November 17, 2017

Cultural Studies: ‘Torch Song Trilogy’ and Me: A 35-Year Love Affair

On a Sunday morning in the fall of 1981, I was sitting in my fourth-floor walk-up studio apartment in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan, flipping through […]
November 3, 2017

Robert Wilson Puts on a Show

Advertisement Robert Wilson is a slow-talking man. But he picked up speed the other day as he described an early encounter with Lady Gaga. As Mr. […]
June 3, 2017

Encounters: Young Tony Nominee of ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Gets Ready for His Big Day

Encounters By STUART EMMRICH On most Wednesdays, in the roughly three-hour break between the matinee and evening performances of “Dear Evan Hansen,” the Tony-nominated musical playing […]
May 23, 2017

Noted: Inside the Studio of David Korins, Set Designer of ‘Hamilton’

On a recent morning, the Broadway set designer David Korins gave a tour of his tchotchke-filled studio near Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan. In a room with […]
December 28, 2016

Willa Kim, Designer of Fanciful Costumes, Dies at 99

Willa Kim, the petite and unfailingly elegant theatrical costume designer whose exuberant, sometimes over-the-top designs brought her two Tony Awards and a solid reputation for innovation […]
October 7, 2016

Cover Story: Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Broadway – Nathan Lane!

Nathan Lane knows how to make an entrance, and this is not just a cliché but an understatement. Bursting forth variously over the years in pinstriped […]
September 17, 2016

Jean Paul Gaultier’s Fantastical Imagination

BERLIN — “Who is in charge of the feathers?” the designer Jean Paul Gaultier shouted on a July day as about 20 people scurried around him […]
September 2, 2016

Can’t Get Broadway Tickets? Rock Out to Musicals at the Gym

Amid the pounding pop and hip-hop beats that fill area gyms, a small subset of fitness fanatics has, for years, chosen to work out to “Les […]
June 16, 2016

Night Out: Behind the Scenes With Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family on Tonys Night

Night Out By KATHERINE ROSMAN Over the weekend that ended with “Hamilton” winning 11 Tony Awards, Lin-Manuel Miranda and his family stayed at the Mandarin Oriental, […]
June 9, 2016

Scene City: Meryl Streep’s Newest Role: Donald Trump (but Just for One Night)

June 7, 2016 Scene City By JACOB BERNSTEIN This Sunday, the Tony Awards will honor the best of Broadway and likely deliver many of the biggest […]