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Saturday, January 13, 2018

A Life, Well, Spent: Mortality in ‘After’ and ‘Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)’ by Jose Solis

In case you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to die from hypothermia or in a nuclear attack, two shows at the Under the Radar Festival might have some insight for you. In After, tech…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 07:00PM

Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: Sandra A. Daley-Sharif by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:09PM
Friday, January 12, 2018

Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: Mona R. Washington by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:04PM
Thursday, January 11, 2018

Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: William Oliver Watkins​ by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:12PM
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: Gethsemane Heron-Coward by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:54PM
Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: Charly Simpson by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:51PM

Interview: Dane Terry on ‘Jupiter’s Lifeless Moons,’ Sci-Fi, and Making Music by Jose Solis

Composer/performer Dane Terry’s new show Jupiter’s Lifeless Moons has him creating a soundscape around a special night in Pepper Heights, Ohio. The musical piece set to premiere at t…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:36PM
Monday, January 8, 2018

Meet the Fire This Time Festival Playwrights: Shelley Fort by Jose Solis

The Fire This Time Festival, focusing on the experience of African American artists and audiences, takes place this year from January 15-28. The festival provides a platform for emerging Afr…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 04:18PM
Thursday, January 4, 2018

Interview: It’s the End of the World and Split Britches Know It by Jose Solis

Since 1980 Split Britches have been turning the theatre world on its head with their unique takes on literary classics, film, and performance art. They return to the New York stage in 2018 …

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 06:46PM

Interview: Dickie Beau on the Many Unexplored Faces of Hamlet by Jose Solis

Master lipsync artist Dickie Beau is back in New York with his show Re-Member Me, which will make its US premiere at the Under the Radar Festival, in which he explores Hamlet through the man…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:11PM

Interview: Nature Theater of Oklahoma on Pursuing Happiness and Why Cowboys Aren’t Just a Thing of the Past by Jose Solis

New York based theatre company Nature Theater of Oklahoma have become experts in capturing the essence of Americana in shows like Life and Times as well as their podcast OKRadio in which the…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:00PM
Thursday, December 21, 2017

Interview: Caissie Levy of ‘Frozen’ Will Ring In the New Year at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

The star of Frozen and Hair will headline the New Year’s show at Feinstein’s/54 Below. We caught up with her to talk about her wishes for 2018, putting together her setlist, and …

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 10:00AM
Sunday, December 17, 2017

Review: Farinelli and the King by Jose Solis

Cutting through the cacophony of coughs that is a New York City theater during flu season is no easy task, and yet that’s precisely what Iestyn Davis does in Farinelli and the King. The co…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 08:57PM
Friday, December 15, 2017

Interview: Max Crumm and Lucy DeVito on the Wacky Romance of ‘Hot Mess’ by Jose Solis

Max (Max Crumm) and Eleanor (Lucy DeVito) are thinking about getting married, but first they need to tell each other everything about their past. Eleanor talks about her mental health and is…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 01:51PM

Interview: Norm Lewis Returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below with ‘Santa Baby!’ by Jose Solis

Tony nominee Norm Lewis return to Feinstein’s/54 Below with a new holiday show called Santa Baby! We spoke to him about his success this year with the immersive production of Sweeney T…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 10:00AM
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Review: A Christmas Carol by Jose Solis

(To the melody of “Jingle Bells”) [Verse 1] Safety from the cold Awaits inside Torn Page The mulled wine freely flows As carolers take the stage Songs of love and hope Steadily set the p…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 01:13PM
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Interview: Mr. Joe Iconis on Christmas Music, Sondheim, and His Annual Holiday Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

Mr. Joe Iconis and Family return to Feinstein’s/54 Below for their 10th annual Christmas Extravaganza. We spoke to the bandleader about keeping the show fresh, getting to work with inc…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 04:58PM

Interview: Robert Creighton on ‘Frozen,’ Holiday Music, and His Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Jose Solis

Robert Creighton, the star of Frozen and Cagney talks about his holiday show at Feinstein’s/54 Below, his favorite holiday traditions and why Christmas jazz is his favorite music genre…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 04:56PM
Sunday, December 10, 2017

