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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Drag365: Fav 9 Photos of January! by Michael Block

To commemorate Drag365, I've compiled my favorite nine photos for each month during Drag365. Now's the time for you to tell me YOUR favorite from each month! All you have to do is head on ov…

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Spotlight On...Tracy Weller by Michael Block

Name: Tracy WellerHometown: Cambridge MAEducation: Hamilton College, BA, Columbia University, MFASelect Credits: Jarring, Holiday House, Most Sincerely, Edward Albee, Heist, A Christmas Caro…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Review: A Modern Party in Ancient Egypt by Michael Block

By Michael Block Breaking the mold in theater these days comes with great ambition. We create in a time where we seemingly need to recreate the wheel in order to stand out. And if you c…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Review: Boudoir's Fabulous Coven by Michael Block

By Michael Block She’s like the energizer bunny. I’ve famously called her the Roomba of Drag on an episode of Block Talk. If you’ve never seen Boudoir LeFleur, you’re doing your…

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Spotlight On...Drew Seigla by Michael Block

Name: Drew SeiglaHometown: Richmond, VAEducation: B.M. in Voice Performance from The Juilliard School & attended Elon University two years prior towards a B.F.A. in Music Theatre.Select …

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Spotlight On...Maya Jacobson by Michael Block

Name: Maya JacobsonHometown: Clearwater, FloridaEducation: BFA from The Boston ConservatorySelect Credits: Woman 1 in Amerike The Golden Land, Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel, Brenda Strong in…

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Saturday, November 3, 2018

Spotlight On...Marlena Holman by Michael Block

Name: Marlena HolmanHometown: Tucson, ArizonaEducation: BFA in Drama from NYU TischSelect Credits: Plucker (Company of Fools), Macbeth (No Name Collective), The Possibilities (dir. Tim Carro…

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Saturday, October 27, 2018

Review: A Powerhouse Trio Unite by Michael Block

By Michael Block The Marvel universe has the Avengers, a super team of heroes who come together to fight the evils of the world. Each of these heroes lives in their own stand-alone stor…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Spotlight On...Lyto Triantafyllidou by Michael Block

Name: Lyto TriantafyllidouHometown: Thessaloniki, Greece Education: I studied theater at the School of Drama of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in Greece, with a major in theater …

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Block Talk- Episode 77: Halloween Special by Michael Block

Halloween is only days away and to prepare you for all things ooky spooky and spoopy, I'm joined by Cicatrix!To listen to the podcast, visit iTunes or SoundCloud. And don't forget to subscri…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Spotlight On...Lisa Danielle Buch by Michael Block

Name: Lisa Danielle BuchHometown: Farmington Hills MichiganEducation: MFA Acting Ohio University, BA psychologyFavorite Credits: Come back to me in 10 years :)Why theater?: Woooo boy! T…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Block Talk- Episode 76: Block Talk Live! by Michael Block

We had a blast back in August with the first ever Block Talk Live! I was joined by four incredible guests who each gave mini interviews and lots of shows! The audio quality is not my favorit…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Spotlight On...Jennifer Piech by Michael Block

Name: Jennifer PiechHometown: Cinnaminson, New JerseyEducation: BA in Theatre from the College of William and MarySelect Credits: originated the role of Kate McGowan, Titanic, Broadway (Frie…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Spotlight On...Deya Danielle Drake by Michael Block

Name: Deya Danielle DrakeHometown: Oh boy! We moved a lot growing up so this has always been a tough question to answer.  I was born in Carson City, Nevada and then spent time in Texas,…

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Spotlight On...Dominick DeGaetano by Michael Block

Name: Dominick DeGaetanoHometown: West Babylon, NYEducation:  BA, George Washington University; MFA, Stony Brook UniversityFavorite Credits:  This is my first production as a playw…

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Review: Staying Up Late With Mildred by Michael Block

