Jeff Lunden

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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.

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A New Monologue For Eve Ensler, Re-Enacting Life With Cancer

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The playwright and activist behind The Vagina Monologues stars in the new one-woman show In The Body Of The World, which explores her efforts to empower women in Africa amid her own health struggles.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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'We Shall Not Be Moved': A New Opera Traces The Legacy Of The 1985 MOVE Bombing

Sunday, September 17, 2017

The opera, presented by Opera Philadelphia with the Apollo Theater, had its world premiere Sept. 16. It revisits the house at the center of the bombing and its impact on Philadelphia's youth today.

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Director Peter Hall, A Champion Of British Theater, Dies At 86

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Hall ran two of the most important theater companies in England — the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre. He directed Waiting for Godot and Amadeus, among dozens of plays, old and new.

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Casting Directors On Broadway Seek To Unionize

Monday, September 04, 2017

Broadway casting directors are seeking to unionize like their colleagues in Hollywood, who are already represented. But Broadway producers are resisting and have even threatened to sue, despite support for the casting directors throughout the Broadway community.

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'Prince Of Broadway' Pays Tribute To A Musical Theater Legend

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Harold Prince began his career on Broadway as an unpaid assistant in his 20s. Now, at 89, the producer and director has 21 Tony awards and a long list of hit musicals to his name.

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Barbara Cook, Tony Award-Winning Actress And Singer, Dies At 89

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.

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A Working Actor: Performing In 2 Different Plays On The Same Day

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.

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3 Top Ballet Companies Convene For The Golden Anniversary Of 'Jewels'

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.

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'Eloise At The Museum' Tells The Story Behind The Beloved Mischief-Maker

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.

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Playwright Edward Albee's Incomplete Works May Never See The Light Of Day

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.

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'These Kids Are Insane': Jimmy Awards Celebrate Outstanding Teen Performers

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.

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'1984' Comes To Broadway And 'It's Not An Easy Evening'

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.

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Sponsors Pull Support For 'Julius Caesar' That Seems To Depict Trump

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.

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