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Monday, April 22, 2024

Orlando by Kendra Jones

The fluidity of gender and defying social norms take center stage. Feathers, sequins, tulle, lots of tulle, so much tulle. Orlando notes how change of clothes can change a person: clothes we…

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Saturday, March 16, 2024

Corruption by Kendra Jones

Corruption, directed by Bartlett Sher and written by J.T. Rogers, allows the audience to see behind the curtain of a media empire. Whether we're entering this performance with little knowled…

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Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Remember This Trick by Kendra Jones

Green and gold shiny streamers hang around the space. Purim, a Jewish holiday that commemorates the saving of Jews from annihilation, and dated all the way back to the fifth century BC, is b…

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Sunset Baby by Kendra Jones

Sunset Baby, written by Dominique Morisseau, is about the generational trauma, love, and fear that is passed from parents to children. We think about how children are handed wounds that they…

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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

The Hunt by Kendra Jones

The Hunt presents a tight-knit town, where word travels fast, and brotherhood is ever present. A group of men with guns, beer, and children: Their lives revolve around these these, hyper-foc…

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Monday, February 26, 2024

A Sign of the Times by Kendra Jones

A Sign of the Times is fun, vibrant, relevant, and relatable. The costuming is bright, the vocals are powerful, the choreography is explosive, the writing seamlessly weaves songs of the 60's…

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Thursday, February 22, 2024

I Am What You Imagine at NYCITFF by Kendra Jones

In under seven minutes, "I Am What You Imagine" gives the viewer a sensory experience. From the ripples and foam of waves, bubbles from faces submerged under water—the glub glub of bubbles…

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Nice People at NYCITFF by Kendra Jones

Nice People, directed by Jeff Griecci and written by Ian Carlsen, is essentially five shorts taped together to shape a feature. Shot over five years, over only a few weekends in Maine, a lar…

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Thursday, January 25, 2024

The Perfect Game: A Slam Dunk New Musical by Kendra Jones

A musical about the invention of basketball, without an actual, physical basketball… Not only did The Perfect Game: A Slam Dunk New Musical introduce the start of basketball and capture J…

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Sunday, January 21, 2024

Confessions of a Showgirl by Kendra Jones

Confessions of a Showgirl is a quirky, honest, and modern memoiristic cabaret brought to stage at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. It was entertaining through all of Maren Wade's comedic, dramat…

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Monday, December 11, 2023

Sabbath’s Theater by Kendra Jones

Beneath the sex, the fucking, is despair. Mickey Sabbath makes us uncomfortable, he happily invites us into his most despicable thoughts, and he is so content in exposing us to moments that …

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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Amid Falling Walls (Tsvishn Falndike Vent) by Kendra Jones

A performance rooted in hope, resilience, and perseverance, Amid Falling Walls (Tsvishn Falndike Vent) captures the tireless journey Jews experienced throughout World War II. Songs and dance…

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Tuesday, October 31, 2023

A Halloween Pregame Concert at 54 Below by Kendra Jones

Up-and-coming Broadway performers brought passion, fun, and unquestionably unmatched talent for 54 Below's Halloween Pregame Concert.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Emergence by Kendra Jones

Emergence invites us on a journey exploring big ideas revolving around science. Are we alive? How do we perceive things? Are things really as they seem? I found myself at the crossroads of a…

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Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Grief Hotel by Kendra Jones

Em and Winn, and Teresa, and Rohit may be used to saying goodbye--maybe they have already grieved loss, anticipated grief. But what they aren't prepared for in Grief Hotel is the ripping, sh…

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023

Deep Blue Sound by Kendra Jones

Deep Blue Sound, by Abe Koogler, opens with characters funneling onto stage, greeting or ignoring each other, taking seats, chattering. Someone blows their nose. They get situated; we get si…

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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

The Comeuppance by Kendra Jones

Reliving those years upon years you spent around the same people, and you leave—finally, phew—wanting to return different, break from the mold, feel like you’ve done something extraor…

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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Bees & Honey by Kendra Jones

Everything that could disrupt a day, or a marriage, occurs, and we watch how Johaira and Manuel deal with and react to each situation. I'm rooting for this dissolving marriage and left concl…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Let Me Cook for You | Trilogy by Kendra Jones

Orietta may had submerged us into her world for just an evening, but her energy and pure delight in memory association will be what I recall when I’m recreating a family dish, recounting m…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards