11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. It’s the one the place we rejoice mothers. Old mothers, younger ones. Stepmoms. Friends’ mothers. Moms who aren’t with us anymore. To say thanks for every thing she does, give your mother some quiet time to learn some nice journalism. You ought to learn some, too! We discover the complexity of […]

Bikini Bottom by Way of Party City

Bikini Bottom by Way of Party City

To deliver to life the wackadoo cartoon world of Bikini Bottom in “SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical,” the designer David Zinn went for a vibrant, found-object aesthetic that mixes “Pee-wee’s Playhouse,” Etsy craft, basic MGM musicals and acid-house clubland. In this world, a mermaid’s tail is festooned with rubber gloves. It’s not usually that the […]

23 Dazzling Portraits of Tony Nominees

23 Dazzling Portraits of Tony Nominees

We invited Broadway’s finest to pose for us simply 24 hours after they have been nominated for theater’s most prestigious award. Needless to say, they have been a cheerful bunch. Image CreditJesse Dittmar for The New York Times “the band’s visit” Ari’el Stachel, Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk “It seemed like a perfect opportunity to […]

Loving and Hating the Broadway Season: Our Critics Could Have Argued All Night

Loving and Hating the Broadway Season: Our Critics Could Have Argued All Night

GREEN I couldn’t admire the play extra, however I discovered this manufacturing leaden and overacted. I additionally felt that method, although much less so, about “The Iceman Cometh” with Denzel Washington. Happily, there got here — as a stunning dessert on the very finish of the season — the revival of Tom Stoppard’s “Travesties.” BRANTLEY […]

Actress Denise Gough Pays Homage to Bygone Angels

Actress Denise Gough Pays Homage to Bygone Angels

Denise Gough stood on the sting of the New York City AIDS Memorial Park, on the nook of Seventh Avenue and West 12th Street, and regarded throughout the road. A row of luxury condominiums and ground-level retail spaces now stands on the positioning of the demolished St. Vincent’s Hospital. In a few hours, Ms. Gough, […]

2018 Tony Nominations: ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob’ Lead the Way

2018 Tony Nominations: ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob’ Lead the Way

In one thing of a shock, “Mean Girls,” Tina Fey’s musical adaptation of her 2004 movie about highschool social dynamics, and the eye-popping “SpongeBob,” based mostly on the animated tv sequence about underwater sea creatures, led the nominations on Tuesday, every incomes 12 nods. Both are spearheaded by cultural powerhouses: Ms. Fey is without doubt […]

Tina Fey and Renée Fleming on Their First Tony Nominations

Tina Fey and Renée Fleming on Their First Tony Nominations

The present went via some changes earlier than you arrived on the model that was nominated. What was the breakthrough? FEY I believe it was the 2 months between our out-of-town tryout on the National Theater in Washington and rehearsal. All 4 of us received in a room and simply had been actually daring about […]

In a Slim Season, the Tonys Show Love to Brits, Classics and Sponges

In a Slim Season, the Tonys Show Love to Brits, Classics and Sponges

Shortly after Katharine McPhee and Leslie Odom Jr., introduced the nominees for the 2018 Tony Awards on Tuesday morning, Ben Brantley and Jesse Green, chief theater critics for The New York Times, took a primary take a look at the outcomes of this yr’s recreation of musical (and nonmusical) chairs. Or perhaps the fitting metaphor […]

Tony Awards 2018: Full List of Nominations

Tony Awards 2018: Full List of Nominations

“Mean Girls,” Tina Fey “SpongeBob SquarePants,” Kyle Jarrow Best Original Score “Angels in America,” Adrian Sutton “The Band’s Visit,” Music and Lyrics: David Yazbek “Frozen,” Music and Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez “Mean Girls,” Music: Jeff Richmond, lyrics: Nell Benjamin “SpongeBob SquarePants,” Various contributors Best Leading Actor in a Play Andrew Garfield, “Angels in […]

Tonys Honor a New York Times Theater Photographer

Tonys Honor a New York Times Theater Photographer

But over time, she prevailed, and Ms. Krulwich, who now pictures greater than 100 performs and musicals every year, is mostly the one photographer not on a present’s payroll who’s allowed to shoot productions. Access continues to be a problem. “One hundred percent of the time there is a question — whether I’ll get in, […]