Darby Williams, University of Michigan
The Broadway star has been removed from several projects after not receiving the shot, and it would seem her spotlight is fading as a result.
Zach Terrillion, Oberlin College
The beloved show helped introduce younger audiences to the magic of show tunes through storytelling and genre-blending.
Jael Davis, DePaul University
Not every piece of art necessarily ages well, even over a short span of time. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s play is the perfect example of this.
Mariam Nasief, Columbia University
Ben Platt’s reprisal of his Broadway role in the upcoming film adaptation raises some heads as it continues the surprisingly common occurrence of adults playing high school students.
Jenna Amore, Oakland University
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, theater in New York City closed down. Now that it’s coming back, the ‘In the Heights’ creator has gone on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ to express his excitement.
Alexa Katherine Will, University of Pittsburgh
Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted that the NYC institution would be coming back in 2021. What were the responses and what challenges will theaters face post-pandemic?
Olivia Moosey, DePaul University
The stage might be closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are many diverse movies you can watch to fill the time.
Starr Shapiro, Columbia University
The thrilling listening experience proves that the genre is our best chance at getting a taste of live theater during the pandemic.
Yasmeen Ludy, University of Michigan
It’s okay if you missed the play on Broadway — it’s headed for the silver screen next summer.
Olivia Dimond, Bates College
The group is dedicated to getting the theatrical works of female, trans and nonbinary playwrights onto the Broadway stage.
Like any piece of historical fiction, the musical takes some artistic license, but fans are now wondering if the show has gone too far.
There are many award-winning musicals on Disney+ and other streaming platforms that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.
The virtual inaugural ceremony held on Juneteenth was a celebratory leap forward for Black lives, achievement and artistry.
The solution to Broadway’s struggles during the pandemic might be the solution to theater’s accessibility issues even when social distancing ends.
People are watching illegally recorded videos of Broadway shows now more than ever. Will this lead to larger audiences after the pandemic? Or will it lead to the demise of theater?
Anna Barnard, St. Olaf College
Because of the virus, many theater companies have closed indefinitely — with these platforms, however, you won’t have to miss a thing.
Kate Carter, Middle Tennessee State University
Because of social distancing, museums, opera and ballet are trying to adapt and maintain their audience by going online.
Sam Shepherd, McGill University
The hit Broadway musical sidesteps a frank portrayal of teenage suicide in favor of a half-baked portrait of teenage mental health.
Broadway-bound composers and producers should look to the Classics for musical theater inspiration.
Aaron Sorkin’s adaption of the beloved Harper Lee novel tinkers with conventions of a classic American story.
Kristin Auld, St John’s University
Bye Bye Birdie? More Like Bye Bye Broadway.
Veronica Kuffel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Will it be a feat of filmmaking or a cat-tastrophe?
Broadway is getting better, but The Great White Way still has ways to go before becoming truly accessible.
Matilda Schulman, University of California, Berkeley
You’ll have to wait until June 9 to hear the winners, but here are the most promising nominees.
More importantly, it reveals how Fosse’s fame wrongly overshadowed that of his creative counterpart.
The production is a new spin on the age-old Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice, crossed with the tale of Hades and Persephone.
Casey Breneman, University of Virginia
Theater enthusiasts, rejoice!
Kaitlyn Quinn, Seton Hall University
One of the greatest love stories in modern media faces its biggest challenge yet: Broadway.
Karena Landler, Georgetown University
Netflix and chill? More like ‘Hamilton’ and chill.
Carly Ristaino, Union College
You can never have too much of a good scene.
Sarah Hoenig, Texas A&M University
The line-up of shows this Broadway season is better than ever, for one particular reason.
Eliana DuBosar, Florida State University
Bartol has some big city dreams and all the dedication needed to make them happen.
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