The NYT says that this is a golden moment in NYC theater:
WHO knows exactly when the golden age of New York theater was? But looking at Broadway and Off Broadway marquees this month you might think it was happening now, if only because of the titles of four recently opened shows.http://theater.nytimes.com/...
“Golden Boy” is about an Italian-American prizefighter breaking his father’s heart, while “Golden Child” (which sounds like a prequel) is actually about a Chinese businessman with three wives who invites a Christian missionary into his traditional home. “The Golden Land” is about Jewish immigrants making new lives on the Lower East Side. “Golden Age” is about 19th-century Italians who are astonished to hear that they actually have opera in America. (Well, “they’re trying,” as one character says.)
Here's a brief interview with the cast of The Golden Land, which I think looks like a terrific show (it's at Baruch from Dec. 19 - Jan. 6, after its initial run, which ended Dec. 2):
A brief interview with the set, costume, and lighting designers of The Golden Land:
...and one more: