As Broadway's biggest names gather for the Tony Awards this weekend, one of the city's oldest off-Broadway theaters is patiently trying to dig itself out of a deep financial hole.
Mayor Cory Booker made cuts that are still rippling throughout the city. Libraries closed. City workers were furloughed. Bulk garbage piled up around town after the sanitation department stopped collecting it. But nothing has Newark residents more upset – and worried – than the cuts to police. And Wise never imagined how personal they might get.
The federal government is bracing for a possible shutdown if Congress fails to reach a budget deal before Friday’s deadline.