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John Waters Marks His 76th Birthday April 22nd With Special Performances in These Two Cities

Landmark underground cinema auteur-cum-mainstream queer icon John Waters marks his 76th birthday April 22 and he’s busier than ever. To celebrate, he’ll give special...

TAKE TWO! Broadway is Back

Happy spring, everybody! No, there wasn’t a full shutdown but all of New York seemed back in that slog of the darkest days of 2020, only without all the hope and courage! But...

Stephen Sondheim The unofficial poet laureate of musical theatre – A tribute

Welp, the COVID gods giveth and the COVID gods taketh away. Broadway was “back in business,” and then the Omicron variant reared its infectious head and New York City plunged...

Broadway always shines brighter during the holidays

Forget the Times Square Ball dropping on New Year’s Eve, the fabled block has never been more lit than it was for the reopening of Broadway’s longest-running musical, The...

New York’s world-class theatre and cabaret venues continue to thrive

Well, Broadway is officially back and, one by one, new shows and old shows alike are opening doors and raising curtains. Of course, there remains the pesky issue of shows that...

Broadway is Back! Here’s Your Guide to Everything Reopening

New York is reopening and, at least for me and everyone I follow on Instagram, that means BROADWAY (belted out Ethel Merman style, naturally). The iconic street was officially...