School architecture has come a long way since the little red school house. The Center for Architecture unveiled Monday two exhibits about contemporary school design and what curators call the "edgeless" school.
Many critics say they are unimpressed by the Great White Way's fall lineup. We asked two to weigh in on hits and misses for the new crop of Broadway shows that include Annie, Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf? and Glengarry Glen Ross.
Some 30 original musical productions are getting their shot at first playing for an audience in the Theatre District this month.
More than 3,000 athletes are poised to take an unusual tour of New York City on Sunday when they dive into the Hudson, bike along the West Side Highway and run through Central Park for a combined 32 miles.
Since 1970, the annual march down the lavender line painted along Fifth Avenue has focused on different issues. Originally considered a civil rights demonstration, the march then brought attention to AIDS and bullying and hate. This year, the first anniversary of the passage if same sex marriage legislation in New York, the organizer came up with the theme “Share the Love.”
The Tony Awards, to be held on Sunday and to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will include showdowns between Nina Arianda in "Venus In Fur" and Tracie Bennett in "End of the Rainbow"; and Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Corden in the Best Actor category. "Once" will also be going up against "Newsies" for the Tony for best musical.
The Broadway show "Peter and the Starcatcher" is now up for nine Tony Awards — the most of any production in 2012. What is unusual is that one of it its nominations — Best Direction — is for its two directors: Richard Rees and Alex Timbers.
New York is among the top-10 city destinations for travelers this summer, according to a recent survey.
Some consider Amos Vogel the leading figure of modern film culture as he ushered in political and experimental films as well as documentaries in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
It's not a new trend, but this year many plays and dramas are seeing their full casts transfer from off-Broadway to the Broadway stage. Watch scenes from some of the season's offerings here. Plus, recommendations from the critics on what to see and what not to see.
The 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicks off on Thursday and Downtown Manhattan is preparing to once again host the festival’s stars, filmmakers and their fans. Get festival highlights.
For the first time in 12 years, tall ships will sail into New York Harbor next month to mark Fleet Week, the bicentennial of The War of 1812 and to commemorate the writing of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
Chances are if you see a Broadway musical, it's something you've already seen. The selections include many Off-Broadway transfers, revivals and movies made into stage musicals. WNYC invited Elisabeth Vincentelli, of The New York Post, and Scott Brown, of New York Magazine, to give their takes on “Evita,” “Newsies” and “Once.”
WNYC News host and reporter Richard Hake joins us for a look back at the historical events that form the basis of the new Broadway musical 'Newsies.'
Starting Sunday, New York shoppers will get a tax break.
"Newsies," a new Disney musical starring Jeremy Jordan, opened on Broadway Thursday night at the Nederlander Theatre. Check out a slideshow of real newsboys selling papers in New York City and scenes from the Broadway musical.
The area known as South Village is made up mostly of 19th century merchant houses, turn of the century tenements and small theatres that have produced some of New York's most influential artists.
Spring returns to New York City earlier this year in Little Italy as Openhouse Gallery presents its second annual Park Here, the Indoor Pop-up Park — a free space that simulates the outdoors with 75 degree conditions, lush grass, trees, flowers and space to eat lunch, relax and play.
“Mary Poppins” just celebrated a fifth year on Broadway with over 2,130 performances. The producers of the show gave WNYC host Richard Hake a unique opportunity to experience the show by transforming him into a Chimney Sweep. See a slideshow here.