Culturebot recommends Rachel Chavkin’s staging of Uncle Vanya at the E. 13th St. Theater that is being presented as part of Columbia Classics Downtown. It is a very clever, innovative and moving production. It has two more performances. We haven’t seen DJ:REMIX the re-staging of
New York, NY, June 22, 2007 – Dance Theater Workshop announced today that it has selected Stephen Greco as its new Executive Director. The appointment takes effect on July 2, 2007. In announcing Stephen Greco’s appointment, Virginia Millhiser, President of Dance Theater Workshop’s Board
On May 20th, 2007, Tisch MFA Graduate in Dance deeAnn Nelson suffered a tragic fall in a performance and fractured her spine. She has since come through surgery with flying colors, and a full recovery is expected, though the rehabilitation is going to be long
I left an afternoon barbecue Saturday, stuffed full of meat and beer, to attend the opening of Area of Rescue at the Connelly Theatre. Laura Eason’s show, produced by Andhow! Theater Company, is about, well, according to the poetic-slash-cryptic description from the press materials: The
We don’t cover the Broadway scene, it’s not our beat, but we’re completely bummed that downtown luminaries Kiki & Herb lost the Special Theatrical Event Tony to a ventriloquist. Really, Tony voters? We’re happy for Jay Johnson and all (we guess), but if you can
Oh, by the way, I’m writing to you from Ottawa, Canada where I’m attending the Magnetic North Theatre Festival, which has been tons o’ fun. I, however, did not get to go to Montreal for the IETM conference or the Festival Transameriques. Did you go?
Yeah, right. I haven’t read that book The Secret, I’m just a little too cynical to even imagine reading it. Still I’m superstitious enough (yes I read my Brezsny horoscope every week! Yes, i’m a Scorpio) to kind of sort of get into the idea
New work at P.S.122 this week and next. This wednesday is the opening of San Francisco company foolsFury‘s The Devil on All Sides. This is a New York premiere of a new play by French writer Fabrice Melquiot. A story of the war in the
This Friday and Saturday only! Marc Bamuthi Joseph is back in New York for the first time since his highly acclaimed solo work Word Becomes Flesh dazzled audiences at Dance Theater Workshop last year! Through the lens of hip-hop theater comes a powerful look at
Hey if you want to stay up to date on what’s up downtown, go check out the LMCC Blog! Interesting stuff.
Just got back from Rinde Eckert’s Horizon at NYTW. This show is an extraordinary accomplishment. Run, don’t walk. Seriously. It is a beautiful, complex, intricate, thoughtful and thought-provoking show. Eckert as writer is erudite and entertaining, David Schweizer’s direction is pitch-perfect and the performance by
Well we just got the press release for the Soho Think Tank‘s Ice FactoryFestival 2007. Every summer we look forward to seeing some great work down at the Ohio and this summer is no different. It looks like a great line-up. We’re particularly excited to