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Aug 18, 2014

Review: "Poor Behavior," by Theresa Rebeck

Review: "Poor Behavior," by Theresa Rebeck

The prolific playwright's latest comedy asks us to consider which is more important: feeding your immediate desires, or protecting the people already in your corner?

Aug 14, 2014

Broadway Cast of "Aladdin" Pays Tribute to Robin Williams

Broadway Cast of "Aladdin" Pays Tribute to Robin Williams

The man who gave voice to "Aladdin's" Genie to create one of Disney's most beloved characters was paid a touching tribute in a rousing audience singalong of "Friend Like Me" at the Broadway musical...

Aug 11, 2014

"Fun Home" Finds Broadway Home

"Fun Home" Finds Broadway Home

Plus Melanie Griffith rumored for "Pippin," and Kathie Lee Gifford is writing a "Today Show" musical?

Aug 12, 2014

In The Wings: Meet Jonathan Freeman, "Aladdin's" Jafar in Movie and on Broadway

In The Wings: Meet Jonathan Freeman, "Aladdin's" Jafar in Movie and on Broadway

The story of the genie and his magic lamp has been packing the house of "Aladdin" on Broadway since the show opened a few months ago. Lurking in the corner of it all is the exquisite evilness of

Aug 7, 2014

Review: Julia Stiles in "Phoenix"

Review: Julia Stiles in "Phoenix"

Modern mating rituals and their unexpected ramifications get a once-over in Scott Organ's engaging, but ultimately overwrought dark comedy.

Aug 8, 2014

Larry David Penning Own Broadway Debut

Larry David Penning Own Broadway Debut

The "Seinfeld" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" scribe will star in a self-written new play, "Fish in the Dark," opening this March.

Aug 8, 2014

"Lion King" Cast Surprises Subway Riders

"Lion King" Cast Surprises Subway Riders

Some unsuspecting New Yorkers were treated to a surprise performance from the megahit Broadway musical "The Lion King" when cast members took over a subway car and sang "Circle of Life." The...

Aug 7, 2014

First Broadway Revival of "Side Show" Set

First Broadway Revival of "Side Show" Set

Bill Condon will make his Broadway directorial debut in the new staging of the cult musical about Depression-era vaudeville conjoined twins.

Aug 5, 2014

Review: John Lithgow as "King Lear"

Review: John Lithgow as "King Lear"

The two-time Tony winner offers a distinctly physical monarch in the tragedy's first SITP appearance in some 40 years.

Aug 7, 2014

Keke Palmer Stepping Into “Cinderella”

Keke Palmer Stepping Into “Cinderella”

The actress, recording artist and talk show host will step into Cinderella's glass slippers come September to become Broadway's first black Cinderella. She'll be joined by former "View" co-host Sherri...

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Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

Gore Still on Manhattan Traffic Pole Days After Accident

A Manhattan resident is frustrated by the runaround she says she's gotten from the city while trying to get gore removed from the scene of a gruesome midtown crash last week.

3 Burned While Doing Track Work in Union Square: MTA

3 Burned While Doing Track Work in Union Square: MTA

MTA officials say three workers were taken to the hospital after being burned while doing FASTRACK work on the rails at the Union Square subway station Thursday morning.

Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Long Island High Schooler, 18

Man Charged in Stabbing Death of Long Island High Schooler, 18

A 21-year-old Long Island man faces charges in connection with the stabbing death of a high school student earlier this month.

Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out publicly about his sexuality in an op-ed for Bloomberg Businessweek, saying, "I'm proud to be gay" and that he hoped to inspire others. "While I have never denied my sexuality,...

2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

2 Shot as World Series Celebrations Take Over SF

Two people were shot and one person stabbed in San Francisco amid raucous celebrations following the Giants’ World Series victory, police said. The rowdiness included people setting bonfires in the streets...

Archdiocese to Merge Parishes in NYC, Hudson Valley: Dolan

Archdiocese to Merge Parishes in NYC, Hudson Valley: Dolan

As many as 50 Catholic churches in Manhattan, Staten Island the Bronx and parts of the Hudson Valley will soon be merging with other parishes or closing, Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced in a newspaper...