February 29, 2012 at 4:00 am

In addition to a career in medicine, Dr. Neal Baer has been an executive producer of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and now “A Gifted Man,” both television shows set in New York City. A major challenge of his job is finding shoot locations in the city that fit the script. Here are a few things he’s learned during his career overseeing large-scale television productions in and around New York.

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February 24, 2012 at 4:00 am

At the end of any riveting performance, the audience demands an encore. Two of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s shows are in revival on Broadway, “Phantom of the Opera” celebrated its 25th anniversary with a run in London’s Royal Albert Hall and the film adaptation of “Love Never Dies,” set in turn-of-the-century Coney Island, hits theaters this month. Webber spoke to NYC-ARTS’ Paula Zahn about life at the top of the musical theater food chain.

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