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How 'The Band's Visit' turns song, speech and silence into stage poetry

Where do new musicals come from? For a while, the answer regularly seemed to be pop-music catalogs and movies guaranteed to put baby boomers in a nostalgic mood. Broadway became the great cultural recycle bin, a place where small imaginations could turn big profits.<p>In recent years, however, some of …

The Arts

‘I’ll ruin you’: Judy Garland on being groped and harassed by powerful Hollywood men

Nearly two decades ago, while researching a book about Judy Garland, biographer Gerald Clarke stumbled on an old gossip column noting that his subject was working on a memoir for Random House.<p>This piqued Clarke’s curiosity, he later told Entertainment Weekly. No memoir had ever appeared. Clarke …

Sexual Harassment

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Charity Single 'Almost Like Praying' Only Took Two Weeks to Complete: How It Went Down

When Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda started noticing that his Facebook and Twitter feed were …

Music

Watch Hamilton’s Jordan Fisher and Holiday Inn’s Corbin Bleu Perform on Dancing With the Stars

Fisher performed two dances on the ABC reality program: one with dancing partner Lindsay Arnold and the second with Arnold and Bleu.<p><i>Hamilton</i>’s Jordan …

Dancing

Harry Potter gifts for Christmas 2017

While you might not be able to give them an acceptance letter to the Wizarding World, why not give one of these Harry Potter gifts to the …

Shopping

Lin-Manuel Miranda Shares His Family's Hurricane Maria Devastation In Heartfelt Letter

Puerto Ricans are left reeling in the wake of Hurricane Maria as they cope with its catastrophic impact, and several prominent Puerto Ricans — like …

'Maze Runner' Trailer: 'The Death Cure' May Close The Book On YA Fantasy Franchises

Had things gone to plan, <i>Maze Runner: The Death Cure</i> would have opened this past February and presumably ended the series with its head held high, while <i>The Divergent Series</i> wrapped up its cinematic arc this past June. But things didn’t go as planned. <i>The Divergent Series: Allegiant</i> was such a …

Movies

J.K. Rowling has an otterly adorable way of dealing with the depressing state of world affairs

What the world needs now...<p>If you’re a politically minded person, then it’s a given that the world’s current state of affairs are probably getting …

6 Things Broadway Directors Look For In Actors

We chatted with some of the creative teams behind New York Stage and Film's upcoming 2013 Powerhouse Season at Vassar College.<p>See what directors …

Pitbull lends his private plane to help cancer patients in Puerto Rico get treatment they need

They don't call him Mr. Worldwide for nothing.<p>Pitbull is sending his private plane to Puerto Rico for cancer patients to be brought into the mainland …

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Raising Funds For Puerto Rico

Officials have said parts of the devastated island, home to 3.5 million people, could be without power and phone service for months.<p>After Hurricane Maria made landfall on Puerto Rico last Wednesday as a Category 4 storm, the devastated island is experiencing massive power and cell service losses …

Caribbean

When The Person Shaming You For Your Abortion Is A Child

How the anti-abortion movement uses children to legitimize its message.<p>Annie* was just 8 years old when her Southern Baptist parents started taking her to protest outside abortion clinics in Southern California. She marched in anti-abortion rallies, stood outside clinics with signs, and volunteered …

Feminism

Why These Irish Women Staged A Protest Dressed In A Handmaid's Tale Costumes

Ending an unwanted pregnancy is banned in Ireland in virtually all circumstances — an oppressive, draconian law and infringement of women's …

Analysis of 500 million Reddit comments shows how the alt-right made the alt-left a thing

At the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in August, a man suspected of being a neo-Nazi sympathizer drove a car into a crowd of counter-protestors, killing one person and injuring 19 others. In the aftermath of right-wing violence, US president Donald Trump chose not to condemn the white …

