New York Times Arts

  1. He has always been most comfortable as a supporting player. The longest tenure on the show and an Emmy nomination have helped change that state of mind.
  2. A production with same-sex leads is one of many signs that directors are approaching the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic with new eyes.
  3. Prominent Asian-Americans have been renting out theaters for screenings of the film, hoping to spread demand for more movies with Asian leads.
  4. The selection marks the second time in a row that an African-American artist will represent the United States.
  5. Tracing the origins of the frightening folktale from online comment to Hollywood movie.
  6. Jen Silverman’s harrowing “Dangerous House” and a revival of “West Side Story” join a conversation about racial and sexual violence.
  7. Rimsky-Korsakov, his style and career guided by an inferiority complex, is the subject of this year’s Bard Music Festival.
  8. The pair will co-star in a revival of “Burn This” by Lanford Wilson, which comes to Broadway in March.
  9. She was the first African-American woman to headline a concert at Carnegie Hall, but she didn’t care for her stage name, “the Black Patti,” which compared her to a white diva.
  10. A new episode of “Snowfall” debuts and “The Great Food Truck Race” competitors head to Yuma, Ariz.