Tuesday , February 25 2020

Carole Di Tosti

Carole Di Tosti, Ph.D. is a published writer, playwright, novelist, poet. She owns and manages three blogs: The Fat and the Skinny, All Along the NYC Skyline, A Christian Apologists' Sonnets. She contributed articles to Technorati (310) on various trending topics. To Blogcritics she contributed 583 reviews, interviews on films and theater predominately, but also reviewed exhibits and wine events. She guest writes for Theater Pizzazz and has contributed to T2Chronicles, NY Theatre Wire. She covers NYC trending events and writes articles promoting advocacy. She professionally free-lanced for TMR and VERVE for 1 1/2 years. She was a former English Instructor. Her published dissertation is referenced in three books, two by Margo Ely. Her unpublished novel (Peregrine: The Ceremony of Powers) is copyrighted in the Library of Congress as is her two act play, Edgar.

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

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.

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Movie Review: ‘Paulette’

Old folks are not supposed to be tampering with drugs unless they are prescription medications. When Paulette is desperate to stay one step ahead of the bill collectors, she sees some young unemployed punks in her neighborhood with a wad of Euros that she desperately needs. How she manages to get her hands on such cash is hysterical and very real. It is also dangerous.

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

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.

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

“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 …

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Theater Review (Off Broadway-NYC): ‘Steve: A Docu-Musical’

PoetryToMusic.com was a brilliantly conceived idea. Musicians put music to your poems and make awesome songs. Well, the site was limping along until an unusual character showed up and wrote that iconic and memorable email and added his handle, "Steve."

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Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): Summer Shorts Series B

What happens when you can't get out of your own way to change your life? You get help from an unlikely source, do something outrageous or do nothing until something ignites your will. It's summer and these one act plays, Summer Shorts 2015 at 59E59th Theaters are just the right fit when you need something lightweight yet adaptable for the hot season.

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Theater Review (NYC-Off Broadway): ‘Pimm’s Mission’

Many of us want to make a difference by finding our true mission in life. Pimm has discovered his mission. Now, he is mentoring Thomas to make a difference and come out of his shell to discover his purpose in life. But there are problems that have to be overcome. And is doing a wrong to stop a wrong defensible if that is the only way?

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Movie Review: ‘On Beauty’ – A Documentary Short

What is beauty? What fashion magazines and the media presents? Is there room for individuality or must we all fit the conventional image of beauty we see plastered everywhere? Conventional beauty images by their very nature are discriminatory. Is that such a bad thing?

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