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The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

The Faim Takes the Stage at Gramercy Theatre

December 9, 2018

With songs written by Ashton Irwin of 5 Seconds of Summer, Josh Dun of twenty one pilots and Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, the cherry on top is that "Summer Is a Curse" was produced by the legendary John Feldmann.

Review:  Gilded in Glitter, How Much Jukebox Inferno Can ‘The Cher Show’ Take?

Review: Gilded in Glitter, How Much Jukebox Inferno Can ‘The Cher Show’ Take?

December 6, 2018

If the makers of “The Cher Show,” among whom the real Cher is a producer, thought the pure divadom of its subject, dressed in all the gloriously gay, sequined and campy stylings of our favorite dark lady, could save the bio-musical from itself, they were holdin’ out for love.

Harry Potter Couture

Harry Potter Couture

December 5, 2018

Harry Potter fans can show off their hours pride with these Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff and Slytherin-inspired winter looks.

The Finals Supper

The Finals Supper

December 5, 2018

Christmas dinner doesn’t need to be some fantastic feast for four (with two weeks of leftovers). All you need to celebrate Christmas dinner are a few friends and comfort food, which is exceedingly easy to make.

Hey LC, Welcome To My Crib

Hey LC, Welcome To My Crib

December 5, 2018

Did I grab power strips? What about a mattress topper? Is it Twin XL? When you enter Bed, Bath & ...

Your Christmas Movie Guide (Hot Cocoa Not Included)

Your Christmas Movie Guide (Hot Cocoa Not Included)

December 4, 2018

Get your hot cocoa and fuzzy socks because it’s Christmas movie season. Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu are filled with holiday cheer, so we’re sharing some of our favorites with you. Hold on to your Santa hat, grab a plate of Christmas cookies and have a Christmas movie marathon.

Review: ‘Kennedy: Bobby’s Last Crusade’ Is A Glimpse Into American Politics 50 Years Ago

Review: ‘Kennedy: Bobby’s Last Crusade’ Is A Glimpse Into American Politics 50 Years Ago

December 4, 2018

Though Kennedy was by no means perfect, the play presents us with the portrait of a citizen who has the passion and guts to help make our country just for everyone.

Review: Martin Moran’s ‘The Tricky Part’ Returns to Prove the Power of Testimony

Review: Martin Moran’s ‘The Tricky Part’ Returns to Prove the Power of Testimony

December 3, 2018

It’s not hard to guess why the Barrow Group may have asked Moran to again surface “The Tricky Part.” But to come to “The Tricky Part” expecting our contemporary social sentience to jolt this play into some electric consciousness is naive.

Review: In ‘The Making of King Kong,’ a Hallucinatory Descent into the American Imagination

Review: In ‘The Making of King Kong,’ a Hallucinatory Descent into the American Imagination

December 2, 2018

The satire at the heart of Lisa Clair’s “The Making of King Kong,” presented by Target Margin Theater, is not aimed at that famed monster himself. If anything, Kong is the most reasonable being in the room.

Review: Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ Looks for Humanity in Human Consciousness

Review: Stoppard’s ‘The Hard Problem’ Looks for Humanity in Human Consciousness

November 20, 2018

“We need to live first of all; to believe in what makes us live and that something ‘makes’ us live — to believe that whatever is produced from the mysterious depths of ourselves need not forever haunt us as an exclusively digestive concern,” Artaud told us, jokingly.

Review: ‘The Prom’ Is a Celebratory Trumpian Footloose When We Need It Most

Review: ‘The Prom’ Is a Celebratory Trumpian Footloose When We Need It Most

November 15, 2018

“The Prom” may very well be the musical comedy sensation of this Broadway season — its story of four clueless, Indiana-bound Broadway divas, determined (though misguided in their efforts) to help a small-town lesbian banned from her prom, too tempting of a political carrot for a Broadway community starving for witty political humor and the warm embrace of an indulgent Broadway musical.

From Harvard to ‘Harry Potter’

From Harvard to ‘Harry Potter’

November 15, 2018

“I f---ing love New York. I love the speed of it, I love the people, I’m so happy and thrilled to ...

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