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In ‘Network’ on Broadway, Design Battles Howard Beale

Played by a craggy, and mesmerizing Bryan Cranston, he's not going to take it anymore.

We Need a Little Yiddish, Right This Very Minute

As a smash hit, all-Yiddish "Fiddler" preps to move Off-Broadway, the American theater's most unlikely CEO seizes a new tradition.

Offbeat ‘Orphan’ Films Flicker Across NYC Cinemas

Preservationists, archivists, curators, scholars and collectors celebrate the unclaimed and the curious.

New Plaza Cinema: Rising on NYC’s Upper West Side

From the ashes of an iconic film house comes an exciting new venture.

RJ Mitte, Stephanie Gould Envision Better Roles for Actors with Disabilities

On this podcast, two actors imagine how the arts could better represent a highly overlooked minority.

Is James Franco Fueling Low Ratings for HBO’s ‘The Deuce’?

Without fresh accusations, he's probably in the clear for Season Two.

Black Power Art Raises a Fist at the Brooklyn Museum

“Soul of a Nation” takes a breathtaking look at the political and aesthetic work of Black Power artists.

After 50 Years, Elaine May Returns to Broadway

In Kenneth Lonergan's "The Waverly Gallery," May gives a superb performance of lasting memory.

Mike Hot-Pence by Day, VP Mike Pence by Night

After creating a satirical character, actor Glen Pannell never expected to play the real VP.

Susan Collins Honorary Co-Sponsor of Human Rights Art Festival?

Producer Tom Block must disavow all association with the 50th vote for Brett Kavanaugh.

Emily Mann Presents Gloria Steinem, Warts and All

A documentary theater pioneer takes on a "deeply human" feminist legend.

Mover, Shaker, Dancer: City Council Speaker Corey Johnson

Does NYC Council Speaker Johnson think America can live up to its ideals despite all the horrible tweets and policies coming out of Washington?

Yinka Shonibare MBE’s ‘Wind Sculpture’ Is Disappointing Public Art

A bloodless public sculpture doesn't adequately address the bloody themes it claims to.

Audible and ‘Harry Clarke’ Remade David Cale’s Career

Starring Billy Crudup, produced by Audible, it was performance, workshop and theater history in one.

The Rudy Giuliani Brain Trust

To paraphrase Gertrude Stein, the truth is the truth is the truth is the truth.

The Maria Irene Fornes Play Marathon We Need Right Now

A 12-hour tribute to the greatest playwright you've never heard of.

At the Morgan, Medieval Monsters Instruct and Entertain

Gorgeous illuminated manuscripts illustrate a broad concept of what monsters were -- and meant -- in medieval Europe.

Oh, My “D-Illyria” For Shaina Taub’s First-Rate ‘Twelfth Night’

The rain fell steadily, once stopping the show for maybe 15 minutes. I refused to budge.

Why Time Is Still Ripe for the Fresh Fruit Festival

An act of defiance for 16 years and counting, we need festivals like "Fresh Fruit" now more than ever.

What Is the Future of Theater Podcasting?

Talking with Peter Marks, Diep Tran and Jose Solis on their new podcasts and why criticism shouldn't be as white as "an Abercrombie and Fitch catalog."
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