Critic’s Notebook: How to Listen to Rock ’n’ Roll in a Theater

Rock is underexplored onstage, but two Under the Radar shows, “How to Be a Rock Critic” and “The Hendrix Project,” grapple with its transformative power.

Your Week in Culture: Cardi B’s New Year’s Eve, ‘9-1-1,’ Louise Bourgeois

Also the week of Dec. 31: The cellist Alisa Weilerstein at the New York Philharmonic; and the Public’s dependably enticing Under the Radar Festival.

ArtsBeat: Tilt Kids Festival Announces Lineup of Arts Events for Children

The French Institute Alliance Française will bring music, dance, theater and circus events to various venues in New York City from March 4 through April 3.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Others From ‘Hamilton’ Talk History

The composer-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda meets with cast members from his new musical, “Hamilton,” to discuss hip-hop hustle and the founding fathers.

Theater Review: ‘Fortress of Solitude,’ Now With Musical Numbers, at the Public Theater

“The Fortress of Solitude,” a stage musical based on Jonathan Lethem’s novel, opens at the Public Theater.

‘The Fortress of Solitude’ Arrives as a Musical

“The Fortress of Solitude,” a musical based on Jonathan Lethem’s novel, features music influenced by its setting in the 1970s and early 1980s.

Music Review: Promoting ‘The Last Ship’ at the Public Theater

Sting is promoting his new album and musical, “The Last Ship,” in a series of concerts at the Public Theater.