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American Voices: Katori Hall

These kids on a daily basis are dealing with obstacles that you couldn’t even dream of. How can– how can you concentrate on words and math problems when you’re just trying to survive?


‘Spider-Man’ on Broadway

A disclaimer before I give you my opinion of Julie Taymor‘s much-hyped “Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark”: I don’t, in any way shape or form, fancy myself a professional theater critic; rather, I speak as a devoted fan of Broadway. Growing up, I saw “A Chorus Line” six times, “Pacific Overtures” three times and “The […]


  A political song and dance

Need to Know’s Jon Meacham talks to the director and star of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” about the show’s contemporary relevance.


  Andrew Jackson is back, ‘Bloody’ and a rock star

Andrew Jackson has a new constituency: Broadway musical fans. Jackson biographer Jon Meacham spoke with the director of “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.” Warning: Video contains singing and dancing.

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