Sunday, June 5, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton Could Transform the Supreme Court's View of Originalism by Richard Primus

With the success of the Broadway hit Hamilton, Americans have been given a new version of the Founding Fathers—one that could open the door to a more liberal interpretation of constitution…

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Friday, December 21, 2012

'Les Misérables' Has Always Been too Big for Criticism by Meghan Lewit

When I see the film next week, I intend to revel in every quivering note and cheer at each call to revolution. The point of Les Misérablesis its pure bombast: the way that it steamrolls any…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

How to Turn a Disney Cartoon Into Avant-Garde Theater by Jennie Rothenberg Gritz

A Disney movie might not seem like the best inspiration for an experimental stage production. In fact, when Julie Taymor was invited to intepret The Lion King for Broadway, she had her doubt…

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

How Did Broadway Tickets Get So Expensive? Blame the 1% by Derek Thompson

The most basic thing to say* about why theater tickets are expensive to buy is that theater is expensive to make.

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Friday, January 27, 2012

Cultural Advice: Go See 'Chinglish'

There's not much time left in the Broadway run of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish. I understand that a West Coast tour will happen later this year, followed perhaps by a movie.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Where Ideas Come From: Inside ScoreBig's Headquarters - Nicholas Jackson - Technology - The Atlantic by Nicholas Jackson

With headquarters at the foot of the iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles, California, ScoreBig is a ticketing site for sporting events, theater performances and concerts.

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