Special Reports

From Sarah Jessica Parker to Derek Jeter: Which New Play Should You See Off-Broadway This Fall?
By Zachary Stewart · Aug 27, 2013 · New York City

TheaterMania catalogues the highlights of the upcoming season into an easy-to-read guide.

What's New on Broadway This Fall?
By Editorial Staff · Aug 26, 2013 · New York City
Everything old is new again on Broadway this season. In addition to the literary classics (Shakespeare, Williams, Pinter), this Broadway season features the stories of some of ...
God, I Hope I Get It: How to Audition for a Musical
By David Gordon · Aug 16, 2013 · New York City
An audition scene from TV's Smash(© Will Hart/NBC) You walk into a room, see a bunch of scary-looking people sitting behind a metal table, and then ...
The Art of Making Arts Voters: In Beantown, It Takes a Dab of Politician
By Hayley Levitt · Aug 9, 2013 · Boston
(photo courtesy of MASSCreative) New York voters recently got a taste of the potential changes a new mayor could make to the city's arts budget (for better or ...
Cowboys, Strippers, and Tom Cruise Take the Stage at FringeNYC
By Zachary Stewart · Aug 6, 2013 · New York City
With 185 shows in this year's New York International Fringe Festival, how is one to ever decide what to see and what to skip? We've picked through the shows and based on buzz, subject matter, ...
New York Mayoral Candidates Share Plans to Raise City Arts Budget at Recent Forum
By Hayley Levitt · Aug 1, 2013 · New York City
Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn fields questions from WNYC hosts Leonard Lopate and Kurt Andersen.(© Beth Fertig) For the first time in 12 years, New York ...
It's Harry Potter's Birthday Today, and He's Older than You Think
By Editorial Staff · Jul 31, 2013 · New York City
Jefferson Turner and Daniel Clarkson pose with Harry Potter’s birthday cake.(© Courtesy of Polk & Co.) Harry Potter, the hero of the wizarding world turns 33
A Summer at Stagedoor Manor Might Just be the Logical First Step to Broadway
By Zachary Stewart · Jul 29, 2013 · Loch Sheldrake
Dan Hoy sings "American Dream" from Miss Saigon.(© Zachary Stewart) Nestled in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York amidst the ruins of grand ...
Global Revolution Takes Center Stage in Red Wednesday at Ice Factory 2013
By Zachary Stewart · Jul 24, 2013 · New York City
Sadegh Ghotbzadeh Americans were introduced to Iranian foreign minister Sadegh Ghotbzadeh during the 1979-1981 Iran hostage crisis, when fifty-two Americans were held against their ...
Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Are Bro-ing Out in Berkeley
By Bethany Rickwald, David Gordon · Jul 24, 2013 · Berkeley
Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen are clearly eighteen-year-old spring breakers in the bodies of regal British gentlemen. Since these besties have arrived in Berkeley to rehearse their upcoming ...