2016 Tony Awards—Our Favorite Dance Moments

We’re not saying that we called it, but…okay we did. The 2016 Tony Awards were last night, and Hamilton swept up 11 of 13 possible awards, including Best Musical and Best Choreography for Andy Blankenbuehler. The smash hit was nominated for 16 awards, but with multiple nods in some categories. However, even though it was inarguably Hamilton‘s […]

What to Expect at This Weekend's Tony Awards

We all know why this year could very well be the most watched Tony Awards of all time. Not only has Hamilton converted the unlikeliest of people into musical theater lovers, but its tickets are so hard to come by that a live television performance may be the closest most of us get to seeing the revolutionary show. […]

Cultured Choreography

Ethnic dances transport audiences to new worlds. Hofesh Shechter mixed Israeli folk and modern dance in Fiddler on the Roof. Photo by Joan Marcus, courtesy Fiddler on the Roof. This has been the season of ethnic dance on Broadway. Of course, you can find your standard tap routines and kick lines, too. But there’s nothing standard about […]

Under Hofesh's Roof

Hofesh Shechter marries the old and new in the Fiddler on the Roof revival. Photo by Kyle Froman Even if you didn’t know that a hot new choreographer has taken the reins at the latest Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof—the fifth in as many decades—the show’s movement-heavy marketing materials would tip you off. […]

Vital Signs

We’ve Been Waiting for This ON TOUR:   When Akram Khan premiered DESH in England two years ago, our reviewer, Donald Hutera, wrote that “Khan’s stunning production feels like a culmination of everything this gifted British-Bangladeshi choreographer has been striving for.” Fascinating for his kathak-infused movement, whether helicopter-fast or mesmerizingly slow, Khan time-travels in this […]