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 […]Read More New Good Old Days
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 […]Read More Power to the Players!
A Frenchman once wrote that we are condemned to be free. Which is to say, perpetually condemned at all times to choose among the innumerable array of possibilities before us – and to deny or to refuse this human condition is itself a choice, albeit a foolish one. The equivocally-titled “A Pregnant Pause”, a new […]Read More Lucian McMahon reviews A PREGNANT PAUSE
Reviewed by Inola McGuire PRESSURE-NOT ME @ The Producers Club 358 West 44th Street, New York, NY Friday, April 8, 2016 The performance that I saw is “Pressure-Not Me!, Love Knots” written by Phil Paradis, directed by Laurie Rae Waugh; starring Carly Fawcett, Jason Kirk, Joseph Calderone, Ty Gailloux, Venus Dana, Jestina Weems, Jordan Zolan […]Read More Enjoy the Show… No Pressure!
Big, Rich and Powerful was a soap-opera style comedy by The Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble and directed by Robert Baumgardner that was truly worth watching. When the rep of talented and resourceful artists – four females and three males – entered the stage, the games immediately began. From their first look you knew what was happening. […]Read More Big, Rich and TALENTED people.
BART GREENBERG on the Improvisational Repertory Theater Ensemble’s Big, Rich & Powerful Small, Cheap & Weak When your “musical guest” who has nothing to do with the show is the sole highlight of the evening, something has gone terribly wrong. IRTE: The Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble is celebrating its fifth season of improvised comedy. […]Read More Small, Cheap & Weak
STEPHANIE SCHWARTZ @ the Midtown International Theater Festival Review: GOD SPELLED BACKWARDS Written and performed by Marjorie Conn GOD SPELLED BACKWARDS is a delightful entertainment. Conn tells stories with the help of her (live) dog, Dreidel, two dog puppets and a paper mache greyhound hat. She talks, sings and recites haiku. Some of the stories […]Read More MITF-SPRING into action