Ten homeschooled teens take an exploratory deep dive into the realm of The Little Mermaid, abandoning Disney’s happy ending for the explicit traumas of Hans Christian Andersen’s original. Not that there’s any correspondence between the pain of becoming an adult and the pain of having your tongue cut out
As the London riots showed this summer, people can get pretty sick of being broke in one of the world’s most expensive cities (London’s 18th on the global list and more costly than anywhere in the US).
Before there were babies named Facebook, civilian revolutions popped up all over the Middle East, demanding basic freedoms, democracy and human rights. Their protests brought down long-running oppressive regimes, and their voices were heard all over the globe. Here in New York, Hybrid Theatre Works called on artists to react
Over the past few years I’ve watched as San Francisco has been pulled out from under us and sold to the highest bidder. And I’m fed up and heartbroken. San Francisco is for everyone, not just the wealthy elite, and this is why I’ve decided to run for mayor....
Gravid Water is the theatrical equivalent of letting one side of a debate prepare statements, and not telling the other side what the debate topic is. But instead of being an unfair trainwreck, it’s one of the best nights at UCB Theatre. Gravid Water is a monthly show where an
Just when I thought people had run out of new interpretations for Shakespeare, other than setting his plays in high school starring various young starlets and heartthrobs, The Sonnnet Repertory Theatre proves me wrong. Their current production of Richard II involves actors swinging around on the trapeze. It’s like seeing
After a week of teaching theatre workshops with high school kids I have begun to see myself in a new way. There is nothing like spending some time with a teenager to make you realize how old you really are. In fact, after this week, I feel as far away
Before recently, I was not aware that there are living survivors of the atomic bombs attacks during World War II. It wasn’t until the theatre company of which I am a part was asked to do a show using true stories from the survivors that I found out about these