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...

Here’s Why Scripts Deserve as Big of Spotlight as Books

Who decided that books and poetry are mainstream? Seriously, I want to know who. Ever since we were young, teachers continuously shove these resources in our hands as if they are the only options....

Gallatin Theater Lab Shines Spotlight on Young Playwrights

Last month, NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study opened its doors to student playwrights through the Gallatin Theater Lab. Run by Michael Dinwiddie, a playwright and professor at Gallatin, the lab encouraged students to...

A Forgotten Spirit Haunted Audiences in ‘A Pink Chair (In Place of a Fake...

The Skirball Center transformed into a theatrical time capsule for The Wooster Group’s “A Pink Chair (In Place of a Fake Antique).” Running from Jan. 23 to Feb. 2, the performance recollected Tadeusz Kantor,...

Three Ways to Take Advantage of NYC’s Lesser-Known Theater and Literary Scenes

Between studying for exams, spending time with friends and taking necessary power naps, finding extra time to indulge in any sort of play or book is a luxury. Even if someone can squeeze a...

Angie Is Aggravated and I Understand Why

From Jan. 16-26, “Angie Aquavitae Is Aggravated and She Is Going to Tell You About It,” written and performed by A. Aquavitae, took the stage in Pless Hall. Produced by Gallatin Associate Professor Michael...

The Architecture of ‘Between’: A Duet With the Surreal

In her world premiere of “Not then, not yet” at the Flea Theater in Tribeca, Tiffany Mills of Tiffany Mills Company transports her signature style of contact improvisation and contemporary partnering to the stage. In...

Tisch Fails to Connect Acting and Film Students

At the beginning of each semester, Tisch School of the Arts hosts a mixer for students in the undergraduate drama and Film & Television mixer to try and facilitate collaboration between the two departments....
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