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20 September 2017

Revelations In a Little Room

By // Theatre (New York)

Hospital waiting rooms are emotional places. On a daily basis, they are the scenes of both great grief and great joy as humans celebrate new life and renewed chances at …

03 September 2017

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

By // Theatre (London)

One afternoon in 1998, the awkward 12 year-old that was me trudged home from middle school to discover a gift sitting on the table. A children’s librarian had recommended that …

22 June 2017

Romeo & Juliet: A Mangled Classic

By // Theatre (London)

Adorning Shakespeare’s Globe theatre’s ornate and columned stage loom two large blackened missiles directed toward the soggy groundlings who are fighting the rainy elements on the day of this performance. …

27 April 2017

The 2016 MyTheatre Award Winners: New York

By // Theatre (New York)

As a group of new plays and musicals toss open their doors this Spring to welcome NYC theatergoers into the new worlds that their artists have collaboratively crafted, it is …

04 April 2017

Don Juan in Soho: A Modernized Classic

By // Theatre (London)

The name Don Juan may be a culturally synonymous with a seductive womanizer,* but Don Juan in Soho, while replete with lewd acts and general promiscuity, is more than merely …

05 March 2017

Nominee Interview Series: Sophia Anne Caruso

By // Theatre (New York)

Before we announce the winners of the 2016 MyTheatre Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Despite her young age (15), Sophia Anne Caruso has developed a diverse and …

01 March 2017

The Refugee Plays – Politics on the Stage

By // Theatre (New York)

As I waited in traffic on the highway leading to JFK airport, I skimmed the review requests filling my Inbox. Despite having a frenzied month at work and preparing to …

01 January 2017

The 2016 MyTheatre Award Nominees: New York

By // Theatre (New York)

For many, 2016 will be recalled with disdain as one of the worst years in recent memory. From political side shows (horror shows?) to international scandals to ever-frequent visits by …

30 December 2016

Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway

By // Theatre (New York)

At some point in life, we have all been Evan Hansen – feeling alone and invisible to the world. Unfortunately, in the technological age, the chatter surrounding a person who …

23 December 2016

A Requiem For Annie

By // Theatre (New York)

As I checked in at the ticketing table, the young ladies hovering around in bright blue Beta Tau Alpha t-shirts and perfectly cuffed jeans transported me back to college. It …

22 November 2016

Dead Poets Society Revitalized

By // Theatre (New York)

“That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.” Uncle Walt’s verse gets renewed life on stage in the millennial classic Dead Poets Society – an ode …

30 October 2016

Pumpkin Pie and Elections

By // Theatre

The 2016 American election has produced a plethora of absurdities – occurrences so outside the realm of fathomable civil conversation and political discourse that we might as well have been …

18 September 2016

Cats on Broadway: A Return to the Jellicle Ball

By // Theatre (New York)

My parents say I was awestruck. I was young – seven years old, and it was my first musical. Cats. A flurry of feline acrobats spinning across the stage in …

16 September 2016

Remembrance Day: Bletchley Revisited

By // Theatre (New York)

A few years ago, Bletchley Park became a minor academic obsession of mine. After discovering the code-breaking history of this British installation, I read everything about Bletchley that I could …

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