Arts & Culture

The cast of 'Kinky Boots' perform onstage at the Media Opening for Kinky Boots on Broadway Show, on April 4, 2013. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Kinky Liqueur)

What Makes ‘Kinky Boots’ Tick And Why It Grabbed 13 Nominations

What does it take to make a great Broadway musical? A talented score, a clever book, great singing and dancing, impressive costumes and an engaging set. Do all great musicals hit all of these points equally well? Of course not. But “Kinky Boots” does.

04/30/2013

"Ann" Staring Holland Taylor Extends Broadway Run (Photo provided by The Hartman Group via Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why Holland Taylor Should Be ‘Best Actress’ Nominee

Holland Taylor, the actress, playwright, TV and film star, will undoubtedly get a Tony nomination for Best Actress for her performance in “Ann,” a tribute to Ann Richards.

04/22/2013

Tracy Letts in 'Who's Afraid of Viriginia Woolf?'

Our Picks: Why Tracy Letts Should Best Actor Nominee

Tony Award-winning playwright Tracy Letts will likely be nominated as Best Actor for his performance in the Steppenwolf Theater Company’s stunning revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”

04/22/2013

Actors George Akram, Karen Olivo, Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione and Cody Green take to the stage for the curtain call at the opening night of 'West Side Story' on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

The Best Musicals That Have Been Made Into Movies

Ever since “Chicago” won the Best Picture Oscar in 2003, Hollywood seems to be going back to Broadway for its material, like it did back in the ’50s and ’60s.

04/22/2013

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A Look Back: Ten Tony Award Winners From The Past

With so many great Tony Award performances of the past, how do you pick a top 10? Here is a look at a few undeniable legends that stand out from years past.

04/22/2013

Hands on a Hardbody

Our Picks: Why ‘Hands on a Hardbody’ Should Be A Best Musical Nominee

The quirky Trey Anastasio musical about Texans trying to win a truck is very likely to be Tony-nominated for Best Musical. It has great music and a warm-hearted plot. It just had a title that it couldn’t overcome.

04/22/2013

Douglas Carter Beane, Jack O'Brian, Jonny Orsini, Nathan Lane and Lewis J Stalden attend the after party for "The Nance" opening night at the Marriott Marquis Times Square on April 15, 2013.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why ‘The Nance’ Should Be Best Play Nominee

Douglas Carter Beane’s play about swishy vaudeville comics who are often straight but may not be is a strong candidate for Best Play of the season.

04/22/2013

Nathan Lane  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Our Picks: Why Nathan Lane Should Be ‘Best Actor’ Nominee

Nathan Lane is beloved by audiences and Tony voters, and is certain to be one of the nominees for Best Actor for his performance in “The Nance.”

04/22/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Acting Classes

Are you an actor on a budget? Having trouble finding that perfect lead on Broadway or a starring role in that new sitcom? Look no further. Here is your opportunity to learn how to make yourself the best candidate for the job.

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The 6 Best Fall Events & Festivals In New York

From cannoli-eating contests to ghoulish goblins walking the streets, fall is the time to let loose and have a bit of fun. See the top picks for fall festivals below.

09/04/2012

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Best Places To Familiarize With New York’s Founders

New York City: we think of it today as one of the greatest cities in the world. But how did it become so successful? To learn more about the founding fathers of our great city, we’ve compiled a list of some historic sites around town that will enlighten you about the city’s past.

08/13/2012

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The 4 Best Middle Eastern Culture Spots In New York

Here is your guide to Middle Eastern culture found right here in New York City.

08/06/2012

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The 5 Best Up-and-Coming New York Artists

New York is home to a number of artists who create innovative and exciting works and yet do not have quite the recognition that they deserve. Below, find a list of the top emerging artists in New York City today.

07/23/2012

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The 5 Best Upcoming Theater Events In New York

This summer, why not plan a trip to the theater? Whether you’re looking for comedy, drama or romance, New York City has many great opportunities for summer entertainment – both indoor and outdoor.

07/16/2012

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5 Best Places For Film Buffs In New York

Although we’re no Hollywood, NYC provides many opportunities for the avid film buff to entertain himself through museums, themed restaurants, trivia nights or even walking tours.

07/09/2012

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