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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The theater — part of the Yale School of Drama — has given leading playwrights a place to refine their work. August Wilson said it was crucial to his development.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 08:02:00 -0500A video of a dance company in New York has gone viral, with over 7 million views. Akira Armstrong explains why she founded the dance company for "full-figured" women, called "Pretty Big Movement."
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:04:00 -0500After struggling to remain relevant amid public concern for animal welfare, combined with high operation costs, "The Greatest Show On Earth" will come to an end in May, the company announced Saturday.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:36:00 -0500Driven to save his culture, an ethnic Assyrian living in Britain is recording ancient tales of adventure sung by modern-day bards. The songs echo stories from ancient Greece to the Bible.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 14:00:00 -0500Gethard talks of hitting rock bottom in his off-Broadway show, billed as a comedy about "suicide, depression, alcoholism and all the other funniest parts of life." Originally broadcast Oct. 24, 2016.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:35:00 -0500Miranda says he doesn't feel the need to duplicate the success of Hamilton. "If you think in terms of topping, you're in the wrong business," he says.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 17:08:00 -0500The Grey's Anatomy co-star tells NPR's Michel Martin he's seen the effects of his actions in the public consciousness and discourse. He says he's inspired by black women and the black LGBTQ community.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 07:38:08 -0500What happens when you put seven cops and seven civilians in a rehearsal room once a week for 10 weeks? The result is a free show called To Protect, Serve, and Understand at the Brooklyn Music School.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 18:17:00 -0500After criticism on social media, and concerns from Rockettes themselves, the dance troupe's union announced late Friday that no Rockette would be obligated to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 13:12:00 -0500Grey explains how he brought his decadent Cabaret character to life on both the stage and screen, and reflects on coming out as gay after years of living closeted. Originally broadcast Feb. 9, 2016.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:27:00 -0500Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon has a fresh take on the classic Christmas tale. The $4 million Joffrey Ballet production premieres Saturday, and doesn't center around a wealthy Victorian family.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:18:00 -0500The new short Web film It's Asian Men! aims to tackle a big issue: why Asian-American men are rarely cast on TV or in movies as the romantic or sexy lead. No Long Duk Dong here.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:00 -0500The play "Peter Pan" has been performed at the Playhouse on the Square in Memphis for decades. One theater-lover finds new meaning in the old play by watching it through the eyes of school children.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 14:54:36 -0500The new Broadway musical was inspired by the hit 1951 Hollywood musical starring Gene Kelly, with music by George Gershwin. Critic Lloyd Schwartz explains why he hopes a lot of people see the show.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:38:47 -0500A play based on the experiences of one of the few journalists to have reported from behind ISIS lines is causing controversy. Critics are wary of how students will receive the sensitive themes.