Review – Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Signature Theatre is having quite a season remounting important American plays and re-introducing playwrights.  I was thrilled to see their productions of Susan-Lori Parks' Red Letter Plays and they continue their streak with this seminal play by Stephen Adly Guirgis. The playwright has created a compelling work of the prison system and the burdens of … Continue reading Review – Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Opening Night for Plays and Prestidigitation #9 – The Fright Edition

If you are in New York I hope you will join us for our show at Polaris North Studio on 29th Street tonight and this weekend.  It combines short plays and magical interludes.  It will be a little scary, a little macabre, and lots of fun.  There are several brand new short works and the … Continue reading Opening Night for Plays and Prestidigitation #9 – The Fright Edition

Players Theatre Boo! Short Play Festival

Recently I saw a performance of the Boo! Short Play Festival at The Players Theatre in Greenwich Village.  It was an interesting batch of plays in a seasonal festival.  A little uneven and somewhat odd selections for a "scary" festival. I really went to take in the efforts of several Polaris North members putting together … Continue reading Players Theatre Boo! Short Play Festival

Plays and Prestidigitation #9 – The Fright Edition

If you are in New York City two weeks from today, I hope you will join me for Plays and Prestidigitation #9 - The Fright Edition.  This is an occasional series I present at Polaris North, a co-operative of theater artists at 245 W 29th Street.  We perform a group of short plays interspersed with … Continue reading Plays and Prestidigitation #9 – The Fright Edition

Review of MICHAEL MOORE ON BROADWAY: The Terms of My Surrender

Michael Moore's show is a liberal rant, history lesson and all around entertaining performance.  It is also a story of his background and involvement in the causes he supports.  He makes very good points and is preaching to the choir here in New York.  You know by now whether you agree with him or not. … Continue reading Review of MICHAEL MOORE ON BROADWAY: The Terms of My Surrender