Interview: Michael Cerveris of Loose Cattle on His New Christmas Album and the Meaning of the Season by Jose Solis

While many holiday albums are populated by fanciful snowmen, flying reindeer, and jolly old men, Loose Cattle’s Seasonal Affective Disorder features stories about people living different k…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 03:11PM
Thursday, December 7, 2017

Interview: Playwright Anna Ziegler on Why Her Characters in ‘Actually’ and ‘The Last Match’ Exist in Grey Areas by Jose Solis

Few living playwrights have the opportunity to have more than one of their works being produced in New York City at the same time; with productions of Actually at Manhattan Theatre Club, and…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 10:00AM
Monday, December 4, 2017

Interview: Lake Simons and John Dyer Talk the Magic of ‘Tree Pop’ by Jose Solis

Remember those lovely winter scenes and figurines you loved so much growing up? Puppeteer Lake Simons and composer John Dyer have brought them to life in Tree Pop, a delightful multidiscipli…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:54PM
Friday, December 1, 2017

Interview: Director Sean Graney on the Joyous Respect of His Interactive ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ by Jose Solis

Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance has earned an unjust reputation as being a dated, old fashioned show better left as a curio of a time we should remember but not want to reli…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:21AM
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Interview: Christy Altomare on the Importance of Arts Education and Why Kindness Matters More Than Ever by Jose Solis

The luminous Christy Altomare will join Broadway legend Chita Rivera for  “An Evening of Song to benefit The Art Attack Foundation” featuring the artists of Yellow Sound Label including…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 06:32PM

Interview: Alice Ripley on Her Show at Feinstein’s/54 Below, Singing with Emily Skinner and Her Favorite Holiday Music by Jose Solis

Alice Ripley and Emily Skinner are back at Feinstein’s/54 Below with their show Unattached! in which they revisit some old favorites and introduce material they didn’t get to per…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:21PM
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Preview the Magic of ‘Kris Kringle The Musical’ by Jose Solis

Meet the cast of Kris Kringle The Musical as they preview some shows from the new musical and talk about their favorite holiday memories. Find out what’s in Andrew Keenan Bolger’…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 07:06PM
Monday, November 20, 2017

Interview: Cathy Rigby on ‘Kris Kringle The Musical’ and the Legacy of ‘Peter Pan’ by Jose Solis

Few stage performances have been as definitive as Cathy Rigby’s portrayal of Peter Pan. Her work as the eternal boy must’ve shaped the lives of countless children who in Rigby saw their …

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 05:07PM

Interview: Andrew Keenan-Bolger on ‘Kris Kringle The Musical’ and His Favorite Things About the Holidays by Jose Solis

From Newsies to Mary Poppins, Andrew Keenan-Bolger is a bona fide scene-stealer who imbues his characters with the right amount of sensitivity and charm. It’s no wonder he’s set to play …

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 04:47PM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Interview: The Cast and Playwright of ‘Afterglow’ Talk Romance and Theatre by Jose Solis

We sat down with the cast and playwright of Afterglow, a sexy new play that focuses on the relationship between three men trying to navigate love and sex in the era of PrEP, open relationshi…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 02:51PM
Sunday, November 12, 2017

Interview: Adam Kantor on Celebrating Female Composers with The New York Pops by Jose Solis

Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe will headline Women of Notes, a celebration of female composers from Dolly Parton to Mary Rodgers, put together by The New York Pops. Kantor is best known for his…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 07:56AM

Interview: Drew Droege on ‘Bright Colors and Bold Patterns’ by Jose Solis

After a critically acclaimed run in New York during the last quarter of 2016, Drew Droege is bringing his one man show Bright Colors and Bold Patterns back for a limited run at the Soho Play…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 12:29AM
Friday, November 10, 2017

Interview: Nolan Gerard Funk on His Character in ‘Hello, Again’ and Why He Loves Going From Genre to Genre by Jose Solis

  Whether playing an a cappella sensation on Glee, an aspiring actor in The Canyons, or a rock star in Bye Bye Birdie, Nolan Gerard Funk knows how to deliver the vocals and the star pre…

SOURCE: stagebuddy.com at 03:48PM

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