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Everyman: Actor Reg E. Cathey

Yvonna Russell | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Yvonna Russell

Currently in the reoccurring role of Freddy, the owner of Freddy's BBQ, in Netflix' original series House of Cards, Reg E. Cathey is an actor's actor.

Let's Have a Comedy (I Want to Have a Comedy): The Flea Theater's Restoration Comedy

Bess Rowen | Posted 02.08.2013 | Arts
Bess Rowen

My previous history with The Flea Theater's commitment to the various periods and themes of their plays already had me looking forward to Restoration Comedy. I'm happy to say that The Bats and the artistic personnel at The Flea surpassed my high expectations.

Geezus Chris: A. R. Gurney's Heresy

Bess Rowen | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

Perhaps my expectations were a bit too high, but the talented folks at The Flea Theater couldn't entirely save this clever concept for a show from what struck me as unfortunately simplistic writing.

Closing Soon: Four Theatergoing Options This Weekend

Andy Propst | Posted 07.17.2012 | Arts
Andy Propst

This evening of short plays from Nick Jones addresses contemporary issues with a decidedly quirky and dark wit. For instance, the title piece in this show focuses on a pair of brothers, barely teenagers, whose views of sex have been completely shaped by the porn they've seen online.

These Seven Reasons... To Go See These Seven Sicknesses

Bess Rowen | Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts
Bess Rowen

I have no problem with this reasoning, and I will tell you that if you want to experience a good show that lasts a long time, no other show will serve you drinks, dinner, and dessert in between the acts.

Stage Door: Pants on Fire's Metamorphoses, Baby Wants Candy

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

Silly, wild and occasionally inspired, Baby Wants Candy is a reminder of how scary and amazing improvisation can be.