Saturday, January 28, 2017

Macbeth at Frog & Peach Theatre by Sarah B. Roberts

Get tickets to this production of Macbeth as soon as possible!   Click here Ovation Tickets Online or call 866-811-4111. It runs Thursday - Sunday, weekends through February 12th. …

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Friday, January 20, 2017

The Women's March Song by Sarah B. Roberts

Ann Hampton Callaway sings her original "The Women's March Song" dedicated to all those marching across the world on January 21, 2017.  I'll be there tomorrow, exercising my First Amend…

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Monday, May 2, 2016

Dame Helen Mirren Talks, Mostly about Shakespeare by Sarah B. Roberts

When I was twelve, I went on a class field trip to Odessa,  with my beloved teacher Beth.  Bizarrely and incredulously, in the middle of this mostly forsaken oil town in far West T…

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Shakespeare Noir! by Sarah B. Roberts

Frog & Peach Theatre Company is throwing an all-star reading tomorrow night.   Actors Zach Grenier, Judith Ivey, Austin Pendleton, Peter Gerety and the fabulous members of…

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Friday, February 5, 2016

Henry V at Rogue & Peasant Players by Sarah B. Roberts

My favorite thing about seeing Shakespeare off-Broadway is that nothing is made into everything.  The Rogue & Peasant Players is doing this now with their new production of HENRY V …

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Saturday, December 19, 2015

The No. 1 Reason Why Star Wars The Force Awakens Will Be Even More Awesome Than I Expect by Sarah B. Roberts

The No. 1 Reason why Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be even more awesome than I expect when I see it on Christmas Eve:  Dame Harriet Walter has a cameo as Dr. Kalonia.   No…

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Insignificant at Infinite Variety Productions by Sarah B. Roberts

I loved the new play Insignificant by Sean Michael Welch at Infinite Variety Productionsso much that I'm going again tonight.  Set in 1925, a young female astronomy student, Cecilia Pay…

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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Great Scott! The Pipes of Christmas are Coming! by Sarah B. Roberts

This Saturday, December 19th, the Scots will be invade the Upper East Side of Manhattan (and they'll move over to New Jersey on Sunday, December 20th).  Specifically it's the Highlan…

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Harriet Walter would love to play Macbeth. Yes, please. by Sarah B. Roberts

"A third production with Phyllida Lloyd is planned, and although the play has not yet been determined, there is one tragic hero Walter would relish taking on. 'Having played Lady Macbeth'—…

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Saturday, November 7, 2015

Sylvia at the Cort Theatre: Hey! Hey hey hey! by Sarah B. Roberts

Almost exactly twenty years ago I saw A.R. Gurney's play Sylvia at the Zach Theatre in Austin, Texas. It was the first really grown-up comedy I saw and I've never forgotten it. It's a play …

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Much Ado About Nothing at The Frog and Peach Theatre Company by Sarah B. Roberts

I've been going to Shakespeare productions at Frog and Peach Theatre Company for quite a while.  Besides getting to hear and see the words of Shakespeare well acted, it was fun to walk …

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Monday, November 2, 2015

DiVaR Alert: Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do - Preview by Sarah B. Roberts

CLICK HERE TO WATCH A PREVIEW: Great Performances: Chita Rivera: A Lot of Livin’ to Do - PreviewCheck your local listings - on Thirteen WNET in New York, it's on Friday, November 6, 2015&n…

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Nika Leoni - Soprano and Composer by Sarah B. Roberts

Last week I went to Empire Opera for the first time, specifically to see Nika Leoni.   I had been looking for a chance to hear her again, ever since I heard her in "Pushkin's Littl…

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Audra McDonald, Your Tardiness Is Excused by Sarah B. Roberts

We were supposed to see Audra McDonald at Carnegie Hall on December 12, 2014.  Unfortunately, she postponed due to a work conflict.  We finally saw her on Wednesday night, Apr…

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The arts are not by Sarah B. Roberts

I found this note in a stack of papers in an old file folder recently.  I don't know the why, when, or where of this quote from Michelle Obama, but it's been sitting on my typing stand …

