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Monday, March 9, 2020

SEVEN SINS at Théâtre XIV by Jacquelyn Claire

SEVEN SINS is a delightful descent into our shadow selves and the mischievous curiosity that erupts from self exploration. This bawdy Baroque Burlesque entices us to contemplate our “fall …

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Catalina Florina Florescu brings “Moss” to SEX! by Jacquelyn Claire

  Catalina Florina Florescu is a Romanian born academic, playwright, teacher, curator, wordsmith, dreamer, seeker… She holds a PhD in Comparative Theater and Medical Humanities conferred…

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

BORDER PEOPLE at Gural Theatre at the A.R.T/New York Theaters by Jacquelyn Claire

  Border People is an exquisite ode to the determination of the human being to survive and thrive in spite of curve balls, challenges, deserts and high walls that block the “easy” road.…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020


  DOCTORS JANE AND ALEXANDER is a deeply intimate journey through the deconstructed thoughts of the playwright, Edward Einhorn, as he wrestles with memory, nostalgia and doubt. UNTITLED T…

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

NUTCRACKER ROUGE at Théâtre XIV by Jacquelyn Claire

NUTCRACKER ROUGE is a scopophiliac’s nirvana. The deep pleasure of “looking” is sated by being able to gaze unbidden into the erotic, sensual and sexy crack in the universe opened by t…

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

HOOKED ON HAPPINESS at Theater for the New City by Jacquelyn Claire

HOOKED ON HAPPINESS is an original climate change musical tackling the crisis through the perspective of a high school drama class. Two students Kim and Eric are inspired to create their own…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Virgo Star at La Mama’s Downstairs Lounge by Jacquelyn Claire

VIRGO STAR heroically encapsulates the convergence of queer and cowboy in a homoerotic, fictionalized “Wild West”. The Pioneers Go East Collective interrogates the notion of “masculini…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Kendall Cornell – Clowns Ex Machina (women in dangerously, dangerously bad moods) by Jacquelyn Claire

Kendall Cornell is the creator and director of THE BAD’UNS: CLOWN ACTS OF CONTAGION currently running at La Mama downstairs Theater. She leads the all female clown troupe – Clowns Ex Mac…

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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The Bad’uns: Clown Acts of Contagion at La MaMa’s Downstairs Theatre by Jacquelyn Claire

  On Saturday I found the wellspring of funny -Kendall Cornell’s all-women clown troupe: Clowns Ex Machina. I am still suffering from acute bouts of sudden, uncontrollable laughing at …

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS at The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture by Jacquelyn Claire

  THE HOPE HYPOTHESIS is a super slick production – a place for everything and everything in it’s place. It is a neat freaks nirvana. The whole show feels perfectly conceived and execut…

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Monday, October 28, 2019

Monsoon Season at The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater by Jacquelyn Claire

You get two riveting solo shows performed by two exceptional performers for the price of one! Monsoon Season is a great gift to give yourself in November – a pre-thanksgiving/festive seas…

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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Emma Van Heyn at The Bitter End by Jacquelyn Claire

Emma Van Heyn is a quirky millennial memoirist using music as flypaper for her unique perspective. She is one of those actor/pianist/storyteller/composer artists that create instant fans on …

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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

NOTHING HERE IS REAL – Interview with Gary Ferrar by Jacquelyn Claire

  For a single night each month, you can join Gary Ferrar, one of New York’s most sought-after entertainers, for a mind-bending evening of magic and mentalism. You gather around an antiqu…

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

Madame Lynch at New Ohio Theatre by Jacquelyn Claire

Madame Lynch is a buffet of bloodthirsty; maniacal madness, flavored  heavily with every theatrical device imaginable. It’s quite simply delicious from start to end. The Drunkards Wife t…

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Monday, May 20, 2019

The Day I Became Black at The SoHo Playhouse by Jacquelyn Claire

The Day I Became Black is a heart opener, a mind shifter, a bridge builder. Bill Posley’s life-storytelling is the antidote to desensitizing discourse overload. Today we are inundated wit…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Spring Weekend Soundbites by Jacquelyn Claire

  With over 7.5 million daffodils planted by 100 000 volunteers in NYC and 194,000 tulips in Central Park – spring is definitely in the air. To celebrate the arrival of this burst of colo…

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

Numbness: Chapter 2 at New Ohio Theatre by Jacquelyn Claire

NUMBNESS: CHAPTER 2, breach birthed into being by One-Eighth Theater is a quick firing collage of absurdist clues to find your way through the maze of each moment. Reality, rules, linear, …

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Entangled at Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre, A.R.T./New York Theatres by Jacquelyn Claire

ENTANGLED is the most relevant work you can witness in the 21st century. It deposits you into the epicenter of the hurricane, the whirlwind, the tsunami and keeps you churning as all around …

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

FRUITING BODIES at Theatre Row by Jacquelyn Claire

FRUITING BODIES, a new play by Sam Chanse, is a call to the wild parts of ourselves that have been starved of oxygen. It’s a hunt to find the elusive, the dangerous, the long buried…The …

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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Rehearsal for Truth Theater Festival: Spring Weekend by Jacquelyn Claire

A selection of European stage readings in NYC, Bohemian National Hall, May 10-12, 2019 In spring 2019, the REHEARSAL FOR TRUTH theater festival, honoring Vaclav Havel, will add a weekend of …

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

THE DAY I BECAME BLACK: Interview with Bill Posely by Jacquelyn Claire

THE DAY I BECAME BLACK is currently running at The SoHo Playhouse to great acclaim and is created, written and performed by Bill Posley (CBS’s “The Neighborhood,” Netflix’s “Glow…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Shareholder Value at Theater For the New City by Jacquelyn Claire

  SHAREHOLDER VALUE is a fast paced docu-style drama from playwright Tom Attea. Or it could be aptly  titled, “The Stockmarket Crash – for Dummies” or “A Change of Heart”. We ar…

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Sunday, March 31, 2019

Hamlet at Grace Church by Jacquelyn Claire

Director Sean Hagerty has crafted a sensational gift for you – a production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” that transports you to a sensorium of theatrical perfection. Part of the…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Twelfth Night At The Sheen Center Black Box Theater by Jacquelyn Claire

Frog and Peach Theatre Company presents an accessible Twelfth Night stripped of any artifice or extraneous “concept” to deliver an enthusiastic romp through one of Shakespeare’s most h…

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

The Neurology of the Soul -A.R.T./New York Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre by Jacquelyn Claire

The Neurology of the Soul seeks to quantify the complexities of our passions. Can we measure the intensity of love? Its waxing and waning, its unpredictability, its mystery? This is a fascin…

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Sunday, February 10, 2019

Interview with: Marc Stuart Weitz -NY Indie Theatre Film Festival (NYITFF) by Jacquelyn Claire

The NY Indie Theatre Film Festival (NYITFF) opens its 2019 edition on February 8 at 7pm and is produced by the award-winning New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher St.), in Manhattan’s West Vil…

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Off-Broadway Review: ‘A Wilder Christmas’ at Theatre at St. Clement’s by Jacquelyn Claire

The Peccadillo Theater Company gives us an early Christmas present with 2 One-Act plays by Thornton Wilder. THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER and PULLMAN CAR HIAWATHA are both scrumptious feasts and…

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