Theater

An Editor’s Guide to Cheap Tickets in NYC

If you’re anything like me, going to see plays, musicals, exhibits and galleries is your favorite past-time.

Editors React to the 2016 Tony Nominations

The Observer’s Arts & Culture staff has compiled a list of their Tony nomination reactions, while discussing the standout performances from the 2015–2016 season.

“American Psycho” Takes a Stab at Broadway

A loud noise and flashing lights scare the audience straight into their seats. The room goes dark and quiet, building suspense.

Splinter’s Spring Bee: Latest Musical Wins Over Audience in Pope

On March 11, Lincoln Center’s Splinter Group performed their 2016 spring musical, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.”

“Night Late,” the New Late Night at the UCB

A team of UCB comedy writers put together a 45 minute spoof of popular late night talk shows titled “Night Late.”

Curtain Up on Broadway’s Spring Season

As spring blossoms, the curtain rises on Broadway’s preview and premiere season. While enjoying the warmer weather, make your way to some of the most anticipated new shows in town.

Akalaitis Stresses Benefits of a Liberal Arts Education for Artists

Denzel Washington Chair holder, JoAnne Akalaitis, is renowned for her directorial work in critically-acclaimed and even controversial shows in the theater.

Student Director Talks Social Issues in Next Play

Drew Jones is directing "Master Harold and The Boys," a play set during the 1950s apartheid in South Africa.

Theatre Review: “A View From the Bridge”

A review on Arthur Miller's play is about Italian-Americans getting involved with Sicilian immigrants who set out to live the American dream in 1950s Brooklyn, but love drama gets in the mix.

Let’s Keep Coloring in “The Great White Way”

If kids growing up have trouble finding people on stage that look like them, they won’t believe they have even the slightest chance of making it on Broadway.