Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

“BYOB Acting Crash Course” at the Sedgwick Russell Acting Studio: Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


“We don’t need to be good at everything. We are already good at the things in our lives that matter. Let’s just have fun with this.” These were the wise words of a good friend, right before we took to the stage in a “BYOB Acting Crash Course” offered by the ...

Ordinary Days: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Adam Gwon's charmingly understated and heartfelt chamber musical, Ordinary Days, strikes some chords, literally, on various levels. In the Keen Company revival of the show, well directed by Jonathan Silverstein, we meet four characters, each searching for connection in the busy city that is NY.  It effectively touches on the subjects ...

Renascence: Show Review by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro


All I could see from where I stood Were three long mountains and a wood; These lines begin Renascence, the poem written by Edna St. Vincent Millay when she was just eighteen, still living in rural Maine, and declaring she will find the perfect lines, meter, and content to win the 1921 contest, ...

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG: Ticket Giveaway & Discount


THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG   “THE FUNNIESTPLAY BROADWAYHAS EVER SEEN!” HuffPost “A GUT-BUSTING HIT!” The New York Times “TONS OF FUNFOR ALL AGES!” HuffPost “COMIC GOLD!” Variety Visit BroadwayGoesWrong.com Get a Sneak Peek of the Show!  https://youtu.be/qvV3Go3W7a0 * Photos by Matthew Murphy. DISCOUNT OFFER SAVE UP TO 35% on this Olivier Award-Winning Comedy!* Valid for performances through December 16th ONLY! Use Code PYMHL919. *Reg. prices are $30-$145. Discount prices are valid for performances ...

Big Apple Circus: Show Review by Amy Wall Lerman


I have never been a fan of the circus.  Not because there’s anything wrong with acrobats, clowns or the flying trapeze.  It’s always been because of the animals.  I don’t enjoy seeing trained wild animals doing tricks.  It looks, and feels, unnatural.  And, frankly, that’s because it is unnatural. Well, I ...

THE EVOLUTION OF MANN: Musical Review by Robin Gorman Newman


The subject of dating never gets old, especially in today's complex and often overwhelming social technology age.  THE EVOLUTION OF MANN (love the title) doesn't delve into the online scene but rather addresses the age-old quandry of making the right dating choices, whether via fate or a fix-up. [caption id="attachment_27831" align="alignleft" ...

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG: Ticket Giveaway & Discount


  THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG   “THE FUNNIEST PLAY BROADWAY HAS EVER SEEN!” HuffPost “A GUT-BUSTING HIT!” The New York Times “TONS OF FUN FOR ALL AGES!” HuffPost “COMIC GOLD!” Variety Visit BroadwayGoesWrong.com   Get a Sneak Peek of the Show!  https://youtu.be/qvV3Go3W7a0 * Photos by Matthew Murphy. DISCOUNT OFFER SAVE UP TO 35% on this Olivier Award-Winning Comedy!* Valid for performances through December 16th ONLY! Use Code PYMHL919. *Reg. prices are $30-$145. Discount prices are valid for performances ...

A Tennessee Williams Revival: “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur” Theater Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


[caption id="attachment_27788" align="alignright" width="300"] Kristine Nielsen (Bodey) and Jean Lichty (Dotty). Photo Credit: Joan Marcus.[/caption] When “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur” begins, Dorothea “Dotty” (Jean Lichty), a fit, aging Blanche DuBois-type, is running through her Sunday morning calisthenics. She is trying to busy herself while waiting impatiently for a phone ...

NEUROSIS: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


How many of us have a little voice in our head that leads us to make certain choices or question decisions?  The same voice can nag and promote self doubt and insecurity, especially when it comes to matters of the heart.  Neurosis, the Off Broadway musical jumps on this inventive ...

SHOW TICKET GIVEAWAY & DISCOUNT: Tennessee William’s A Lovely Sunday


Theatre at St. Clement’s 423 West 46 Street, NYC 10036 www.LaFemmeTheatreProductions.org Directed by Austin Pendleton  In this unique tragicomedy, four women in Depression-era St. Louis live and work together in a valiant effort to stave off loneliness and despair. And, along the way, they uncover false idols – and maybe even themselves.  La Femme ...