Thursday, December 14, 2017

Spotlight On...Lynn Rosen by Michael Block

Name: Lynn RosenHometown: Gary, Indiana (near Chicago)Education: Brandeis University – BA in Theatre ArtsFavorite Credits: Proud of them all but the world premier of my EST/Sloan play The …

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Review: Bioelectromagnetics As a Metaphor for Unleashing Women's Power by Michael Block

By Ed MalinThis December, Jody Christopherson’s new play AMP is running in repertory with her Greencard Wedding at HERE.  The play is directed by Isaac Byrne. Jody Christopherson, liv…

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Meet the Queens: The Ultimate Drag Pageant Season 5 Finale by Michael Block

The Ultimate Drag Pageant is about to wrap up their fifth season on Thursday, December 14th at 11:00pm at The West End. Hosted by Marti Gould Cummings and Nedra Bell, this competition is one…

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Spotlight On...Susan Bernfield by Michael Block

Name: Susan BernfieldHometown: Palo Alto, CAEducation: University of Pennsylvania, Circle in the Square Professional WorkshopFavorite Credits: Stretch (a fantasia) at Ice Factory, New George…

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Sunday, December 10, 2017

Review: The Perfect Christmas Gift by Michael Block

By Michael BlockTis the season for the good tidings and gay apparel. Alongside her closest pals, Showbiz Spitfire Paige Turner rings in Christmas with her newest holiday extravaganza. Hoping…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Review: Drew Droege's Wild Ride by Michael Block

By Michael BlockWeddings. They bring family and friends together to celebrate the bond of two people in love. But the legal union of matrimony isn’t always for everyone. We all may have th…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Review: Out of the Boxx by Michael Block

By Michael BlockWhen it comes to the world of Drag Race, she may be best remembered for her feud-filled relationship with Mimi Imfurst on Drag Race All Stars, but Pandora Boxx is an all star…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Spotlight On...Katie McHugh by Michael Block

Name: Katie McHughHometown: Pensacola, FloridaEducation: Undergrad at Florida State University (BA in Theatre) Graduate School, The New School for Drama (MFA in directing)Favorite Credits: T…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Review: A Visual Legend by Michael Block

By Michael BlockA five octave phenom that took the world by storm. Rumors swirled of her origin. Who was this Peruvian jungle princess with the voice unlike any human? Time has passed since …

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Spotlight On...Drew Droege by Michael Block

photo by Russ RowlandName: Drew DroegeHometown: Lincolnton, NCEducation: BA, Wake Forest UniversitySelect Credits: The Chloe videos, “Drunk History,”  “Bob's Burgers,” “Transp…

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Review: Exploring a Scary, New Modern World by Michael Block

By Ed MalinAt Theater for the New City, you can now see the premiere of the late Lu Hauser’s play Prague, 1912 (the Savoy Café Yiddish Theatre).  Director George Ferencz guided Hause…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review: High Heels, Lipstick, and Other Forms of Pride by Michael Block

By Ed MalinPooya Mohseni, Iranian-American transgender performer and activist, is the star of One Woman, written by Cecilia Copeland and directed by Joan Kane.  Following a sold-out per…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Review: A Beautiful Nightmare by Michael Block

By Michael BlockJackie Cox was recently crowned the winner of So You Think You Can Drag All Stars. I Dream of Jackie 2 is proof why she won. Returning to the Laurie Beechman with a sequel to…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Review: Women Fighting Back, in Many Glorious Ways by Michael Block

By Ed MalinCarnival Girls Productions is currently presenting The Werewolf of Washington Heights by Christie Perfetti Williams at The Kraine. Charmaine Broad directs. If you are familiar wit…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Review: It's War, and It's Also Love by Michael Block

By Ed MalinBasement, by Planet Connections Theatre Festivity award-winning playwright Michael Hagins, is the maiden voyage of Roly Poly Productions. Janet Bentley directs, and co-producer An…

