Tag: off-broadway

Inside Katrina Lenk's Latest Broadway Gig: The Band's Visit

When Katrina Lenk says her feet never touched the ground in her Broadway debut, as a replacement in Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark, she’s not telling you how deliriously happy she was—though she was. Lenk is being literal: Playing Arachne, the show’s magical spider-woman, she was suspended in a gigantic web throughout. Her ability to […]

The Stars and Stories Hitting Broadway Stages This Year

The closing months of the 2016–17 season brought a glut of extraordinary music and dance to Broadway’s stages, and the superabundance has left 2017–18 looking a bit anemic. Partly it’s real estate—there are only so many Broadway theaters; in June, nearly three dozen were occupied. The only musical scheduled to open this summer was Prince […]

'Prince of Broadway': A Crash Course in Hal Prince's Hit Musicals

Apart from having won the Tony Award for best choreography, the dances in Damn Yankees, West Side Story and the 1994 revival of Show Boat have little in common. Not the choreographers—Bob Fosse, Jerome Robbins and Susan Stroman—or the composers—Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, Leonard Bernstein, and Jerome Kern. Not the dancers, either—the standouts were […]