Steinhardt’s ‘Guys and Dolls’ Revamps Classic

Steinhardt’s production of the classic 1950 musical “Guys and Dolls” is a colorful camp-fest with great songs and stellar performances. The show revels in a bygone vision of New York as it might have...

Stage Pass Tempts Just 0.1% of Students

MoviePass may be on its way out but the idea of a subscription-based ticket service is here to stay. This year, NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts introduced Stage Pass, a single rate...

‘Miss You Like Hell’ Is A Dynamic, Matchless Triumph

Erin McKeown and Quiara Alegría Hudes’ new musical, “Miss You Like Hell,” premiered on March 20 at the Public Theater — the “of, by and for the people” Astor Place staple that served as...

All-Female Cast Breathes Relevancy Into ‘Richard III’

When I mentioned to friends that I was seeing William Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” I was frequently cautioned, “Don’t fall asleep.” Shakespeare is known for his amazing comedies and tragedies, but “Richard III” belongs to...

Moral Conundrums the Price of ‘Admissions’

NYU or, otherwise, anyone who’s ever applied to a competitive school will feel the sting of “Admissions.” The new play, written by Joshua Harmon of “Significant Other” fame, portrays the various stages of anxiety...

A Forgotten Queer History in ‘Speed Queen’

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness,” a character intones in Phoebe Legere’s new theater piece “Speed Queen,” which ran at Dixon Place, an off-off-Broadway theater from March...

Marquez Returns To Limelight In ‘Colonel’

Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez was brought back into the limelight thanks to Repertorio Español. Founded in the 1970s, performance venue Repertorio Español has been dedicated to diversifying New York City’s theater scene by...

‘Laramie Project’ Calls for Community Understanding

It has been almost 20 years since the brutal murder of gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. Shortly after Shepard’s death, the Tectonic Theater Company interviewed residents of Laramie to examine the American...

‘Broadway Classics in Concert:’ A Night With the Stars at Carnegie

On the night of Feb. 20, theater fans were treated to a star-studded event in Carnegie Hall’s Isaac Stern Auditorium. “Broadway Classics in Concert,” the sixth installment in Manhattan Concert Productions’ Broadway Series, featured...

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...

‘50th & 4th’ Proves Frigid Festival Has Warm Potential

New York playwright Mike Lemme debuted his newest comedy, “50th & 4th,” Feb. 14, as part of the 2018 Frigid Festival –– a fringe festival located on the Lower East Side. Despite some slight...

Breaking Down the Tisch Drama Studios

Tisch School of the Arts is one of the best drama schools in the United States, but for the rest of NYU, the multitude of acting studios can be jarring. Everything from the tight-knit...
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