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 ...

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", ...

Other Than We: Show Review by Jo Mispel


‘Other Than We’ is a very satisfying cli-fi (Climate-fiction) experience. It is a playful but powerful meditation on some of the more urgent philosophical questions we need to ask as we approach ecological catastrophe. Not just how did we as a species bring this crisis upon our biosphere, our home, ...

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_29353" align="alignleft" width="215"] (Photo credit: Carol Rosegg)[/caption] If you are a theatre fan, run, don't walk, to Gerard Alessandrini’s FORBIDDEN BROADWAY that has returned to New York after a five-year hiatus.  Ardent fans know what they are in for....but if you have yet to experience, now's your chance to take ...

Meet Cat Miller, Later Mom, Playwright and Director, THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS


Can you share with us your road to parenthood? It was an unexpected one. I always wanted to have kids. When I was 30, my first marriage ended, and I remember being terrified I had missed my chance. Then, just about three years later, my step-kids came into my life, ...

RAP GUIDE TO EVOLUTION: Show Review by Hannah Singer


I had the opportunity to see one of Baba Brinkman’s “Guide To” rap shows. ‘Rap Guide to Evolution’ was my obvious choice as my tween and I have had many discussions about evolution vs. Adam & Eve. Right off the bat, you know this will be a show that thinks out ...

MAKE BELIEVE: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_28954" align="alignleft" width="300"] (photo credit: Joan Marcus)[/caption] I have long been a fan of playwright Bess Wohl, soon to be making her anticipated Broadway debut with Grand Horizons.  Ever since I saw Small Mouth Sounds, she has been on my theatrical radar, and Make Believe is yet another reason I ...

Flying Lessons: Show Review by Hannah Singer


[caption id="attachment_28937" align="alignleft" width="300"] (photo credit: Hector Sanchez Jr.)[/caption] When I was initially presented with the opportunity to review this musical, I had no idea what to expect and if it would be child-friendly. My date to the play was my 11 year old tween daughter who attends middle school. She ...

#DATEME: AN OKCUPID EXPERIMENT – Show Ticket Giveaway for the Perfect Night Out! (from MotherhoodLater.com)


#DateMe: An OkCupid Experiment is the perfect show for people looking for love, already in love, or who want to laugh... with love. As a scientific experiment about the online search for love, 38 “undateable” profiles were placed on the world’s most popular online dating site to see if anyone would ...