Review: “Ditko” at Theaterlab by OuterStage lead writer, Anthony J. Piccione Over the past few weeks, various writers in the media have compared comic book characters to those of William Shakespeare, the implication being that various interpretations of the character of the Joker (such as that in the upcoming film) are like various interpretations throughout […]Read More The Amazing Artist-Man Who Created The Amazing Spider-man
The Buffalo Hero of World War I: The Wayne Miner Story, which told of an African-America soldier who made history is making history itself! Playwright, Producer, Director, and Scholar, Kenthedo Robinson’s, riveting work filled with history and inspiration returns to New York before joining an historic celebration in Kansas City. The Buffalo Hero of World […]Read More A Play About History is Making History
“If Women Rose Rooted” reviewed by Robert Liebowitz ‘The Future is Female” the tee-shirt proudly proclaims, and there can be little doubt that much of that statement is either true, or about to be. Overdue or not, women’s stories are being told, and told with a fury; the latest entry being “If Women Rose Rooted‘, written collectively […]Read More ‘The Future is Female”
Review: “En” at Triskelion Arts by Anthony J. Piccione One of the most frequently beautiful and emotionally impacting forms of dance and physical theatre in world history is undoubtedly Japanese Butoh. There’s no shortage of incredible dance and performance art showcases worth seeing here in New York City, however, it’s not always easy to find […]Read More Butoh-ful!
Article contributed to Five Star Arts Journal by Jay Michaels Comic Books – like their characters – have a secret identity. The mild-mannered paper and ink funnies are also the next level of Greek tragedy or Shakespearean epic. Comic Artists – like their characters – also have a secret identity thrust upon them. Hard-working children […]Read More Adventure takes four colors, two staples, and one dream
The new arts organization, From Scratch Performance Company, is more than just another theatrical company. it is a working body of art. It’s repertory holds many actors, singers, dancers, but also those that help them act, sing, and dance. Their new artistic director is a playwright, for instance. Robert Liebowitz is a 40-year veteran of independent […]Read More Scratching Out The Future of the Arts
It isn’t often we get to interview a director of Gerald vanHeerden’s caliber. An award-winning director of new musical theatre works and plays, Gerald has been in the director’s chair for more than a quarter century and has worked with many distinguished arts organizations throughout New York City and the neighboring regions, including the Hudson […]Read More Gerald vanHeerden: Communicating the Human Experience on Stage