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Monday, September 20, 2021

Review: Speak Softly, Go Far: Hannah Mamalis at Dublin Fringe Festival by Nicole Serratore

An inventive audio show from comedian-storyteller Hannah Mamalis shifts our perspective. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Speak Softly, Go Far: Hannah Mamalis at Dublin Fringe Fes…

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Friday, September 17, 2021

Sun & Sea at BAM Fisher by Nicole Serratore

A climate change opera with a sly libretto is undone by a casually messy staging in an undersized venue. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Sun & Sea at BAM Fisher appeared first on Exe…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 11:15AM
Sunday, August 29, 2021

Pandemic Diary August 2021: Misty Watercolor Memories by Nicole Serratore

Me and my freshman dorm  This month marks the 28th anniversary of me moving to NYC. My boss was moving his daughter into the same NYU dorm I lived in yesterday.  While it was probably emo…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 12:41PM
Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Review: Merry Wives at the Delacorte by Nicole Serratore

Delightful leading ladies but the chaos and comedy never seem to reach full throttle in this Shakespearean adaptation. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Merry Wives at the Delacorte…

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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Pandemic Diary July 2021: Sad Stuff and So Much Seo In-guk by Nicole Serratore

I am Mildly Bitter. I feel like Min Yoongi is speaking my language Hello. I am a Min Yoongi stan now. It came fast and furious. I’m sad I did not discover his existence sooner. But I am h…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 08:39PM
Monday, July 12, 2021

Review: Romantic Songs of the Patriarchy at the Guggenheim Museum by Nicole Serratore

A veritable snowstorm of misogyny falls in this galvanizing installation performance from artist Ragnar Kjartansson. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Romantic Songs of the Patriar…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 07:22PM
Sunday, July 4, 2021

Pandemic Diary June 2021: Revenge, Grief, and High Jumps by Nicole Serratore

I finally left New York City to visit my family who I had not seen in person since Christmas 2018. It was pretty stressful.  A plane. An airport. Unmasked people. Just so many people. A ran…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 12:23PM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

Review: Current at Arts Brookfield by Nicole Serratore

An audio installation leads you on a walk through Lower Manhattan and offers an invitation to the multiverse of New York City. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Current at Arts Bro…

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

Pandemic Diary May 2021: Divorce, Ballerinos, and Ghosts by Nicole Serratore

At what point does this stop being a pandemic diary? At what point does this stop being a pandemic? I started to commute to my office a few days a week. It’s been good for my mental healt…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 04:50PM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Review: This American Wife by Nicole Serratore

Interrogating twirling housewives and the performance of realness, this satirical offering from Fake Friends works best when using its own voice. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review:…

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Monday, May 17, 2021

Review: Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overload at NYTW by Nicole Serratore

Kristina Wong's solo show about her mutual aid efforts during the pandemic documents this moment in Asian American history. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Kristina Wong, Sweatsh…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 11:25AM
Monday, May 3, 2021

Review: All the Different Ways That Commodore Matthew Perry Could Have Died by Nicole Serratore

A short theater-animated hybrid confronts the history of Commodore Matthew Perry with humor and lamentation. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: All the Different Ways That Commodore…

SOURCE: exeuntnyc.com at 09:16PM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Pandemic Diary April 2021: Rabies, Vendettas, Murders by Nicole Serratore

  I celebrated reaching “immunity” by taking the subway for the first time in 395 days.  I also ate a muffin outside unmasked.  It is a slow road for me back to public interaction. …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 05:29PM
Thursday, April 8, 2021

Review: The Return of the Dragon at REDCAT by Nicole Serratore

Guillermo Calderón and his collaborators make a mini-documentary that reflects on Chilean politics, the pandemic, and where theater goes from here. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Revie…

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Sunday, April 4, 2021

Pandemic Diary March 2021: Team Good Boy by Nicole Serratore

Spring is springing and unlike last year which was a profoundly silent time…this year New York City is full of revving motorcycles.  My dearest friend from college had a baby and despite…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:07PM
Sunday, March 28, 2021

