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Thursday, July 11, 2024

EMPIRE by Holli Harms

Goosebumps! I got them often watching this stunning piece of theater with Walt Spangler’s marvelous set design that gives us height and depth, Lorna Ventura’s superlative choreography, C…

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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Elevator Repair Service ULYSSES by Holli Harms

Dear God they did it! And thank God they did!

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Friday, June 21, 2024

EMPIRE by Holli Harms

By Holli Harms Get Ready! Get Set! EMPIRE the musical is about to open at New World Stages July 1! This is the story of the men who built our American/World treasure standing on the corner o…

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The Edge of Nature by Holli Harms

You may think that a show about climate change will carry the severity of the horrors of what is happening to our planet and nothing more. The loss is there, but mostly the love of our littl…

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Friday, June 14, 2024

Mention My Beauty by Holli Harms

With Mention My Beauty the Pangea performance space is stripped down to bare bones with only Ayvazian, a music stand, and the script. It is a full 90 minute piece reconsidering of every prec…

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Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Norm Lewis: Summertime by Holli Harms

It is an evening with some of Broadway's most iconic songs, sung by one of Broadway's most iconic performers. Lewis and his marvelous band, led by pianist and music director Joseph Joubert, …

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Monday, June 3, 2024

Party Clown of The Rich and Famous by Holli Harms

The mostly bare stage of the vast Cino Theater at Theater for the New City was filled to the rim with amazing stories of the 80’s: the crazy over the top parties of the rich and famous and…

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Mobile Unit’s The Comedy of Errors by Holli Harms

Flowing from Spanish to English - English to Spanish - nine marvelous actors tell the story of two sets of brothers, identical twins separated as babies by a stormy shipwreck and they find t…

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Friday, May 31, 2024

Tony Danza: Standards and Stories by Holli Harms

Tony Danza, Tony Danza, Tony Danza! His name is a song! His life, a great story! His tap dancing, his joy, and his ukulele playing, his fun! He will beautifully scat and hilariously tell jok…

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Thursday, May 16, 2024

Artists on Artworks—Meg Okura on Anxiety and Hope in Japanese Art  by Holli Harms

Kahlil Gibran wrote, “we humans are creatures of form and color.” “Music," he said, “lures us to search our souls for the meaning of the mysteries described in ancient works.” Exac…

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Monday, May 13, 2024

Twelfth Night by Holli Harms

The intimate stage at Axis Theater in the West Village is an ideal venue for this production. I, for the first time, really heard the words and the story and was even more wowed by Shakespea…

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Thursday, May 2, 2024


THIS JUST IN FROM PARIS!!! BAB ILO is a fabulously intimate find in a city that beckons at every corner. Settle in with a drink and some stunning music brought to you by some of Paris' and …

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Friday, April 19, 2024

Lempicka by Holli Harms

This is the musical every artist will want to be a part of and every audience member will be talking about. Commanding, towering songs that take your breath and demand your attention and a s…

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Monday, April 15, 2024


This is a tight, strong, remarkable cast, and the staging, by Rebecca Aparicio, is directed as a dance of both struggle and joy for the senses.

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

The MOTH PROJECT – Music/Pictures/Words by Holli Harms

Peter Kiesewalter has crafted a beautiful event exploring the mysterious life of moths, their profound similarity to humans - our transformations, migrations, conflicts, biodiversity, and co…

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Saturday, April 6, 2024

The Who’s TOMMY by Holli Harms

Much of the production is at a race pace that never gives us the chance to fall into the characters. We are never able to lock into the story. We are sitting back enjoying the wonderful perf…

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Monday, March 18, 2024

Before The Drugs Kick In by Holli Harms

Before The Drugs Kick In is funny, heart-wrenching, and not to be missed. How Lemme creatively rolls out the story, discreetly turning one card after the other over until the deck is face up…

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Sunday, March 17, 2024

My Mother Had Two Faces by Holli Harms

This is a quiet, fun, frightening and beautiful performance by Trachtenberg as she wears the masks of her mother.

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Friday, March 15, 2024

Lucie Jones by Holli Harms

It was a wonderful, too short, evening. Come back Lucie Jones! Broadway - hello!

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Thursday, March 14, 2024

Maiden Voyage by Holli Harms

The play picks up beautifully in the last hour both visually and thematically.  Moving with emotions and stories and desperation to save themselves and their vessel.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

It’s De-Lovely: Jeff Harnar Sings Cole Porter by Holli Harms

I happen to like Jeff Hernar's Cole Porter show so much because I get to step into places like Birdland and revel in the music, the songs, the place, and their history, and be joyfully trans…

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Friday, March 8, 2024

Bliss Street: An Original Rock ’n’ Roll Legacy by Holli Harms

A gathering of music and theater lovers with wonderful music and stories of one family and the change they made in the world of music.

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Existentialism by Holli Harms

Both of these consummate performers radiate their light in this meditative performance. They are sublime exuberance.

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Monday, February 26, 2024

The Moonshot Tape and A Poster Of The Cosmos by Holli Harms

Both stories are compelling, and I say to anyone who loves Lanford Wilson check them out. I only wish that this production could have taken its cues from Wilson.

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Until Dark by Holli Harms

Borlenghi has created a compelling, funny, and thought-provoking play that smudges the ideas of what is a victim and what is a perpetrator. At the same time, she reminds all of us what being…

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Friday, February 16, 2024

On Set With Theda Bara by Holli Harms

Greenspan captures the camp and mystery in On Set With Theda Bara as only he could through his unique performance style, illuminating the specific and airy as well as the beauty and grotesqu…

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Friday, February 9, 2024

The Movement You Need by Holli Harms

Brendan Hunt’s The Movement You Need playing at Soho Playhouse is an uproarious stand-up solo circus act that will have you loving the man even more than you already do.

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

 Mauricio Martínez: 5’11” by Holli Harms

Mauricio Martinez, Mexican actor and singer, winner of an International Emmy, is one brilliant artist/performer.

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Monday, February 5, 2024

Aberdeen by Holli Harms

Cassie Workman’s astonishing Aberdeen is a tragic poem of Euripidean intensity chronicling for us the life and death of Kurt Cobain and what his passing meant to her. She conjures for us t…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment by Holli Harms

This is one of those performances that you are not able to step away from any time soon nor do you want to. You want to mull over the story, the ideas, the actors, and their wonderful perfor…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Natalie Joy Johnson Twerking by Holli Harms

Thank you, dear Universe for giving us Natalie Joy Johnson! An entertainer with a bawdy, raunchy, and unflappable presence and voice that can do it all!

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