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  • Let Sippy Cups Into the Metropolitan Opera

    Could attending the Metropolitan Opera be made a bit more pleasant?

  • Fifty New York Restaurants and Bars Offering Good Food for Less

    New York has fine and inexpensive restaurants. It also has plenty that serve large portions of carbohydrate-laden stodge. Here are 50 good places that I tried during an extended visit from London. Most offer value as well as decent food.

  • Public Theater’s Willingham On New Park Productions (Audio)

    Patrick Willingham, executive director of The Public Theater, discusses an ambitious Shakespeare in the Park season with a new Public Forum speakers series on money and its value in society. A musical production of Love's Labour's Lost continues at the Delacorte through August 18. He also describes the Public's 2013-2014 schedule which includes a collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and a series of benefit concerts by Sting. Willingham talks with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hays and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio's "The Hays Advantage."

  • Public Theater Glows With $40 Million Makeover: Interview

    Today when the doors open on the spectacularly transformed Public Theater in downtown New York, Oskar Eustis can take a place in the spotlight.

  • Broadway Lights Up As Carnegie, Public Theater Stay Dark

    Most Broadway shows are resuming performances today as downtown theaters remain dark amid a crippling power outage.

  • You Look Like Someone Who Enjoys a Good Bourgeois Orgy

    Shakespeare wrote some three dozen plays, and this season you can see at least 12 of them in New York. Loot turned to James Shapiro, Larry Miller Professor of English at Columbia University, and Leonard Barkan, chairman of Princeton's department of comparative literature, for help with the hard choices.

  • Scene Last Night: Citigroup’s Corbat, Schwarzman, Streep

    “The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books,” Theodore Roosevelt said in the Outlook, a weekly magazine of his day.

  • Simpson-Bowles Blues Brothers Tour Going Who Knows Where

    One chilly afternoon last December, former Wyoming Senator Alan Simpson slipped out of a car and into the studio on New York’s West Side where Jon Stewart tapes “The Daily Show.”

  • Manuela Hoelterhoff: Putin’s Pals, Doomed Birds, Poe

    Time to ponder the fall season I realized as I fed apples to my pigs Hamlette, Venus and Mimi.

  • 50th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the Park

    A discussion on the 50th anniversary of the Public Theater of New York's Shakespeare in the Park series with actors Lily Rabe and Oliver Platt, director Daniel Sullivan and the artistic director of the Public Theater Oskar Eustis. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)

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