Review: Honestly Sincere at Theater in Quarantine by Nicole Serratore

Theater in Quarantine offers scarily accurate time travel to those awkward teen years in Honestly Sincere. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Honestly Sincere at Theater in Quaranti…

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

Pandemic Diary February 2021: 12 Months of Blogging by Nicole Serratore

It’s been a fucking year. And I don’t know what I am supposed to tell this pandemic diary…except I didn’t really think when this started, we’d get here. I started counting the days…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:53PM
Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Review: The Long Goodbye at BAM/MIF by Nicole Serratore

With intimacy and intensity, Riz Ahmed performs a personal gig-storytelling show that looks at the complexities of post-colonial identity. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: The L…

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Sunday, February 7, 2021

Pandemic Diary January 2021: Monsters and Meanies by Nicole Serratore

I felt oddly positive this month despite it getting colder and making it harder to socialize at all. Virus numbers were going up, but the vaccine roll-out began. Sure there was an insurrecti…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 07:26PM
Monday, February 1, 2021

Review: Bloodshot: The Call at Exponential Festival by Nicole Serratore

A short film sequel to a film noir stage show set during a fictional plague now mirrors our real one. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Bloodshot: The Call at Exponential Festival…

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Review: Disclaimer at Under the Radar by Nicole Serratore

A gathering of absent family by proxy jumpstarts an important conversation about Middle Eastern representation and humanity. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: Disclaimer at Under t…

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

Pandemic Diary December: Getting Out of 2020 by Nicole Serratore

While the pandemic is far from over and our lives are not going to magically change as the clock strikes midnight on December 31, 2020, there is still something deeply satisfying with puttin…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 01:52PM
Monday, December 14, 2020

Review: This is Who I Am at Woolly Mammoth by Nicole Serratore

Amir Nizar Zuabi's play of a father and son cooking with each other over Zoom is warm but cloying. Nicole Serratore reviews. The post Review: This is Who I Am at Woolly Mammoth appeared fir…

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Pandemic Diary November: Happy Birthday To Me by Nicole Serratore

A birthday present to myself In March, I did not think I’d be having my November birthday during the pandemic. And yet, I did. Alone in my apartment. Eating a cupcake. Middle age is for …

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 10:07AM
Monday, November 9, 2020

Pandemic Diary October: History and Gender Roles by Nicole Serratore

What is time anymore? October was a week ago and I cannot even conjure in my mind what it looked it. Looking at my calendar, I packed up my office for an office move. I went to a beer garden…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 07:23PM
Sunday, October 4, 2020

Pandemic Diary September: Half A Year by Nicole Serratore

The pandemic has changed me. It took away a lot of things I loved—travel, live performance, a writing career, and an overstuffed life. My life got small really quickly. It also got slower,…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 01:55PM
Sunday, September 6, 2020

Review: Three Kings at The Old Vic: in Camera by Nicole Serratore

Andrew Scott, with shades of anger, nonchalance, and self-awareness brings to life a new monologue about a narcissistic absent father and the sons he's left behind. Nicole Serratore reviews.…

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Pandemic Diary August: Zombies, Lawyers, and Sexual Tension by Nicole Serratore

August has been heavily defined by suddenly having homework to do. I signed up for a Korean language class and now I make a lot of flashcards and recite them walking down the street. My brai…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 03:36PM
Monday, August 3, 2020

Theater of Your Mind: Closet Dramas and More by Nicole Serratore

Various theater-adjacent projects offer alternatives for reading and interpreting theater at home. Nicole Serratore explores closet dramas and their ilk. The post Theater of Your Mind: Clos…

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Sunday, August 2, 2020

My Favorite K-Dramas Ranked by Nicole Serratore

Just to keep a ranking of the shows I've blogged about...all subject to change:  1) Crash Landing On You: Just the perfect blend of comedy, drama, and romance with a narrative that sustain…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 02:20PM

Pandemic Diary July: Wounded Men, Questionable Healing by Nicole Serratore

In July, I fell into FOUR shows which involved men with traumatic childhoods and the women who patiently put up with their nonsense and fall in love with them so they can heal. The woman may…

SOURCE: Mildly Bitter's Musings at 02:14PM

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Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre