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by / on August 14, 2017 at 12:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Enjoy Your Summer with Great Music at “Songbook Summit”

There’s something unique and magical about the Great American Songbook that makes it timeless. Maybe it’s the fusion of jazz with the sounds of musical theater, creating a style that is both black and white. Maybe it’s because it didn’t seem like appropriation, but actual admiration, in which this music was founded. I don’t know the reasons, besides the fact […]

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by / on August 7, 2017 at 1:35 pm / in Get Cultured

Self-Congratulating “This Gonna Be On The Test, Miss?” at the MITF 2017

What a summer it has been! After a hiatus from reviewing, I am back to enjoy and share the love of all things theater. At this point of the summer we are deep in festival season, and with a few weeks left of the season to go, theater is everywhere. More importantly, new theater is everywhere. From the Planet Connections […]

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by / on July 19, 2017 at 3:10 pm / in Get Cultured

DIRECTING THEATER: Female is the Future – Meet Taylor Reynolds

We are in the middle of summer here in New York City, which means theater festivals have taken over the city and talent is blossoming on every corner as we speak. In the years since I started working in the theater industry, I have seen my fair share of ups and downs and let me tell you, we are on a […]

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by / on July 14, 2017 at 12:20 pm / in Get Cultured

DIRECTING THEATER: Female is the Future – Meet Rachel Stevens

We are in the middle of summer here in New York City, which means theater festivals have taken over the city and talent is blossoming on every corner as we speak. In the years since I started working in the theater industry, I have seen its fair share of ups and downs and let me tell you, we are on […]

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by / on July 12, 2017 at 2:50 pm / in Get Cultured

DIRECTING THEATER: Female is the Future – Meet Blayze Teicher

We are in the middle of summer here in New York City, which means theater festivals have taken over the city and talent is blossoming on every corner. In the years since I started working in the theater industry, I have seen my fair share of ups and downs and let me tell you, we are on a very big […]

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by / on July 10, 2017 at 1:30 pm / in Get Cultured

“Snipped/Cut/Tied: Una Noche de Magia” Brings Magic to the Planet Connection’s Festival

As Latinos, we are raised in a world that believes, even if it’s rare, in a certain magic. We are surrounded by it. In stories, in land, in the way the morning welcomes us. There’s a magical aspect to our lives that translates into our artistic ambitions. Magical realism is our art, created and based on our perspectives and how we […]

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by / on June 27, 2017 at 4:27 pm / in Get Cultured

“Buffalo Heights” is an Outdated Production of a Serious Subject

To create a truly thought provoking comedy is a hard task to pull off. To make people laugh and accept absurdity in stressful situations is an art in itself. Many playwrights try, and most fail in the process. There are lines that are hard to cross without being offensive, or simply looking ignorant of the subject itself. Tongue In Cheek Production‘s last […]

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by / on June 21, 2017 at 1:30 pm / in Get Cultured

“My Heart Is In The East” Brings the Power of Language to the Forefront

Language in all its glory is the main source of the history we know. The evolution of language through the ages, and what it managed to accomplish when used right, is fascinating. Through centuries, languages have been created, bent, used and abused to entertain and progress our societies. Language is both our most important tool and our way to a […]

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by / on June 12, 2017 at 1:50 pm / in Get Cultured

“A Hunger Artist” is a Powerful One-Man Epic

Art in all its subjectiveness has helped shape culture since the beginning of civilization. From drawings on a cave wall to stories being projected on a huge screen, art has had its hand in popularizing trends throughout history. The art itself has a popular cycle, in which it becomes as much about the spectacle and the adulation as it is about […]

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by / on June 6, 2017 at 1:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“How To Be Safe” is a Well-Crafted Study About Mental Health

Mental health is something people are becoming more and more open about. Mental health was not something people were open about at all when it came to themselves. It is a tricky subject to tackle as a writer thanks to its multifaceted existence and the conditions it brings when it becomes unstable. How do you portray something so complex as […]

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