Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

“Feathers of Fire–The Movie,” Shadow Theater On Film, A Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


Perhaps you have already streamed everything on your movie ‘wish-list’ and are finding drive-in movie tickets hard to come by? (As they sell out at lightning speed.) This scramble for entertainment will most likely be a common thread this summer, but there is some good news. There are talented companies ...

“Bleeding Love” Musical Podcast, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


I miss going to live theater, and what makes it harder still is not knowing when it will be possible to sit in a theater again (or when I will feel comfortable doing so). But, thankfully, theater folk are creative, problem-solving types, and they have found ways around our current ...

Women on Fire: Stories from the Frontlines: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Fired up with emotion, 12 women took to a cool, industrial-looking space, each to deliver a short monologue with fervor....some with humor, others with passion. From Louis CK to Bill Cosby to Roman Polanski to President Clinton to President Trump, an array of subjects were taken on.  Written and Directed by ...

A Sign of the Times: Show Review by Jo Mispel


[caption id="attachment_29739" align="alignleft" width="300"] (photo by Russ Rowland)[/caption] Time. How does our relationship to it change our understanding of, and ability to process, loss? How do we find agency for meaningful action when collective forces seem to hold us in an overwhelmed inertia? Can a philosophizing ex Physics teacher, standing on ...

A Tango-Dancing Cinderella (Cenicienta Tanguera): Musical Review by Hannah Singer


I had no idea what to expect when I was invited to review this musical. But I am adventurous with eclectic tastes, so the answer was affirmative, yes I would love to experience this show. Our destination was the Lower East Side, a hip area with cool shops and boutiques, a ...

Chasing the River: Show Review by Debby Gray Bloom


Entering the bustling building on West 36th Street that houses several theater companies was an exciting introduction to the Off Broadway Chain Theatre. Performed in the intimate theater on the 4th floor, the space was comfortable and inviting. Perfectly suited for this personal story written by Jean Dobie Giebel. "Chasing the River", ...

Ticket Giveaway & Special Offer: EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL


A New York Times Critics’ Pick! EMOJILAND: THE MUSICAL   Starring a cast of Broadway Favorites including Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Lucas Steele (The Great Comet), Ann Harada (Cinderella), Josh Lamon (The Prom), George Abud (The Band’s Visit), Felicia Boswell (Motown), Jacob Dickey (Disney’s Aladdin), Max Crumm (Disaster!), Natalie Weiss (YouTube’s Breaking Down the Riffs) & More! Now thru March ...

Chekhov | Tolstoy Love  Stories: Show Review by Hannah Singer


I used to love reading the classics, which included classic Russian literature, when I still had time to leisurely read, you know, before motherhood!  So I jumped at the chance to see this show when I was offered tickets.  I thought, what a great opportunity to introduce my tween to ...

The Thunderbird American Indian Dancers’ Concert and Pow-Wow: Review By Hannah Singer


[caption id="attachment_29645" align="alignleft" width="225"] (Louis Mofsie - Hopi/Winnebago. Photo by Jonathan Slaff)[/caption] It’s a family tradition for us to go to a Pow-Wow at least to one a year. We hadn’t been in over a year, so I jumped at a chance to see these dancers and musicians. This time instead ...

“Emojiland: The Musical” Show Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


What if all the emojis in your smartphone came to life? How would they interact? What kinds of friendships would they form? What would their love lives look like? What would they do? Maybe you have never thought about your emojis in this way, using them merely to punctuate the ...