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Monday, August 12, 2019

Audible Shows by Margaret Trudeau and Diana Nyad Coming to New York by Sara Aridi

Mrs. Trudeau, the former first lady of Canada, and Ms. Nyad, the endurance swimmer, will perform in three-night limited engagements at the Minetta Lane Theater this fall.

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

92nd Street Y to Host Ron Howard, Gwyneth Paltrow and Salman Rushdie by Sara Aridi

The 2019-20 season also features appearances by Billy Porter and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

The Flea Season, Starring Taylor Mac and Mac Wellman by Sara Aridi

“The Season of Anarchy: The Return of the Macs” will include a new play by Mr. Mac and a festival of works by Mr. Wellman.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019

After 50 Years, Film Society of Lincoln Center Is a ‘Society’ No More by Sara Aridi

The nonprofit organization is unveiling a new name — Film at Lincoln Center — in an effort to reach a wider audience.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Laurie Anderson In-Depth at the Hirshhorn by Sara Aridi

An immersive show opening at the museum in February will feature new works by the performance artist.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Harlem School of the Arts Announces $9.5 Million Renovation by Sara Aridi

The extensive project, funded by the Herb Alpert Foundation, will replace the building’s facade and update its public gallery space.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

What’s on TV Tuesday: ‘Fosse/Verdon’ and ‘Destroyer’ by Sara Aridi

The new limited series “Fosse/Verdon” shimmies onto FX. And Nicole Kidman’s crime thriller arrives on Hulu.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Hannah Gadsby to Return to New York With ‘Douglas’ by Sara Aridi

The Australian comedian will start the American tour of her new show in San Francisco on April 29 and wrap up in Manhattan this summer.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

‘The Height of the Storm’ Is Heading to Broadway by Sara Aridi

The play, by Florian Zeller, is slated for Manhattan Theater Club’s 2019-20 season, along with works by Jeff Augustin and Qui Nguyen.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

7 Cultural Events Celebrating the Lunar New Year by Sara Aridi

Ring in the year of the Pig with a concert, festival or film screening.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Three Musical Theater Writers Receive $100,000 Kleban Prizes by Sara Aridi

The 2019 winners of the awards, given by a panel to the year’s most promising lyricist and librettist, are Shaina Taub, Sarah Hammond and Charlie Sohne.

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Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Artists We Lost in 2018, in Their Words by Sara Aridi and Peter Libbey

Quotes from notable actors, musicians, writers and dancers who made us laugh and cry and look at the world in new, myriad ways.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Springsteen on Broadway’ and ‘Bleed Out’ by Sara Aridi

Stream the Boss’s Broadway show from the comfort of your couch. Or watch a personal investigation into the medical industry.

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Harrison David Rivers Wins 2018 Relentless Award by Sara Aridi

The playwright took the prize for “The Bandaged Place,” a play about an abusive relationship between two gay men.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

‘Summer: The Donna Summer Musical’ to Close in December by Sara Aridi

The biographical jukebox musical, which opened on Broadway on April 23, struggled to win over audiences.

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Monday, November 19, 2018

‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’ to Head to Broadway by Sara Aridi

After its debut in Boston, the stage adaptation of the 2001 film will arrive in New York next summer.

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

‘Fleabag’ to Make New York Debut Next Year by Sara Aridi

The one-woman play by Phoebe Waller-Bridge will have a five-week run at SoHo Playhouse in the spring.

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Monday, November 5, 2018

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Latin History for Morons’ and ‘Full Frontal With Samantha Bee’ by Sara Aridi

John Leguizamo’s one-man Broadway show comes to Netflix. And Samantha Bee hosts a special episode of “Full Frontal” ahead of the midterm elections.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

What’s on TV Monday: ‘A Very Wicked Halloween’ and ‘Outside the Bubble’ by Sara Aridi

NBC celebrates 15 years of “Wicked” on Broadway. And Alexandra Pelosi breaks out of her liberal shell in a new documentary.

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Monday, March 19, 2018

What’s on TV Monday: ‘Arthur Miller: Writer’ and ‘Life Itself’ by Sara Aridi

Two documentaries celebrate the lives of inimitable writers: the playwright Arthur Miller and the film critic Roger Ebert.

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Saturday, December 30, 2017

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘High Maintenance’ and ‘Mean Girls’ by Sara Aridi

Meet eccentric New York personalities through the HBO series “High Maintenance.” And catch the teenage comedy “Mean Girls” before it leaves Netflix.

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘La La Land’ and ‘One Mississippi’ by Sara Aridi

Damien Chazelle’s musical on the wonders and struggles of making it in Hollywood comes to HBO. And life goes on in Season 2 of “One Mississippi.”

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Sunday, June 4, 2017

‘Pamplona’ Is Canceled After Stacy Keach Falls Ill by Sara Aridi

Mr. Keach received medical testing after struggling through his opening night performance of “Pamplona,” a play about Ernest Hemingway, at the Goodman Theater.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Gender-Bending Debate Play ‘Her Opponent’ to Open Off Broadway by Sara Aridi

What if Trump and Clinton’s genders were swapped? Previews of the re-enactment of the 2016 debates will come to the Theater Center on Wednesday.

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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

CBS Announces ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Spinoff, ‘Young Sheldon’ by Sara Aridi

The prequel will star Iain Armitage as a 9-year-old Sheldon Cooper, with Jim Parsons of “Big Bang” providing narration as the adult Sheldon.

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