The Object Lesson ***

By: Patrick Christiano

Be forewarned The Object Lesson created by Geoff Sobelle and directed by David Neumann, also a choreographer, dancer and actor, is a performance art piece running roughly 100 minutes at the New York Theatre Workshop. Sobelle is also the only credited actor, although another person in the guise of an audience member interacts with him.  In his biography Sobelle calls himself an actor, director and maker of absurdist performance art, and the press release says he is mainly interested in moments of “the sublime ridiculous.” 

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Entrance Applause

By: Paulanne Simmons 

The theater is hushed. The house lights go off. Hugh Jackman walks onstage and the audience bursts into riotous applause

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Westminster Dog Show

The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a prestigious all-breed conformation show that has been held in New York City annually since 1877. Currently, the breed and Junior Showmanship competitions are being held at Piers 92 and 94, while the group and Best in Show competitions are held at Madison Square Garden.

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Broadway Update: “Butterfly” and “Prada”

Clive Owen

Clive Owen will star in M. Butterfly on Broadway this fall
By: David Sheward

Clive Owen, last seen on Broadway in Harold Pinter’s Old Times, will return in a new production of David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly, directed by Julie Taymor in her first Broadway staging since being dismissed from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark. (Her interpretation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream played Off-Broadway.)

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Kira Lee @ ACA Galleries

Kira Lee

ACA Galleries presents Kira Lee’s first solo exhibition in New York, Legends & Lyrics, on view February 2nd through March 4th, 2017. The exhibition features over thirty new portraits of Rock & Roll’s most notable icons including: Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Jerry Garcia, and The Beatles

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James Monroe Iglehart

James Monroe Iglehart Photo: Barry Gordin

James Monroe Iglehart Stops at NJPAC Before Heading to Hamilton

By: Iris Wiener

Can’t wait to see Aladdin’s Genie swap his magic for beats when he moves to Hamilton in August? The original cast member of Memphis makes his way to NJPAC on Saturday, January 28th, in an intimate setting akin to that of 54 Below, where he sold out houses with his cabaret show, How the Heck Did I Get Here

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Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out!

Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! brought together artists from Broadway, TV and beyond to spread a message of unity and hope yesterday afternoon at Town Hall. The first concert in the monthly series raised more than $100,000 to benefit the NAACP, Planned Parenthood, Southern Poverty Law Center, National Immigration Law Center, and the Sierra Club Foundation.

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Sgt. Stubby Opens at St. Luke’s Theater

The Great American War Dog Musical sheds light on a remarkable canine and his World War I heroics.

Sgt. Stubby, the Great American War Dog Musical opened on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at St Luke’s Theater, 308 West 46th Street, in the heart of the theater district. The heartwarming tale follows Stubby’s journey from a stray on the streets through his adventures with the 102nd infantry in World War I, and his heroic return home, where his feats had been front page news.

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