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07 November 2017

Dark Comedy in The House on Poe Street

By // Theatre (New York)

New Yorkers have a strong affinity for Halloween festivities, with the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade drawing spectators from around the world annually. Come the end of October, New York City …

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 …

25 October 2017

Glassheart: A Modern Tale as Old as Time

By // Theatre (New York)

Fractured fairy tales. Re-imagined classics. Call them what you will but traditional fairy tales have been reincarnated again and again through various mediums. They have been parodied, merchandised by the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

16 August 2017

Apartment 301: Sharp Characters – Blunt Ending

By // Theatre (New York)

I’m a big fan of Antony Raymond whom I consider one of the city’s rising star playwrights. He creates rich unique characters with clear voices. As tensions and emotions inevitably …

10 August 2017

Jessica: Almost Human

By // Theatre (New York)

Jessica, a play written by Patrick Vermillion, showing at the IRT Theater brings science fiction and artificial intelligence to the stage. But an overly ambition script falls short in execution …

29 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: True North

By // Theatre (New York)

Soulpepper, a company of Toronto-based Canadian theatre artists, is doing a residency at the Signature Theatre complex for the month of July. If the concert they served up in honor …

21 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: Spoon River

By // Theatre (New York)

Spoon River, currently running at the Pershing Square Signature Center in NYC, feels like what would happen if Our Town and the best parts of Americana-folk music had a baby. …

21 July 2017

Soulpepper on 42nd Street: Of Human Bondage

By // Theatre (New York)

Soulpepper’s Of Human Bondage features a strong cast of talented actors, and some truly innovative staging. Unfortunately, it’s not enough to save the production from a tiresome story filled with …

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