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Geffen Hall’s Renovation Could Transform How We Hear It

Geffen Hall’s Renovation Could Transform How We Hear It

The look and feel of a concert hall can be as important in your experience of the music as the pure acoustics.
After Years of False Starts, Geffen Hall Is Being Rebuilt. Really.

After Years of False Starts, Geffen Hall Is Being Rebuilt. Really.

Seats: Surrounding the stage. Budget: $550 million. Opening: March 2024. Goal: Avoid past failures.

At the Juilliard School, Mozart’s ‘Così Fan Tutte’ Is More Problematic Than Ever

A wedding conducted by an Elvis impersonator is the least of this wrongheaded production's problems.
Review: The Big Apple Circus Still Delivers

Review: The Big Apple Circus Still Delivers

Sure, there’s some awkward innuendo. But that doesn’t spoil the annual thrill of seeing a troupe so effortlessly diverse, international and adept.
‘This Is Who We’ve Been Waiting For’: A Diva on the Precipice

‘This Is Who We’ve Been Waiting For’: A Diva on the Precipice

The soprano Julia Bullock is on the verge of an unconventional career.
One Night. One Chance. One Liza (With a ‘Z’).

One Night. One Chance. One Liza (With a ‘Z’).

Bob Fosse’s 1972 film of Liza Minnelli at the Lyceum Theater remains a spellbinding document of the art of performance.
Camping on Staten Island, an Outdoor Adventure Without Leaving N.Y.C.

Camping on Staten Island, an Outdoor Adventure Without Leaving N.Y.C.

Yes, this is a thing you can do, and yes, it is awesome. For just $30 a night, you can set up camp with up to six people and enjoy an urban escape.

Arts Power 50: The Changemakers Shaping the Art World in 2019

The 50 individuals working to strengthen the impact, reach, social responsibility or financial stability of the arts industry in 2019.
Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About

Family Guide: Kids and Culture? There’s So Much to Talk About

Andy Warhol’s “Flowers” series from 1964, set against “Cow Wallpaper [Pink on Yellow]” from 1966 in the retrospective of his work at the Whitney Museum, through March 31.
Lincoln Center Finds Its Next President at the 92nd Street Y

Lincoln Center Finds Its Next President at the 92nd Street Y

Henry Timms, currently at the 92nd Street Y, will be the next president of Lincoln Center, which has been plagued by leadership troubles.
Critic’s Pick: Review: An Aching Ode to Jerome Robbins’s Lost New York

Critic’s Pick: Review: An Aching Ode to Jerome Robbins’s Lost New York

Jerome Robbins, right, with the original “Fancy Free” cast (from left, Muriel Bentley, Janet Reed, Harold Lang and John Kriza) in Times Square in 1958. The photographer Gordon Parks is leaning over
The Met Reinvents Itself, Yet the Ushers Remain the Same

The Met Reinvents Itself, Yet the Ushers Remain the Same

Ricardo Taveras, an usher at the Met, before opening night of “La Fanciulla del West.”
Tom Stoppard, Always Tackling ‘The Hard Problem’

Tom Stoppard, Always Tackling ‘The Hard Problem’

Tom Stoppard near Lincoln Center Theater, which is presenting his play “The Hard Problem.”
Critic’s Notebook: Lincoln Center Still Has Mostly Mozart, but What Is It?

Critic’s Notebook: Lincoln Center Still Has Mostly Mozart, but What Is It?

The violinist Daniel Lozakovich playing at the Kaplan Penthouse, in one of the “A Little Night Music” events that have become highlights of Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival.
Review: Those Touchy-Feely Folks on the Plazas? They’re in ‘Pop-Up Duets’

Review: Those Touchy-Feely Folks on the Plazas? They’re in ‘Pop-Up Duets’

Albert Garcia and Joanne Pirrie in Janis Claxton’s “Pop-Up Duets,” staged on the plazas at Lincoln Center.
Review: A Dazzling ‘Creation’ Brings Light to Lincoln Center

Review: A Dazzling ‘Creation’ Brings Light to Lincoln Center

From left, Thomas Tatzl and Christina Landshamer (in tank) and Robin Tritschler in a dazzling production of Haydn’s oratorio “The Creation” at the Mostly Mozart Festival.
Review: ‘Mass’ Brings Out the Worst in Leonard Bernstein

Review: ‘Mass’ Brings Out the Worst in Leonard Bernstein

Nmon Ford, center, as the Celebrant in a scene from the Mostly Mozart Festival production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Mass.”
Behind Lincoln Center’s White Travertine Facade: Infighting and Indecision

Behind Lincoln Center’s White Travertine Facade: Infighting and Indecision

At a time of struggle for performing arts organizations, Lincoln Center’s efforts have been complicated by abrupt changes in leadership.
A Play Caught in the Crossfire

A Play Caught in the Crossfire

Antoinette Nwandu gave up her teaching job to focus on writing for the stage, a risk that paid off with her new play.
Lincoln Center’s President Quits After Just a Year

Lincoln Center’s President Quits After Just a Year

“While we have achieved a lot together over the past year,” Lincoln Center’s president, Debora L. Spar, said in a statement on Friday, “I have also questioned whether the role is right for me.”