportunity to create a dance that combined their art...

Does ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Deserve to Be on Broadway?

Imagine a burlesque night club that screams eroticism and intimacy. Lightbulbs line the edges of the theater while chandeliers and red drapes hang from the ceiling. All of the backdrops have ornate heart-shaped cutouts,...

Gallatin Celebrates Black Artistry with ‘Say It Loud!’

At the tail end of Black History Month, artists in Gallatin’s “Say It Loud!” showcase shared their art about the complexities of Black skin in a white world. Sponsored by the Gallatin Offices of...

A Mary Shelley One-Woman Show Electrifies Audiences

A small desk and chair sit in the corner of a dark, foggy room containing stacks of dusty books. The room sits in an unsettling silence as the lights dim. Suddenly, thunder strikes, lights...
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