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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Intimate Exchanges by Carey

Originally published in American Theatre magazine View this story online Adam Noble had been teaching an advanced scene study class for just one month when he faced a startling encounter wit…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

How Do You Conjure a Feminist Icon Onstage? by Carey

Originally published on TDF Stages View this story online Breaking new ground for women in theatre is nothing new for Emily Mann. The 66-year-old playwright and director, who has served as t…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

How Immersive Theater Is Bringing Intimacy Back to Entertainment by Carey

Originally published on Electric Literature View this story online  Where is Narnia?” I joked as I stepped through the back of the large wooden wardrobe featured in the center of a Lower …

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Be More Chill by Carey

“Welcome to the human social ritual known as theater,” intones the pre-recorded voice before the curtain rises on Be More Chill. But theater is just one of the social rituals featured in…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

How Do You Direct Two Musicals at Once? by Carey

Originally published on TDF Stages View this story online Working on two shows simultaneously has driven Andy Sandberg to drink — large quantities of Pepsi Max. “The actors fre…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

This Ain’t No Disco by Carey

The lanky man in the blonde wig has the right idea. The lights in the club are suitably dim, but he keeps his sunglasses on for almost his entire time onstage. Audience members at This Ain…

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever by Carey

There’s a reason why some shows have never succeeded. As much as fans might love them in spite of – or because of – their flaws, their creators simply cannot make them work. And, despi…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

7 Things a Neurosurgeon Wants You to Know About Parkinson’s Treatment by Carey

Originally published on ShareCare.com View this story online

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Desperate Measures by Carey

How does one take a noted problem play by Shakespeare filled with abuses of political power and flagrant inequality between the sexes and somehow transform it into a two-hour musical comedy …

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

How One Man Turned His Love For Theater Into A Grammy-Winning Company by Carey

Originally published on Forbes.com View this story online “It’s almost like I had a crystal ball,” Van Dean reflected. “If you look at a lot of the things I’ve …

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

News: Cancer Deaths in America Are Declining by Carey

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Navigating Through the Darkness in The Seafarer by Carey

Originally published on TDF Stages View this story online  Irish Rep revives Conor McPherson’s Tony-nominated play The Seafarer, Conor McPherson’s tale of despair and redemption…

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Angels in America Conquers Broadway Again by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online  Now in revival, Tony Kushner’s shattering diptych proves as relevant as it was in 1991. Angels in America is a confusing …

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Monday, April 9, 2018

How Staying Free From Corporate Funding Helps R.Evolución Latina Work Around The World by Carey

Originally published on Forbes.com View this story online  When asked about the future of R.Evolución Latina, founder and director Luis Salgado answered without hesitation: His plan for t…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

An Apology by Carey

Regarding my piece for the Washington Post on interfaith relationships: I am truly sorry I offended so many. It was never my intention to disrespect the Jewish faith or anyone who engages i…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Get in, Losers: We’re Learning How the Mean Girls Musical Got Made by Carey

Originally published on Vanity Fair Hollywood View this story online “Bitches get shit done!” Coming from soft-spoken Nell Benjamin, this foul language is slightly surprising. But …

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Monday, March 12, 2018

A Perilous Flight From Afghanistan Skillfully Staged in Manhattan by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online  An aura of mystery surrounds Flight. It begins with the quiet, wood-paneled elevator inside the McKittrick Hotel that trans…

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Friday, March 2, 2018

How Much Do You Know About Your Cleaning Lady? by Carey

Originally published on TDF Stages View this story online Martyna Majok conjures an all-female immigrant community in queens — It’s fitting that Martyna Majok’s new play …

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

‘Let the Men Be as Bland as Possible’: An Interview With “[Porto]” Playwright Kate Benson by Carey

Originally published on The Village Voice View this story online  The world is not suffering from a shortage of thinkpieces and essays about urban millennial women. Analyses of relationship…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

How Cynthia Von Buhler Turned A Crowdfunded Party Into A Lavish ‘Illuminati Ball’ by Carey

Originally published on Forbes.com View this story online Playwright Robert Anderson famously said, “You go into show business to make a killing, not a living.” But Cynthia von B…

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Saturday, February 3, 2018

Sexism Is a Problem in the Polyamorous Community, Too by Carey

Originally published on Alternet.org View this story online The morning after a date, Hannah* woke up with what she described as “all the feelings.” She and Greg* had met the night befor…

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Theater: ‘Say Something Bunny!’ Re-Animates a Family’s Mysteries by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online  The everyday becomes enthralling in Say Something Bunny!, a surprising new show that discovers compelling mysteries where t…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Hayley Mills Shows Her ‘Party Face’ Off-Broadway by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online The definition of what constitutes a good party differs from person to person. For some, top-shelf liquor makes the night. For…

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How A ‘Robin Hood’ Business Model Supports An Artistic Clubhouse In Tribeca by Carey

Originally published on Forbes.com View this story online Robin Sokoloff wears many hats: dancer, choreographer, lighting designer, construction worker, activist and producer are some of the…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Was Natalie Portman Right to Call Out Golden Globes’ All-Male Directors? by Carey

Originally published on Playboy.com View this story online  FeatureflashSHM/REX/Shutterstock Natalie Portman is easily one of the more accomplished women in Hollywood, with many titles and …

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Lesli Margherita Slays in the Raunchy Grinch Spin-Off Who’s Holiday! by Carey

Originally published in the Village Voice View this story online In Matthew Lombardo’s one-woman show Who’s Holiday! (directed by Carl Andress), Cindy Lou Who is all grown up — and …

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

A Ranking of Hallmark’s Most Iconic Holiday Movies Based on How Problematic They Are by Carey

Originally published on MarieClaire.com View this story online Look at any given Hallmark holiday movie poster, and you’ll see the same thing: a woman dressed in an unbuttoned winter c…

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Monday, December 4, 2017

December is an expensive time to be single by Carey

Originally published in the Washington Post View this story online January is a month of disciplined eating for many attempting to drop extra pounds gained during two months of holiday parti…

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Sunday, November 5, 2017

Is he interested in me, or does he just want Hamilton tickets? by Carey

Originally published in the Washington Post View this story online Dating is rarely easy, but it was a lot easier for me before 2015. Not because I was younger, thinner or less cynical. Rat…

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Of Thee I Sing Star Bryce Pinkham on Current Events, Corn Muffins and Carnegie Hall by Carey

Originally published on The Huffington Post View this story online “Apparently, we’re all chasing corn muffins,” Bryce Pinkham laughed, before adding in a more serious tone, “Hopeful…

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

“No Fatties”: When Health Care Hurts by Carey

Originally published on Longreads.com View this story online A fat person walking into a doctor’s office can expect lectures, condescension, and misdiagnoses from a medical culture that ch…

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