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“The Lion” Written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer

Review by Sarah Lucie In musicals, it’s most common for a character to break into song when they can no longer express themselves through words alone, and so songs are moments of intense emotions an

“When We Were Young and Unafraid” by Sarah Treem

Review by Iris Greenberger The women’s movement still has a long way to go, although it has brought about sweeping legislative reforms since 1972, when Agnes (Cherry Jones) was running a small bed a

In the Green Room
with John Rowell

One of the highlights of the just-ended theater season in New York was the delightful musical comedy/murder mystery Murder For Two, which opened last summer at the McGinn/Cazale Theater uptown and moved to New World Stages last fall, where it has played to enthusiastic houses ever since (and where it continues through June 29.)

“Wet Glitter”
Play and Lyrics by Lucile Baker Scott
Music by Julia Weldon

Paradox Valley, Colorado, isn’t the ideal vacation spot. For one, it houses an abandoned uranium mine that the government has labeled radioactive.

“The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare

Oh, irony. Leave it to Shakespeare to open one of his most well-known comedies with the line: “In sooth, I know not why I am so sad.”

“Our New Girl” by Nancy Harris

Something isn’t right with the Robinson family. Fresh-faced nanny Annie (Lisa Joyce) can sense something amiss as soon as she arrives.

“A Serious Banquet” directed by Erin B. Mee with text by Jessie Bear

It’s 1908, and Picasso is throwing a dinner party for fellow painter, Henri Rousseau, at his studio in Le Bateau-Lavoir in Bohemian Paris.

“The Anthem”

In our digital age of over sharing one’s personal triumphs and general specialness, it isn’t hard to imagine a world where said individuality is a crime.

“The Party Play”
by Valerie Work

hat happens when your dreams don’t come true and success seemingly comes naturally to those around you? You move home, back with your parents, and your roommate and friends continue to grow.

“This is How I Don’t Know How to Dance”

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Twenty strangers walk into a bar. The bartender says, what is this, some kind of play?

 
 
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