SPOTLIGHT ON … A Pair of Playwrights who posit positions on performing.

The Founder of the New York Theater Festival returns with RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival, running April 17 – 30 at The Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, NYC. Frank Calo, founder of Spotlight-On Festivals, the first organized theater festival in New York City, pre-dating the New York Fringe Festival by one year, was a […]

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Spotlight On … Matthew Widman

The Founder of the New York Theater Festival returns with RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival, running April 17 – 30 at The Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, NYC. Frank Calo, founder of Spotlight-On Festivals, the first organized theater festival in New York City, pre-dating the New York Fringe Festival by one year, was a […]

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Kenthedo is “Divine:” New Spiritual Piece has hopes of Television

Teacher & Playwright, Kenthedo Robinson, has taught English and Theater in the New York School system for twenty five years. He taught creative writing at the College of New Rochelle and Empire State College.  Concurrently, he has directed, produced, acted, and especially wrote for the theater. His latest added a healthy dose of spirituality into a […]

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We asked the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble: What’s funny and how do you BE funny.

  STARTING TOMORROW, the multi-award winning improv troupe brings us back to our childhood with their season opener, THE SENSE-ATIONS!. A cross between your favorite Saturday morning cartoon and your favorite Marvel superhero, the Sense-ations fight evil and break hearts, while saving the world from giant robots or death-ray attacks. In the tradition of Saturday […]

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ALIENS COMING: Joe and his NYU Gang are Out-of-this-World!

  Brandi has a problem. She’s been abducted by Zooby Doober and his hapless assistant, Smib; aliens tasked with executing the extraction of earth’s most precious resource… the genitals of the entire human race! A pawn of their sinister designs, Brandi delivers hypnotic propaganda disguised as innocuous YouTube make-up tutorials, testing her sanity AND her friendship with […]

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The Father of the New York Theater Festival Returns! FRANK CALO & SPOTLIGHT-ON

This is an amazing year for New York theater festivals. For the first time in 20 years, the Fringe is taking a breather and simultaneously, Frank Calo and Spotlight-On Festivals returns. Mr. Calo began producing what we affectionately call the theater festival one year before the Fringe, making him the first theater fest in New […]

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