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Friday, July 21, 2017

Interview: Director Melissa Moschitto on Her Dark Comedy ‘The Anthropologists Save The World!’ at Ice Factory 2017 by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 28 to August 12 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with The Anthropologists’ Artistic Director Melissa Moschitto…

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Interview: The Playwrights of The Strawberry One-Act Festival Discuss Their Work by Hanna Oldsman

The 30th season of the Strawberry One-Act Festival, founded by Riant Theatre Artistic Director Van Dirk Fisher in 1995, will feature 31 short one-acts in competition, as well as three full-l…

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Interview: Johnny Walsh, Qais Essar, and Marina McClure on ‘Tear a Root from the Earth’ at Ice Factory 2017 by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 28 to August 12 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with Johnny Walsh (music/lyrics), Qais Essar (music), and Marina Mc…

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NYMF Interview: Taran Gray and Richard Allen on ‘Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Taran …

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NYMF Interview: Michael Musial on ‘Backbeard’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Michae…

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NYMF Interview: Barbara Carole Sickmen on ‘Ben, Virginia and Me (The Liberace Musical)’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Barbar…

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Friday, July 14, 2017

NYMF Interview: Julie Dunlap and Sara Stotts on ‘MotherFreakingHood! (Maternal Discretion Advised)’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Julie …

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

NYMF Interview: Sheryl Berk on ‘Peace, Love, and Cupcakes’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Sheryl…

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NYMF Interview: Ryan Warren, Will Finan, and Julie Soto on ‘Generation Me’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Ryan …

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NYMF Interview: Erik Johnke and David Wolfson on ‘Play Like a Winner’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Erik …

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

NYMF Interview: Laura Stratford, Alex Higgin-Houser, and Larry Little on ‘Numbers Nerds’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Laura …

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

NYMF Interview: David Mauk and Brenda Mandabach on ‘The Time Machine’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with David …

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NYMF Interview: Robbie Florian on ‘The Cadaver Synod’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Robbie…

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Sunday, July 9, 2017

NYMF Interview: Jami-Leigh Batschi on ‘My Dear Watson’ by Hanna Oldsman

The 2017 New York Musical Festival, which runs July 10 through August 6, will bring audiences four full weeks of new musicals, concerts, readings, and panel discussions. We spoke with Jami-L…

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Interview: Brittany K. Allen on Playing the Bush Brothers in Her Play “True Right” by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 28 to August 12 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with Brittany K. Allen about True Right and playing the Bush brothe…

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Q&A: Artists of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival, Part 2 by Hanna Oldsman

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival brings six weeks of multi-disciplinary cultural offerings to lower Manhattan, including theater, film, music and poetry. We caught up with the theater artist…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Q&A: Artists of the Downtown Urban Arts Festival, Part 1 by Hanna Oldsman

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival brings six weeks of multi-disciplinary cultural offerings to lower Manhattan, including theater, film, music and poetry. We caught up with the theater artist…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Q&A: Karen Ludwig and Katie Looney on Their Upcoming Shows at the Downtown Urban Arts Festival by Hanna Oldsman

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival brings six weeks of multi-disciplinary cultural offerings to lower Manhattan, including theater, film, music and poetry. We caught up with two theater artis…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Review: 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Hanna Oldsman

I am an ardent fan of Kneehigh, a magically innovative theater company based in Cornwall, England, having seen their unique productions of Tristan and Yseult and The Wild Bride, both based …

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

FRIGID Festival 2017: A Q&A with this Year’s Artists – Part 3 by Hanna Oldsman

Now in its 11th season, the FRIGID Festival will bring 30 shows to UNDER St. Marks and the Kraine Theater, February 13 through March 5. We had the opportunity to ask several of this yearR…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

FRIGID Festival 2017: A Q&A with this Year’s Artists – Part 2 by Hanna Oldsman

Now in its 11th season, the FRIGID Festival will bring 30 shows to UNDER St. Marks and the Kraine Theater, February 13 through March 5. We had the opportunity to ask several of this yearR…

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

FRIGID Festival 2017: A Q&A with this Year’s Artists – Part 1 by Hanna Oldsman

Now in its 11th season, the FRIGID Festival will bring 30 shows to UNDER St. Marks and the Kraine Theater, February 13 through March 5. We had the opportunity to ask several of this yearR…

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Monday, July 25, 2016

Interview: Playwright Eliza Bent on Love, Puns, and Her New Play “On a Clear Day I Can See to Elba” by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 29 to August 13 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with playwright Eliza Bent about love and intimacy, her favorite pl…

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Interview: Director Tara Ahmadinejad on Piehole’s “Ski End” by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 29 to August 13 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with director Tara Ahmadinejad about collaborating with Piehole on …

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Monday, July 18, 2016

Interview: Artists Bound for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Try Out Their Shows in NYC by Hanna Oldsman

From July 12 through July 31, several of the artists bound for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will try out their shows on New York audiences at 59E59 Theaters. We caught up with seven of thes…

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Interview: Virginia Grise on “SHE SHE SHE” and Blowing Up Theatre and Capitalism by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 29 to August 13 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with writer Virginia Grise about SHE SHE SHE, conceived by Carrie…

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Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Interview: Playwright John Kuntz on “The Annotated History of the American Muskrat” by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 29 to August 13 at the New Ohio Theatre. We spoke with playwright John Kuntz about The Annotated History of the Amer…

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Interview: Choreographer Myrna Packer on Video Partnering, Voyeurism in Art, and Her Upcoming Show at the Sheen Center by Hanna Oldsman

Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer of Bridgman|Packer fuse dance with video technologies in what they call “video partnering.” They’ll be performing two pieces using this t…

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Interview: The Playwrights of The Strawberry One-Act Festival by Hanna Oldsman

The Strawberry One-Act Festival, founded by Riant Theatre Artistic Director Van Dirk Fisher in 1995, will feature 29 one-acts, as well as five full-length plays. We caught up with six of th…

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Interview: Riant Theatre Founder Van Dirk Fisher on the Strawberry Festival, Why He Loves One-Acts, and the Future of Live Streaming by Hanna Oldsman

  Van Dirk Fisher is founder and Artistic Director of the Riant Theatre and the Strawberry One-Act Festival/Strawberry Theatre Festival, at the Riant from July 14-31. We talked to him a…

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Saturday, July 2, 2016

Interview: Playwright Helen Banner on Her Choral Play “Icons/Idols” by Hanna Oldsman

The Obie-winning Ice Factory festival presents seven new works from June 29 to August 13 at the New Ohio Theatre — starting with the Byzantine Choral Project’s Icons/Idols. We ca…

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