Reviewed by Amy M. Frateo OK, so I hear you. An accidentally Lesbian heavy dinner in the middle of nowhere turns out to be the epicenter of the planet allowing it to travel back in time 65 million years with its Sapphic denizens in tow where they battle dinosaurs and fall in love, should be […]Read More Dinosaurs & Lesbians & Pie … Oh My!
Review by Evan Meena The Fresh Fruit Festival this year sported one musical. But after seeing it, that’s enough. How can you top Chance: A Musical Play About Love, Risk & Getting It Right (I think just “Chance” would have sufficed.) With touches of Boheme (not Rent), Falsettos and Kiss of the Spider Woman, along with […]Read More “Chances” are this is a winner!
Review by Evan Meena This season’s crop for the fresh fruit festival was a bounteous one. Leading the pack was Doug Devita’s The Fierce urgency of Now (special thanks to Lyndon Johnson for the title). FIERCE finds us in a high-powered ad agency in modern times and takes us on what the Mad Men of […]Read More FIERCE Fresh Fruit this season
YOUTUBE VIDEO OF THE SHOW BELOW Generations produced by Genesis/M Center Reviewed by Evan Meena The M Center for the Arts culminates each season with an annual “recital” but somehow the recitals get bigger and bigger each year. Having attended a healthy share of them, this writer saw the growth of the studio and its […]Read More Brooklyn’s little school that could does it again and better than ever.
Director Laurie Rae Waugh managed to direct two stirring pieces opening on the same day, one mile apart. Reviews by Stephanie Schwartz MIRRORS by Steve Silver The American Theatre of Actors 314 W. 54th Street, NYC MIRRORS is the latest Mafia play by Steve Silver to be produced by the American Theatre of Actors. The writing […]Read More Two Family Dramas directed by LAURIE RAE WAUGH
Ernest Barzaga might seen a bit young to take on Arthur Miller’s seminal piece but passions knows no age. We hear a lot about inspiration – or Muse – that drives an artist. What inspires you? I think I was always meant to direct. Ever since I entered this crazed wonderful world of theatre the […]Read More Bursting on the Scene: Ernest Barzaga
The FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL invites you to join the pride and see productions like acclaimed playwright Doug DeVita‘s THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW – a fast-moving caustic comedy about an art director in high-powered New York ad agency, trying to discover his real self amid power struggles and stereotypes. He finds an ally in Dodo, […]Read More Playwright Spotlight: Fierce Words from Doug DeVita