Reviewed by Bob Greene with photos by Jonathan M. Smith The authors of the 1930s and 40s were clairvoyant. Elmer Rice’s vision of a mechanized workplace in The Adding Machine still rings true; the sexual and social mores of any Tennessee Williams play are more poignant than ever; and the specter of age and […]Read More New Life for Death of a Salesman
Review by Natasha Dawsen New Age methods of healing and replenishment are en vogue today on a palpable level. Homeopathic cures, meditation, Reiki, aromatherapy, and so many others are rapidly becoming a solid choice to pills and other allopathic methods. The latest on the scene is Sound & Music Healing. Reverend Mary (aka Mary Elizabeth […]Read More The Sound of Music
Matt Phillips, one of the creators behind the visually stunning new play, THE COWARD, premiering at the 20th Anniversary Fringe Festival this year shared a few out-of-this-world thoughts on his out-of-this-world art. We hear a lot about inspiration – or Muse – that drives an artist. What inspires you? The people I work with. So often my plans for how something will […]Read More The World According to Matt
A rant by Bob Greene Why do so many people change direction in life? Is it because things are too tough out there? Maybe the world changes quicker and more drastic than planned? Or maybe it’s just that we don’t know what we want! Ali Kennedy Scott is impressive. Writer and star of an acclaimed […]Read More The Five Year Plan – An Ongoing Series
A rant by Bob Greene Why do so many people change direction in life? Is it because things are too tough out there? Maybe the world changes quicker and more drastic than planned? Or maybe it’s just that we don’t know what we want! The new production of Death of a Salesman features a bunch […]Read More The Five Year Plan – An Ongoing Series.
A Rant from Bob Greene Acting Schools are NOT meant to give you talent, they are meant to help that talent unearth. That’s is where many people become disenchanted. Just because you attend a school; just because you pay tuition, doesn’t mean you will be famous. You have to have it in you. here […]Read More ACTING SCHOOL: What makes Tahirah Stanley, Greg Pragel, and Mario Claudio so special?
The family drama and the Jewish family drama are two very separate things and Joshua Kaplan’s well-done VISITING HOURS is a superb example of the latter. Linda Stein, matriarch and crazy-maker of the family has hours left to live. She lay in a coma awaiting something she could never accomplish in life… silence. One by […]Read More Scalpel sharp tongues in this hospital play.