laura osnes

In a little under a decade, Laura Osnes has become one of Broadway’s most beloved leading ladies. After making her Broadway debut in the 2007 revival of Grease, she has gone to star in South Pacific, Bonnie and Clyde and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella for which she received her second Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. On May 2, she will join a roster of legendary performers set …Read more

Photo - Lea Salonga - Photo Credit Raymund Isaac

Lea Salonga will be one of the many performers paying tribute to Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg on May 2 at The New York Pops Annual Gala. The world famous Filipino artist first gained international notoriety for her work in Boublil and Schönberg’s Miss Saigon, which also won her the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical in 1991. She followed this huge hit by playing Eponine in Les M …Read more


Jose Llana will be returning to Siam as the leading man in the Lincoln Center Theater production of The King and I from April 19 to May 1. But that’s not all that’s keeping him busy this spring, on May 13 he will also release his American debut solo album called Altitude. The album features tracks he’s performed throughout his career, pieces from composers like Adam Guettel and his grandfather Ric …Read more


Ratchet & Clank is an animated film based on a popular PlayStation video game series about a group of space defenders called the Galactic Rangers who are set on protecting the universe from the appropriately titled Doctor Nefarius (voiced by Armin Shimerman) who is keen on destroying everything around him. When the film begins we meet Ratchet (James Arnold Taylor), a Lombax (they’re like space …Read more


As any New Yorker will tell you, New York after Hurricane Sandy was no laughing matter. With flooded streets, blackouts, and massive fires, it seemed as if the prophecies from all those terrible summer blockbusters had become a reality. And yet, the tragedy also brought out a warm side of the city that one rarely gets to see, as people from all walks of life helped each other and created beautiful …Read more


A certain reputation always surrounds someone with an Oscar-winning film amongst their credits.  Thus, expectations are high for the feature debut of Piero Messina, the man who worked as assistant director on Paolo Sorrentino’s The Great Beauty.  The story here is somewhat simple; a mother gets to know the fiancée of her recently deceased son over the course of Easter weekend at a villa in Sicily. …Read more

dido and aeneas

Last time Victoria Clark and Kelli O’Hara shared the stage they played mother and daughter in Adam Guettel’s gorgeous The Light in the Piazza, more than a decade later they are portraying mortal enemies in City Center’s production of Henry Purcell and Nahum Tate’s Baroque opera Dido & Aeneas. O’ …Read more

Photo by Maria Baranova-Suzuki

In a rural village in Vietnam lives a young woman named Thao who is a little different. One of many victims of the U.S. military’s use of Agent Orange, a deadly chemical used for wiping out wide swaths of jungle in Vietnam in the 1970s to smoke out the Vietcong, Thao was born with serious birth defe …Read more


Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night is considered by many to be the absolute finest American play of all time; as such, it provides actors with once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to portray characters that secure their legacy in the pantheon of “great theatre”. But what makes the play worth …Read more

Lemonade featuring Heather Litteer. Photo credit: Theo Cote

When life hands you lemons, Heather Litteer makes lemonade – and she knows just how you like it! This Southern belle-gone-bad isn’t really a hooker, but she plays one on TV, and Lemonade, her memorable one-woman show at La MaMa, is sure to quench your thirst. The vibe on entering the theater is one …Read more