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Tuesday, October 31, 2023

The Death of Me Yet by Darryl Reilly

David Dean Bottrell’s self-written solo show is an entertaining personal exploration about death comprised of well-crafted short, intertwined episodes. The post The Death of Me Yet appear…

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Saturday, October 28, 2023

King of the Jews by Darryl Reilly

European Jewish collaboration with the Germans during the Holocaust is dramatized in this searing immersive presentation which is set in a bustling café. The post King of the Jews appeared…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Of The Dream That Was My Life… by Darryl Reilly

French sculptor Camille Claudel’s tumultuous life and tempestuous relationship with Auguste Rodin are dramatized in this absorbing theatrical depiction. The post Of The Dream That Was My…

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Monday, October 16, 2023

All The Devils Are Here by Darryl Reilly

Patrick Page enraptures with one towering Shakespearean characterization after another in his enthralling and erudite self-created theatrical solo show. The post All The Devils Are Here appe…

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Saturday, October 14, 2023

This Show is My Funeral by Darryl Reilly

This heartfelt and dynamically enacted solo performance piece explores a trans person’s pre-transition existence through comedic and dramatic sequences. The post This Show is My Funeral a…

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Sunday, October 8, 2023

Elsa Lanchester: She’s Alive! by Darryl Reilly

Charlotte Booker is dazzling as the complex “The Bride of Frankenstein” English actress in her imaginative self-written solo biographical fantasia The post Elsa Lanchester: She’s Alive…

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Monday, October 2, 2023

Twisted by Darryl Reilly

A Lana Turner-style murdered mobster boyfriend, a framed daughter and reptilian religious cultists feature in this high-energy campy musical spoof. The post Twisted appeared first on Thea…

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Friday, September 29, 2023

Crime and Punishment by Darryl Reilly

Three brilliant actors portray multiple characters in this entrancing stripped-down faithful theatricalization of Dostoevsky’s classic 1866 novel. The post Crime and Punishment appeared …

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Monday, September 25, 2023

Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors by Darryl Reilly

James Daly is the ideal Count in this comically sexy spoof of the familiar tale; it is laden with homoeroticism, gender-bending and jokey anachronisms. The post Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors…

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Sunday, September 24, 2023

The Jester’s Wife by Darryl Reilly

Three magnetic fabulously clad comic actors enact this imaginative fantasia based on the 7th century tale of the Irish St. Dymphna's martyrdom. The post The Jester’s Wife appeared first o…

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Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Dear Mr. Bottrell, I Cannot Possibly Accept This by Darryl Reilly

Veteran actor David Dean Bottrell hilariously and insightfully chronicles his life journey from Kentucky to NYC and LA, in his entertaining solo show. The post Dear Mr. Bottrell, I Cannot P…

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Monday, September 18, 2023

Tripping On Life by Darryl Reilly

Screen actor Lin Shaye appealingly performs her autobiographical self-written solo play dealing with love and loss in 1960’s dreamy and druggy California. The post Tripping On Life appea…

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Stupid F*cking Bird by Darryl Reilly

This spirted small-scale revival of the affectionate and faithful spoof of Anton Chekov’s “The Seagull” is wonderfully performed and inventively presented. The post Stupid F*cking Bird…

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Sunday, September 17, 2023

Swing State by Darryl Reilly

Four tremendous Chicago actors perform in this impeccably written contemporary American drama set on a Wisconsin prairie; it is entrancingly presented. The post Swing State appeared first on…

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Friday, September 15, 2023

Psychic Self Defense by Darryl Reilly

An absorbing performance art piece featuring surrealistic vignettes, a variety of curtains and pseudoscience; it is vividly presented and performed. The post Psychic Self Defense appeared f…

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Thursday, September 7, 2023

The Creeps by Darryl Reilly

Charismatic New Zealand-born performer Catherine Waller is bewitching in her highly theatrical solo show which is comprised of dark vignettes. The post The Creeps appeared first on Theaters…

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Sunday, August 27, 2023

A Will To Live by Darryl Reilly

Masha King is towering as a young Jewish woman in Poland who survives internment at three concentration camps in this powerful Holocaust dramatization. The post A Will To Live appeared firs…

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Sunday, August 20, 2023

What Else Is True? by Darryl Reilly

A youthful, animated and entrancing ensemble portray the six members of a NYC college improv comedy troupe in this affective and bittersweet major play. The post What Else Is True? appeared…

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Friday, July 14, 2023

Chanteuse by Darryl Reilly

A gay male cabaret performer poses as his deceased landlady to escape Nazi persecution in this powerful musical solo show that is grandly performed. The post Chanteuse appeared first on Th…

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Friday, June 30, 2023

A Stitch in Time by Darryl Reilly

"The Emperor's New Clothes" inspires this satirical musical set in a mythical nation ruled by an authoritarian president; it’s performed by a peppy cast. The post A Stitch in Time appear…

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Monday, June 26, 2023

Rock & Roll Man by Darryl Reilly

Joe Pantoliano is irrepressible in this biographical musical starring Constantine Maroulis as legendary DJ Alan Freed; Little Richard is prominent. The post Rock & Roll Man appeared fi…

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Fallen Angels by Darryl Reilly

Noël Coward’s seldom performed 1925 marital comedy is given a spirited revival by a New York City-based troupe dedicated to artists over the age of 50. The post Fallen Angels appeared fi…

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Monday, June 5, 2023

Days of Wine and Roses by Darryl Reilly

Kelli O’Hara and Brian d’Arcy James star as an alcoholic couple in this musical adaptation of the Golden Age of live television play and later classic film. The post Days of Wine and Ros…

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Sunday, June 4, 2023

This Land Was Made by Darryl Reilly

Black Panther leader Huey P. Newton appears in this ambitious and thoughtful fantasia dealing with the 1967 Oakland police shooting he was convicted of. The post This Land Was Made appeared…

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Thursday, May 25, 2023

Primary Trust by Darryl Reilly

A beautifully written picaresque character study of a traumatized lost soul’s redemption in Upstate New York; it is majestically performed and presented. The post Primary Trust appeared f…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window by Darryl Reilly

Oscar Isaac and Rachel Brosnahan star in this stirring revival of Lorraine Hansberry’s 1964 play of ideas depicting crusading Greenwich Village idealists. The post The Sign in Sidney Brus…

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Friday, May 12, 2023

Troy Too by Darryl Reilly

Euripides is mixed with the pandemic, Black Lives Matter and climate change, during this entrancing performance piece; George Bartenieff appears via audio. The post Troy Too appeared first …

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Saturday, May 6, 2023

Khan!!! The Musical! by Darryl Reilly

A game cast portray the iconic “Star Trek” characters in this affectionate and well executed spoof of the 1982 movie with shades of “The Next Generation.” The post Khan!!! The Musica…

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Monday, May 1, 2023

Hong Kong Mississippi by Darryl Reilly

Chinese American writer-performer Wesley Du’s exhilarating and heartbreaking solo show chronicles his journey from poverty to being a blues guitarist. The post Hong Kong Mississippi appea…

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Thursday, April 27, 2023

God of Carnage by Darryl Reilly

Yasmina Reza’s modern classic absurdist comedy of manners is given an uproarious revival by a NYC theater company dedicated to those with disabilities. The post God of Carnage appeared fi…

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Saturday, April 8, 2023

Bringer of Doom by Darryl Reilly

An embittered woman contrives to have a disaffected standup comedian roast her imperious mother and her boyfriend in this intriguing black comedy. The post Bringer of Doom appeared first o…

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