Category: Off-Off Broadway
Celebrate Pride at These LGBTQ-Themed Shows
By BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON
Friday, June 07, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Jun 7, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
13 productions to get you in the spirit of Pride Month --- Sure, parades and parties are fun. But as avid theatregoers, my husband and I spend a lot of our Pride Month seeing shows with LGBTQ appeal. This year, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, there's a veritable rainbow of options, including plays about the pioneers who came...
5 Theatres You Need to Know: Immersive Companies in NYC
By JONATHAN MANDELL
Friday, May 17, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri May 17, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Where to see shows that plunge you into the action --- So many companies call their shows "immersive" these days that the designation has become almost meaningless, seemingly just a shorthand for cool. But some theatres, like the five we're highlighting today, epitomize the label, creating adventurous and groundbreaking work that incorporates all...
Why Alice Ripley Is Preaching LGBTQ Acceptance in a Church
By J. KEITH VAN STRAATEN
Friday, May 10, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri May 10, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The Pink Unicorn is having an encore run at The Cell in Chelsea from August 13 to 25. The Tony winner stars in a site-specific solo show about a conservative women's moral awakening --- Alice Ripley can't remember the last time she was on stage and didn't sing. "Oh my gosh… I want to say Wild Animals You Should Know?" guesses the 55-year-old...
Giving 'Alice in Wonderland' an NC-17 Makeover
By MATTHEW WEXLER
Thursday, April 11, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Thu Apr 11, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    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...
5 Theatres You Need to Know: Women's Theatre Companies in NYC
By CAREY PURCELL
Tuesday, April 09, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Apr 9, 2019  •   Off-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...
Using 'The X-Files' to Talk About the Things That Haunt Us
By JOSE SOLÍS
Friday, March 08, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Mar 8, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas' new experimental play Recent Alien Abductions is an engaging enigma --- Few television shows have haunted the collective imagination as much as The X-Files. The sci-fi series -- which ran on Fox for 11 seasons and spawned two feature films -- centered on the paranormal adventures of FBI agents Mulder and Scully, played...
Is American Assimilation a Dream or a Nightmare?
By CAROLINE CAO
Tuesday, March 05, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
Tue Mar 5, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    1 comment Share This
After a successful engagement at The Bushwick Starr in spring 2019, Suicide Forest is having an encore run at the A.R.T./New York Theatres from February 25 to March 15. Playwright-performer Haruna Lee examines the duality of immigrant identity in Suicide Forest --- Intergenerational and cultural tensions, misogyny and trauma are the entangled themes...
Barbara Walsh on Her Turbulent New Role
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, February 15, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Feb 15, 2019  •   Off-Off Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
The Tony nominee serves snacks and sass in the immersive absurdist comedy Bonnie's Last Flight --- Even though Barbara Walsh has made a living doing what she loves for the past four decades, she still vividly remembers when she didn't. "I waited tables like a lot of actors do, and I had an office job for about 10 seconds until I broke the Xerox machine,"...
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