It’s Twyla Tharp meets Stephen King! A team of highly trained and strikingly graceful dancers frame the plot of Shadows, this gothic and ghostly love story that whispers of forbidden love … in this world and the next. Shadows is a mesmerizing new dance musical directed and choreographed by Broadway notable, Joey McKneely, haunting melodies by mini orchestra, Edison Woods; composer, Maxim Moston; […]Read More Dancing in the SHADOWS, speaking on the record.
Michael Broadhurst is one of a cast of three in Frank McGuinness’ timely drama, SOMEONE WHO’LL WATCH OVER ME, presented by one of the more sky-rocketing names in independent theatre, Animus Theatre Company. “I don’t have a simple way to describe myself as an artist. I will say that being on stage, trying to have fun […]Read More Michael Broadhurst IS CAPTURED … starting tomorrow
After a powerful run at Planet Connections 2018 Theatre Festivity, spit&vigor – helmed by a genuine theatre professional, Adam Belvo, revives THE BRUTES, a gripping piece of history and drama written by Casey Wimpee. The new production will be at the New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher Street. If that address rings a bell, it is the old haunt of […]Read More PERRI YANIV: an actor prepares … for a chat
Review by Michael D’Antoni Thomas Lanier “Tennessee” Williams III (“The Glass Menagerie”, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” & “A Street Car Named Desire”) was unquestionably one of the foremost American playwrights of the 20th Century. After years of writing in relative obscurity, 1944 became his break out year at the age of 33 for he rose […]Read More Regeneration’s Taste of Williams
Small Craft Warnings by Tennessee Williams Regeneration Theatre, whose missions is to bring the rarely seen back into the spotlight took one of Tennessee Williams’ lesser plays and breathed new life into it. Lesser ONLY in the sense of visibility. This incredible gem is currently running at 13th Street Playhouse featuring Robert Maisonett, George A Morafetis, […]Read More Jason is-er-in a Williams play.
We had the rare opportunity to speak with the crazy-busy JONATHAN JUDGE-RUSSO, the artistic director of the crusading ANIMUS THEATRE CO. This high energy company explores works whose themes are envelope pushing and … as their mission proclaims: THE RESILIENCE OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT THAT EXISTS WITHIN US ALL. Judge-Russo is a Helen Hayes-nominated actor from Brooklyn and a […]Read More Animus means MOTIVATION … here’s the Chief Motivator
Five Star Arts brings you a series of brief discussions with members of the independent theatre community prior to the openings of their works this fall. Here is Matthew Joshua Cohen appearing in Hansel & Gretel – Christmas Tell us about you as an artist. I have loved theatre for as long as I can […]Read More Christmas in New York with Hansel & Gretel !