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Thursday, Aug 25, 2016

Review: Turbulent Thriller 'The Layover' at Second Stage

Review: Turbulent Thriller 'The Layover' at Second Stage<br />

World premiere from playwright Leslye Headland explores the fallout from a one-night stand. Taut, twisting and full of surprises.

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

Review: 'John,' from Annie Baker

Review: 'John,' from Annie Baker

A young couple struggling to stay together meets up with a mysterious innkeeper in the first play of the Pulitzer Prize-winner's Signature residency.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"

Review: Pulitzer Winner "The Flick"

Annie Baker's richly human study of boredom and dysfunction among an underpaid crew of movie-house workers gets a second life at the Barrow Street Theatre.

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014

Broadway’s Next for “Bridesmaids” Star

Broadway’s Next for “Bridesmaids” Star

Rose Byrne, known for her screen work in “Bridesmaids,” “Damages” and “Neighbors” is coming to the NYC stage in revival “You Can’t Take It With You.”

Friday, Feb 28, 2014

“Annie” Tour Strikes New Deal

“Annie” Tour Strikes New Deal

The hard-knock-life for “Annie” continues as creators take control of tour direction.

Saturday, Dec 14, 2013

Three of TV’s Finest Ladies Are Broadway-Bound

Three of TV’s Finest Ladies Are Broadway-Bound

Plus Estelle Parsons has a new role and getting tickets to “The Apple Family” plays just got much easier.

Monday, Nov 12, 2012

Review: Lilla Crawford Shines as "Annie"

Review: Lilla Crawford Shines as "Annie"

With a first-rate cast in a new revival, the family friendly musical about an assertive orphan leaves audiences feeling good about tomorrow

Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

Roker Dishes on Sandy's Ruff Life

Roker Dishes on Sandy's Ruff Life

In "Annie's Search for Sunday," airing Saturday on NBC4NY, Al Roker and animal trainer Bill Berloni explain how "Sunny" got her gig as Broadway's newest Sandy

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012

Annie Funke Finds Freedom in “If There Is...”

Annie Funke Finds Freedom in “If There Is...”

"If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet," now at the Roundabout’s Off-Broadway Laura Pels Theatre, covers potent territory in its one 90-minute act, delving into bullying and suicide, along with mankind’s...

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2012

Katie Finneran Has No Problem Being Mean

Katie Finneran Has No Problem Being Mean

Cast as the drunken Miss Hannigan in this fall's "Annie" revival, the two-time Tony winner tells New York magazine how she'll handle those rambunctious little orphans

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46 Dogs Rescued from Korean Meat Farm Arrive at JFK
46 Dogs Rescued from Korean Meat Farm Arrive at JFK

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White Supremacist in NYC Killing Says 'Sorry': Report
White Supremacist in NYC Killing Says 'Sorry': Report

The white supremacist accused of fatally stabbing a black man with a sword in New York City said he would have rather killed a younger — or older and more "successful" black victim. "I'm sorry I killed that man," James Harris Jackson told the New York Daily News at the Rikers Island jail on Sunday. "It was pitch black, I picked a dark place. I didn't know he was elderly." Jackson, 28, told the newspaper he would have killed "a young thug" or "a successful older black man with blondes ... people you see in Midtown." Police say he confessed to randomly picking out victim Timothy Caughman on the street and stabbing him to death with a 2-foot sword. Caughman had lived in a former motel in Manhattan for 18 years, sharing the building with tenants who were part of a temporary housing program, according to NBC New York. Jackson has been charged with murder as a hate-crime.

Baby Giraffe Quiets in April's Belly: Calm Before the Storm?
Baby Giraffe Quiets in April's Belly: Calm Before the Storm?

As April the giraffe's belly grows ever larger, her highly anticipated calf has gotten quiet, leading zookeepers to wonder if this is the calm before the storm. The giraffe calf caused a stir Friday when it launched a "judo chop marathon" inside its mother's belly but it calmed down significantly on Saturday. April's keeper noted Sunday morning that she's showing "notable bulges" on the left side of her belly, the zoo reported on its Facebook page. Watch the live stream below. [[414784803, C]] April has been taking it slow Sunday, alternating between waddling around her pen and standing still, staring into Oliver's pen. The snow has cleared so April and her beau Oliver may go outside soon, the zoo said. The zoo said that April's belly growth has been mind-blowing. She has to fit a 6-foot, 150-pound calf somewhere, it said. Eventually, it has to come out, right? [[26343834, C]] When April goes into labor, t

Police Stop Man from Raping Girl a 3rd Time: Officials
Police Stop Man from Raping Girl a 3rd Time: Officials

A New York City man is in custody after Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, police thwarted his plan to meet and rape an 11-year-old girl for the third time in Lehigh Valley, according to investigators. Sandro Zhinin was arrested in Hanover Township Saturday. Police say they received a tip that the 33-year-old was traveling to Pennsylvania Saturday to meet the child before taking her to a hotel. Investigators then set up surveillance at the playground and Zhinin was taken into custody once he arrived, police said. According to police, Zhinin had executed this plan twice before.

Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles
Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own. It's still not clear how Trump will pay for the wall that, as described in contracting notices, would be 30 feet (9 meters) high and easy on the eye for those looking at it from the north. The Trump administration will also have to contend with unfavorable geography and many legal battles.

Man Held 6-Year-Old Child Hostage in New Jersey: Police
Man Held 6-Year-Old Child Hostage in New Jersey: Police

A man held a 6-year-old child hostage in an apartment in Elizabeth for more than five hours on Sunday, officials said.