Torch Song: Under a Broken Red Neon Sign, A Love Story.

Torch Song: Under a Broken Red Neon Sign, A Love Story. By Ross It all begins, under the broken neon red Torch Song sign, with the illusion of perfection with big dash of fabulousness, well, one that is under construction. A drag queen preparing in front of a mirror for her performance to come. Applying … More Torch Song: Under a Broken Red Neon Sign, A Love Story.

The Young King: Trade In Your Riches, Rulers!

The Young King at the New Victory: Trade In Your Riches, Rulers! By CherylF The Young King is an experiential theatrical adventure for children ages 8 and up by Slingsby playing at the New Victory theatre. The production, which won the International Performing Arts for Youth Showcase Victor Award (People’s Choice), aims to introduce and explore … More The Young King: Trade In Your Riches, Rulers!

The Honeymooners: Like a Comfy Ride in a 54 Buick

The Honeymooners: Like a Comfy Ride in a 54 Buick By Ross Debuting on October 1st, 1955, “The Honeymooners“, one of the first television shows to portray a working-class married couples in a dull shabby non-idyllic kitchen over in a run-down Brooklyn apartment building, only produced 39 episodes before going off the air. The series was based … More The Honeymooners: Like a Comfy Ride in a 54 Buick

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord – Open That Door!

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord – Open That Door! By Ross “In the beginning”…Scott Carter, the playwright of the new play at Primary Stages at the Cherry Lane Theatre with the longest title of the season, The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: … More The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord – Open That Door!

Mudbound: A Movie Review That Became Something Quite Different

Mudbound: A Movie Review That Became Something Quite Different By Ross Mudbound is an harrowing epic piece of American filmmaking by director, Dee Rees.  Beautifully shot by cinematographer, Rachel Morrison, while being very stressful to experience, the passion of all who made this powerful film is stained on to each and every frame of film, much … More Mudbound: A Movie Review That Became Something Quite Different

Measure For Measure: An Elevator Repair Service Going Down With No Music To Sooth the Ride.

Measure for Measure: An Elevator Repair Service Going Down With No Music To Sooth the Ride. By Ross I’ve heard such great things about the stylistic approach to text by the well-regarded Elevator Repair Service theatrical company, so I was obviously intrigued by there adventurous take on Shakespeare’s difficult ‘problem’ play, Measure For Measure at … More Measure For Measure: An Elevator Repair Service Going Down With No Music To Sooth the Ride.

NYTW’s Mary Jane: When Alex Was Born…

NYTW’s Mary Jane: When Alex Was Born… By Ross When Alex was born to the titled character in Amy Herzog’s new play, Mary Jane currently playing at the New York Theatre Workshop, her life changed direction.  “On hold for a minute”, is what Mary Jane, exquisitely portrayed by Carrie Coon (Broadway’s Honey in Who’s Afraid of … More NYTW’s Mary Jane: When Alex Was Born…