John Sullivan has been an editor and writer for newspapers, magazines, and websites on both coasts since the 1980s, including the New York Daily News, the San Francisco Chronicle, and an online start-up for the Wall Street Journal. He resides on his ranch in Northern California.
Writes in: Art & Architecture, Books & CDs, Dance, Destinations, Etc, Features, Film, Music, Television, and Theater.
‘Betty Blue Eyes’
Produced by Cameron MackintoshDirected by Richard EyreBook by Ron Cowen and Daniel LipmanMusic by George StilesLyrics by Anthony DreweNovello Theatre, London, from March 2011
"Betty Blue Eyes" is the type of show the British might ...
Lydia Weintraub (left) and Louise Sullivan in "Carrie & Francine,"part of Summer Shorts 5 (Series A)Photo by Rahav Segev
Summer Shorts 5 (Series A)
Produced by Throughline Artists59E59 Theaters, New YorkThrough Sept. 3, 2011
“Summer Shorts,” the ...
From left, Ellen Geer, Graco Hernandez, and Earnestine Phillips in "Rose Cottages"Photo by Ian Flanders
By Bill BozzoneDirected by Heidi Helen DavisWith Ellen Geer, Aaron Hendry, Graco Hernandez, and Earnestine PhillipsWill Geer Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga Canyon, ...
Jessica Mamey and Phil Meyer in "Trouble in Tahiti"Photo courtesy of Pacific Opera Project
Pacific Opera Project's 'Trouble in Tahiti'
Music and Lyrics by Leonard BernsteinPerformed at the Santa Monica Playhouse and Vitello's in Studio CityPacific Opera ProjectArtistic ...
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
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, ...
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, ...
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 ...
Books & CDs
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'
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 ...