Category: Off-Broadway
He's the Only Director Who Makes Her Comfortable Enough to Bare All
By CAREY PURCELL
Friday, April 19, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Apr 19, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Halley Feiffer and Trip Cullman discuss collaborating on The Pain of My Belligerence at Playwrights Horizons --- "We joke that this is the healthiest relationship in our lives," says Halley Feiffer, gesturing to Trip Cullman. The playwright and director are longtime artistic partners currently working on their sixth project, the world premiere of...
He Defied the Nazis, But Not on Everything
By REGINA ROBBINS
Wednesday, April 17, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Apr 17, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tony winner John Glover on playing a real-life bishop who defended people with disabilities during WWII --- Although John Glover is known for playing devilish villains onscreen (Lionel Luthor on Smallville, a devious millionaire in Gremlins 2: The New Batch, an abusive father in Shazam!), he gets to be a flawed hero in Stephen Unwin's All Our Children,...
A Thoughtful Appreciation of 'Star Wars'
By CAROLINE CAO
Friday, April 12, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Apr 12, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How A Musical About Star Wars both celebrates and critiques the iconic saga --- Anyone who buys a ticket for A Musical About Star Wars is presumably familiar with George Lucas' space opera franchise. But with its Ewok and Wookiee growls, Wilhelm scream cues and other trivia and minutiae, this show isn't so much about Star Wars as it is about its fans. In...
5 Theatres You Need to Know: Women's Theatre Companies in NYC
By CAREY PURCELL
Tuesday, April 09, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Apr 9, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Where to see female artists and women's stories on stage --- According to the Broadway League, women make up 66% of Broadway audiences, and we tend to be the overwhelming majority of theatregoers wherever shows are being performed. However, when you look beyond the house, our representation plummets. Although the number of professionally produced...
Tony Yazbeck Is Ready to Start the Revolution
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, April 03, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Apr 3, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The Tony nominee is all fired up in Classic Stage Company's revival of the agitprop musical The Cradle Will Rock --- Ever since Tony Yazbeck made his Broadway debut at age 11 as a tapping newsboy in the 1989 revival of Gypsy, he's been lauded for his dancing. Certainly his major roles, notably Al in A Chorus Line, Tulsa in the 2008 revival of Gypsy...
This Play Will Make You Laugh… or Maybe Scream or Cry
By REGINA ROBBINS
Monday, April 01, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Mon Apr 1, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Why Do You Feel Anger? sparks an array of reactions --- When Do You Feel Anger? had its world premiere at the Humana Festival of New American Plays in Louisville, Kentucky last year, it elicited intense yet mixed emotions. But playwright Mara Nelson-Greenberg and director Margot Bordelon always figured that would be the case. A tonally complex one-act...
Why Are People of Color Playing Slave Owners?
By JOSE SOLÍS
Friday, March 29, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Mar 29, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The Flea's revival of Southern Promises makes the play even more controversial --- When Southern Promises premiered in New York in 2008, Barack Obama was on the brink of becoming the country's first black President. That provided an optimistic backdrop for Thomas Bradshaw's incendiary play about slavery. Even though it featured raw scenes of rape...
Why 'Julius Caesar' Feels More Urgent Than Ever
By GERARD RAYMOND
Wednesday, March 27, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Mar 27, 2019  •   Off-Broadway  •    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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