Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

A SIMPLE SPACE: Show Review by Lainie Gutterman


My son Ian and I were lucky enough to recently see A SIMPLE SPACE at The New Victory Theater (209 West 42nd Street). Taken from the theatre's performance description..........Who needs circus rigging, sparkly costumes or even shoes when you've got each other?  This talented, tight-knit troupe and their dynamic drummer saturate their ...

KING KONG Alive on Broadway – Ticket Giveaway & Discount


“A GRAND, HEART-STOPPING SPECTACLE.” Newsday "SIMPLY AMAZING!” The Hollywood Reporter “YOU’VE NEVER SEEN ANYTHING LIKE IT ON STAGE. EVER.” Entertainment Weekly DISCOUNT OFFER USE CODE KKMHL129 MUST ORDER BY MAY 12 Click here for details TICKET GIVEAWAY MotherhoodLater.com is giving away tickets to see the musical on a Tuesday – Thursday through March 14. To enter to win a pair, please put KING KONG ...

LaBute New Theater Festival: Show Review by Lainie Gutterman


On Sunday, my husband Scott and I attended the evening performance of St. Louis Actors' Studio presents LaBute New Theater Festival at The Davenport Theater (354 W. 45th St.) featuring three one-act plays by Neil LaBute. "The truth will set you free" was the common theme of the evening. But whose ...

“MAESTRO” starring John Noble, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


“Maestro,” currently running at The Duke on 42nd Street, brings to life the story of legendary Italian conductor Arturo Toscanini (1867 – 1957). John Noble stars in this production from the Ensemble for the Romantic Century. You will recognize Noble’s name from voice, television, film and stage, including his work ...

Up Close Festival, Program B: Review by Lainie Gutterman


[caption id="attachment_28182" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Credit: Buatti-Ramos Photography[/caption] My son, Ian, and I were very excited to return to the New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher St) to see Program B of the Up Close Festival. (See my review for Program A http://motherhoodlater.com/posts/up-close-festival-show-review-by-lainie-gutterman/ which we saw on December 24, 2018) If I had known ...

“The Pirates of Penzance” by the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, Show Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Some of my happiest childhood memories were spent with my father--at the theater. As an adult, I can appreciate how those experiences shaped me. As a parent, I hope to provide that same spirit of cultural enrichment and generosity, introducing my children to various art forms. When the opportunity to ...

Up Close Festival: Show Review by Lainie Gutterman


Marisol Rosa-Shapiro among the audience members in VELVEETA UNDERGROUND: A Pizza Rat's Quest to Save Cheesy Beet Poetry. Photo by Buatti-Ramos Photography. I am extremely picky when it comes to performances. When a last minute opportunity to review Up Close Festival at the New Ohio Theatre in the West Village (154 ...

Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show: Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Kicking off with a nod to Star Wars (scrolling type), followed by an homage to Broadway musicals and a battle of blingy blazers between Ruben and Clay, the tone was set for a warm 'n witty two hour holiday show featuring the best bud duo of Ruben Studdard and Clay ...

“Tamar Broadbent: Best Life” Comedy, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


As 2018 draws to a close, you may find yourself taking stock of your life, perhaps asking yourself the age-old question: “Are you living your best life”? This is the question haunting British comedian Tamar Broadbent, as she dives into the New York debut of her one-woman show at the ...

EMPATH: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


After a sold-out run this April, Theaterlab brought back EMPATH, a one-man show about emotional superpowers, written by and starring David Sauvage, that just wrapped its brief return run this month. The show follows its creator’s path from self-proclaimed “typical Jewish cynic” from LA through the discovery of his gift for ...