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Percy Jackson Is Coming Home

Percy Jackson Is Coming Home

September 17, 2019

After an off-Broadway run and a national tour, the "Lightning Thief" musical hits the big stage on Sept. 20.

Review: Tarell Alvin McCraney’s ‘Choir Boy,’ Fearless and Faithful, Makes Radiant Broadway Debut

Review: Tarell Alvin McCraney’s ‘Choir Boy,’ Fearless and Faithful, Makes Radiant Broadway Debut

February 1, 2019

“Choir Boy,” first presented at Manhattan Theatre Company in 2013, is not simply a musical play — it is itself a spiritual whose song, sung triumphantly by the bountiful talent of its leading star, Jeremy Pope, rises from its stage.

Wayne ‘Juice’ Mackins Dubbed One of Broadway’s ‘Ones to Watch’

Wayne ‘Juice’ Mackins Dubbed One of Broadway’s ‘Ones to Watch’

January 3, 2019

The Ensemblist released its inaugural list of Broadway’s “Ones to Watch,” and on it is Fordham’s own Wayne “Juice” Mackins, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’19.

Broadway Bound – King Kong, The Prom, and Cher

Broadway Bound – King Kong, The Prom, and Cher

October 10, 2018

As the leaves fall in the parks, the curtains rise on new openings aplenty on the Great White Way. The...

2018 Tony Award Predictions: Angels Prevail, Wizards Too

2018 Tony Award Predictions: Angels Prevail, Wizards Too

May 7, 2018

As nomination day quickly recedes into the distance, so begins the heart of Tony campaign season, a mont...

Review: “My Fair Lady” is Newly Restored, Brilliantly Led by Lauren Ambrose

Review: “My Fair Lady” is Newly Restored, Brilliantly Led by Lauren Ambrose

May 1, 2018

There is a distinct, delightful feeling that sails through the audience of a show as beloved as “My...

Review: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Comes to Broadway, Spellbound

Review: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Comes to Broadway, Spellbound

May 1, 2018

Stephen Sondheim told us that children will listen, that they’ll see and that they’ll learn. Somehow,...

“Lobby Hero”: Lasting the Test of Time

“Lobby Hero”: Lasting the Test of Time

April 18, 2018

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Arts Editor Emerita Late night, 1990s. The lobby of a modest apartment complex ...

Macbeth to “The Prom”: Fordham Junior’s Juicy Future

Macbeth to “The Prom”: Fordham Junior’s Juicy Future

April 18, 2018

By MORGAN STEWARD Editor-in-Chief I recently met up with Wayne “Juice” Mackins, Fordham Coll...

A Beginner’s Guide to Broadway on a Budget

April 18, 2018

As a student at Fordham Lincoln Center (FLC), the campus is within walking distance of Broadway, giving...

Review: “Carousel” is Revived on Broadway, Ill-Timed and Ill-Equipped

Review: “Carousel” is Revived on Broadway, Ill-Timed and Ill-Equipped

April 12, 2018

At the heart of Jack O’Brien’s new production of Rodger and Hammerstein’s “Carousel” is the fundament...

Review: “Mean Girls” Opens on Broadway for a New Age and New Generation

Review: “Mean Girls” Opens on Broadway for a New Age and New Generation

April 8, 2018

Had there been any doubt that the comedic genius of Tina Fey could not seamlessly carry to the Broadwa...