Arguing over aesthetics can make for good drama. Painters from Vermeer to Pollock have been subjects of biopics. Both Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George (selection of which are featured in Sondheim on Sondheim) and Art by Yasmina Reza reaped Tony Awards, and a number of current plays are trying to repeat their success.
Whether it’s cross-dressing, drag, or transgender characters, the New York stage has welcomed all kinds of gender ambiguity. Of course the theater has blurred lines between the sexes even before Shakespeare cast men as his female leads.
For this chiseled army of Broadway dancers, the real shows begins before ever stepping on stage. Watch the video.
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong and Director Michael Mayer discuss the Broadway musical, American Idiot, which was based on the band's music. Watch the video.
The new rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" takes a School House Rocks-approach to the U.S. president. Watch the video.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses his latest play, "The Human Scale." Watch the video.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the theater company's latest show, "Whatever, Heaven Allows," at P.S. 122. Watch the video.
Brooklyn choreographer Reggie Wilson and Andréya Ouamba of Senegal have been collaborators for seven years. Their newest work, The Good Dance — dakar/brooklyn, stretches from the Congo River to the Mississippi Delta.