Please Silence your Cellphones: Tisch Students Weigh in on Self-Silencing Phone Case

Asking politely, it seems, is no longer enough. At least not when it comes to silencing cell phones during performances.  This is where the Yondr phone case comes in. In 2014, Graham Dugoni created the...

NYU Lamplighters Lights the Way for Children’s Theater

While student theater groups abound at NYU, only one group caters specifically to young audiences. This group calls itself NYU Lamplighters. According to Emily Carpenter, Gallatin junior and current president of the club, the...

‘The Green Room’ Is a Love Letter to Thespians That Falls Short of Its...

“The Green Room,” which made its New York premiere Off-Broadway on Sept. 27, tackles the gravity of our choices — in our relationships, careers and education — and how they either strengthen or threaten...

Rebutting the Warped History of ‘Hamilton’

“Hamilton,” one of the most decorated and beloved musicals in Broadway history, is under attack. Although the hip-hop-inspired production has received overwhelming critical and commercial success, “The Haunting of Lin-Manuel Miranda” suggests that as...

‘Stupid F-cking Bird’ Soars in Its Reinvention of a Chekhov Classic

“The play begins when someone says, ‘Start the f-cking play,’” the show’s protagonist, Con (Blake Merriman), shouts as he walks through the audience. This is how “Stupid F-cking Bird” opens. Luckily, one woman in...

Coming to Broadway in Fall 2019

Summer has finally come to a close, and that means it’s time for sweaters, pumpkins and Broadway previews. This fall, there are dozens of new shows coming to Broadway and off-Broadway stages near you....

‘Rethink Pink’: Tisch New Theatre’s Vision for ‘Legally Blonde’

Tisch New Theatre, a student-run organization at NYU, will bring “Legally Blonde” to the Skirball Center stage on Nov. 1. Adopting the motto “rethink pink,” the cast and crew are imagining a new world...

Dining With Ploetz: Food For Thought

Written and directed by Richard Ploetz, “Dining With Ploetz” presents three one-act plays tied together by a common theme: food.  A contender for this year’s New York Innovative Theatre Awards, this wacky play tackles more...

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...

‘Get Curious’: Skirball’s Fall Programming Promises Literature, Technicolor and Copulating Moles

“Every year we kind of have a new motto,” explains NYU Skirball Director Jay Wegman. “This year it’s ‘Get Curious.’” Featuring shows tackling modern media coverage through the lens of Greek mythology, drawing on postmodern...

8 Broadway Shows to Rush Before the Year Is Over

When my parents came to visit me in April, they were horrified by the tall stack of Playbills on my desk, thinking I had dropped $100-$150 on each Broadway show. I quickly assured them...
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