The 2019 State of the Theater Address

The 2019 State of the Theater Address

Yes, unfortunately the state of the theater has become a disaster and it does not look like there is a rescue team on the way to clean up and revert back to a civilized manner. What happened to the days you could actually sit in the dark, sometimes with over a thousand people and enjoy seeing and hearing exactly what was happening on stage, without an inkling of it becoming a miserable experience.

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The Ways "Seussical" Has Bettered Humankind

The Ways "Seussical" Has Bettered Humankind

If you haven’t been in, or been involved with​ Seussical​ at least three times, then I’m sorry to inform you that you’re probably not the most fulfilled theatre person you could be, and your childhood probably greatly suffered.  Here’s a comprehensive list of the ways ​Seussical​ has single-handedly bettered humankind. 

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Heidi Schreck and Laurence Tribe Challenge the Constitution at 92Y Talkback

Heidi Schreck and Laurence Tribe Challenge the Constitution at 92Y Talkback

Upon entering the Helen Hayes Theatre to see “What the Constitution Means to Me”, I was met with a wall of white cis male faces symbolically relegating anyone falling outside of these parameters as an inherent outlier. Fortunately, this was not my experience walking into the 92Y to hear Heidi Schreck and Harvard professor Laurence Tribe discuss Schreck’s play as well as our nation’s complicated relationship with the titular document.

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From Kids In The Hall to Off-Broadway: An Interview with Kevin McDonald

From Kids In The Hall to Off-Broadway: An Interview with Kevin McDonald

With performers on a press tour, it often feels like answers are rehearsed or over-thought, yet Kevin McDonald's were both exuberant and winding, his words spilling out in an over-caffeinated cascade of ideas and jokes. It turns out, McDonald has a lot to say, which is why it's perfect time for his new one-man show "Kevin McDonald ALIVE on 42nd Street" to premiere Off-Broadway.

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