Why Are They Smiling in a Garbage Heap?
By ELIZA BENT
Thursday, March 09, 2017  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Mar 9, 2017  •   Borough Play  •    0 comments Share This
A new play skewers the selfishly charitable --- Welcome to Borough Play, our look at theatre in Brooklyn, Queens, and beyond. In Phillip Howze's hilarious, heart-wrenching, and sometimes scabrous Frontiéres Sans Frontières, playing through Mar 25 at the Bushwick Starr, three stateless kids take center stage. They speak a creatively...
Can They Hear You Gossip In Space?
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Thursday, March 09, 2017  •   Musicals  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Mar 9, 2017  •   Musicals  •    0 comments Share This
The everyday folks in Ethan Lipton's sci-fi show --- How would your pets feel if you pulled up stakes and moved them to a new town? How would they feel if you moved them to a new planet? If Ethan Lipton is right, then their reactions would be pretty much the same in both cases. That's one of the conceits of his new show, The Outer Space: No matter...
Meet the Performeteria Theatres, Part 4!
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Wednesday, March 08, 2017  •   Performeteria  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Mar 8, 2017  •   Performeteria  •    0 comments Share This
Here are the next three companies appearing in Performeteria, TDF's first-ever immersive theatre festival. You can experience the fun on Monday, March 20 or Friday, March 24. Get tickets and complete info here. As a reminder, Performeteria features the best of Off-Off-Broadway all in one place. This two-night event, co-presented with Baruch Performing...
Why This Solo Show Involves Everyone
By RAVEN SNOOK
Wednesday, March 08, 2017  •   Playwriting  •    0 comments Share This
Wed Mar 8, 2017  •   Playwriting  •    0 comments Share This
In On the Exhale, a striking point of view changes how audiences relate to the character --- When an unnamed college professor (played by Marin Ireland) admits her fear of being shot by an unhinged student in On the Exhale, it feels both confessional and conspiratorial. She's revealing a poignant secret and showing us her dark side. Yet at the same...
Playing a Dog and Hen (Who Fall in Love)
By FRANK RIZZO
Tuesday, March 07, 2017  •   Building Character  •    0 comments Share This
Tue Mar 7, 2017  •   Building Character  •    0 comments Share This
The actors behind the animals in The Moors --- Welcome to Building Character, our ongoing look at actors and how they create their roles. How do you play a massive mastiff – one with a tender heart, cosmic curiosity, and killer instincts? Or how about a dubious moorhen who, despite her typical caution in life, has fallen for someone outside...
The Loyalty of Paul Taylor Dancers
By SUSAN REITER
Monday, March 06, 2017  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Mar 6, 2017  •   Dance  •    0 comments Share This
Artists explain the company's long-term allure --- The 17 members of the Paul Taylor Dance Company, which opens its three-week season at Lincoln Center on March 7, are always listed in order of seniority. The current roster ranges from Michael Trusnovec, whose eloquence and versatility have anchored the Taylor repertory since 1998, to Kristin Draucker,...
Meet the Performeteria Theatres, Part 3!
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Friday, March 03, 2017  •   Performeteria  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Mar 3, 2017  •   Performeteria  •    0 comments Share This
Here are even more companies appearing in Performeteria, TDF's first-ever immersive theatre festival. You can see the festival on Monday, March 20 or Friday, March 24. Get tickets and complete info here. As a reminder, Performeteria features the best of Off-Off-Broadway all in one place. This two-night event, co-presented with Baruch Performing Arts...
WATCH: What are Previews?
By MARK BLANKENSHIP
Thursday, March 02, 2017  •   Off-Broadway  •    0 comments Share This
Thu Mar 2, 2017  •   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 out "Previews," which we made with our friends at The Assembly. Want more? Browse all our Theatre Dictionary videos....
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