Category: Off-Off Broadway
Facing the Real Monsters in 'King Kong'
By DIEP TRAN
Thursday, December 06, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Dec 6, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new satire wrestles with the controversial 1933 classic --- While writing The Making of King Kong, Lisa Clair almost abandoned the project. "It is too big, it is too scary," the recent graduate of Brooklyn College's playwriting program recalls thinking. She wasn't frightened of the oversize title ape; she was wary of the piece's giant themes: racism...
5 Theatres You Need to Know: Latinx Companies in NYC
By JOSE SOLÍS
Tuesday, December 04, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Tue Dec 4, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Where to see shows exploring Hispanic culture in English and Spanish --- According to the 2010 census, there are approximately 2.3 million people of Hispanic descent living in NYC, many of whom speak Spanish. That's more than 28% of our city's population, and yet the number of marquees in Times Square en español usually equals zero. While Broadway...
Being an Actor and a Critic Makes Me Better at Both Jobs
By LAUREN EMILY WHALEN
Tuesday, November 27, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Nov 27, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
How one Chicagoan is pursuing dual theatre careers on both sides of the footlights --- My hand hovered over the send button, my mind racing: should I? More theatrically speaking: to submit, or not to submit, that is the question. Most actors don't hesitate to submit for auditions -- putting our head shots, résumés and special skills...
Holiday Theatre Hot List! 2018 Edition
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, November 21, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Wed Nov 21, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
The holiday season has officially arrived and seeing shows with your loved ones is a great way to celebrate. We've rounded up a dozen festive productions for different types of audiences, so whether you're with the kids, out on a date, or looking to drink, laugh or sing along, there's a production for you. Bonus: At press time, many of these shows were...
WATCH: Meet TADA! Youth Theater
By ANDREW BLOCK
Tuesday, November 20, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Nov 20, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Meet TADA! Youth Theater, a Drama Desk Award-winning nonprofit youth theatre company that produces original musicals for families starring talented local kids ages 8 to 18. Founded in 1984, TADA! provides young people from different backgrounds with musical theatre opportunities, including classes, camps and three mainstage shows every season featuring...
You Can Hear What She's Thinking -- Literally
By ALLISON CONSIDINE
Monday, November 19, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Nov 19, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
A new interactive show fuses theatrical design and neuroscience in an attempt to parse the female brain --- Back in 2012, Melania Trump tweeted out a photo of a whale with the caption, "What is she thinking?" that went viral. Six years later, people are still replying to that tweet, which is fitting considering the First Lady is one of the women whose...
These Puppet Shows Aren't for Kids
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Thursday, November 01, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Nov 1, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
La MaMa kicks off a monthlong festival of provocative puppet productions --- Food for the Gods is about the killing of black men; Exodus addresses the current refugee crisis; Blind is a solo work about disability. These may not sound like typical subjects for puppet shows, but little about the La MaMa Puppet Festival fits most audiences' preconceptions...
He Doesn't Design Sets, He Creates Environments
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Tuesday, October 30, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Oct 30, 2018  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Why Tony nominee Dane Laffrey completely reconfigured the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater for Lewiston/Clarkston --- "You said you needed space; I gave you space," a drug-addicted mother tells her estranged gay son in Lewiston/Clarkston, two plays by Samuel D. Hunter presented as one evening at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. The mother's comment...
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