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08 August 2018

Wild West Musical at NYMF

By // Theatre (New York)

The Gunfighter Meets His Match, recently at NYMF, successfully marries the classic American aesthetic of the Old West to the modern, enchanting, original music of singer/songwriter Abby Payne. Abby Payne’s …

20 June 2018

Cannibal Galaxy: A Love Story

By // Theatre (New York)

Cannibal Galaxy: A Love Story, currently running at The New Ohio Theatre on Christopher Street, benefits from strength of concept and cast-demographic. It relies on a relatively small cast of …

15 June 2018

Randy Write a Novel on Theatre Row

By // Theatre (New York)

Randy Writes A Novel, currently playing at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row, is not what one would conventionally call “theatre,” per se. The show is set in a theatre, …

07 April 2018

EPIC4AUTISM: Songs from the Spectrum

By // Theatre (New York)

We live in a time of burgeoning awareness of the importance of diversity in our cultural storytelling. Productions like Hamilton, movies like Black Panther, and Oscar speeches championing ‘inclusion riders’ all …

08 March 2018

Anything Goes at Musicals Tonight!

By // Theatre (New York)

With Broadway ticket prices being what they are, it’s easy to despair and give up on the prospect of seeing quality musical theatre in New York without giving up and …

06 March 2018

New Georges’ This Is The Color Described By The Time

By // Theatre (New York)

It has been asked, “Will this increasingly digital & virtual age lead to the ultimate death of live performance?” It’s a “video killed the radio star” kind of question, and …

25 February 2018

FRIGID Festival, Part I

By // Theatre (New York)

A Case For Magic Robert Malissa has heard the skeptics and the critics. He knows that there are people who come to his shows determined to confirm him in their …

22 February 2018

Josh: The Black Babe Ruth

By // Theatre (New York)

We are at the intersection of Black History Month and the first days of MLB’s Spring Training, with baseball on the horizon. It is a time for celebrating America’s most-storied …

27 October 2017

Regeneration at the United Solo Festival

By // Theatre (New York)

Regeneration, just closed on Theatre Row but returning for one more performance on November 6th, is built upon what would seem to be sure-footing for interesting theatre: the high emotional stakes …

25 October 2017

Magic Off-Broadway: In & Of Itself

By // Theatre (New York)

In & Of Itself, currently playing at the Daryl Roth Theatre until the end of 2017, may be the smartest, most surprising, and most personal show that I have ever …

05 October 2017

Sweeney with a Side of Pie

By // Theatre (New York)

Tooting Arts Club’s production of Sweeney Todd at the Barrow Street Theatre is the perfect thing to see this fall: part dark theatrical masterpiece, part haunted house. It’s the most creatively staged …

29 September 2017

Anybody in New York City

By // Theatre (New York)

Doing improv well, especially in the improv-saturated comedy scene of New York City, is a difficult task. Doing improv well with the musical sensibility to fit with improvised music is …

29 September 2017

Doric Wilson’s Street Theater

By // Theatre (New York)

The Stonewall Riots have in recent years gone from a seminal moment in the history of the gay rights movement to a nationally recognized landmark victory in the fight for …

28 August 2017

Queen Margaret at Theatre for the New City

By // Theatre (New York)

It is the story of the daughter of a deposed king with an eye on the throne and a determination to return to glory. A blonde-haired outsider from across the …

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