"If this show is the most upsetting part of anyone’s day, they’re not reading the news headlines."
Filmmaker Michael Moore, who is making his Broadway debut this summer in a solo show, says he will donate $10,000 to New York City's Shakespeare in the Park after it … Click to Continue »
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As we talk before the curtain goes up at the Broadway premiere of 1984 last week, Richard Blair apologizes for the fact that he likely won’t have a strong reaction to the show. Blair, the 73-year-old son of George Orwell (a pen name used by writer Eric Blair), had seen ... More »
A show currently playing on Broadway is having a strong effect on audience members, with incidents reported in which theater goers have been throwing up, passing out, getting into fights and begging cast members to stop the show. The show...
The Garment District Alliance held a ceremony to commemorate the official start of ?Garment District Urban Garden,? an expanded plazas program that converts two blocks of Broadway into public space featuring an array of amenities and activities for New Yorkers and visitors alike to enjoy this summer. Show More Summary
As part of our New York Tour, we went to the apartment of Georgina Pazcoguin, Soloist with the New York City Ballet. Georgina grew up in a large family in Pennsylvania. In 2001 she attended the School of American Ballet for the year,...Show More Summary
“Show me a happy homosexual, and I’ll show you a gay corpse.”
Sometimes you have to eat and act simultaneously.
So that's going well, then? "'I’m not surprised, since this experience is unique, bold and immersive,' [said star] Olivia Wilde, who broke her tailbone and dislocated her rib during previews."
For nearly 60 years, George Orwell’s 1984 has been posing readers thorny questions about the dangers of ideology and the relationship between language, history, and memory. Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s stage adaptation, which is...Show More Summary
It’s rare enough to experience the shiver of revelation that comes in the first few minutes of a great show; rarer still to be blasted above the ordinary the second time around. That’s something great plays and musicals do: They expand with our consciousness. Show More Summary
The Roundabout Theater Company’s production, directed by Anne Kauffman, has a prominently female cast.
Even before 1984’s official Broadway opening on Thursday night, audiences on the Great White Way were — at times quite literally — struggling to stomach the production’s combination of prescient themes and viscerally experimental staging. There have been multiple cases of fainting and vomiting at the show since it’s been ... More »
Olivia Wilde is currently making her Broadway debut in the stage version of the classic book 1984 and she’s opening up about the audience reaction to the play. There have been reports of audience members fainting and throwing up in the theater. There have even been arrests after patrons got into a fight over the [...]
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Fairbanks violinist Caitlin Warbelow wanted to grow up to be a scientist. Instead, she’s performing on Broadway in Tony-nominated “Come From Away,” a true story about the September 11 attacks. Warbelow earned degrees in violin performance,...Show More Summary
Positive Loitering is back for its ninth year in Uptown. Residents and police will gather in "hot spots" for an hour a week to send a message that the streets belong to law-abiding residents. For more about positive loitering and what it is, check out this article, and this one. Show More Summary
The new Broadway production of 1984 is now restricting the ages of audience members. According to an announcement from the producers, the play "will implement, effective immediately, an Age Restriction Policy: No theatergoers born after 2004 will be admitted to 1984." [ more › ]