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Theater Review (NYC Off-Off-Broadway): ‘Unveiled’ Written and Performed by Rohina Malik

Rohia Malik in 'Unveiled' at the 4th Street Theatre. Photo courtesy of Voyage Theater Company

In her five monologues about post-9/11 anti-Muslim sentiment, Malik comes across as one of those actors whose performances seem powered as much by moral spirit as by craft. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Human Being Died That Night’ by Nicholas Wright Explores Apartheid’s Psychology and Legacy

Noma Dumezweni and Matthew Marsh in 'A Human Being Died That Night.' Photo by Jesse Kramer

There are no simple answers, and perhaps the worst part of the whole long episode is that, as de Kock tells Pumla at the end, "We killed a lot of people, they killed some of ours, and we fought for nothing…We fought each other basically, eventually, for nothing at all." Read More »

Irish Rep’s Glittering Gala Celebrating Yeats: Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker, Olympia Dukakis

William Butler Yeats, The Irish Rep, YEATS: The Celebration, Irish Rep Benefit Gala 2015

The one-night-only show will include performances by Gabriel Byrne, Olympia Dukakis, Melissa Errico, Colum McCann, Peter Gallagher, John Slattery ('Mad Men'), and more. Read More »

Concert-Theater Review: ‘L’Amfiparnaso,’ a Madrigal Comedy from 1594 by Orazio Vecchi Performed by The Western Wind

l'amfiparnaso western wind

Voices simulate the ringing of bells and the knocking-on of doors as effectively as they convey the desperation of foiled lovers, the comic scheming of the servant class, and the self-satisfied prancing of the smug. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Broadway): Darren Criss in ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Belasco Theatre, Darren Criss, Rebecca Naomi Jones

A towering performance by the former 'Glee' star is a revelation. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘Tuesdays at Tesco’s’ by Emmanuel Darley with Simon Callow in a Bravura Performance

Simon Callow, TUESDAYS AT TESCO'S, Brits Off Broadway, 59E59 Theaters

Every Tuesday since her mom died, Pauline goes to her father Andy's house to cook, clean and do the wash. It's because of who Pauline insists she is that antagonizes Andy. You see, he never had a daughter and he doesn't want one now. Read More »

FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life. The Kahlo Exhibit at the NYBG

Frida Kahlo, NYBG: Frida Kahlo-Art, Garden, Live,

Kahlo's cultural roots were embedded in Mexico. The NYBG exhibit pays homage to Kahlo's history and influence on Mexico's art. Read More »

Four Major Art Shows in 2015: Bjork at MOMA, Frida Kahlo, Fritz Scholder, Rembrandt

bjork moma

From Rembrandt to Björk. Read More »

‘Melissa’s Choice': Talkback with Playwright Steven Somkin, Actors and Director in NYC

Mel Cobb, Jessica DiGiovanni, Ari Butler, Jed Orlemann, Kim Sykes, 'Melissa's Choice,' The Lion Theatre

Playwright, director, and cast answered audience questions on Somkin's new play about the choices a pregnant woman faces. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): Simon Callow in ‘Tuesdays at Tesco’s’ by Emmanuel Darley

Simon Callow in TUESDAYS AT TESCO’S, part of Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg

Simon Callow's extravagant, finely polished, emotionally and comically transcendent performance is in New York until June 7. Read More »