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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

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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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Friday, October 27, 2017

Theater: Women’s Struggles Continue Post-Apocalypse in Zoe Kazan’s New Play by Carey

According to Kazan’s compelling After the Blast, progress for women is moving slower than we think. In this post-apocalyptic play, directed with clarity and compassion by Lila Neugebauer …

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Theater: The Personal Is Political in {my lingerie play} by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online The need for “safe spaces” has been written about endlessly in the press. Some espouse the belief that people, especially …

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’s Paula Is Serving Up Sweet Revenge and Cathartic Rage by Carey

Originally published on Vanity Fair Hollywood View this story online Star Donna Lynne Champlin talks Paula’s groundbreaking past—especially that abortion arc—and what’s coming next i…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Yearning for Neverland in For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online   The program notes state that Ruhl wrote For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday as a gift to her mother, Katherine, who p…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

A Clockwork Orange Bulges With Muscles and Ideas by Carey

Originally published on The Culture Trip View this story online No matter where the audience looks during A Clockwork Orange, male muscles are visible–flexing, tensing, and bulging. The c…

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Friday, September 8, 2017

It Girl: Introducing Sophia Lillis, Heart and Soul of the Losers’ Club by Carey

Originally published on Vanity Fair Hollywood View this story online Facing puberty is bad enough—but try doing that while also juggling an absent mother, a disturbing father, and an amorp…

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