Category: Off-Broadway
Join the Resistance: See a Show
Monday, January 09, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Jan 9, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Why politically charged theatre is more important than ever --- Since the presidential election, a war cry has gone up among many in the theatre community to radicalize the stage, to imagine dramatic extensions and expressions of "the resistance" akin to those created by Bertolt Brecht in Germany, Dario Fo in Italy, and Athol Fugard in South Africa....
Vital Theatre Is Happening 'Under the Radar'
Tuesday, January 03, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Jan 3, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
This 13th annual festival speaks to issues we're all talking about right now --- If you're looking to take the pulse of our world as we collectively kick off a tumultuous new year, go see a show at Under the Radar. The diverse, international lineup of the Public Theater's annual festival explores a host of hot-button topics -- espionage, Black Lives...
WATCH: Why Does Someone Yell 'Places'?
Monday, December 19, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Dec 19, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
We've got a new video in our Theatre Dictionary! (You can browse all our videos right here.) Check our "Places," which we made with our friends at Fight or Flight. --- Want more? Browse all our Theatre Dictionary videos....
Putting Martin Luther on Trial
Friday, December 16, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Dec 16, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new play interrogates the religious giant's legacy --- In Martin Luther on Trial, the iconic religious leader is prosecuted for the greatest sin of all – blasphemy against God. "It's a fairly straightforward courtroom procedural play," says Michael Parva, who is directing the show for Fellowship for the Performing Arts. "That's terrific...
This Christmas, Get a Little Hip With 'Lord Buckley'
Thursday, December 15, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Dec 15, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Inside Jake Broder's sharp political comedy --- What do David Bowie, Johnny Depp, Bob Dylan, and Robin Williams have in common? If nothing else, there's a little-known figure named Lord Richard Buckley, a stand-up comedian who performed in the 40s and 50s. Those modern-day stars all cited him as an influence. Just ask Jake Broder, who has been performing...
Why on Earth Is Blessed Unrest Staging 'A Christmas Carol'?
Thursday, December 15, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Dec 15, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How experimental artists fell for Scrooge --- It might seem like my experimental physical theatre ensemble would never do A Christmas Carol. Blessed Unrest actors playing Scrooge, Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and funny ghosts? No way. We do devised theatre based on dark mythology, Russian plays where the protagonists kill themselves, and movement pieces where...
Why Does a Play About the Internet Have a Realistic Set?
Tuesday, December 13, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Dec 13, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The meaningful space of Tiny Beautiful Things --- It might be about strangers communicating on the vast and anonymous internet, but Tiny Beautiful Things is a play of personal moments and intimate environs. Now playing at the Public in their Shiva Theater space, the show adapts the online advice columns that Cheryl Strayed wrote under the pseudonym...
In a Historic Home, 'A Christmas Carol' Feels New
Friday, December 09, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Dec 9, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Inside the holiday show at the Merchant's House --- No matter how well you know A Christmas Carol, it will almost certainly seem different at the Merchant's House. (It's playing there for the fifth consecutive year, from November 30 to December 31.) A museum on East 4th Street that was once the home of a 19th-century businessman named Seabury Tredwell,...
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