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.
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.
The composer-performer Lin-Manuel Miranda meets with cast members from his new musical, “Hamilton,” to discuss hip-hop hustle and the founding fathers.
“The Fortress of Solitude,” a stage musical based on Jonathan Lethem’s novel, opens at the Public Theater.
“The Fortress of Solitude,” a musical based on Jonathan Lethem’s novel, features music influenced by its setting in the 1970s and early 1980s.