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Other Mozart at the Player's Theatre by Sarah B. Roberts

photo: www.anthonycollins.nycOn Saturday night, I was immersed in the experience of  THE OTHER MOZART .  It's a one-woman drama about Maria Anna Mozart and is a theatrical experien…

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Friday, March 27, 2015

Opera Singers, Wagner + Girl Pop = Girl Power Perfection by Sarah B. Roberts

Everything about this is awesome and full of girl power - mezzos and sopranos Ruby Hughes, Clara Mouriz, Charlotte Trepess, Elizabeth Watts and Kitty Whately, with the ladies of the BBC Phil…

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Monday, March 2, 2015

Rasheeda Speaking at the New Group by Sarah B. Roberts

On February 21st, I saw the matinee of the New Group's production Rasheeda Speaking.  It stars Tonya Pinkins, Dianne Wiest, Patricia Connolly and Darren Goldstein.   Joel…

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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Debbie Voigt: Voigt Lessons at 92Y by Sarah B. Roberts

Last week Debbie Voigt presented the new York City premier of her one woman show "Voigt Lessons" at the 92nd Street Y last Thursday night.  And girl, there were lessons to be …

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John & Jen at Keen Company by Sarah B. Roberts

I was so delighted to see Keen Company's new production of John & Jen on Friday night.  The two-hander musical stars Kate Baldwin and newcomer Conor Ryan.   It is a sweet,…

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Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Turn of the Screw at Everyday Inferno Theatre Company by Sarah B. Roberts

Henry James' thriller The Turn of the Screw is currently on at Everyday Inferno Theatre Company.   This stylized production is adapted by company member Jamie Wylie and is eerily s…

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

A perfect symmetry: Marian and Noah by Sarah B. Roberts

On Monday night, after experiencing one of the most thrilling nights of live performance, I returned home to learn that Marian Seldes had passed away.   My first thought was:  …

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Monday, October 6, 2014

I love this album: Ghostlight by Betty Buckley by Sarah B. Roberts

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

I AM HARVEY MILK by Sarah B. Roberts

Dearest Friends, If you don't already have a ticket to I AM HARVEY MILK at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall on Monday night, get one! http://iamharveymilknyc.com/ Ticket prices sta…

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

You Can't Take It With You on Broadway Needs More Kittens, Less Snakes by Sarah B. Roberts

I was happily charmed when I attended Bloggers Night at  You Can't Take It With You last week.  Now playing at the Longacre Theatre on West 48th Street, the Moss Hart and…

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Friday, August 29, 2014

All Signs Point to Pre-Order at www.BettyBuckley.com by Sarah B. Roberts

Betty Buckley is coming back to sing in New York!   She'll be performing three shows only at Joe's Pub October 9-11th.  My anticipation is palpable!  I haven't seen …

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Well, I've been watching Noah for a while... by Sarah B. Roberts

 From Baltimore Style Magazine, Ones to Watch by Ian Zelaya:Noah Himmelstein, theater and opera directorNoah Himmelstein is certainly making a name for himself in the theater world. …

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

DigitalBelle by Sarah B. Roberts

Finally, FINALLY, Prettybelle is available digitally.   This album was barely available at all and one had to obsessively comb thru ebay stalls to get even a vinyl recording and pi…

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Congrats to THINGS I LEFT ON LONG ISLAND! by Sarah B. Roberts

Sara Cooper has received the 2014 FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award for Playwrighting for Things I Left on Long Island!  Things I Left on Long Island, as part of the 19th annual 2014 F…

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Friday, August 22, 2014

TWO GENTS at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival by Sarah B. Roberts

On Saturday, I finally made good on my promise to return to the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. Gratefully, I accepted Amy and Dan's invitation to visit and accompany them in seeing…

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Censored on Final Approach by Sarah B. Roberts

My nieces had just been to the National WASP WWII Museum in Sweetwater, Texas, when I received an invitation from Petol Weekes, a producer at Infinite Variety Productions, to see their new p…

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