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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Enjoy the Show… No Pressure!

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 […]

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Big, Rich and TALENTED people.

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. […]

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