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Review: We're All Mad Here by Michael Block

by Kelly KohlmanItalian chanteuse Monica Salvi brings an evening of delightful musical madness to Theatre Row as part of the 2017 United Solo Theatre Festival. Her one-woman show, Mad Women …

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Review: Paige Turner's Gay Adventures by Michael Block

By Michael BlockIf the fabulous drag queens and colorful rainbow outfits didn’t sell it, the title certainly will. Paige Turner’s This Show is Gay does not falsely advertise what you’r…

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Friday, October 6, 2017

Review: Leslie Carrara-Rudolph's World of Whimsey by Michael Block

By Michael BlockLeslie Carrara-Rudolph’s “day job” is bringing life to kooky characters and crazy creatures through the art of puppetry. But what happens when the puppets go to bed and…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Spotlight On...Monica Salvi by Michael Block

Name: Monica SalviEducation: I trained for three years at the Bernstein School of Musical Theatre in Italy, then moved to London to take a Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music.…

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Review: The Great Lengths a Mother Takes by Michael Block

By Michael BlockFrom the jump, Amy Herzog sets you up for heartbreak, no matter the result when the final blackout is called. It’s a testament to just how exceptionally real her latest pla…

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Review: Sutton's Fabulous Drag Camp by Michael Block

By Michael BlockOh the memories of summer camp. I actually never went so I'm going off of other people's memories. Anyway. As the season comes to a close, Sutton Lee Seymour celebrates the h…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Review: Trixie Mattel Does It Again by Michael Block

By Michael BlockTrixie Mattel is back and better than ever. And you'd think that would be hard to do. Returning to the Laurie Beechman, Trixie brings her giant bag of tricks in Now With Movi…

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Spotlight On...Walker Vreeland by Michael Block

Name: Walker VreelandHometown: Baltimore, MDEducation: BFA from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU, Walnut Hill School for the Arts.Select Credits: As a radio personality, best known for having…

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Review: She's Got the Power by Michael Block

By Michael BlockIn 1995, the world was introduced to a woman who would forever change history. Known for her intimate affair with the President, Monica Lewinsky was, and still is, a househol…

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Spotlight On...Robin Bady by Michael Block

Name: Robin BadyHometown: Oakhurst, NJEducation: Antioch College, New York University Professional Actor Training Program – BFA, New York University, Educational Theater, credits towards M…

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Spotlight On...Henry Aronson by Michael Block

Name: Henry AronsonHometown: Brooklyn NYEducation: Midwood HS (Brooklyn), Columbia UniversityFavorite Credits: MD (Broadway): Rock of Ages, Rocky Horror Show, RentWhy theater?: As a performe…

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Spotlight On...Megan Reilly by Michael Block

Name: Megan ReillyHometown: Princeton, NJEducation: I studied musical theater at the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and received my BFA.Select Credits: I spent this past August at the Edinb…

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Sunday, September 17, 2017

Review: Boom, Pow, Slay by Michael Block

By Michael BlockIt's pretty safe to say that every child at one point dreamed of being a superhero. Whether your allegiance was to the D.C. or Marvel universe, the characters from the page a…

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Spotlight On...James Godwin by Michael Block

Name: James GodwinHometown: Dallas, PAEducation: BFA fine arts Columbus College of Art and Design.Favorite Credits: I sell the dead, stake land, Big Big World Chappell's show. David Bowie's …

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Spotlight On...Cailin Heffernan by Michael Block

Names: Cailín HeffernanHometowns: Galveston, Texas; NYCEducation: O’Connell College Preparatory School, Texas Christian University (Ballet Performance B.A., minors in Theatre and Literatu…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Review: A Rant of One's Own by Michael Block

By Kelly Kohlman A Haiku:Growing up is hard.Relationships can hurt us.It gets better, though.Angsty haiku, silly songs, and cheating boyfriends abound in I Kissed Your Boyfriend: Anothe…

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