How to Keep the Live Entertainment Industry Healthy

I loved Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. I saw it when it was in the meatpacking district across the street from the Standard Hotel and still included dinner, but I think it’s been just as well received in Midtown Manhattan, where it is today. So I was excited to hear that the show is launching a Kickstarter campaign to develop a film version. I was skeptical at first, thinking of it as a movie version, because the …

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Be the Jackie Chan of Live Entertainment

For those of you who don’t know Jackie Chan, he’s a very famous action hero and martial artist, best known in America for the Rush Hour movie series, but even more famous in Asia. Here’s a truly archetypal Jackie Chan moment. If you’re pressed for time, skip the first minute or so, and go straight to the fighting. As you watch it, take note: There’s no CGI here. Chan does all his own stunts. Of course, the acting could be …

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