Mom Theatre Blogger: What I Did Last Summer: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


We are watching a play unfold as typed through the eyes of a 14 year old.  In this case, it's Charlie - representing Gurney -- and his stage direction and select lines slide across a screen.  It is a unique way to spin theatrical material, as if it's unfurling, and ...

Mom Theatre Blogger: Fun Home: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


[caption id="attachment_20910" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo credit: Joan Marcus[/caption]Fun Home is a musical that deserves to be watched, celebrated and studied by aspiring playwrights, theatre enthusiasts and professionals for years to come. My hope is it wins the Tony Award for Best Musical, and without a doubt, it will deservedly win ...

Mom Theater Blogger: It Shoulda Been You: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


For all the Jewish mommas out there, this one's for you! For all the son-loving mommas out there, this one's for you!  For all the 'big-boned" single gals seeking a mensch, this one's for you! And, most of all....for all the theatregoers who love a big laugh, this one's for you!This ...

THEATRE LOVER MOM: Sex with Strangers: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


Second Stage Theatre’s production of  Lauran Eason's Play, SEX WITH STRANGERS, has been extended one week and will now play through Sunday, August 31st.  The production stars Emmy Award Winner Anna Gunn and Tony Award Nominee Billy Magnussen and is directed by David Schwimmer (Ross of Friends fame). This is a ...

SHOW TICKET GIVEAWAY FROM MOTHERHOODLATER.COM: UNDER MY SKIN


Take the dashing CEO of America’s leading healthcare provider, a single mom from Staten Island, and an outrageous twist of fate and you’ve got the makings of a sexy and outrageous new comedy, UNDER MY SKIN. Kirsten Sanderson directs the new off-Broadway comedy about three things we all want but ...

MOMMY & ME OUTING: Chris Daughtry Performance


What a cool opportunity this week to hear up close 'n personal and meet Chris Daughtry and his band (very warm/friendly), as they announced the release of their new CD called Baptized. I've long been a fan of his...since he was an American Idol contestant....and my son loves him as ...

MOM-TESTED MOVIE REVIEW: FROZEN by Robin Gorman Newman


My son and I had the opportunity to participate in a NYC screening of the new musical animated Disney film FROZEN, and it's a MUST SEE once it gets released later this month. Funny, romantic, affecting, daring, with stunning 3-D visuals, this movie is pure eye candy. Visit http://movies.disney.com/frozen/video/trailers FROZEN stars an impressive ...

Chat with Theatre Director Roxane Revon by Robin Gorman Newman


In support of my passion for theatre and desire to share with readers information about cool shows in NYC, I did an interview with Parisian director Roxane Revon.   Ms. Revon will direct Eugene Ionesco’s classic play La Cantatrice Chauve / “The Bald Soprano” for a limited run at the ...

MOM’S NIGHT OUT: ANTHEM Ayn Rand: Show Review by Robin Gorman Newman


 ANTHEM is the story of a young man, EQUALITY 7-2521, who is born into a future world that has banished all individuality. Not satisfied with a world lighted by candles, EQUALITY fosters his love of discovery in an abandoned subway, a relic of the past. In solitude, EQUALITY rediscovers electricity and ...

FAMILY MUSICAL: BIG FISH: Review by Robin Gorman Newman


  BIG FISH, a new Broadway musical directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman (Contact, The Producers, The Scottsboro Boys), with music and lyrics by Grammy and Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, The Addams Family), and a book by Grammy and BAFTA Award nominee John ...