Jeff Lunden appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
Cook became famous for her parts in Leonard Bernstein's Candide and Meredith Willson's The Music Man. Then, when Broadway roles became scarce, she reinvented herself as a concert and cabaret artist.
Sunday, July 23, 2017
The Canadian theater company Soulpepper performs dramas, cabarets, concerts. Some actors perform in multiple shows on the same day. We followed one actor during a grueling, but satisfying day.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
George Balanchine's modernist masterpiece was the first full-length, nonnarrative ballet. Russian, American and French ballet dancers have gathered to perform it together in New York City.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
The 6-year-old children's book character struck a chord when she debuted in the 1950s. Now a new exhibition shines a light on how Eloise came to be.
Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Albee died in 2016, and in his will he asked that all his incomplete manuscripts be destroyed — including a play that was supposed to open off-Broadway.
Saturday, July 01, 2017
Seventy-four high school singers, actors and dancers, selected from a pool of 50,000 students across America, recently came to New York City for a Broadway boot camp.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
George Orwell's dystopia returned to bestseller lists after the inauguration. "It's quite something to bring it to New York now, in this political climate," says adaptation co-author Duncan Macmillan.
Monday, June 12, 2017
Delta pulled its sponsorship of New York City's Public Theater over a production of Julius Caesar that seems to depict an assassination of President Trump.
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Off in the wings, stage managers coordinate cast and crew, calling hundreds of cues during Broadway performances. They may not win Tony Awards, but without them, not even the curtain would go up.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
A small theater in Portland, Ore., cast an African-American actor in Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? But the Albee estate wouldn't grant the rights to produce the 1962 play.
Sunday, May 07, 2017
Normally, critical reviews can kill a Broadway show, but not so for kid-focused musicals. Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are currently on Broadway, vying for the kid seal of approval.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel is using a controversial Yiddish play more than a hundred years old as the basis for her first Broadway production.
Monday, April 24, 2017
"Great parts are meant to be played; they're not meant to be owned," says Laura Linney. So she and Cynthia Nixon have agreed to switch roles for each performance of Lillian Hellman's 1939 melodrama.
Monday, April 17, 2017
Composer Tim Minchin brings his musical adaptation of the film, Groundhog Day, to Broadway. It's the story of a cynical weatherman who is forced to relive the same day over and over again.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
With 18 new shows — half of them musicals — opening this March and April, just before Tony nominations are announced, producers have to take risks to get their shows to stand out.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The class-action suit brought against the hit musical doesn't seek damages. The attorneys say the hope is to draw attention to Broadway's spotty record in serving audiences with disabilities.
Saturday, March 04, 2017
A nonprofit wants you to know that the circus is more than ringmasters and lion tamers — it's also an avant-garde art form.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
The musical was inspired by Asad Abdullahi, who, as a child, embarked on a perilous journey through Africa. "It's sort of a Greek epic in its proportions," says director Mark Dornford-May.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
In New York City, the venerable Hudson Theater reopens this week, after nearly a half-century of being used for other purposes. It's the newest addition to Broadway's 40 stages.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The theater — part of the Yale School of Drama — has given leading playwrights a place to refine their work. August Wilson said it was crucial to his development.