Tag Archives: Theater

‘Gettin’ the Band Back Together’ to Open on Broadway Next Summer

Source: New York Times » Music

This new musical comedy is scheduled to open in August 2018 at the Belasco Theater. The early announcement shows the hot competition for audiences and space.

Read full article >>

How A.I. Is Creating Building Blocks to Reshape Music and Art

Source: New York Times » Music

Project Magenta, a team at Google, is crossbreeding sounds from different instruments based on neural networks and building networks that can draw.

Read full article >>

Abrons Arts Center Season Includes a Parody of an Albee Classic

Source: New York Times » Music

Elevator Repair Service, the innovative theater company, will stage an irreverent play inspired by “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

Read full article >>

Brantley in Britain: Review: In ‘Girl From the North Country,’ Rolling Stones Gather Regrets

Source: New York Times » Music

The Irish playwright Conor McPherson weaves an American tale of nomads out of the Bob Dylan songbook in this play at the Old Vic Theater in London.

Read full article >>

Critic’s Notebook: This Podcast Is a Love Story, for Your Ears Only

Source: New York Times » Music

The new podcast “36 Questions” sets a standard for the future of musical theater.

Read full article >>

Listening to the Best (and Worst) of Broadway

Source: New York Times » Music

All 13 of last season’s new Broadway shows, plus two revivals, produced cast recordings. Here’s our critic’s take on what to play and what to skip.

Read full article >>

New ‘Hamilton Mixtape’ Music Video Takes Aim at Immigration

Source: New York Times » Music

A new music video for a song off the “Hamilton Mixtape” soundtrack takes direct aim at President Trump’s immigration rhetoric.

Read full article >>

Schimmel Center to Host a Two-Day Toast to the Bottom Line

Source: New York Times » Music

The bandleader Paul Shaffer will host the festival, which is to include performances from many of the musicians whose careers were shaped there.

Read full article >>

Alanis Morissette Has Written a Musical Based on ‘Jagged Little Pill’

Source: New York Times » Music

The new musical, with music and lyrics by Ms. Morissette and a book by Diablo Cody, is to be directed by Diane Paulus at the American Repertory Theater.

Read full article >>

‘Transparent,’ the Musical: Coming Soon?

Source: New York Times » Music

Faith Soloway, a writer for the Amazon series who is the sister of its creator, will present the show “Should ‘Transparent’ Become a Musical?” at Joe’s Pub.

Read full article >>

Ivo van Hove and Pina Bausch Highlight BAM’s Next Wave Festival

Source: New York Times » Music

The festival, which features 31 programs from Sept. 14 through Dec. 16, will be the penultimate one overseen by its founding director, Joseph V. Melillo.

Read full article >>