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Review: “Saint Joan” is Revived on Broadway; Condola Rashad Soars

Review: “Saint Joan” is Revived on Broadway; Condola Rashad Soars

April 25, 2018

It’s in the eyes. From the safety of the audience—removed if only slightly from the wrenching, tour-de-force...

Review: Donna Summer’s Bio-Musical Opens on Broadway, Primed for (If Nothing Else) a Good Time

Review: Donna Summer’s Bio-Musical Opens on Broadway, Primed for (If Nothing Else) a Good Time

April 23, 2018

There comes a time in your experience of “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” — and hopefully it...

Review: “Children of a Lesser God” is Revived with Breakout Star Lauren Ridloff

Review: “Children of a Lesser God” is Revived with Breakout Star Lauren Ridloff

April 21, 2018

What is on the exterior a well-choreographed dance, a story of that careful circling two people madly...

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: The Heartrending Rapture of Ars Nova’s “The Lucky Ones”

Review: The Heartrending Rapture of Ars Nova’s “The Lucky Ones”

April 10, 2018

“The Lucky Ones” is a show like springtime, like finding a fresh plot of dirt and digging your h...

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...

In The Theater District, Ferguson Misremembered

In The Theater District, Ferguson Misremembered

January 8, 2018

When the dark of night comes and the people take to the streets, the blackness beneath the clouds sa...

Student Finds His Village Voice as Journalist

Student Finds His Village Voice as Journalist

January 25, 2017

By RUBY BUDDEMEYER Features Editor Cameron Crowe’s 2000 film “Almost Famous” tells the outlan...

FCLC’s Indie Rock Band, Avenue Eight, Releases Debut EP

FCLC’s Indie Rock Band, Avenue Eight, Releases Debut EP

December 17, 2016

“Well it was a mashup of Green Day’s ‘Basket Case’ and ‘The Static Age’, and there was a...