Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

“Times Square” is one of the most dazzling shows Tisch Drama STAGEworks has put on yet this season but not in the way one might expect. Caitlin Cobb-Vialet and MinJi Kim lead the boisterous...

Somehow, Tisch New Theatre Reinvents Elle Woods in ‘Legally Blonde’

When people wondered how Tisch New Theatre could possibly “Rethink Pink” and rebrand “Legally Blonde,” TNT responded, in the words of Elle Woods: “What? Like it’s hard?” This weekend, the student-run theater club housed...

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....

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...

Dramatic Writing Professor Brings Blockchain to Theater

It was late 2017, the height of the bitcoin boom, and Sofia Alvarez, playwright, screenwriter and professor in Tisch’s Department of Dramatic Writing, was looking for a way to fund her next play. The 34-year-old...

To Boycott or Not to Boycott: Jan Fabre’s ‘Mount Olympus’

Is art made by bad people still worth our time?

Aspiring Playwrights, Submit Your Work Here

Playwrights Horizons This acclaimed “writer’s theater” is looking for “idiosyncratic, accomplished, original theatrical voices.” They accept unsolicited full-length manuscripts from anyone in New York City, and like to familiarize themselves with a writer’s style and...

‘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...

Backstage at Tisch’s ‘Next to Normal’

Step behind the curtain and see the backstage process behind Tisch's production of "Next To Normal" before it opens on Oct. 23.

Behind the Script of Tisch’s ‘Medusa’

“Medusa,” a new musical presented by Tisch Drama’s New Studio on Broadway, sheds light on how long humans have been grappling with assault at the hands of men in power. Based on the ancient...

A Karl Marx Festival in the Age of Late Capitalism

WSN talks to the director of Skirball and curator of the upcoming Karl Marx Festival.

Kerry Washington Returns to Broadway in ‘American Son’

“American Son,” a new Broadway play, highlights the racial in divide in the United States, however, Washington’s Performance doesn’t meet expectations.
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