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Friday, November 20, 2020

Theater Markers Summit 2020 Offers Investigation & Inspiration Amid Uncertainty by Cindy Sibilsky

Over a weekend and one bonus day, 103 theater professionals from Broadway, the USA, and worldwide assembled virtually for the most well-attended Theater Makers Summit in the event’s histor…

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

“The Game of Life” Ushers in Rubin Museum of Art’s Brainwave 2020 on Impermanence by Cindy Sibilsky

The Rubin Museum of Art has a knack for making their exhibitions of both ancient and contemporary art from the Himalayan region — and the philosophies and practices that inspired and infor…

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Radical Adaptations of Dracula & Frankenstein Ignite Classic Stage Company by Cindy Sibilsky

For as many adaptations and interpretations as there are of the classic gothic horror novels Frankenstein and Dracula, it is hard to imagine two more creative, unique, radical and timely wor…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Under the Radar Festival: THE UNKNOWN DANCER IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD by Cindy Sibilsky

When the lights come up, one immediately observes what could only be a silverback gorilla. The gait, the strut, the way he pounds his chest and paces the stage — anyone who has seen a natu…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

THE BLACK CLOWN Theatricalizes the Experience of Black Americans at the Mostly Mozart Festival by Cindy Sibilsky

The triumphant, masterful production of The Black Clown—that performed its New York City premiere from July 24-27th as part of the 2019 annual Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival—o…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Dragon Spring Phoenix Rise at The Shed is a 21st Century Kung Fu Spectacle by Cindy Sibilsky

Swords whizzed past heads close enough to cut their opponents’ hair; dancers dropped from or rose to the sky like celestial beings dangling on a mere thread; acrobatic action scenes shifte…

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

A STRANGE LOOP Raises the Bar for Queer Black Representation and Sets a New Standard for Musicals Today by Cindy Sibilsky

I first encountered A Strange Loop in 2015 at the Musical Theatre Factory when it was still located in a gay porn video warehouse above (the original) Drama Bookstore just around the corner …

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Mobile Unit’s THE TEMPEST at The Public Theater by Cindy Sibilsky

The stormy start to May has served as a fitting setting for the debut of The Public Theater’s Mobile Unit production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, that washed up on its home shores near …

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Monday, May 6, 2019

BEETLEJUICE the Musical on Broadway by Cindy Sibilsky

Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice! Cheering his name three times from the rafters wouldn’t be nearly enough to glorify this utterly fantastic stage adaptation. Praise the dark forces t…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Lecture, exhortation, dissertation, harangue. These are all synonyms for “talking”, which is what the subject of actor/director/playwright Tim Blake Nelson’s new play Socrates — now …

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Diary of One Who Disappeared at BAM Lingers With Themes of Familiarity, Longing and Obsession by Cindy Sibilsky

Obsession, fixation, unrequited love, chasing the muse and being haunted by a longing that can never fully be realized or consummated, but nevertheless continues to ignite flames of desire a…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018


In her new works 'Moving Through Tea' amp 'Universal Emotions,' for her Symphony Space debut on May 11th, Nuo An brings a delightful, charming and irreverent sense of childlike play and inqu…

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