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!
Review: “Henslowe! Or, A Lamentable Complaint” at Torn Page By OuterStage lead reviewer, Anthony J. Piccione The diary of Philip Henslowe serves as a notable artifact for theatre historians who seek to know more about theatre and drama during the Elizabethan era in London. Such shows were, of course, known for their ability to entertain […]Read More Lamentable
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
Review: “Dandelion” at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Anthony J. Piccione Over the course of the past decade, more and more attention has rightfully been given in the arts to the issue of mental health. While they arguably do little more than scratch the surface of these vital issues, Next to Normal and Dear Evan Hansen have […]Read More Anthony J. Piccione picks DANDELION!
Carrie Edel Isaacman’s theatrical troupe earns its name this fall by presenting a double header: The Tempest in Brooklyn and then, Park to Park, with Two Gentlemen of Verona. For the astute aficionado of the bard you know these are his first and last plays. Ms. Isaacman is doing them literally throughout New York, opening […]Read More OuterStage Round-Table: Shakespeare in New York