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'The Kid' Opens Off-Broadway

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

From centaur fetishists to adults who pretend to be babies, sex advice columnist  Dan Savage has heard just about everything about people's private lives.

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Top 5 Plays about Art and Artists

Monday, May 10, 2010

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.

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Top 5 Shows (at least partially) in Drag

Monday, May 03, 2010

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.

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Maintaining Dance Machines In 'Come Fly Away'

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

For this chiseled army of Broadway dancers, the real shows begins before ever stepping on stage. Watch the video.

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Green Day's Secret Love Affair With Broadway

Thursday, April 08, 2010

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.

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American History Re-Mixed At The Public Theater

Friday, April 02, 2010

The new rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" takes a School House Rocks-approach to the U.S. president. Watch the video.

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Lawrence Wright's Journey From Gaza To The Stage

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses his latest play, "The Human Scale." Watch the video.

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Jell-O Pudding Shots With Radiohole

Monday, March 15, 2010

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the theater company's latest show, "Whatever, Heaven Allows," at P.S. 122. Watch the video.

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Holiday Weekend Roundup, Dec. 25-27

Friday, December 25, 2009

Friday, Dec. 25
11:30am-4pm // Upper East Side

The Jewish Museum hosts A Family Celebration, a day-long event featuring a Klezmer concert, tours and kid-friendly activities.

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The Good Dance

Friday, December 18, 2009

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.

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