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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘DESIRE,’ Six Plays Adapted from Tennessee Williams

Liv Rooth, Derek Smith, David Grimm, Oriflamme, DESIRE, The Acting Company, 59E59 Theaters, 5A Season

Tennessee Williams's short stories are intriguing, cryptic, revelatory, and shocking in their adaptations by exceptional modern playwrights in six one-act plays. The plays embody the tides of desire and the unconscious impulses that flood our lives when least expected. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Stripped’ by Stephen Clark

Stripped play by Stephen Clark, by Team on Fire

Written partly in verse and acted with great skill, this play though remarkable in some ways proves unable to encompass the numerous large subjects it takes on together with the ambitions of its language. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘La Mélancolie des dragons’ at On the Boards

La Melancolie des dragons

The absurd and the sublime are conjoined in Philippe Quesne’s 'La Mélancolie des dragons.' Read More »

Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘Little Thing, Big Thing’ by Donal O’Kelly

'Little Things, Big Thing,' Donal O'Kelly, Sorcha Fox, 59E59th Theaters, 1st Origins Irish Festival

Larry and Martha meet by happenstance in an unusual setting. Why they are there is as quirky as their relationship which takes an intriguing turn when they discover they are caught up in international intrigue and conspiracy to cover-up illegal activities against the environment and a population powerless to defend themselves. Read More »

Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘Sense of an Ending’ by Ken Urban

Joshua David Robinson, Danyon Davis, 'SENSE OF AN ENDING,' 59E59th Theaters

Under duress and the threat of torture, one may do anything, admit to anything. During the 100 days of the darkness of the Rwandan genocide, one ethnic group butchered, the other died. And then there were those who managed to survive. And there were those who managed to walk the wall between the brutalizers and the brutalized. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Matilda the Musical’ at the 5th Avenue Theatre

Jennifer Blood (Miss Honey), Evan Gray (Bruce), Bryce Ryness (Miss Trunchbull), Gabby Gutierrez (Matilda Wormwood) and The Company of Matilda The Musical National Tour. Photo credit: Joan Marcus.

Despite significant lyrical difficulties, this is the rare “family” musical that won’t bore kids or adults or both. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘John Baxter is a Switch Hitter’ at Intiman Theatre

The Seattle Fireflies take on the San Francisco Hornets in Intiman Theatre’s 'John Baxter is a Switch Hitter.' Photo by Chris Bennion.

'John Baxter is a Switch Hitter' has an intriguing premise - a straight ringer at the Gay Softball World Series - but the result is like a promising minor leaguer called up to the bigs way too early. Read More »

Theater Review (Off Broadway, 2015 NYC Fringe Festival): ‘An Inconvenient Poop’

Shawn Shafner, 'AN INCONVENIENT POOP,' 2015 NY Fringe Festival

“We are all poopers. We need to stop our fecal denial and talk about what to do with our shit!” This is the resounding message of An Inconvenient Poop, one of the notable offerings at the 2015 New York Fringe Festival, in its world premiere. A fantastical and humorous solo production created and performed by Shawn Shafner and directed by ... Read More »

Interview with Kalaivani Kumareswaran of Temple of Fine Arts’ (Singapore) ‘Dharma Ashoka – A Transformative Journey’


It is tough and tiring – but dance is passion driven so enthusiasm is always there to help with the creative process after a long day at work. Read More »

Interview with Vasudha Gangadharan of Temple of Fine Arts’ (Singapore) ‘Dharma Ashoka’ – A Transformative Journey


Funding for the Arts is a major issue not only for us, but generally in Singapore. Read More »