The Patsy & Jonas, NY

David Greenspan in "The Patsy"Photo by Carol Rosegg 'The Patsy' and 'Jonas' By Barry Connors ("The Patsy") and David Greenspan ("Jonas")Directed by Jack Cummings IIIThe Transport Group at the Duke on 42nd Street, New York Through Aug. 13, 2011  ...

The Illusion, NY

Finn Wittrock and Amanda Quaid in "The Illusion"Photo by Joan Marcus 'The Illusion': Kushner's Densely Poetic Variation on Corneille by Tony Kushner (adapted from "L'illusion comique" by Pierre Corneille)Directed by Michael MayerSignature Theatre Company, New YorkThrough July 17,  ...

H.P. Lovecraft Festival, NY

Eric Whitten in "Re-Animator"Photo by Dan Bianchi Radiotheatre’s Second H.P. Lovecraft Festival Adapted and Directed by Dan BianchiHorse Trade Theater Group at Under St. Marks Theater, New YorkThrough July 31, 2011 In the low-budget, high-aspiration realm of Off-Off Broadway,  ...

Shakespeare in the Park, NY

André Holland and Annie Parisse in "All's Well That Ends Well"Photo by Joan Marcus All’s Well That Ends Well By William ShakespeareDirected by Daniel Sullivan Measure for Measure By William ShakespeareDirected by David Esbjornson The Public Theater/Shakespeare in the  ...

MFA in a Box: A Why to Write Book

John Rember, the writer, dispenses writing advice in "MFA in a Box."Photo from mfainabox.com 'MFA in a Box: A Why To Write Book' By John RemberDream of Things, 2011262 pages; $16.95 John Rember’s “MFA in a Box: A Why  ...

The Normal Heart, NY

'The Normal Heart' By Larry KramerDirected by Joel Grey and George C. WolfeGolden Theatre, New YorkThrough July 10, 2011 It’s a tribute to the power of Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” as both a play and as a  ...

Helena Waldmann, Düsseldorf

Brit Rodemund in a scene from "Revolver Besorgen"Photo by Oskar Henn 'Revolver Besorgen' Choreographer: Helena WaldmannDancer: Brit RodemundProduction: Helena Waldmann and Ecotopia Dance Productionstanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf (Germany)May 28, 2011 Helena Waldmann received quite a bit of attention with her  ...

Bakersfield Mist, LA

Jenny O'Hara and Nick Ullett in "Bakersfield Mist"Photo By Ed Krieger Bakersfield Mist Written and directed by Stephen SachsWith Jenny O'Hara and Nick UllettFountain Theatre, Los AngelesThrough July 31, 2011 Yum. Or maybe I should say, Wow! I could  ...

Hollywood Fringe Festval

Ricky Butler as a chess junkie in "American Addict"Photo courtesy of the Hollywood Fringe 'American Addict' Written and performed by Ricky ButlerDirected by Francesco CampariiO West Theater, Los AngelesHollywood Fringe FestivalJune 16 - 26, 2011 Theater buffs with the  ...

Superior Donuts, LA

Gary Cole (left) and Edi Gathegi in "Superior Donuts" at the Geffen Playhouse.Photo by Michael Lamont Superior Donuts By Tracy LettsDirected by Randall ArneyWith Gary Cole and Edi GathegiGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesThrough July 10, 2011 Sometimes life delivers up  ...