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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Golondrinas (Swallows)’ by Aminta De Lara

'Golondrinas (Swallows),' written and directed by Aminta De Lara, presented by La MaMa E.T.C. April 16 to 26, 2015. L-R: Howard Collado and Robert Ramos. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

A terrible past is revealed as two estranged sisters deal with a death in the family amid street protests in Venezuela. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Sacred Elephant’ by Heathcote Williams

Jeremy Crutchley as The Other. "The shape of an African elephant's ear is the shape of Africa.  photo by Jingxi Zhang

A play that awakens our empathy and opens our minds and hearts to the torment of these wonderful creatures. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Eterniday by Chuck Mee

This joyful dance-theater collage revels in high spirits but withholds deeper meanings. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Iphigenia in Aulis

One of the most emotional plays in the canon of ancient Greek theater receives an artful production at La Mama. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Something’s Got Ahold of My Heart

A series of vignettes on the theme of love include dance and song but don't add up to much in the end. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Chris Tanner’s ‘The Etiquette of Death’ at La Mama

Chris Tanner as Joan Girdler (standing) and Everett Quinton as Death (sitting) in the World Premiere of The Etiquette of Death. Photo by Ves Pitts.

A campy musical about death – what could go wrong? Alas, quite a bit. Read More »

Theater/Cabaret Review (NYC): Poor Baby Bree in ‘I Am Going to Run Away’

Bree Benton as Poor Baby Bree, photo by Carol Lipnik

Bree Benton, alias Poor Baby Bree, is a one-woman vaudeville revival machine, and I for one am glad it's in good working order Read More »

Opera Review (NYC): ‘You, My Mother’ at La Mama

Photo by Prudence Katze

This remarkable show will not appeal to everyone, but anyone with an adventuresome spirit should go. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Clowns Full-Tilt: A Musing on Aesthetics’


Tableaux, comedic skits, and shout-outs coalesce into a funny and insightful all-female clown show at La Mama. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Lysistrata’

Aristophanes would have no trouble whatsoever recognizing this La MaMa/Skysaver Production of his classic sex-strike comedy. Read More »