Strings: Tight & Tense

Review by Ashley khan The power and intensity of Charles Curtis’ riveting piece, Strings, was palpable. The Fresh Fruit Festival – always presenting quantity works, surpassed itself with this play as a choice. Set in a claustrophobic interrogation room, the audience is the people behind the two-way mirror during a harsh face-off between an accused […]

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Trans-Action

Turan Koyuncu reviews DIFFICULT TRANSITION At the Midtown International Theatre Festival What does a transgender individual must go through to find love? Verbal abuse? Physical assault? Difficult Transition is more than a play – it’s an experience. It takes the audience through their journey. The ensemble cast was compelling. Keith Edward Maxwell as “the man” […]

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Lynn Navarra is tough

The American Theatre of Actors concentrates on dark New York back stories for its summer cutting-edge series. A featured event of this is THE SANDMAN, written by Lynn Navarra and directed by Ken Coughlin, tells the story of two beat cops, moonlighting in construction, caught up in a battle between a pub owner and the […]

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“Sin” was Stunning

Performance Review: Occasion for Sin Written by: Danielle Boss Occasion for Sin is a dazzling new musical set during the Spanish Inquisition. With music written by Oriente Lopez and dialogue written by Katherine Brann Fredericks, (adapted from Teresa de Avila and Garcilaso de la Vega) Occasion for Sin truly delivers in an enchanting performance. The play […]

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Capable Custody

Rachel Rocano reviews “Custody” Based on the title of this show “Custody,” one might think it was going to be a rom-com about kids. Nope. Patrick Thomas McCarthy hands us a riveting dramedy about Shannon Bryant and her ex-boyfriend-now-out-of-the-closet, Brendan Barry separating. This farce for eh 21st Century followed Shannon and her feeling about Brandon […]

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