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11 January 2020

“Movies R Dumb”: Star Wars Holiday Special

By // Cinema

With Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker in theatres and Disney+’s hit show The Mandalorian finishing its first season, Star Wars is again firmly back in the contemporary zeitgeist. Critics and general …

04 April 2019

Bruce Lee’s Legacy & Cinemax’s Warrior

By // TV

What stories we tell and who we tell them about greatly influences how we see the world around us. This is particularly in the worlds of cinema and television. Recognition …

29 November 2018

Off-Broadway: The Other John Cohen

By // Theatre (New York)

Have you ever thought back to some of the most difficult times in your own life, wishing that you could go back in time to reassure yourself that everything would …

31 October 2018

American Carnage at Fringe NYC

By // Theatre (New York)

It is one of the cultural responsibilities of art and entertainment to reflect on and help us make some sense of current events and contemporary trends shaping our cultural discourse. …

26 October 2018

Ruffles, or a Progression of Rakes at The Tank

By // Theatre (New York)

Ruffles, or a Progression of Rakes, running at The Tank, aims to give some commentary and meditation on power, wealth, status, and its effects on morality, empathy, and the extent …

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 …

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