Sasha Cohen, Arts Editor
All content by Sasha Cohen
Eight-time Tony Award and eight-time Grammy Award winning composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim died on Nov. 26, 2021, at age 91.
Nov 30, 2021
On Sept. 22, university senior leadership prohibited performing arts clubs from meeting in-person until further notice. But with a majority of university activity in person, this decision is unfair.
Oct 4, 2021
In a world filled with criticism, some artists feel pressured to conform to what is considered mainstream. However, now is the time for artists to reclaim what is truly theirs: art itself.
Aug 30, 2021
In case you missed it, here are new tracks by Bo Burnham, Peggy Gou and more.
Jul 30, 2021
In case you missed it, here are new tracks by Day6, Alanis Morissette and more.
Apr 23, 2021
Sometimes when the outside world becomes too much, a good movie is the best form of escapism.
Sep 23, 2020
Artists all over the world take on a new project: reinventing what it means to be a creative during a pandemic.
Aug 30, 2020
After watching the Saturday Night Passover Seder live stream on Youtube, the famous song is more about struggle and perseverance than an imaginary realm.
Apr 19, 2020
As we say a final farewell to Terrence McNally, we must not forget his writing in “Ragtime” and how relevant its vital message remains today.
Mar 30, 2020
As streaming services for plays, dance and other performing arts continue to surface, people must evaluate the pros and cons behind watching performance online.
Mar 23, 2020
Even though New York is on pause, that doesn’t mean you still can’t support your favorite local bookstore or movie theater from home.
Mar 23, 2020
New York restricts gatherings that consist of 500 people or more, which is forcing Broadway to go dark for a month.
Mar 12, 2020
Second Avenue Dance Company’s March concert “Investigating the WE” featured student-choreographed dances and community engagement projects.
Mar 8, 2020
A classic story of star-crossed lovers set in late 19th-century France raises questions on whether the jukebox musical is necessary.
Mar 4, 2020
From the unnecessary and stupid rules to the struggles of learning and speaking, here’s what our staff has to say on languages.
Feb 27, 2020
The Arts Desk recommends the best films, music and galleries for you to enjoy this Valentine’s Day.
Feb 14, 2020
Poems and prose are conventional materials for reading while plays are wrongfully excluded despite their many admirable qualities.
Feb 10, 2020
Despite minor confusion and a lack of conflict, The Wooster Group effectively paid tribute to deceased director Tadeusz Kantor through innovative storytelling.
Feb 3, 2020
The first week of courses always fills people with mixed emotions. Here are our staff’s takes on the subject.
Jan 30, 2020
Stop paying ridiculous Broadway prices when you can see higher quality productions and readings for less.
Jan 29, 2020