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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Zest Collective to Perform Brand New Works at Harlem Arts Festival by Glenn Quentin

ZEST Collective, a contemporary performance art company founded in 2013 and comprised of dancers, visual artists, musicians, composers, theater-makers, and choreographers, will perform Thurs…

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Friday, February 13, 2015

Interview: Albee Veteran Kathleen Butler Directs the Refreshing New Farce “Delirium’s Daughters” by Glenn Quentin

In Delirium’s Daughters, a world premiere from the award-winning filmmaker and playwright Nicholas Korn, a father believes that his deceased wife has forbidden his three daughters to …

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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Interview: ZEST COLLECTIVE’s Movement Installation “A Matter Of Heart” by Glenn Quentin

Originally conceived by visual artist Brian Michael Reed, A Matter Of Heart is a performance-based installation that combines elements of nature, art, dance, and music. In January 2015, Reed…

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Shrunken Shakespeare Company Updates Chekhov for the 21st Century by Glenn Quentin

If you’re unfamiliar with Shrunken Shakespeare Company, now is a great time to get to know this classical theatre company with a contemporary edge.  Their newest project, What We Kn…

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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

A New Take on the Iconic Frederick Douglass Story by Glenn Quentin

Theater has this brilliant way of putting the mirror up to life.  Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story, a new play by Phil Darius Wallace now playing Off-Broadway, takes us through t…

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Acclaimed Novelist Walter Mosley Talks About his Suspenseful New Play “Lift” by Glenn Quentin

Lift, written by acclaimed novelist Walter Mosley and directed by Marshall Jones, III, takes place in the confines of the elevator cart that hangs by a thread after an explosion.  This cult…

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Director’s Chair: Patricia McGregor on LCT3’s brownsville song (b-side for tray) by Glenn Quentin

Death by excessive force has been an issue in our American culture for generations upon generations, and in light of recent fatalities in Ferguson and throughout the country, it’s imp…

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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Obie-winning Nikkole Salter on Sex Tourism and “Carnaval” by Glenn Quentin

National Black Theatre consistently brings revolutionary work to Harlem and is a staple in conversations about the black experience and theater in New York.  In their 46th Season, dedicated…

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Actress Grace McLean Talks About Bedbugs (the Musical) by Glenn Quentin

Those currently residing in New York City can’t escape the fear of the ever annoying bedbug – the little creatures have even found their way into our subway system.  On the pl…

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Monday, September 15, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Pippin’s Priscilla Lopez by Glenn Quentin

It takes more than just talent to stay in the industry for over four decades.  Priscilla Lopez may have started as a dancer who grew into acting but she is pure magic when on the stage.  C…

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Friday, September 12, 2014

Playwright Anne L. Thompson-Scretching: “No one sees us like how we see ourselves” by Glenn Quentin

The second play of Anne L. Thompson-Scretching’s Blood Trilogy, A Long Way From Home puts you in the middle of a family crisis where a large amount of money is missing and we don’…

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Monday, September 8, 2014

Director’s Chair: Harlem Repertory Theatre’s Keith Lee Grant by Glenn Quentin

Director/choreographer extraordinaire Keith Lee Grant leads the talented actors of Harlem Repertory Theatre.  We had a chance to talk to the three-time Audelco winner about the origins of …

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Indie Production of the Week: Devil Lay Me Down by Glenn Quentin

You might have read playwright Ean Miles Kessler’s short play Brotherly Love in Shorter, Faster Funnier published by Vintage Books or Funny Valentine from the Plays for Two compilat…

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Off The Page: Barry Levey on FringeNYC’s “Hoaxocaust!” by Glenn Quentin

In his show Hoaxocaust!, now playing at the New York International Fringe Festival, writer and performer Barry Levey satirizes the arguments of Holocaust deniers like Arthur Butz, David Irv…

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Mamma Mia’s Lauren “Coco” Cohn by Glenn Quentin

You want to meet one of the stars of Mamma Mia? We’ve got you covered in our Artist Spotlight with Lauren “Coco” Cohn. Making her Broadway debut as the adorable Rosie, Cohn…

