August 6th, 2016 | 0 comments
Written and Directed by Ashley Nicole Audette
Midtown International Theatre Festival
Last year, I attended a performance of the opening scene of Ashley Nicole Audette’s powerful play LIGHTS and, this week, I was lucky enough to see the full-length version of the story, as presented by the Midtown International...
July 14th, 2016 | 0 comments C. Mingo Long- Photo by Corine Cohen
On the 4th of July this year, I remembered all the overly sentimental television specials I used to love to watch as a child each year. (I particularly remember one that had a Claymation version of Mayor Koch and a musical number of “Earth Angel”, sung to the Statue of Liberty.) They no longer...
July 7th, 2016 | 0 comments
Ryan Sheridan concert
Rockwood Music Hall, June 30th, 2017
I have always been a huge fan of all things and people Irish (I actually just had to look up to see if there was a word for it. Apparently, there is a word, and that word is “Hibernophile”), so I was very excited to hear Irish singer-songwriter and...
June 21st, 2016 | 0 comments
Staged Reading of The Second Sun written by James Patrick Nelson
Directed by Jennifer Gelfer
Starring James Patrick Nelson and Eden Epstein
I had the pleasure of talking with playwright James Patrick Nelson before the staged reading of his beautiful play The Second Sun at The Signature Theatre complex Tuesday night and our...