Rights & Freedoms

The Sky’s the Limit

ON EMPOWERMENT, PERSONAL STYLE,<br>AND HER MOST EXCITING ROLE YET

Gucci’s Real-Life Rapunzel Was Scouted at Her Local Supermarket

When it comes to casting, Gucci is known for its unorthodox beauties. Designer Alessandro Michele and casting directors Barbara Nicoli and Leila Ananna seek out faces with charm and unexpected backstories. From dancer turned model Alton Mason to actress-models like Hari Nef and Sedona Legge, the …

Louis Vuitton

Warhol’s obscene legacy

The worship of money and celebrity is his legacy and art’s tragedy<p>As everyone who stands up when a lady enters the room knows, the once sacrosanct rules of civility throughout the West have all but disappeared. The deterioration in manners has been accelerated by the coming of the devil’s device, …

The Incredible Secrets of New York's Times Square

Love it or hate it, Times Square is undeniably one of New York’s most iconic places. Here, nine little-known facts about the crossroads of the …

How to Create a Gallery Wall

Tips for making it look uncluttered and artsy, too<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite group of designers from</i> …

See Leslie Odom Jr., Josh Gad, and More in New Trailer for Murder on the Orient Express

Can you catch any new clues?<p>Take a look above at the new trailer for Kenneth Branagh’s film adaptation of <i>Murder on the Orient Express</i>, set to hit …

Boys Are Not Defective

Girls in the Middle East do better than boys in school by a greater margin than almost anywhere else in the world: a case study in motivation, mixed messages, and the condition of boys everywhere.<p>Jordan has never had a female minister of education, women make up less than a fifth of its workforce, …

London School of Economics

Warner Bros. is hiring Harry Potter fans for dream jobs at real-life 'Hogwarts'

If you’re a fan of Harry Potter, you’re in luck: the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour is currently looking for candidates who want to spend their days surrounded by magic.<p>The lucky muggles who get hired will be sent into The Making of Harry Potter attraction, where they'll find themselves …

Film Industry

Actors you totally forgot were in Harry Potter

Pretty much everyone has been in <i>Harry Potter</i>. From 2001-2011 it was basically a rite of passage: if you were a British actor, you would graduate from …

Film Industry

How prima ballerinas’ gorgeous costumes get made

What’s a night at the ballet without the glorious costumes?<p>On Sept. 28, the New York City Ballet will fête both at its annual Fall Fashion Gala, …

I Saw Myself in ‘Anastasia.’ And I Knew I Had to Leave Honduras.

Anyone who grew up in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, would tell you that by the winter of 1997 the glory days of the Cine Variedades were long gone. What had once been a palatial movie house with velvet curtains, a wide lobby and marimba concerts before each show was now a rundown establishment where rats …

Time I

A woman interviewed 100 convicted rapists in India. This is what she learned.

NEW DELHI — In India, many consider them “monsters.”<p>Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview convicted rapists in India. Over the past three years, she has interviewed 100 of them for her doctoral thesis at the criminology department of …

India

It's Harry Potter's Son Albus Severus's First Day at Hogwarts

We're officially in the epilogue of the series.<p>September 1 is always a momentous occasion, as hundreds of young wizards board the Hogwarts Express for the first time. This year, though, the magical train will have an extra special passenger: Harry Potter's youngest (and angstiest) son.<p>For those of …

Stage fright: the Hollywood stars who bombed on Broadway

As Denzel Washington reveals a return to the stage, which actors are less likely to make a comeback after poor reviews and an underwhelming box office?<p>Earlier this week, producers announced that Denzel Washington would return to Broadway in Eugene O’Neill’s barroom heartbreaker The Iceman Cometh …

Stephen King

Audiences Swing on Over to Bandstand Before Its September Closing

Theater lovers were saddened to read the closing notice for Broadway's original musical <i>Bandstand</i>, which will play its final performance on September …

19 Years Later: See where your favorite Harry Potter characters are now

<i>Sept. 1, 2017 marks the official “19 Years Later” date from the epilogue of</i> Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows<i>, wherein a grown-up Harry Potter</i> …