Steppenwolf’s Hir: The New American Family by judy.

Steppenwolf’s Hir: The New American Family by judy. By Antonio I was very excited to see Steppenwolf’s production of Taylor Mac’s Hir having missed the production in NYC with Kristine Nielsen. I have to admit I knew very little about this show but was sold with the possibility of seeing Amy Morton on stage again. … More Steppenwolf’s Hir: The New American Family by judy.

Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators: Curious George Makes a (Pretty Darn Good) Movie.

Rooftop Films Presents a Sneak Preview Screening of Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators   Courtesy of Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators, courtesy of Marc Katz and The Orchard  Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators: Curious George Makes a (Pretty Darn Good) Movie. By Ross On an early August evening, Rooftop … More Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators: Curious George Makes a (Pretty Darn Good) Movie.

A Real Boy: This Pinocchio is in Real Need of a Makeover.

A Real Boy: This Pinocchio is in Real Need of a Makeover. By Ross I feel terrible that I’m going to write the things that need to be said here. The intentions for Stephen Kaplan’s A Real Boy, as directed by Audrey Alford (Donkey Punch), are admirable and coming from such a good solid place. … More A Real Boy: This Pinocchio is in Real Need of a Makeover.

Curvy Widow: So Simplistic but a Seriously Sassy Senior

Curvy Widow: So Simplistic but a Seriously Sassy Senior By Ross Now she’s not really a senior, if you ask me, and for 55 years old, Bobby, the lead character, played with a big heart and a full voice by Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel (Honeymoon in Vegas), shines.  She and her fellow cast mates … More Curvy Widow: So Simplistic but a Seriously Sassy Senior

A Parallelogram: To Eat a Cookie and Watch Historical Reality Television In the Future. Sounds Fun, Right?

A Parallelogram: To Eat a Cookie and Watch Historical Reality Television In the Future. Sounds Fun, Right? By Ross It’s summertime in NYC and my battle with priorities is full on. Summer and sun versus Sunday matinees and theatre. It’s a difficult choice some days, especially with the sun shining and the beach calling my … More A Parallelogram: To Eat a Cookie and Watch Historical Reality Television In the Future. Sounds Fun, Right?

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Silly Slapstick Shakespeare in the Park

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Silly Slapstick Shakespeare in the Park By Ross Shakespeare in the Park is one of the true joys of being in New York City in the hot summer.  Last month, we were gifted with the glorious Julius Caesar, and regardless of your political persuasion, it was a thrilling night of theatre, … More A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Silly Slapstick Shakespeare in the Park

NTLive’s Angels in America: (Still) A Gay Fantasia on National Themes Both Past and Present

NTLive’s Angels in America: (Still) A Gay Fantasia on National Themes Both Past and Present By Ross This play floods me with very strong memories and emotions. It was one of the first plays I saw when I moved to New York City. I had seen Part One: Millennium Approaches in 1993 when I was visiting from Los Angeles … More NTLive’s Angels in America: (Still) A Gay Fantasia on National Themes Both Past and Present

PTP/NYC’s Arcadia: An Exciting and Romantic Decline from Thinking to Feeling.

Arcadia: An Exciting and Romantic Decline from Thinking to Feeling. By Ross Walking into a Tom Stoppard play (The Real Thing, Rock ‘n’ Roll), always sends me into an excited state, thrilled to be challenged and inspired to do some pre-theatre studying. His words tend to weave a wild web that makes one feel enlightened, educated, … More PTP/NYC’s Arcadia: An Exciting and Romantic Decline from Thinking to Feeling.