Category Archives: Theater

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Well, Well, Well

Last night Culturebot got to attend a preview performance of Lisa Kron’s Well on Broadway. For all the usual reasons (too many shows, not enough time) we didn’t get to see this show at The Public, so we can’t compare the new version to that

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Three Things to See in NYC with Ivan B

The Muses have left the building . . . