Two prolific voices in the dance world united on Monday evening on the Leonard Nimoy Thalia stage of Symphony Space. Three-time Tony Award-winning choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler joined Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Sarah L. Kaufman to discuss his career, his technique, and approach.
Lost the Hamilton lottery again? Take heart. Steps away from Broadway’s Richard Rodgers Theater (home to the mega-show), is Off Broadway’s sparkling new MCC Theater where a similar musical resides through November 17th. [Read more…] about ‘The Wrong Man’ Combines Old Fashioned Plot with Modern Themes
Liza sang it best. “Life is a cabaret, ‘ole chum/Come to the Cabaret.” From Oct. 28-31, you can go to quite a few of them at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. That’s where several aspiring and established vocalists will gather for The Mabel Mercer Foundation’s 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention. [Read more…] about New York Songbirds Gather for a 30th Year Anniversary Celebration
It’s been quite a year for the Berkshires based Williamstown Theater Festival. They’ve either already transferred–or will be transferring–several of their shows to New York City. Halley Feiffer‘s Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow played Off Broadway’s MCC Theater earlier this summer. Next, MCC will present Seared by Theresa Rebeck. The esteemed theater is currently represented on Broadway with Adam Rapp‘s The Sound Inside, and last night, they joined forces with the Roundabout Theatre Company by opening their 2016 production of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo.
Move over, Manhattan. Broadway isn’t the only spot for great theatre. Those traveling abroad are probably already aware of Europe’s reputation for the performing arts and the abundance of stunning edifices that house them. Paris is no exception.
Older audiences will likely recognize husband and wife team Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry from the hit television show, L.A. Law. Both were Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated several times for the NBC drama which ran from 1986-1994.
Broadway saluted the next generation of performers on Sunday night at the Edison Ballroom where the Education Theatre Foundation hosted their Fifth Annual Back to School Gala. The event is designed to bring together students, teachers, and Broadway celebrities, many of whom spoke with Manhattan Digest on the press line. [Read more…] about Students Capture the Spotlight in EDTA Gala
It’s surprising that there aren’t cautionary signs hanging around Broadway’s Bernard Jacobs Theatre. For inside, there is a production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal that is equally exhilarating and heart-stopping.
“How can I write myself if I don’t believe that I exist?”, asks Swarn (Purva Bedi), an aspiring student of the Witches of Oxbridge University Club. It may well be one of the most intriguing existential questions presented in Jaclyn Backhaus‘ new Off-Broadway comedy Wives.
For nearly a decade now, Ben West has been unearthing countless documents and manuscripts about Musical Theatre. His end-game? The Showtime! Trilogy; Three documentary-style pieces showcasing this uniquely American art form and the many diverse individuals who have contributed to it.