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Chantel Simpson  |  June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | 1 Comment
A new arts education program takes an interactive approach to teaching New York City students and children everywhere about the performing arts.VIDEO
'Peter and the Starcatcher,' which premiered Off-Broadway as part of the New York Theatre Workshop in 2010, opens on Broadway on April 15. Photo by Joan Marcus.
Michelle Michalos  |  March 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Updated: May 21, 2012 5:00 PM | Comments
An interview with the Broadway fight director behind a new show about the origins of Peter Pan.VIDEO
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Sarah Berson  |  February 24, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
With two Broadway revivals, 25 years of "Phantom" and the upcoming film adaptation of its sequel, Andrew Lloyd Webber is at the top of the theatrical food chain.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  January 18, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
A playwright tries to make sense of the enigmatic plagiarist in an Off-Broadway production.
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November 21, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
John Turturro and Dianne Wiest are off-Broadway in a classic Russian tragi-comedy.
Partners interviewing one another at the Mind the Gap workshop. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Warren.
Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 30, 2011 6:00 AM | 8 Comments

As students of Mind the Gap, a unique program hosted by the New York Theatre Workshop, elders and teens draw inspiration from one another.

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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 9, 2011 6:00 AM | 20 Comments
Martin Luther King, Jr. is remembered in 2011 with a memorial on the National Mall in D.C. and a Broadway imagining of his last night before his assassination.
Actors perform "Resist the Grid," a song about the city's decision to create Manhattan's famous grid pattern in 1811. Photo Courtesy of Doug Silver
Sam Lewis  |  July 22, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments

The lights dimmed and a hooded character emerged from the aisle. “Ya wanna buy some weed?” he asked an audience member. Three other actors crept on stage, “smoke, smoke?” they probed.”The Greenwich Village Follies” offers an 80-minute lesson on the history of the Village.

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John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
Fifty bats. Five plays. $10 tickets. Three survivors. One free beer.
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