Top improv artists talk shop and laughs at the first New York City Improv Fest.
“I don’t like to use the phrase gentrification…” This exact same quote was repeated both by Southpaw owner Matt Roff in a New Yorker piece called “Park Slope is Dead,” written in advance of the February closure of the venue, and by Craig Max, the venue’s former sound engineer when I interviewed him Read more »
These NY funny women are working hard to go far in the comedy industry.
The impact of social media on the art world is most obvious when it comes to distribution. Facebook can organize concerts and performances, or be used as a free gallery to showcase artwork around the world. Websites like Last.fm, Ping and Soundcloud allow users to upload, listen, discuss and share music, while Youtube and Vimeo Read more »
Minorities try to make it on mainstream television.
Once, a film to musical adaptation, leaves its small but successful run at the New York Theatre Workshop and heads to Broadway.
The Pershing Square Signature Center opened on January 31. Is this a new model for off-Broadway theater?
On March 15th, 2012, the Off-Off Broadway play Parts of Parts and Stitches, written by Riti Sachdeva, will premiere at the Theater at the 14th Street Y for a three week run. Parts of Parts, a play set in 1947 Mianwali District of Punjab, part of what is now Pakistan, comes to the city of Read more »
The 2012 Whitney Biennial draws from the museum’s history with film and launches its very first film festival-style program.
Improv artists are still mostly white and male—but that’s changing.