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"Orange Julius": Bittersweet Story Of Father-Son Bonding Gets New York City Premiere

Jed Ryan | Posted 01.27.2017 | Entertainment
Jed Ryan

Basil Kreimendahl's provocative play Orange Julius, now enjoying its New York City premiere courtesy of Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Page 73, i...

God Speaks Again: New Yiddish Rep Revives "God of Vengeance" in New York City

Jed Ryan | Posted 12.27.2016 | Entertainment
Jed Ryan

New Yiddish Rep's astonishing revival of Sholem Asch's God of Vengeance, performed in its original Yiddish with projected English subtitles, takes the...

International Hit "Poison" Has American Premiere in New York City

Jed Ryan | Posted 11.15.2016 | Entertainment
Jed Ryan

Lot Vekemans' 2009 drama Poison (translated from the original Dutch title Gif) is widely considered to be one of the most internationally successful p...

Welcome To the Playhouse! New York City's Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company Launches Exciting New Season

Jed Ryan | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
Jed Ryan

Originating in one of the most historically creative and dynamic areas of New York City, the Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company has what may be best described as a trans-generational vision.

Lost Illusions

Eric Uhlfelder | Posted 09.06.2016 | Arts
Eric Uhlfelder

Theatre Review: "A DAY BY THE SEA" Mint Theater 410 West 42nd Street Performances through 24 September 2016 For a quarter of a century, the Mint T...

'Daddy Issues': 1980's Inspired Gay Comedy Gets World Premiere in New York City

Jed Ryan | Posted 04.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Jed Ryan

Set in the 1980's, Daddy Issues is a partial throwback to when the word "gay" actually meant "happy."

Tennessee Williams on Valentine's Day: Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company Brings 'Tennessee Williams 1982' to the NYC Stage

Jed Ryan | Posted 02.17.2017 | New York
Jed Ryan

A pair of little-known Tennessee Williams one-act plays, written the year before the playwright's death in 1983, received their premieres this past weekend at New York City's Walkerspace.

Will Diversity on Broadway Attract New Audiences?

Victor Legrá | Posted 10.21.2016 | Arts
Victor Legrá

Diversity on stage will give people of different backgrounds a reason to explore forms of entertainment new to them. Audiences want to relate to characters that look and sound like them.

Dark-Humored Drama About Human Trafficking to Open at IRT

Jody Christopherson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Arts
Jody Christopherson

The kinds of stories we are willing to tell speaks volumes to the value placed on individuals within a society. To this point, IRT Theater presents USELESS, a new dark-humored drama about human trafficking by Saviana Stanescu.

Pippin Conquers Broadway

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 06.30.2013 | Arts
Joseph Amodeo

Pippin offers viewers an opportunity to escape reality while at the same time facing it in the mirror. Leaving Pippin, you too may begin listening to the voices in your head...

The Playwright at Work: Talking Shop, Success, and Spectacular Failure with America's Top Playwrights

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
Stacy Parker Le Melle

I gained rich insight into the playwright's way by reading The Playwright at Work, by Rosemarie Tichler and Barry Jay Kaplan, a collection of 13 interviews with top playwrights including John Guare, Lynn Nottage and Tony Kushner.

They'll Take Manhattan: Billy Van Zandt and Jane Milmore's cyber-comedy "You've Got Hate Mail" opens lengthy run at NYC's Triad Theatre

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Holly Cara Price

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the 1979 movie, was ground breaking for many reasons. It was, for instance, the first movie created from the popular St...

Exit Foreman, Enter the Incubator

Risa Shoup | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Risa Shoup

Theaters have closed, programs reduced, foundations shuttered, rehearsal spaces become retail spaces. It is essential to take pause and reflect on the success stories when we have a moment.