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New York City's Broadway Baby Marti Gould Cummings -- "You Have to Take Any Fear In Your Body and Turn It Into Excitement"

Michael Cook | Posted 03.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

There isn't a harder working gal in New York City than Marti Gould Cummings. From hitting clubs like The Ritz and now premiering at Bottoms Up, Marti is simply redefining what it means to be a queen dedicated to her craft.

Daphne Rubin-Vega in Empanada Loca: Notes From the Underground

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.13.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Aaron Mark's play, Empanada Loca, a dramatic monologue that zips by in 95 minutes, starts in the dark. A voice, a light, and then Dolores! As Dolores,...

'Rent' Veteran Calls Out Racism, Ageism, And Sexism In Show Business

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.04.2015 | Latino Voices

Most people know Daphne Rubin-Vega from her role as Mimi Marquez in the original cast of "Rent", but few people know the woman behind the character. T...

Bowling for Our Time and West Side Story on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.24.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

A touch of old Hollywood convened at Broadway's New York Institute of Technology's auditorium on Tuesday night for an anniversary screening of West Side Story.

Mira Sorvino: Drama Queen in Union Square

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.27.2012 | New York
Regina Weinreich

Deftly bringing both the edgy past and cleaned-up present together with humor and heart, Nancy Savoca's new movie, Union Square, features a stunning performance by Mira Sorvino.

Two by Tennessee: Streetcar Named Desire at the Broadhurst, and In Masks Outrageous and Austere at Culture Project

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.23.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Two Tennessee Williams plays in New York City, the revival of A Streetcar Named Desire at the Broadhurst on Broadway, and the world premiere of his last experimental work, In Masks Outrageous and Austere, at Culture Project, may cause a laugh riot.

Crowd-Sourcing a Film's Budget Takes a Charitable Spin

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Independent filmmakers have done everything from maxing out their credit cards to forming limited partnerships, creating hedge-fund tax shelters, sque...

HuffPost Review: Jack Goes Boating

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jack Goes Boating, which played at both Sundance and Toronto, is a noteworthy directing debut for the Oscar-winning Hoffman, who proves himself as sure-handed behind the camera as in front.