As a kid, my birthday parties weren't always well-attended and two years ago, I celebrated my birthday almost two months late. Why? Because I was born on December 26. But I realize that others might have it worse.
Most creative talents have a professional bag of tricks they like to employ in the course of creating art. From alliteration to asymmetry, from pointilism to pizzicato, these gimmicks help startle an audience and add to an artist's personal style.
The Classic Stage Company's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream has an eye-catching set and an eye-catching cast in various stages of undress. But the visage you're most likely to remember is that of the self-assured Neuwirth.
Andrea Marcovicci and Bebe Neuwirth represent those who say that what's important for performers appearing in intimate rooms is not that the voice be considered first and foremost but that appreciation of a lyric is equally as important as vocal reproduction and projection.
"If I Were A Gay Man" lyrics from a Fiddler on the Roof spinoff. The story follows Tevye's great-great-great granddaughter, Rachel, a single Jewish woman in her 30's who lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side.