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The throw pillows on the sofa were slightly askew and needed to be fluffed and set at a pleasing angle. I found myself running back and forth in a desperate effort to create stylistic balance until I passed out on the boomerang table.
What brings people to the theater? I talk a lot about that each day with various producers and press agents. Of course, if anyone really knew an exact answer, many more shows would be successful. Instead we all try our best to guess.
Last night, Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, and Michael McKean took the stage at the 92nd Street Y to talk with moderator about the highly anticipated "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul." I interviewed Banks the previous day for the Washington Post and avoiding spoilers felt like dodging carefully planted land mines in a desert war zone.
Broadway is loaded with movie and TV stars -- and the results are mixed. But in the chemistry department, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson deliver the goods in Constellations, now at the Samuel J. Friedman.
Nick Payne's Constellations arrives at the Manhattan Theatre Club's Samuel J. Friedman after winning the 2012 Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play and receiving a clutch of rave reviews that encouraged the move from its initial production at London's Royal Court to the West End.
Galaxies fall into three broad categories: elliptical, spiral, and irregular. But some galaxies straddle categories--and
It's not clear how long the merger will take, or what will happen when it does. One possibility is that the merged star will
Two things happened in theater yesterday that had me thinking -- The New York Times reported Sting was going into The Last Ship, which he wrote the score for, and The Country House closed.
Where did the universe come from, and how is it evolving? Those questions made little sense a century or so ago, before the
The discovery was unexpected, as all ULXs had been believed to be black holes in the process of consuming material from companion
Ikarios planted the grape vine of Dionysos and made wine. He gave some of that wine to some farmers who got drunk and killed
Finally, Uranus, also requiring binoculars, will be close to Venus for the next few nights. In April, stargazers on Earth
The finding goes against one popular theory of supermassive black hole evolution, suggesting that galaxy mergers aren't necessary
In just the last few days, a the supernova emerged as a bright light in Messier 82 - also known as the Cigar Galaxy - about
Jupiter is at maximum brilliancy, reflecting the greatest amount of sunlight straight back to us, and it's also visible all night, rising at sunset and setting at sunrise.
For the truly dedicated skywatchers, the pre-dawn hours on Dec. 14, after the moon sets, should provide a darker sky to see
The research was published Oct. 18 in the Astrophysical Journal. Gallery: Strange Nebula Shapes, What Do You See? Star Quiz
The astronomers submitted their research to the peer-reviewed Astrophysical Journal Letters last week. A free-floating planet
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