Zooming the Bard

Review by Robert Greene The Quarantine Theatre Project created by stage manager, Marialana Ardolino, yielded numerous engaging projects during this pandemic. One of its more ambitious projects was a presentation of Shakespeare’s Othello.   Bereket Mengistu infused his Othello with a unique sense of serenity. Hearkening back to the origination of the word, “moor,” Mengistu portrayed the warrior as a world weary traveler drenched in […]

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Fun Fast Feb Festival 2021

The acclaimed TeamTheatre, returns with Fun Fast Feb Festival 2021. International actress, Chrysi Sylaidi and her co-producers, Dorothea Gloria and Gwendolyn Snow, through their award-winning theatre company, are returning this season with the highly-praised Fun Fast Feb Fest. They are currently calling for scripts! Last year’s Fun Fast Feb Festival had 12 original plays with […]

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The Sound of War

Review of Audio Drama Adaptation of In Their FootstepsBy Jack Gennaro In the age of COVID-19, more artists in live theatre are understandably turning to digital mediums, as a means of keeping their craft alive. While others have turned to the newer medium that is “virtual theatre” that is frequently presented over Zoom and YouTube, […]

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Soaring Led Blimpie

Written by: Matthew R. BrymanPhotos by: Julie Reyburn Thinking I needed to have an easy Friday night because of a big show I’m working Saturday, I stepped out to Milo: The Meeting House. I heard they were having a Led Zeppelin tribute band and naturally assumed it would be one of Philly’s popular local bands. When […]

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Having Children on Zoom … well … a play about having children performed on Zoom

Jan Ewing’s charming romp into the concerns of 21st-century parenting, “Nursery Rhymes” involves thirty-somethings, Irene and Chip, who have been in heated discussions about having a child this “late in life.”  She wants one, he doesn’t. Hoping to change Chip’s mind, Irene invites Frank and Marge to an arm- twisting party. Marge gave birth at […]

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Theatre East Delivers a Needed Laugh

Review by Domenick Danza Theatre East’s 5×5 Drama Series is in its fifth year of opening the walls of their theatre and bringing their productions into the five boroughs of NYC. In an effort to keep this tradition alive during the Coronavirus pandemic, their production of The Dead Can Zoom is available on line. Written by […]

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