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The 12 Most Groundbreaking Musicals of the Last Six Decades

Broadway musicals have been on my mind for more than half a century. I discovered them in grade school, not in a theater but electronically. On the radio, every weeknight an otherwise boring local station would play a cast album in its entirety; on television, periodically Ed Sullivan’s Sunday night variety show would feature an […]

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 […]