New York City Opera
Long before its final leaders took the fall and closed down the company, the writing was on the wall for this storied NYC institution, which went out with a bang.
Inexplicable management and an interminable lockout took a toll on one of America’s finest ensembles, which sacrificed a star music director and Carnegie Hall exposure. FINAL GRADE: A The year found room for an astonishing range of individual sounds, conveyed with expertise and conviction.
Best of 2013
From the best new Broadway shows to groundbreaking downtown experiments, it was a very good year for New York theater.
From established Hollywood auteurs to the foreign and indie fringes, cinema brought its A-game
Pro wrestling, Scientology and the ’70s art world buzz through our favorite fiction and nonfiction of the year
A New Yorker helped bring marriage equality to the nation, while hate crimes against queer Gothamites surged. It was a complicated year in LGBT New York.
Our Music team rounds up the year's choicest releases
Time Out New York writers single out their most memorable gigs of the year