Last night, the New York theatre community welcomed the first (and ironically, the last) of August Wilson’s plays to Broadway. Jitney, one of Wilson’s 10 plays sharing a universal, yet intimate tale of African-American life throughout the 20th century, was the first chapter in this […]
When I heard the news that the Broadway tour-de-force, Shuffle Along, was set to close on July 24th — a full 2 months earlier than its original closing date in September — I, along with so many others, immediately shouted “Why!?” How can such a work […]
I originally treated myself to the Roundabout Theatre’s production of She Loves Me on my birthday back in March, but a weird twist of fate (along with my greedy need to see if I can win tickets through TodayTix) gave me a second opportunity to […]
It’s no surprise to anyone that NYC is brimming with guest lecturers and book signings to feed its massive bookworm population. And it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that someone who has met authors as varied as Ray Bradbury, Vanessa Garcia, Barbara Ehrenreich […]
As the six-time Tony-award winning drama Red closed at Indiana Repertory Theatre this weekend, I couldn’t help but reflect on the wonderful experience of seeing such a brilliant work grace my local stage. Broadway is full of emotional, conflict-ridden navel-gazing dramas that leave the audience feeling […]
I have no idea where the month of August went! To be fair, I have no idea where the first week of September went either. Ha!
Like so many trying to get the most out of summer after a particularly harsh winter, it was difficult balancing […]
The 2011 IndyFringe festival wrapped up its seventh year this past Sunday night. And even though this was only my second year enjoying the theatre extravaganza in Indianapolis’ own mini-arts district, it felt even more inclusive and representative of the theater spirit than my first […]
June has been a hectic, yet fruitful month for a lot of freelancers, myself included. It turns out there is some truth to the idea a freelancer’s life runs on a cycle of feast or famine.
In addition to freelancing duties, I’ve also been a bit of a […]
The seven inches of freshly fallen snow didn’t deter theater geeks like myself from venturing out on Wednesday for a night of theat-ah at Indianapolis’ Clowes Memorial Hall. I had the pleasure of taking in the delightfully entertaining National Tour of the revenge comedy that […]