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Tuesday, August 1, 2017

What to Watch on BroadwayHD This August by Saima Huq

Every month we highlight the best programming available on BroadwayHD, a streaming service for theater around the world.     Long Day’s Journey into Night Widely considered …

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Review: Drilling Company Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ by Saima Huq

Bryant Park Presents’ Twelfth Night, performed and produced by The Drilling Company Shakespeare, is a whimsical midsummer night dream in midtown Manhattan. Set in the open air of Br…

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Review: Raghs by Saima Huq

Written and performed by Sohaila Mahjour, directed and developed by Patti Amoroso, Raghs is a tour-de-force that captures the time in a girl’s life when she most defines herself by h…

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Review: Choices & Consequences by Saima Huq

Choices & Consequences is a timely, touching and hilarious new play about a loving African-American couple dealing with infertility as they face the ups and downs of their personal and p…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

On Race, Class and Tennessee Williams: Why My Theater Company Chose to Remove Racial Slurs in “The Last of My Solid Gold Watches” by Saima Huq

This July, my theatre company, Always Love Lucy Theatre, is putting together four Tennessee Williams one-act plays in a production called “Hello to Rose”. Among the one-acts is a…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Review: Playhouse Creatures’ Tennessee Williams Festival by Saima Huq

In the Duo Multicultural Arts Center, a beautiful theatre reminiscent of Tennessee Williams’ New Orleans, The Playhouse Creatures have mounted their own Tennessee Williams Festival. Ea…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Review: Acquittal by Saima Huq

The Pan Asian Repertory Theatre’s production of Shahid Nadeem’s Acquittal is one of those gems where there are no costume or set changes but the audience stays entranced with the…

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Tony Awards 2017: Diversity and this Year’s Nominees by Saima Huq

The 2017 Tony nominees are in. Of the 40 nominees for acting, six — 15 percent — are people of color. The numbers may seem small, but this is significant progress in a world tha…

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Review: Siren’s Den: A Rock Musical by Saima Huq

Siren’s Den: A Rock Musical is a new rock opera that echoes All About Eve with a Sapphic twist. It is a realistic timeless tale told in a modern way. Remy Morgan (show creator Rori Nog…

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Review: Cagebirds by Saima Huq

Cagebirds, the David Campton play written in 1972, is as auspicious today as it ever was. Six women, representing as many walks of life as the subway platform at the Hoyt-Schermerhorn statio…

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Monday, May 8, 2017

Interview: Shay Gines on Directing Paul Zindel’s Black Comedy “And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little” by Saima Huq

Just in time for its 50th anniversary, Paul Zindel’s black comedy And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little is hitting the New York theatre scene. Directed by Shay Gines, this work centers arou…

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Review: Uncle Abram: A Reconstructed Uncle Vanya by Saima Huq

Uncle Abram: A Reconstructed Uncle Vanya could just as easily have been named “Uncle Vanya Gets Woke”. Set on a plantation in south-central Missouri, this adaptation by Ryan Vict…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Review: Her Opponent by Saima Huq

The most striking thing about Her Opponent is it is a show without characters, acting, or writing. It is also not a show. What it is, is a mirror. And an ingenious one at that. Her Opponent …

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Monday, April 10, 2017

Review: Of Mice and Men by Saima Huq

Onomatopoeia Theatre Company’s Of Mice and Men is a great production whether you know Steinbeck’s work by heart or are learning about it for the very first time. It is true to th…

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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Review: Haram! Iran! by Saima Huq

Haram! Iran! is an emotional roller coaster well worth the ride. Based on a true story, the play by Jay Paul Deratany depicts the trial and conviction of two teenagers when they make a genu…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Review: The Gallery Players’ “Sweet Bird of Youth” by Saima Huq

The Gallery Players’ rendition of Sweet Bird of Youth is all the beautiful raw tragedy at the heart of Tennessee Williams’ works, which is perhaps the greatest gift an audience c…

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Interview: Ralph Peña, Artistic Director of Ma-Yi Theatre Company, on Why Theater Should Be More Than Entertainment by Saima Huq

Ralph Peña has been at the forefront of Asian-American theatre since the early 1980s. He is a founding member and current Artistic Director of Ma-Yi Theatre Company, an award-winning Off-Br…

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Monday, October 31, 2016

Interview: Playwright Larissa FastHorse on Climate Change and Her New Play “Vanishing Point” by Saima Huq

Larissa FastHorse started out as “the only ballet dancer she] knew in the middle of the prairie,” but is now a playwright whose works are produced all over the United States and …

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards