Jeff Lunden

Jeff Lunden appears in the following:

'Indecent': A Play About A Play

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.


Two Stars Share The Stage, And The Roles, In 'Little Foxes'

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.


Composer Tim Minchin Brings 'Groundhog Day' To Broadway

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.


Broadway Producers Reckon With A Crowded Season

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.


A Blind Theatergoer's 'Hamilton' Lawsuit Aims Spotlight On Broadway Accessibility

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.


Not Your Grandpa's Circus: The Big Top Makes Room For Experimental Companies

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.


'Man Of Good Hope' Tells A Somali Refugee's Story — In Song

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.


Broadway's Getting A New Theater, Which Is Also Its Oldest

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.


Yale Repertory Marks 50 Years As A Theater Incubator

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.


Some Rockettes At Odds With Management Over Inauguration Performance

Saturday, January 07, 2017

The Rockettes are as American as apple pie, but some dancers in the famous troupe don't want to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration.


Meet The Producer Who Runs Her Opera Empire From A Two-Bedroom Apartment

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Beth Morrison is not your typical moneyed arts patron — but over the past decade, she's managed to gather the funding and venue support to produce works by some of today's most innovative composers.


Brooklyn Police And The People They Serve Improvise 'Understanding' On Stage

Saturday, December 31, 2016

What happens when you put seven cops and seven civilians in a rehearsal room once a week for 10 weeks? The result is a free show called To Protect, Serve, and Understand at the Brooklyn Music School.


Taking A Crack At A New 'Nutcracker': This One's Set At The World's Fair

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon has a fresh take on the classic Christmas tale. The $4 million Joffrey Ballet production premieres Saturday, and doesn't center around a wealthy Victorian family.


'Half Of Humanity Has Something To Say': Composer Kaija Saariaho On Her Met Debut

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Saariaho isn't the first woman composer to stage an opera at New York's Metropolitan Opera — just the first in more than a century. Her opera, L'Amour de Loin, has its New York premiere this week.


Bringing A Christmas Classic To Wonderful Life — On Stage

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Librettist Gene Scheer says the drama of George Bailey's life is "an operatic story." So he, along with composer Jake Heggie, turned It's a Wonderful Life into an opera.


Before His Name Was Known At All, Seuss Put Creatures On The Wall

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Decades before he became a beloved children's book author, Theodor Geisel (better known as Dr. Seuss) created a series of whimsical sculptures he called "Unorthodox Taxidermy."


'Falsettos' Still Resonates In Changed Social Landscape

Thursday, October 27, 2016

When Falsettos first premiered in 1981, this frank, funny musical about gay, Jewish life in New York City was covering new territory. Now a revival is in the works, but will it still feel resonant in an age where gay rights have become mainstream?


A Guilt-Ridden Winner Takes Center Stage In Peter Brook's 'Battlefield'

Saturday, October 08, 2016

The theater director's latest production was inspired by the civil war in Syria. It tells the story of Yudishtira, a prince who is overwhelmed by guilt after he wins a bloody war.


'The Encounter' Brings The Sound Of The Amazon To Broadway

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

In 1969, an explorer and photographer named Loren McIntyre was dropped into the Amazon rainforest to try and make contact with a tribe called the Mayoruna. Now his story is headed to Broadway. The show uses binaural audio to play sounds of the rainforest in 3-D.


Prolific Conductor Neville Marriner Has Died

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Neville Marriner died overnight at age 92. The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields conductor was famous for his score to the Academy Award-winning film Amadeus.