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In a FringeNYC-less summer, other theater festivals promoting the work of up-and-coming artists are taking the lead, including the Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, and the Corkscrew T …Read more


https://youtu.be/PRYr5Qd5G4o Check out the Cosplay Parade at FlameCon 2017. Thousands of LGBTQ fans of comic books, fantasy, superheroes, and more, come together every year to celebrate their faves. Cosplay this year was especially on point đź’… Who are …Read more


In a FringeNYC-less summer, other theater festivals promoting the work of up-and-coming artists are taking the lead, including the Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, and the Corkscrew T …Read more


In December 2016, one of Broadway’s hottest power couples took the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below for a series of concerts they called Legally Bound. Orfeh and Andy Karl first met in Broadway’s Saturday Night Fever and have since married, performing i …Read more


The quality of our relationships as adults are closely linked to those we experienced in childhood, as every psychologist can attest. Our caretakers’ power to shape – or destroy – our world and self-view is what Arnold L. Cohen explores with his new …Read more


With a swoon-worthy voice, and the comedic chops to go with it, Bryce Pinkham has become the ultimate Broadway leading man. In A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder he played lovable social climber Monty Navarro, who realizes murder might help him a …Read more


The heist movie is a micro-genre that makes certain promises. We must have a Rube Goldberg machine of a plan — thrilling in its mild opacity and unexpected precision; the prize must be cartoonish in its concrete dimensions (think big diamond, or pile …Read more


Feinstein’s/54 Below celebrated 100 years of the Broadhurst Theater with a tribute to its legacy on August 16th.  Hosted by historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper, and Robert W. Schneider, who regaled the audience with stories about the legendary venue, th …Read more


As a dance maker, I feel trepidation when creating for an outdoor performance. The fear of competing with nature to win the audience’s attention and reverence may be too real a threat. As an audience member though, it is truly a treat. The setting fo …Read more


In a FringeNYC-less summer, other theater festivals promoting the work of up-and-coming artists are taking the lead, including the Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, and the UNFringed F …Read more


The dining scene of New York’s Theater District is quickly becoming one of the best of the city, and few people know it better than the actors who call the neighborhood their second home. In this installment of thEATer, we chatted with Constantine Ge …Read more


As I digest the play The Anthropologists Save the World! by the theater collaborative The Anthropologists and directed by company founder Melissa Moschitto, the challenge of art making is crystallized. A piece of theater needs more than just the beli …Read more


Fernando Arrabal’s love for artists is only matched by the scale of his imagination — and his is one of the most colorful minds to ever write words for the theater. But it’s an Old Testament love — unconditional, but remarkably violent — and his t …Read more


“The raven himself is hoarse that croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan under my battlements,” Lady Macbeth exclaims, gesturing triumphantly at the sky. A particularly loud helicopter has just flown by overhead, causing Lady Macbeth (Jenny Strassburg) …Read more


Broadway Bound Theatre Festival’s Adam and Brian is stunning, a prescient choice for theatregoers looking for complex, intelligent drama.  At the play’s opening we find that Adam and Brian, a young gay couple, have endured a vicious and unprovoked ga …Read more


We spoke to Carole Demas, the original Sandy on Grease, about The Broadhurst at 100! an epic celebration of a century of shows taking place August 16th at Feinstein’s/54 Below. What are the challenges of putting together a cabaret song when you’ve do …Read more


In a FringeNYC-less summer, other theater festivals promoting the work of up-and-coming artists are taking the lead, including the Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, and the UNFringed F …Read more


Homosexuals, women with children, and short insomniacs everywhere…. rejoice!! The long-awaited release of Falsettos, a taped broadcast of the 2016 revival, which played Broadway last September-January and was previously screened in cinemas across the …Read more


In a FringeNYC-less summer, other theater festivals promoting the work of up-and-coming artists are taking the lead, including the Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, and the UNFringed F …Read more


A man, asleep and blindfolded, is standing atop the shoulders of another man. He slowly begins to slump and the awake man cannot hold him any longer. The sleeping man careens toward the ground and miraculously stays asleep. Atlas Circus Company, a co …Read more


The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 28 to August 12 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with Nina Segal about her play Danger Signals. Tell us about your play! Danger Signals is a collaboration with Built for Collap …Read more


Fortune’s fool might’ve been the theme for the films Geneviève Bujold did in 1969 and 1970, Anne of the Thousand Days and Act of the Heart respectively, since in both she plays characters whose lives seem to spiral out of control, without them being …Read more


What’s not to love with a musical about cupcakes? Tempering the sourness of mean girl cliques with the sweetness of its titular baking, Peace, Love and Cupcakes: The Musical of the New York Musical Festival brings a unique twist to the classic story …Read more


This isn’t your mother’s musical. MotherFreakingHood! a manic matriarchal romp presented by the New York Musical Festival, sets the stresses of modern mothering to pop and doo-wop while adding humor that keeps audiences howling. Full of femme power a …Read more


Between Netflix hit 13 Reasons Why and Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen, discussion surrounding the tragedy of teen suicide has become mainstream this year. Joining discussion is the New York Musical Festival’s Generation Me, an emotionally tense and …Read more


In a FringeNYC-less summer, other theater festivals promoting the work of up-and-coming artists are taking the lead, including the Ice Factory Festival at New Ohio, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at the Theater at the 14th St. Y, and the UNFringed F …Read more


Hand drawn animated films have become a rarity in these days, which is why most of the ones still being made are  to be respected and admired. In This Corner of the World fits into that category and features every stylistic attribute that Japanese an …Read more


Tony Award winner Alice Ripley stars in Small Town Confessions a new play by Phil Geoffrey Bond, part of the Broadway Bound Theatre Festival (July 30 – August 20). In the play, comprised of various monologues delivered by an assortment of eclectic ch …Read more


The Summer Shorts 2017 festival of new American short plays brings to 59E59 Theaters the work of some of the best American writers around today.  Award-winning writers of film, TV, and stage provide a bevy of goodies to delight, inspire, and downrigh …Read more


The first thing I thought about when I heard that Barbara Cook had died was her appearance at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors. To be fair, I think about (and listen to) that Barbara Cook tribute fairly often. It might seem ridiculous that my mind turn …Read more


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