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Tag Archives: Off-Broadway

Irish Repertory Theatre Hosts Memorial Honoring Brian Friel, With Gabriel Byrne and Jim Dale

As Broadway dimmed its lights for a minute on Tuesday evening in remembrance of this great soul and most unique voice of the theater, all those in the theater world understood that Friel's shoes will not be filled easily. And who better than the Irish Rep to honor him?

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘texts&beheadings/ElizabethR’ by Karin Coonrod and Compagnia de’ Colombari

This avant-garde but entertaining show brings Queen Elizabeth I's personality craftily and colorfully to life using her poems, prayers, and speeches, dozens of threads stitched artfully together into a gracefully energetic mini-biography.

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Theater/Dance Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Cinderella,’ a Baroque Burlesque Ballet by Company XIV

The latest dance-theater extravaganza from Austin McCormick and his scarily talented troupe transports us into a magical world of tongue-in-cheek glitz and deeply felt emotion rolled densely into a concoction of wonders.

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Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Pondling’ by Genevieve Hulme-Beaman

When the lines blur between reality and a fantastical world created to stave off isolation and rejection, there is only one way out. But sometimes, one doesn't have to break down and let one realm or the other dominate. Sometimes there is a way out that makes much more sense.

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

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.

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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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