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5 Theatres You Need to Know: Black Theatres in NYC
By REGINA ROBBINS
Friday, February 15, 2019  •   5 Theatres to Know  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Feb 15, 2019  •   5 Theatres to Know  •    0 comments Share This
Where to see African-American artists and the black experience on stage --- Over the past few years, many high-profile NYC theatres have been making a noticeable effort to spotlight African-American artists, both on stage and behind the scenes -- see the rise of playwrights such as Jeremy O. Harris, Donja R. Love, Ngozi Anyanwu and Jackie Sibblies...
Barbara Walsh on Her Turbulent New Role
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, February 15, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Feb 15, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
The Tony nominee serves snacks and sass in the immersive absurdist comedy Bonnie's Last Flight --- Even though Barbara Walsh has made a living doing what she loves for the past four decades, she still vividly remembers when she didn't. "I waited tables like a lot of actors do, and I had an office job for about 10 seconds until I broke the Xerox machine,"...
Unlocking the Mystery of Patricia Highsmith
By DIANE SNYDER
Thursday, February 14, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Feb 14, 2019  •   Acting  •    0 comments Share This
Peggy J. Scott on the challenges of playing the notorious crime writer --- Peggy J. Scott didn't know much about Patricia Highsmith when she was cast as the late novelist in Joanna Murray-Smith's Switzerland. But between the play's world premiere at Hudson Stage Company in Westchester County last year, and the current Off-Broadway run at 59E59 Theaters,...
'Spaceman,' Take Two
By NED MOORE
Wednesday, February 13, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Feb 13, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
After having to abort the mission last year, a sci-fi show counts down to opening --- Making theatre is never easy, but the process has been especially arduous for the creators of Spaceman, a psychological thriller finally landing Off-Off Broadway after a yearlong delay. Set inside a life-size space module, Loading Dock Theatre's one-woman show chronicles...
Is Porn Empowering or Degrading for Women?
By ALLISON CONSIDINE
Tuesday, February 12, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Feb 12, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Inspired by a true story, Exposed explores female sexuality in the modern age --- At a time when students take out an average of $37,172 in loans to pay for college, it's no wonder young people are desperate to find ways to avoid such debilitating debt. Recognize Theatre's Exposed at MCS Theatre explores the journey of one such undergraduate, an enterprising...
WATCH: Gallim
By LAUREN PHOENIX KAY
Monday, February 11, 2019  •   Meet the Dance Company  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Feb 11, 2019  •   Meet the Dance Company  •    0 comments Share This
Meet Gallim, a Brooklyn-based dance company that celebrates elemental connections through the exploration of the human experience. Founded in 2007 by choreographer Andrea Miller, the troupe performs in traditional and offbeat spaces, including museums and its home base, a church in Clinton Hill. From February 12 to 17, you can catch Gallim at the Joyce...
A New Home and a New Show for a Venerable Queens Theatre Company
By JOSE SOLÍS
Friday, February 08, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Feb 8, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Astoria Performing Arts Center mounts its first production in its new space --- Last Labor Day weekend, as most New Yorkers basked in the last vestiges of summer, a Queens theatre company was saying goodbye to its decade-long home. The folks at Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) had known for months that their lease at the Good Shepherd United...
Why Are These Ballet Dancers Wearing Sneakers?
By SUSAN REITER
Thursday, February 07, 2019  •   Dance  •    3 comments Share This
Thu Feb 7, 2019  •   Dance  •    3 comments Share This
NYCB presents sneaker ballets by Jerome Robbins and Justin Peck --- When Justin Peck's The Times Are Racing premiered two years ago at New York City Ballet, it offered an exciting jolt. There wasn't a pointe shoe or ballet slipper in sight. Instead, the dancers wore sneakers and outfits (designed by Humberto Leon) you might see young folks wearing...
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