Jeff Lunden

Jeff Lunden appears in the following:

New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera Struggle To Find Their Way

Monday, September 24, 2018

The New York Philharmonic launches its season with a new music director and executive director. The Metropolitan Opera's season starts with a young music director.


Remembering Broadway Star Marin Mazzie

Friday, September 14, 2018

Actress Marin Mazzie has died of ovarian cancer at age 57. Mazzie had a three-decade career, with her breakout role playing Clara in Stephen Sondheim's Passion in 1994. She was in Ragtime, Kiss Me Kate and The King and I, among other plays.


Broadway Is About To 'Be More Chill'

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The high-school sci-fi musical got middling reviews when it premiered in New Jersey. Then teenagers on social media got a hold of it.


The Complex Life Of Leonard Bernstein, A Once-In-A-Century Talent

Friday, August 24, 2018

Born 100 years ago on Aug. 25, 1918, Bernstein was a larger-than-life character — on stage as a conductor, at the piano as a composer, on TV as an educator and in a sometimes tangled personal life.


Actors, Married For 35 Years, Enrich Their Lives With Others' Words

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Plays are often so intense that actors fall in love. It was 35 years ago, Nance Williamson and Kurt Rhoads were cast opposite each other in Shakespeare's As You Like It and their showmance continues.


Oliver Knussen, Composer And Conductor, Dies At 66

Monday, July 09, 2018

Knussen, who wrote symphonies, chamber music and operas, is likely best known for his collaborations with children's author Maurice Sendak on adaptions like 1979's Where The Wild Things Are.


A Stage Revival, And 50 Years Of Survival, For 'The Boys In The Band'

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Ever since Mart Crowley's play about a gay male life premiered off-Broadway in 1968, much of the original cast and crew has died of AIDS. A new, star-studded production acknowledges that history.


A Campaign For 'Often The Hardest-Working People On Stage' — The Chorus

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Broadway chorus members won't be recognized in their own categories as part of tonight's Tony Awards. But they might be in the future, thanks to an effort from the Actors Equity union.


Repertorio Español Celebrates 50 Years With A World Premiere

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz has written a play specifically for the anniversary of the Spanish language theater.


'Jerome Robbins 100' Is A Centennial Celebration Of Timeless Choreography

Thursday, May 03, 2018

Robbins directed and choreographed many of Broadway's biggest hit musicals, including West Side Story. Now, New York City Ballet, the company he helped co-found, is throwing a festival in his honor.


Muggles Rejoice: 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Is Now On Broadway

Monday, April 23, 2018

The play, co-written by J.K. Rowling, opened on Sunday and picks up where the last novel left off, with Harry sending his son off to Hogwarts.


'Frozen' Hits Broadway, In 'A Sophisticated Dignified Adult Psychological' Way

Saturday, March 24, 2018

The creators of the highest-grossing animated film of all time aren't just simply letting it go — they've written a dozen new songs for a very sold-out theatrical adaptation.


Making Musical Connections At Sing Sing Prison

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Since 2009, the maximum security prison has been home to music workshops put on by Carnegie Hall and led by some of New York City's top musicians.


It's OK To Look At Your Phone At A Broadway Show, If Your Hearing Is Impaired

Sunday, February 11, 2018

An estimated 48 million Americans suffer some degree of hearing loss. Now, a smartphone app makes it possible for the theatergoers among them to read closed captions on Broadway.


Actor John Mahoney, Dad On 'Frasier,' Dies At 77

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Mahoney was best-known as Martin Crane, the gravely-voiced father on Frasier. He also had prominent roles in movies such as Say Anything and The American President.


Peter Martins Leaves New York City Ballet Amid Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

In a letter to the New York City Ballet, Peter Martins announced he has decided to retire as its artistic director and head of its school. The announcement follows allegations from current and former dancers of sexual misconduct and physical abuse.


The True Story Of A Spanish Royal And The Very High Voice That Healed Him

Saturday, December 30, 2017

The new Broadway musical drama Farinelli And The King tells the tale of the bipolar King Philippe V and the famous 18th-century operatic castrato whose singing nurses him back to health.


Famed Conductor Charles Dutoit Faces Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct

Friday, December 22, 2017

The famed conductor Charles Dutoit has been accused of sexual misconduct by four women including opera star Sylvia McNair. Six major orchestras have distanced themselves from him.


'Beautiful Things' Revealed In Stage Adaptation Of Cheryl Strayed's Advice Column

Sunday, October 01, 2017

Before she was a famous author, Strayed wrote an advice column under the pseudonym "Dear Sugar." Now, it's been adapted into an unlikely off-Broadway play starring Nia Vardalos.


In Kitchens Across New York, 'Oh My Sweet Land' Serves Up Stories Of Syria

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The one-woman show centers on a Syrian-American who tells harrowing stories of Syria's civil war as she prepares a traditional dish. It's an intimate experience for both the audience and the actress.