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Interview: Flux Theatre Ensemble’s August Schulenburg on Open Source Theatre

August Schulenburg Flux Theatre Ensemble

Recently Flux began publishing its budget with its Open Book program. Then the company again broke ground by debuting a pay-what-you-can policy it calls Living Ticket. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Off-Broadway): ‘Salvage’ by August Schulenburg

Sol Crespo and Mike Mihm in Flux Theatre Ensemble's 'Salvage.' Photo by Deborah Alexander

Skillful writing, perfect casting, topical timeliness, and fine creative teamwork make 'Salvage' one the very best efforts in Flux Theatre Ensemble’s nine-year history of fine productions. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Feast’ by Cory Finley at The Flea Theater

Ivan Dolido and Marlowe Holden in 'The Feast' at The Flea Theater. Photo by Bjorn Bolinder

A couple's surface sheen hides serious interpersonal, perhaps psychological problems - and Matt's bathroom is a gateway to much more than innocuous pipes and sewers. Or is it? Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Off-Broadway): ‘The Nomad,’ a New Musical by Elizabeth Swados and Erin Courtney

'The Nomad' at the Flea Theater. Photo by Isaiah Tanenbaum

Swados's newest musical expands out of its narrative thinness with sheer artistic energy, solid performances, and, not least, commitment to its highly stylized presentation. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Hair’ at the Secret Theatre

Co-writer and original cast member James Rado (white shirt) poses with the cast of the Secret Theatre's production of 'Hair.' Photo credit: Justin Chauncey Photography

Despite the show's inherent flaws, I had a great time at the energetic new Secret Theatre production of the classic flower-power musical. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Off-Broadway): ‘No One Loves Us Here’ by Ross Howard

Jessica Kitchens and Anthony Michael Irizarry in 'No One Loves Us Here' at Urban Stages, photo by Hunter Canning

An almost flawless cast brings to life this dark domestic comedy, one big step removed from reality. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Flux Theatre’s ‘Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest’ by Kristen Palmer

Arthur Aulisi and Rachael Hip-Flores in 'Once Upon a Bride There Was a Forest.' Photo credit Isaiah Tanenbaum

A modern-day adult fairy tale that's perfect for a dark and stormy night. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Essential Straight & Narrow’ by The Mad Ones

The Mad Ones’ World Premiere of The Essential Straight & Narrow

The innovative troupe's new production pulses with the warm life, twisted and difficult just like real life, that it's so rewarding to see on stage. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Take Me Back’ by Emily Schwend

L to R: Boo Killebrew and James Kautz in Take Me Back by Emily Schwend, directed by Jay Stull at Walkerspace. Photo by Russ Rowland.

Bill is living at home with his diabetic mom. He feels frustrated as employment plans reach a dead end. But where else can he go and what else can he do? His mom needs him and he needs her. However, both are not inclined to admit it. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Liliom’

Gerrard Lobo as Liliom and Morgan DeTogne as Julie in Beautiful Soup's 'Liliom'

The century-old play that inspired 'Carousel' gets a reverent New York revival, the first in decades. Read More »