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They came. They drank. They staged plays and argued about Shakespeare. For dozens of up-and-coming writers, actors and artists, it was nice while it lasted.
A writer confronts her “Nutcracker” childhood and the unforgiving culture that went with it.
At a Brooklyn club, fans of the Netflix series “Wednesday” showed off their takes on the pigtailed heroine’s signature moves in a midnight competition.
Matthew Gasda spent years writing plays on his electric typewriter, and almost no one seemed to care. With “Dimes Square,” his depiction of a downtown crowd, he has an underground hit.
He drew on his own experiences in the Marines to depict brutality within the corps, drawing acclaim Off Off Broadway.
Her Olivier Award was for her signature role as Queenie in “Show Boat,” a part that once earned a Tony nomination. She later lost her voice in surgery and fought to regain it.
On her live show “Employee of the Month,” she got laughs by interrogating writers, artists, politicians, intellectuals and her fellow comics.
Known for his role on “The Blacklist,” he strove to convey the message that his juvenile rheumatoid arthritis was not a limitation.
The survival of 13th Street Repertory Company, a relic from Greenwich Village’s bohemian past, depends on the survival of its 100-year-old doyenne.