Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

“Journey Around My Bedroom”, a live-streaming show for children–review by Andrea Santo Felcone


I’ll admit I was intrigued about this show right from the title: "Journey Around My Bedroom.” Afterall, I'm sure I wasn't the only child to spend a great deal of time in my childhood bedroom, dreaming up any number of adventures. (My sister and I were always trying not to ...

The Love Course: Show Review by Reva Solomon


[caption id="attachment_30563" align="alignleft" width="300"] (Playwright A.R. Gurney)[/caption] When asked to review this play (my first for MotherhoodLater.com), I had no idea it would connect me, and now you the reader, with a vibrant NY theatre company of a much forgotten genre - the one-act play. I attended virtually on Zoom, with a ...

The Prom: A Review In A Play! By Ali Skylar


CHARACTERS:  Amelia and Jake, a middle-aged couple from NY and NJ.  SETTING:  In their bedroom, getting ready for bed after watching THE PROM on netflix.   JAKE: Hon, so what did you think? AMELIA:  Much better than I expected!  And compiling notes in my head now to share with you…:) JAKE:  You know, I liked ...

“Story Pirates” Launches Immersive “Sleep Squad” Theater Experience to Help with Bedtime, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


[caption id="attachment_30461" align="alignright" width="300"] Lilli Cooper as Captain Siesta Shut-eye in Sleep Squad. Photo credit: Courtesy of the Producers of Sleep Squad.[/caption] I’m always excited to tell you about fun new things you can try with your children—especially at this time when fun new things seem in short supply. But, I’m ...

Resounding presents “Dracula”: LIVE immersive audio drama, review by Andrea Santo Felcone


A new live immersive audio entertainment company, appropriately named Resounding, debuted their first audio play this past weekend with two performances of “Dracula”--one on the eve of Halloween, the other on Halloween itself. If you think back to images of old radio show performers huddled around a large microphone, this ...

“American Dreams”: Interactive and Engaging Virtual Off-Broadway Show, Review by Andrea Santo Felcone


[caption id="attachment_30336" align="alignright" width="300"] Jens Rasmussen, Ali Andre Ali, Imran Sheikh, Andrew Valdez, and Leila Buck. Photo credit: Cherie B. Tay.[/caption] It’s very gratifying to see what artists are doing to reimagine theater for our current times: since we can’t enjoy live in-person theater right now, artists will bring theater to ...

“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 ...