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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Works in Progres: A View From the Barge by Helene Stapinski

A Brooklyn theater company is staging the Arthur Miller play on the waterfront of working-class Red Hook.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Works in Progress: The Actor Incorporates by Helene Stapinski

Anticipating the new tax law — which gets rid of deductible expenses — actors are looking into becoming corporations.

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Works in Progress: In Bedford-Stuyvesant, Ready for ‘the Billie’ to Return by Helene Stapinski

The Billie Holiday Theater, which first opened in 1972, is finishing a $4.1 million renovation.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

Works In Progress: At a Brooklyn High School, Plenty of Drama Before the Curtain Goes Up by Helene Stapinski

Student builders, painters, riggers, stage managers and costumers have worked for months on the musical’s set, which opens at the high school next month.

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Friday, October 28, 2016

Works in Progress: In ‘Lucky Penny,’ a Life in Bits and Pieces by Helene Stapinski

David Deblinger’s one-man show is a patchwork of personal stories, his relationship with his father serving as a binding thread.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Arthur Miller’s Brooklyn by Helene Stapinski

The playwright, who was born in 1915 and died in 2005, found inspiration in the borough’s neighborhoods, from Midwood to the Heights, where he lived.

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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Walking the Walk in Hamilton’s Old Stomping Grounds by Helene Stapinski

Jimmy Napoli, a New York City tour guide and Alexander Hamilton expert, is leading a new tour focusing on his favorite founding father.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Third Rail Troupe Takes Over Governors Island House by Helene Stapinski

The Third Rail Projects dance and performance company has set up shop for the summer on Governors Island, offering the public a window into the troupe’s creative process.

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