George Steel’s Superhuman Challenge, and Other Culture Highlights From This Week’s New York


In this week's New York, Justin Davidson interviews New York City Opera's new general manager and presumptive rescuer, George Steel. David Edelstein reviews Duplicity and Goodbye Solo. Emily Nussbaum reasons that Jon Stewart is the only late-night white guy doing anything vital or new. Adam Sternbergh interviews ten new comedians that funny people find funny. Jerry Saltz visits new New York galleries X Initiative and Boiler. Stephanie Zacharek and Scott Brown review the new revivals of West Side Story and Blithe Spirit.