Off-Off-Broadway

Off-Off-Broadway Review: “The Cleaning Guy” at FringeNYC 2016 at the Huron Club at the SoHo Playhouse

It is rare to find a solo show in the NY International Fringe Festival that includes original music and lyrics: that welcoming combination can be found in Paul Adams who happens to be “The Cleaning Guy.” A transplant from Kansas, he has been cleaning NYC apartments for the past twenty-five years and has an incredible roster of clients and their…

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Off-Off-Broadway Review: “Let the Devil Take the Hindmost” at the SoHo Playhouse

Among the shows opening the FringeNYC 2016 season is “Let The Devil Take the Hindmost,” a new play by Maya Contreras who – in a program note from the playwright – shares that she penned the play in response to the horrific crimes fueled by systemic and institutionalized racism. It deals with a family that, in resolution, blames its dysfunction…

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Off-Off-Broadway Review: “Black Magic” Transcends Death at FringeNYC 2016 at the Soho Playhouse

“I was not born for death and yet I have died a thousand times, he thought. And now I am born again for these hard times.” – Kathryn Lasky, “Frost Wolf” In forty powerfully engaging minutes, the cast of “Black Magic” explores the lives of seven slain black men “in the era of Orlando, Ferguson, and Black Lives Matter.” These…

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News: The Flea Theater Announces Its Fall 2016 Season

June 23, 2016 | News, Off-Off-Broadway, Previews > | Tags:

The Flea Theater’s Artistic Director Niegel Smith and Producing Director Carol Ostrow have announced its fall 2016 season, which will include an A.R. Gurney World Premiere and a new look at the Greeks by Ellen McLaughlin. Says Smith, “Long time Flea collaborator A.R. Gurney has written us an evening of incendiary one-acts inspired by The Greeks that will play in both…

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Off-Off-Broadway Review: “The Place We Built” at the Flea Theater

May 19, 2016 | LGBT, Off-Off-Broadway > | Tags:

“I like being able to define my species. And so I guess for the Seagull I don’t know anything, I’m an outside observer, but I think They found the beauty in being outside They made a place where they could define themselves.” Aisha/Nar The thirty-something Jewish Bohemians in “The Place We Built,” currently running at the Flea Theater, who in…

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Off-Off-Broadway Review: “You Are Now the Owner of This Suitcase” at Theatre 167 at the West End Theatre

April 11, 2016 | Off-Off-Broadway > | Tags: ,

“You Are Now the Owner of This Suitcase” is a modern day folktale, comprised of 21 scenes, with contributions from seven different playwrights, with an objective to meld a multiplicity of styles into one voice. It goes hand in hand with the mission of the producing company, Theatre 167, to create, cultivate and support new works by artists of wide…

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