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Whose Dating Profile Is It Anyway?
By JOSH AUSTIN
Thursday, November 03, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Nov 3, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new dark comedy explores the perils of looking for love in the digital age --- There's an old adage that applies to newfangled dating apps: If the person with whom you're messaging seems too good to be true, then, probably, he or she is not real. But playwright Jenny Rachel Weiner also believes that even a "fake" -- you know, the one with the perfect...
The Way He Walks Says Everything
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, November 02, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Nov 2, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Khris Davis' gut-wrenching physical transformation gets at the heart of Lynn Nottage's new play Sweat --- Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages' ongoing series on actors and how they create their roles When Khris Davis read Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage's Sweat, which opens this week at the Public Theater, he immediately felt...
Hearing Death in a Song
By LINDA BUCHWALD
Thursday, October 27, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 27, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Contemplating mortality while listening to David Bowie's final recordings on the new Lazarus cast album --- "Look up here, I'm in heaven / I've got scars that can't be seen." Those are the first words David Bowie sings in "Lazarus," the title tune of the rock star's one and only musical, whose original cast recording just came out. That song was...
Social Media, Changing Gay Lives for Better and Worse
By GAVIN WHITEHEAD
Thursday, October 27, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Oct 27, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new play takes on social media's role in modern gay America --- Watching Homos, or Everyone in America, you might find yourself reeling from the whiplash of time travel. The play, which runs until November 27th at Labyrinth Theater Company’s Bank Street Theater, takes place between 2006 and 2011, and its many scenes unfold out of chronological...
Directing One Person (Playing 19 People)
By JEFF POTTER
Monday, October 24, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Mon Oct 24, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Inside Anna Deavere Smith's latest solo show --- Leonard Foglia has directed theatrical events of all scales, including an epic production of the opera Moby Dick that included a sprawling ensemble and eye-popping sets and projections. Yet the versatile director/librettist/novelist contends that the antithesis of such a production – the solo...
Did We Watch the Same Scene?
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, October 21, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Fri Oct 21, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Playwright Qui Nguyen explains why one exchange in Vietgone inspires radically different reactions --- At the very end of Vietgone -- Qui Nguyen's sex- and profanity-packed dramedy about how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp after the fall of Saigon -- the father, Quang (Raymond Lee), gets incredibly angry at his playwright son (Paco Tolson)....
Seeing My Life in a Sondheim Show
By DANIEL GUSS
Thursday, October 20, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Thu Oct 20, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    2 comments Share This
Inspired by the soon-to-open documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, about Stephen Sondheim's notorious flop Merrily We Roll Along, a lifelong theatre lover looks back at how personally prophetic the show proved to be --- "Yesterday is done" On an October afternoon in 1981 around lunch time, I glanced out my office window and...
How to Make a 'Hamilton' Parody
By FRANK RIZZO
Monday, October 17, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Oct 17, 2016  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Forbidden Broadway's creator returns with Spamilton --- After seeing Hamilton when it was at The Public Theater and then following its subsequent command of the cultural zeitgeist, Gerard Alessandrini knew he had to get to work. But the godfather of Forbidden Broadway, the playful series of theatrical parodies which began in 1982, also knew that...
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