Category: Borough Play
A Rare Chance to See One of the First Immersive Works of Theatre
By CAREY PURCELL
Tuesday, November 26, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    1 comment Share This
Tue Nov 26, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    1 comment Share This
María Irene Fornés' Fefu and Her Friends is finally being revived after four-plus decades --- Like many admirers of María Irene Fornés' rarely performed masterpiece, director Lileana Blain-Cruz discovered Fefu and Her Friends in school. However, unlike many fellow fans, she didn't understand why the pioneering work by the...
See a Tony Winner in a New Musical in Queens
By JOSE SOLÍS
Thursday, November 14, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Nov 14, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Cady Huffman on why she had to play the title character in Marguerite --- Cady Huffman may be best known to theatre lovers for her work on Broadway, particularly her Tony-winning turn as the voluptuous Ulla in The Producers. But to her, all the city's a stage. She's done shows in Brooklyn; in the Bronx where she currently lives, she sometimes sings...
What If Rabbis Were Kung Fu Fighting?
By DIEP TRAN
Monday, September 09, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Sep 9, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
A new physical theatre piece turns the Talmud into a butt-kicking adventure --- What do an ancient Jewish holy book and Chinese kung fu flicks have in common? More than you might realize according to writer and director Jesse Freedman. "A couple of years ago, I was watching a kung fu movie and I thought, this reminds me of the Talmud!" he recalls....
How Do You Remember the House You Grew Up In?
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Wednesday, August 28, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Aug 28, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Theater Mitu's latest experimental piece deconstructs the concept of home, with an assist from technology and Chekhov --- Rubén Polendo can clearly explain how he and his Theater Mitu colleagues came up with the elaborate devised theatre piece House (or how to lose an orchard in 90 minutes or less). It's much more difficult for him to explain...
5 Theatres You Need to Know: Puppet Theatres in NYC
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Thursday, June 20, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Jun 20, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Where to see marionettes and other puppets on stage, including cutting-edge shows for grown-ups --- The heyday of the year-round, brick-and-mortar puppet theatre may have passed with the closing of Greenwich Village's Bil Baird Marionette Theater, where I got my first job, at age 11, as an usher. But you can still find plenty of puppets on NYC stages....
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By RAVEN SNOOK
Thursday, May 09, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    10 comments Share This
Thu May 9, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    10 comments Share This
Bring your A game to our Tony Awards predictions game --- The 2019 Tony Awards promise a lot of head-to-head action -- there are multiple categories where costars are going up against each other: Caitlin Kinnunen and Beth Leavel from The Prom, André De Shields and Patrick Page from Hadestown, Jeremy Pope and Ephraim Sykes from Ain't Too Proud...
Giving 'Alice in Wonderland' an NC-17 Makeover
By MATTHEW WEXLER
Thursday, April 11, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    1 comment Share This
Thu Apr 11, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    1 comment Share This
Company XIV's resident designer on his sexy neo-baroque aesthetics for Queen of Hearts --- Lewis Carroll's 1865 novel Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is constantly being reimagined for the stage, from big-budget musicals to plucky kids' shows, audacious ballets to a an immersive trip down the rabbit hole. But Company XIV's Queen of Hearts may be...
Why 'Julius Caesar' Feels More Urgent Than Ever
By GERARD RAYMOND
Wednesday, March 27, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Mar 27, 2019  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Director Shana Cooper reimagines Shakespeare's tragedy for our polarized political age Pieces of the set literally fall apart during Theatre for a New Audience's kinetic production of Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar. The startling destruction happens during the storm that precedes the assassination of the titular general by his frenemies...
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