Playwright Spotlight: Tom Rowan

Playwright Tom Rowan combines Greek tragedy with cutting edge comedy to present FAYE DRUMMOND, part of the UnFringed Festival at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City. FAYE DRUMMOND runs August 17th @ 9:15pm; August 20th @ 8:45pm; and August 21st @ 3pm at The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St., Long Island City, NY. Featured in […]

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Playwright Spotlight: Joshua Kaplan

Visiting Hours, written by Joshua Kaplan, directed by Dina Vovsi, with Richarda Abrams*, Adam Bemis, Amy Gaipa*, Michael Grew*, Karen Lee*, Maureen Shannon*, and Joel Stigliano; and featuring Dan Grimaldi* who portrayed identical twin mobsters, Patsy & Philly Parisi, on the critically acclaimed HBO series, THE SOPRANOS, will premiere for ONE WEEK ONLY: July 28, 8pm; July 29, 8pm; July 30, 3 […]

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Love is Dead … on Arrival

Review by Lucian McMahon I doubt anyone has ever confused punk with sensitivity. “I killed a baby today and it doesn’t matter much to me, as long as it’s dead,” said Glenn Danzig. “I raped your mother today and it doesn’t matter much to me, as long as she’s spread.” There is much ado about […]

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Lots of Matter about the Family

FAMILY MATTERS at the American Theatre of Actors Review by Amy Frateo When you cut across a tree stump and count the rings you get an idea of the life of that mighty oak. Irving A. Greenfield’s play FAMILY MATTERS acts like a buzz saw across the existence of a family. Left to count the […]

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New Good Old Days

Reviewed by Bob Greene Andrew Harper stepped out of Lincoln Center to the 13th Street Repertory Theatre with his brainchild, SONG & DANCE, an homage to the questionably glory-days of Vaudeville and Burlesque. Through exquisite choreography, fascinating music, and some really powerful singing, Harper gives us early 20th century entertainment at its… most real. We […]

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Power to the Players!

BLACK PANTHER WOMEN Presented by Women of Color Productions. Written and directed by Jacqueline Wade. Reviewed by C.J. EHRLICH At the 13 Street Repertory Theatre, 50 West 13th Street, NYC, run extended to August 7th. Theatre magic is alive and well (and black and proud) in a little theatre on 13th Street For my money, good theatre […]

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