Post Tagged with: "theater nyc"

by / on April 19, 2017 at 1:10 pm / in Get Cultured

Formidable Women Drive the Plots of “Angel & Echoes”

Annually, the Brits Off Broadway has been a highlight as it transfers powerful work from Britain into the New York theatre scene. Invading America’s stages with some of the boldest and brightest work playwrights in Britain have to offer, the festival is constantly outdoing itself with the productions it brings. And with a production like “Angel & Echoes” by Henry […]

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by / on April 11, 2017 at 2:40 pm / in Get Cultured

“The Room Sings” Enjoys Great Moments But Falters In Between

A building can hold so many stories inside its lifeless structure that by existing they themselves are sponges for the life that passes them by. “The Room Sings” at La MaMa explores the history of a country house and its inhabitants through the decades and what the house meant to each one. Using a variety of styles and divided into four different timelines, this […]

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by / on April 5, 2017 at 12:05 pm / in Get Cultured

“The Lightning Thief – The Percy Jackson Musical” Is A Fun Surprise

The stage is a magical place. Where else would you be able to sit down in a dark room with a bunch of strangers, and watch worlds come alive in front of you? While the art of cinema provides us with spectacles, theater has always been there to provide us with raw emotions. To ask us to suspend our disbelief instead […]

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by / on March 28, 2017 at 12:25 pm / in Get Cultured

“Loose Ends” Explores Love with a Dated Lens

New York legend Terry Schreiber is once again in the directing chair for a new revival of Michael Weller’s 1979 work “Loose Ends” running at the T. Schreiber Studios until April 15th. The play follows the story of Paul and Susan, two people who fall in love while in Bali in 1970, and as luck will have it, find each other a […]

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by / on March 23, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Get Cultured

Experience Authentic Arabic Storytelling with The Strangest

Theater is one of the most wonderful forms of storytelling we have. We recently had the opportunity to see a showing of The Strangest, which centers around the live performance tradition of Arabic storytelling. The Fourth Street Theatre was completely transformed into a traditional Arab storytelling café, complete with plush pillows, draped tapestries and even Turkish coffee. The scene was set, […]

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by / on March 22, 2017 at 12:55 pm / in Get Cultured

“Kyle” Shines a Light on the Battle with Addiction

Growing up is one of the hardest things to do. Beating an addiction is even harder. Combine the two, and not many make out alive. In the play “Kyle,” by stand-up comedian and children’s book writer Hollis James, the connection between growing up and addiction is explored, as well as it is the collateral damage that failing at both creates. […]

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by / on March 3, 2017 at 11:25 am / in Get Cultured

Fun and Paranoia in “Sienna’s Mantram or (A Change of Pace in China Lake)”

Oh February and March, the time for love and Spring breaks. It’s also the time for cold weather and post-holiday depression. It’s a toss up to find out if February and March are good months or bad months, so I always remind myself that they are also the months for the FRIGID Festival to invade the Lower East Side. Every year, dozens of […]

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by / on March 2, 2017 at 12:05 pm / in Get Cultured

See It Now: Significant Other on Broadway

When I was invited to check out the new Broadway show Significant Other, I wasn’t expecting much. I hadn’t yet heard of it and didn’t know much about it. But once the lights at the Booth Theater dimmed and the show began, I was intrigued. Brought to us by playwright Joshua Harmon and directed by Trip Cullman, Significant Other became […]

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by / on March 1, 2017 at 11:50 am / in Get Cultured

“Kunstler” Sets to Explore the Man, Digs Into the Politics

There are personalities so big that no matter the profession, the grand stage just follows them around. Some of them do something huge with the bare minimum, they themselves make it special. Others use opportunities to create amazing things with already amazing products, but they themselves stand out from the crowd. Then there are the people like William Kunstler, people that […]

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by / on February 27, 2017 at 1:30 pm / in Get Cultured

“Life According To Saki” Has Arrived in NYC

Hector Hugh Munro was a satirist writer from the early 20th century who volunteered to serve in the army during World War I. Sadly for the literature world, the piercingly funny writer died when a German sniper found him during the Battle of Somme, leaving behind a legacy of short stories to rival the likes of Oscar Wilde. His dark, […]

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