Get to Know the Man Who Changed Broadway

Get to Know the Man Who Changed Broadway

Michael Bennett is best known for the Pulitzer Prize–winning A Chorus Line (1975), now considered the quintessential concept musical, in which the choreography, dialogue, music and staging support a central theme. The musical’s intimate subject matter—the...

Sam Pinkleton on Choreographing The Great Comet

Sam Pinkleton has found a niche as a Broadway choreographer of plays and even musicals that feel, ironically, largely absent of dance. His gifts are subtlety and authenticity, as he carefully folds in movement so natural and organic the audience might not even realize...

Andy Blankenbuehler Is the Cats’ Pajamas

Cats, the Tony Award–winning musical that rocked Broadway for 18 years, is returning to the Great White Way on August 2. Slated to choreograph is Tony Award–winner Andy Blankenbuehler (DT, Technique, February 2011) of Hamilton and In the Heights fame. His work will be...

Win It! Beginning Musical Theatre Dance

Win It! Beginning Musical Theatre Dance by Diana Dart Harris 112 pages; $39.99 Introduce your dancers to musical theater with this book, which breaks down the basics. The text comes with a web resource that offers video clips, a glossary, prompts for e-journaling and...

New York City Center Revives Cabin in the Sky

This month, as part of its Encores! series, New York City Center premieres Cabin in the Sky, the 1940 musical choreographed by George Balanchine and Katherine Dunham and performed by an all-black cast. Inspired by George Gershwin’s 1935 musical Porgy and Bess, Cabin...

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