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Theater Review (NYC): ‘The House on Poe Street’ by Fengar Gael

The House on Poe Street, Fengar Gael, Katie McHigh, Olivia Nice, Eliza Shea, Yonder Window Theatre Company

Full of whimsical humor and partly a modern love story, 'The House on Poe Street' teases the audience by suggesting mysterious undertones. Is the titular house the structure where Edgar Allen Poe wrote 'The Raven'? And do spirits haunt the Gothic setting?

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‘Daryl Roth in Conversation With Linda Winer,’ a League of Professional Theatre Women Event

Broadway producer Daryl Roth struggled with the decision to close 'Indecent,' seeing the show each night for its 'final' two weeks and struck by the standing ovations. The last night, overwhelmed with emotion, she strode up to the closing notice and ripped it apart.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Desperate Measures’ – Exceptional, Rollicking Fun at The York Theatre

Nick Wyman, Peter Saide, Emma Degerstedt, Lauren Molina Conor Ryan, Gary Marachek, Desperate Measures, Measure for Measure, York Theatre

The comical plot of Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' radiates hilarity and melodic, witty grace in this glorious musical. Clever, comedic twists run rampant, and this high farce, set to an illustrative musical score, both appealing and profound, delivers moment-to-moment joyous excitement.

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Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Grandmother Tongue’ by Thomas Lim, from Wild Rice

The story of W!ld Rice’s Grandmother Tongue traces the relationship between Ah Mah (Jalyn Han) and her grandson Boon (Tan Shou Chen). Boon speaks mostly English and his grandmother converses only in Teochew (a Chinese dialect), hence they sometimes find it hard to communicate, and for the grandma – she …

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Burning Doors’ with Maria Alyokhina of Pussy Riot, Belarus Free Theatre

Maria Alyokhina, Pussy Riot, Burning Doors, Belarus Free Theatre, La Mama, Nicolai Khalezin, Natalia Kaliadau

Can villainy endure against the courage to seek freedom of the soul? Or will truth and its power overcome unjust, corrupt evil? Artist-activists from Belarus challenge the tyranny in Vladimir Putin's Russia with this superb production.

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