By Ed MalinNew York’s long-running live soap opera It’s Getting Tired Mildred is the brainchild of writer-director Roger Nasser. For thirty-three episodes and counting, a large cast of e…

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Block Talk: Episode 74- Adriana Trenta by Michael Block

She's sassy, so it's fitting that her latest endeavor is called the Grapes of Sass. I sit down with Adriana Trenta as we chat about her new cabaret, life in NYC, and how drag came into her l…

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Block Talk- Episode 72: Hibiscus by Michael Block

Oh isn't she just the fishiest! I got a chance to chat with Hibiscus about her amazing life as well as the incredible things she plans to do as Miss Stonewall 2018!To listen to the podcast, …

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Block Talk: Episode 73- Witti Repartee by Michael Block

Another year, another birthday! And this year, she's celebrating with a tinge of politics. I sat down with Witti Repartee to talk about her incredible career and what we can expect to see at…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Block Talk: Episode 71- Robby Rice by Michael Block

He's the cutest thing to appear on Block Talk! It's Robby Rice! We got to chat before we sailed away on a cruise contract about everything nightlife, drag, working as an actor and dancer AND…

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Saturday, July 7, 2018

Block Talk- Episode 70: Jackie Cox by Michael Block

I got to sit down and chat with one of my favorite people on the planet, Jackie Cox! We discuss everything from SYTYCD to I Dream of Jackie to the tea on some of her dear sisters.To lis…

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Review: The Best Short Play of Your Psast, Present, and Future by Michael Block

By Ed MalinNylon Fusion is celebrating many years of its intriguing This Round’s On Us festivals of short plays.  Their current The Best Of programs A and B at the Medicine Show Theat…

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Thursday, July 5, 2018

Block Talk: Episode 69- Honey Davenport by Michael Block

photo by Preston BurfordI'm so excited to welcome the incredible Honey Davenport to the podcast! She shares all in this episode from summer plans to some tea on her drag family!To listen to …

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Review: One Woman’s Quest to Overcome by Michael Block

By Ed MalinFor fifteen years and counting, The Tank has been one of the most catholic of performance spaces. Just about any kind of live performance can be found there and, even better, rece…

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Friday, June 22, 2018

Review: She Has Big Dreams by Michael Block

By Ed MalinProject Y’S Women in Theater festival at IRT continues with Cindy, written by Amina Henry and directed by Michole Biancosino. This modern update of Cinderella has some surprise …

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Block Talk: Episode 68- RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10 RuCap Episode 12 by Michael Block

Cissy Walken and I break down the latest episode of RuPaul's Drag Race season 10 where the final four become...the final four.To listen to the podcast, visit iTunes or SoundCloud! And leave …

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Review: Slices of Intense Feeling by Michael Block

By Ed MalinAt the Brick Theater, The Festival of Lies continues from June 5 through July 5.I saw Sweet Little Lies, which, as its title implies, is a thought-provoking program of short plays…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Review: A Timely Untimely Story by Michael Block

By Michael Block Carousel is probably best known for its revered scores, but since its inception into the history of musical theater, the world has drastically changed causing the story…

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Block Talk: Episode 67- Broken/Tired by Michael Block

I'm joined by Broken/Tired hosts Sarah Hill and Gunner Streitzel to discuss the latest edition of their show Broken/Tired at the legendary Stonewall Inn!To listen to the episode, visit iTune…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Block Talk- Episode 66: RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10 RuCap Episode 11 by Michael Block

Elise Navy-Dad and I, and our inner saboteurs, are here to breakdown episode 11 of RuPaul's Drag Race season 10!To listen to the podcast, visit iTunes or SoundCloud!Plus, check out patreon.c…

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Review: Look Over Here by Michael Block

By Ed MalinBlessed Unrest is presenting the compelling new play This Is Modern Art written by Idris Goodwin and Kevin Covall, directed by Jessica Burr.  We experience a dramatization of…

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