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Playwrights Honored At Lincoln Center
Entertainment, Features, New York

Playwrights Honored At Lincoln Center

NEW YORK, N.Y.—This year’s biennial Steinberg Playwright Awards, presented at Lincoln Center’s Mitzi Newhouse Theatre Dec. 4, went to Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath. Both playwrights’ most recent work explores sociopolitical themes, with Akhtar’s Junk, at the Lincoln Center Theater through Jan. 7, depicting the rapacious Wall Street of the 1980s and Hnath’s A Doll’s…

Contractors Failed To Pay Wages To Workers
Features, Finance, Municipal Government, New York

Contractors Failed To Pay Wages To Workers

New York, NY  – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced an eight-count indictment of Vickram Mangru, his wife Gayatri Mangru, and son Ravi Mangru, of Valley Stream, NY, for allegedly failing to pay proper prevailing wages to workers and falsifying business records related to a publicly-funded New York City construction project. Between 2012 and 2015, the…

The Band’s Visit: A Charming and Sweet Musical
Entertainment, Features, New York

The Band’s Visit: A Charming and Sweet Musical

The Band’s Visit, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, has moved to Broadway after an award-winning run Off-Broadway last winter. Written by Itamar Moses, it’s based upon an award-winning 2007 Israeli movie. It’s a tongue-in-cheek story of an Egyptian band, the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra, which due to language misunderstandings, takes the wrong bus to a…

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