December 19, 2017

Postscript: Bidding Adieu to That Wondrous Songbird Barbara Cook

Advertisement At the tribute to Barbara Cook at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater on Monday night, a memorial for the Broadway and cabaret star who died […]
December 1, 2017

Encounters: Sebastian Stan Just Likes to Watch

Advertisement The actor Sebastian Stan sat at a window table in the Sea Grill restaurant on a recent Tuesday afternoon, overlooking the skating rink at Rockefeller […]
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 […]
June 27, 2017

Vogue Editor Anna Wintour Is Now Dame Anna

On a gorgeous Monday night in Manhattan, with a number of guests venturing out to the rooftop terrace to watch the beginnings of a sunset, some […]
June 12, 2017

Ben Platt and Laurie Metcalf Celebrate at Tonys After-Parties

At the after-party at the Plaza hotel on Sunday night, following the three-hour-plus running time of the Tony Awards, made longer by Bette Midler’s hilarious and […]
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 26, 2017

Homework? First I Need to Get to the Bottom of This Comey Story

ST. LOUIS — It’s 7:32 on a recent Wednesday morning, and Gabe Fleisher is racing to put the finishing touches on his daily newsletter, Wake Up […]