Vermont’s Northern Stage Turns Kids into Arts Enthusiasts

The professional theater company is bringing performance into public schools, students into the spotlight and profit into the community

“When you bring children into this space and give them fully professional support, it’s life-changing for them in a way that you just can’t do without the support of a theater like this,” theater company Northern Stage’s Director of Education Eric Love says. Northern Stage—which is situated just off Main Street in White River Junction, Vermont—was conceptualized by Brooke Ciardelli in 1997, but a 2013 …

Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning

An immersive theater experience transports the audience back to the Prohibition era, interpreting a murder mystery from a new angle each week

On 14 March 1935 in the Bronx, New York, a man named Frank Spano was shot to death in front of his 12-year-old son Dominick. John Guerrieri, the man who held the gun, was their neighbor and father to Dominick’s friend—and would later get off scot-free with no jail time. Nearly eight decades later, Spano’s granddaughter and artist Cynthia Von Buhler, has tried to solve …

Under Armour Theatre Shanghai

The Maryland-based brand's first Chinese store introduces the experience of sport through film and design

Few things are as American as the idea that with a great work ethic, any individual can achieve anything—be it as grand a dream as becoming the president or a professional athlete or as seemingly basic as earning an education. While this fundamental belief may seem rudimentary in most Western countries, many parts of the world don’t openly preach the same way, which made sportswear …