After Mariah Carey blamed technical glitches for her disastrous New Year’s Eve performance in Times Square seen around the world, she wrote a Tweet that can serve as a succinct summary both of 2016 and 2017.
Shit happens 😩 Have a happy and healthy new year everybody!🎉 Here’s to making more headlines in 2017 😂 pic.twitter.com/0Td8se57jr
— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) January 1, 2017
Many Americans are nervously anticipating those 2017 headlines. Theater activists, girding for what many see as a year requiring resistance, have announced The Ghostlight Project, which will be begin with a gathering outside theaters of all sorts across the nation on the eve of the Presidential inauguration. Locally, a new winter theater festival called The Resister Project, with 10 new plays created in response to “a divisive political campaign,” promises to be one of many such efforts.
Closed December 31:
Fiddler on the Roof
Closing January 22
Closing January 29
The Front Page
(If tickets are not available through the box office, try buying tickets here)
The Drama Book Shop , a favorite theater hangout, begins its 100th year
— New York Theater (@NewYorkTheater) January 2, 2017
Happy New Year Y'all! 2017 pic.twitter.com/0uaRkTpY3W
— Christopher Jackson (@ChrisisSingin) January 1, 2017
HAPPY 2071! 🎉 HashtagHappyNewYear pic.twitter.com/B8mqmuPxeO
— Play That Goes Wrong (@BwayGoesWrong) January 1, 2017