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Director’s Chair: Reginald L. Douglas on FringeNYC’s Mother’s Day by Glenn Quentin

In February, Reginald L. Douglas was working at Luna Stage on Athol Fugard’s Master Harold and the Boys and we got a glimpse into the life of the talented young director. (Read our in…

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Indie Production of the Week: FringeNYC “The Tunnel Play” by Glenn Quentin

We love FringeNYC shows because they bring us something authentic and beautiful, giving voice to everyday communities and providing a platform for many independent theater companies to thriv…

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Artist Spotlight: Rock of Ages’ Constantine Maroulis by Glenn Quentin

Broadway’s best party Rock of Ages is welcoming back original Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis for a limited 12-week engagement. If you’ve yet to catch this former American Id…

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Ross Evans on “Ian,” the Daydreaming 25-year-old Virgin by Glenn Quentin

He’s twenty-five and full of imagination that brings his fantasies to life in remarkable ways.  Catch Ian, a webseries about a daydreamer who might still be a virgin.  The popular w…

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Chat with Creator Gerard Alessandrini of Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging by Glenn Quentin

What started as a small cabaret performance in 1982 is now a theatrical institution loved by critics and audience alike.  “Forbidden Broadway” has won numerous awards including…

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Producer Talks with Emmy-Award Winning Michelle Wendth of “HA! The Musical” by Glenn Quentin

You ever been curious about what happens behind the scenes in the world of stand-up comedians? Ever wondered how some of them are so flipping funny, or whether there’s something they&…

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Off The Page: Michael Mack of “Conversations with My Molestor” by Glenn Quentin

Conversations with My Molester, a spiritual autobiographical play written and performed by Michael Mack, broaches a subject some would rather slip under a rug.  Part of the 15th Annual M…

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Director’s Chair: Clyde Baldo of “Love and Human Remains” by Glenn Quentin

Looking for a play that you’ll not only enjoy but will also give you insight into the human condition?  Love and Human Remains, now playing at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, is a twist…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Ty Jones on Bringing Romeo and Juliet to Harlem by Glenn Quentin

Why wait in line at the crack of dawn to see Shakespeare in the Park if you don’t have to?  The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s free production of Romeo N Juliet at the Richar…

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Fabby Knows Best Chuck Ragsdale by Glenn Quentin

Chuck Ragsdale is the star and writer of Stage 17′s Fabby Knows Best, a web series that follows a professional bon vivant who shares her knowledge on life, liberty, and the pursuit …

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Monday, July 14, 2014

7 Reasons to Check Out Rule of 7×7: Summertime Edition by Glenn Quentin

The sixth incarnation of the RULE OF series, started by playwright/actor/director Brett Epstein, is here, and the plays keep getting better and better.  In Rule of 7×7, seven playwrig…

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

3 Reasons We Love The New York Musical Theater Festival by Glenn Quentin

The largest musical theater festival is here, and if you’re a theater lover they’ve got just the thing for you.  With musicals ranging from serious to strange and everything in…

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Percussion and Dance in Mulan the Musical by Glenn Quentin

My first introduction to the ancient tale of Mulan was through Disney as a kid.  The story of a daughter who goes to war disguised as a man in place of her father, aiding successfully to wi…

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Artist Spotlight: Adrienne C. Moore of “Ethel Sings” and “Orange is the New Black” by Glenn Quentin

You might know Adrienne C. Moore from the Netflix sensation Orange is the New Black, on which she plays Cindy Hayes.  In person, she’s funny, courageously bold, endearingly sweet, and…

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Artist Spotlight: Avenue Q’s Darren Bluestone by Glenn Quentin

Off-Broadway’s Avenue Q is a show with puppets that rocks the socks off adults.  While you’re totally engaged in the puppet-on-puppet action, it’s easy to forget the act…

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A Genius on the Verge: CLONED! The Musical by Glenn Quentin

Let’s go back to the ’90s, before technology took over and pay phones and hand maps became quite irrelevant. In “CLONED! The Musical” Wally Waterman, a genius inven…

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