Theater critic Elisabeth Vincentelli weighs in on Broadway bands onstage.
New Yorkers, Belarussians and representatives gathered in support of a small, underground theater company called the Belarus Free Theater on Wednesday.
Wednesday night, as theater goers line up to get their tickets at will-call windows, the marquees of Broadway will go dark for one minute, at 8 P.M.
Don Kirshner, the Bronx music publisher, producer and television host who saw promise in musicians who spanned decades and genres, passed away on Monday of heart failure at the age of 76 in Boca Raton, Florida.
New York Times writer and author James Barron discusses the history of the world's most beautiful pianos.
For two days, Mark Greenawalt and his gang of uke-masters will play the complete Beatles on little tiny ukuleles.
On the year anniversary of the quake, the outpouring of support is decidedly less star-spangled, but in a city populated with some of the biggest money makers and opinion formers in the country, New York is honoring and remembering the victims of Haiti's earthquake in myriad ways.
Two caroling group directors talk about why they sing during the holiday season.
When it comes to spectacle, the scale and scope of Broadway is nearly impossible to match. Here are three plays to see before the curtain comes down for the last time just after the New Year.
Storyteller and author Jane Borden weighs in on a new trend in comedy.
The New York City-based ballet company "Les Ballets de Trockadero de Monte Carlo" kicked off a three-week season of ballet and comedy on Tuesday night, with extra-large pointe shoes poised to crack up audiences. Check out WNYC's rehearsal slideshow here.
"Burlesque," which was directed by Steve Antin and stars Cher and Christina Aquilera, has grossed over $30 million since it opened over Thanksgiving weekend, even as Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a 37 percent "rotten" tomato rating. We asked several mistresses of tease to weigh in on the film that's selling the glamor of their dancing on the silver screen.
This weekend, the 30-year old non-profit will put on 10 plays written by kids and performed by big-name actors like Lili Taylor and Frances McDormand.
For the first time since 1919, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus won't be coming to town in the spring.
If you've got some down time this weekend, these three plays are a sure bet to escape the season of hectic holiday hyperspeed.
Twenty nine celebrities including humungo-New York stars like Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys and Swizz Beats are planning their "cyber deaths" on December 1 to raise money for AIDS efforts in Africa and India.
Paco Underhill, author of author of several books about shopping, including "Why we Buy: The Science of Shopping," takes a look at how stores use music.
Arriving this year to the big balloon party that includes regulars like Mickey Mouse and Snoopy are two new balloons: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" and "Kung Fu Panda."