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New York City can't rebound without Broadway. And Broadway's road back is uncertain.

A scene from a deserted Broadway theater district, where venues have been shuttered since March. (Photo for The Washington Post by Jeenah Moon)

For months now, Thomas Schumacher's dining room table has been taken over by a master list of every Broadway show that's seeking to reopen or schedule an opening night — from the established "The Lion King" to the new "Diana: A True Musical Story." Since the pandemic-related...

For St. Vincent, life under COVID has meant recording a soul-baring podcast and binging on Stalin

In this screengrab, St. Vincent performs during the BAM Virtual Gala 2020 on May 13. (Getty Images for BAM/TNS)

A 90-minute first-person deep dive into her life and music, the program is interspersed with revelatory new versions of some of St. Vincent's most popular songs

Ivy Pochoda's excellent 'These Women' illuminates those who live in the margins

Ivy Pochoda finds beauty in the gritty side, hope where others see limited options and grace and strength in those who live on the margins as do the characters in this excellent fourth novel from this California author.

Review: 'Perilous Bounty' argues U.S. farmlands are in peril

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Americans long have taken abundant and cheap food for granted, blessed as we are by millions of acres of fertile farmland, particularly in California and the central states




Rick's List - Autumn Check List Edition

Though meteorological autumn started at the first of the month, the first day of fall — according to the folks who make calendars — is Sept. 22. Either way, it's time for some fall foliage, about which I have some...

Three towns, one great preserve

All too often, people don’t fully appreciate nature’s small wonders, Carl said, adding, “I’m thinking of putting a sign up that reads, ‘Stop, look, listen.’”