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.

ArtsBeat: In Performance: Kelvin Moon Loh of ‘Here Lies Love’

A song from the musical about the life of Imelda Marcos.

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.


David Byrne’s ‘Here Lies Love,’ About Imelda Marcos

David Byrne, the former frontman of Talking Heads, creates a disco evocation of the world of Imelda Marcos for a Public Theater stage in “Here Lies Love.”

ArtsBeat: Musicological Sparring, Courtesy of David Byrne and Questlove

The two musicians talked about the connection between Stravinsky and Public Enemy, reviews, success and more.

ArtsBeat: Steve Martin Composing New Music for Shakespeare in the Park, Because He Can

Steve Martin — who, when he is not writing, acting or tweeting, is also an accomplished banjo player — will write new music to be performed by a live bluegrass band for the Shakespeare in the Park production of “As You Like It.”