Hail Cesar! Ushering in UVX

UVX COMBINES INTERACTIVE & IMMERSIVE ENTERTAINMENT INTO AN “INTERMERSIVE” EXPERIENCE.  UVX is a theatrical event including musical numbers with dance; video feeds; audience-interactive events including car-chases, jousts, gun-fights, paper airplanes, world tournaments, and – through an app called LUX-DELUXE – VIP members of the audience can alter the course of events on the stage and […]

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COMMITTED documents artistic sacrifice

Performance Review by Danielle Boss: Committed by Natalie Menna Committed is an astounding new play which made its world premiere on September 8th at the 14th Street Y. Presented by the Altruistic Theatre Company, the production finished its run on September 23rd. Committed is a historical fiction written by Natalie Menna and directed by Brock Harris […]

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Francisco Solorzano on COMMITTED

Theo Van Gogh worked with the Somali-born writer and politician, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, to produce the short film, Submission (2004), which exposed the treatment of women, and resulted in an outrage from the Dutch Muslim community. He was murdered in November of 2004. Natalie Menna’s play, COMMITTED, explores the inevitable tragedy when artistic radical temperament collides […]

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The other Van Gogh: Natalie Menna’s COMMITTED star, Brad Fryman

Theo Van Gogh worked with the Somali-born writer and politician, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, to produce the short film, Submission (2004), which exposed the treatment of women, and resulted in an outrage from the Dutch Muslim community. He was murdered in November of 2004. Natalie Menna’s play, COMMITTED, explores the inevitable tragedy when artistic radical temperament collides […]

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A rousing Two Gents

Review by Altonya Longmore Shakespeare’s Two Gentlemen of Verona is a clever rom-com about the grass being greener – or at least about other girls being lovelier. As with all of the Bard’s work, clever word-play and plot twists send us in varied directions only to circle back for a fine finish. Michael Hagins’ production […]

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