The FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL invites you to join the pride and see productions like acclaimed playwright Doug DeVita‘s THE FIERCE URGENCY OF NOW – a fast-moving caustic comedy about an art director in high-powered New York ad agency, trying to discover his real self amid power struggles and stereotypes. He finds an ally in Dodo, […]Read More Playwright Spotlight: Fierce Words from Doug DeVita
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 […]Read More Playwright Spotlight: Tom Rowan
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 […]Read More Playwright Spotlight: Joshua Kaplan
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 […]Read More Love is Dead … on Arrival
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 […]Read More Lots of Matter about the Family
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!