So yesterday I went to see the final performance of Gimpel Tam, a new adaptation of an Isaac Bashevis Singer story produced as part of The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene’s 94th Season. I wish I could say I hated it, but I didn’t. It was an
I like family time around a tree/group of candles/monthlong fast as much as the next person, but today I think if I hear another carol I might vomit. If you are similarly seeking relief from a month of earnest cheer, and you happen to be
Eartha Kitt & Harold Pinter, R.I.P. Totally different but both influential, creative powerhouses. Good bye and thanks for sharing your creative gifts with the world!
So I was thinking about the financial industry bailout and the auto industry bailout and the subcontracting of the War in Iraq to companies like Blackwater. And I was thinking about Madoff and his scam and corporations and media manipulation and box stores like Walmart
i know this is an ad firm but i still love the video:
From Chrissy at City Opera: I’m sure you know it’s been a challenging few months at City Opera. During this time our general email inbox overflowed with messages of support from fans, alumni, subscribers, musicians, and donors with messages about how much they love this company. We were so
cut and paste IM convo from lescinq after the jump.
The Tank is really moving! After months bouncing from Chinatown to 42nd Street, The Tank will finally settle into the 45th Street Theater at 354 W. 45th Street (between 8th and 9th Aves) on January 5th! With two theaters and a cozy lobby, The Tank will be a new destination for
I’m writing to ask your help in seeing my first international collaboration to completion. I’m trying to raise $2,000 in the next month, and just $20 from each recipient of this letter will do the trick. The Foundry Theatre has agreed to act as non-profit
i was trying to fall asleep. i haven’t seen a show in what feels like weeks nor have i socialized, really. its all work and no play and a few very fraught exchanges and encounters. it is winter and i think its time to re-prioritize
Just so everybody knows, I resigned as artistic director of IRT this weekend. Unfortunately there are some insurmountable creative differences, which, in addition to a lack of administrative and executive support, have made it untenable. I regret that all the great artists and projects that I
Got this email from the Michael Moore email list today (see below.) I think the one point that is missing is that the Republicans are trying to destroy as much as they can before the end of the Bush era. This isn’t just ideological, this