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Broadway's Bright New Season Takes Off
From Derren Brown’s mind-boggling mind reading in his Derren Brown: Secret, to Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, and Anthony Veneziale’s improvised hip-hop show, Freestyle Love Supreme, to Oscar nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Tony nominee Tom Sturridge’s critically acclaimed performances in Sea Wall/A Life, theatre in the Big Apple right now is a head-rush of cosmic extremes.
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now Explores Influence at the Guggenheim
Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now offers the culmination of a year-long retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum that looks at the life and work of photographer Robert Mapplelthorpe, who died of AIDS at the age of 42.
6 Museum Restaurants to Try in NYC
A morning visit to one of New York’s wonderful museums demands a refueling lunch break. Some museums have simple cafes, but several have great restaurants that are worthy destinations in themselves. Includes New-York Historical Society, The Brooklyn Museum, Cooper Hewitt-Smithsonian Museum, The Jewish Museum, Museum of Arts and Design, and the Morgan Library & Museum.
A Julie Nichols for a New Era: Lilli Cooper Shines in Tootsie
I last saw Lilli Cooper in SpongeBob SquarePants playing Sandy Cheeks and she was the most adorable thing on Broadway. Now she’s bringing a different sort of adorableness to the role of Julie Nichols, the leading lady caught up in a convoluted romance in Tootsie.
Tickets on Sale for Auschwitz at Museum of Jewish Heritage NYC
Opening May 8, The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust will debut the traveling exhibition "Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away."
How to Start Planning Your Trip to New York City
New York City is a metropolitan city that is always buzzing with activity. It is a place that gathers people from all over the world, and some even dream about having the opportunity to work in this city. Given that it is a famous place that most people want to visit at some point in their lives, here is how you can start planning the perfect trip.
'Implicit Tensions: Robert Mapplethorpe Now' Opens at the Guggenheim
Few people will doubt the ability of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe to shock an audience. More may be surprised by his ability to elicit a kind of hushed awe. Mapplethorpe, who died 30 years ago of complications from AIDS, is the subject of Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now, a two-part retrospective at The Guggenheim. Mapplethorpe, who died 30 years ago of complications from AIDS, is the subject of Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now, a two-part retrospective at the Guggenheim.
What to See this Winter at the Museum of Arts and Design
Conveniently located along Columbus Circle, the Museum of Arts and Design (or MAD) presents works of art and craft like chairs, vases, fabric, and jewelry. Come to the museum this winter for exciting new works that will stir the senses and spin sensational stories (but fair warning: some are fake news).
What to See During the 2018-19 Met Opera Season
The beauty of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 calendar is not only that it’s flush with new productions, repertory favorites, and a charmed circle of performers, its new Music Director—Montreal-born Yannick Nézet-Séguin—is assuming his new post two-seasons ahead of schedule.
Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy Opens at The Met Breuer
The exhibit “Everything is Connected: Art and Conspiracy” at The Met Breuer begins with a look at artists who adhere, more or less, to the straight and narrow--at least in terms of their approach. These artists use their works to focus, for instance, on the shell corporations set up by what was New York’s largest private landlord, to the vast web that drew into it arms dealers, businessmen and politicians.
September Shenanigans on New York City Stages
As I survey the September stages—what's upcoming on Broadway and beyond in New York theater—I am moved to a confession. I am addicted to slapstick. So when I learned The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway’s longest running non-musical—once slated to close in September—had been tossed a lifeline through January 6th, I slipped on a banana peel and walked into a wall in celebration.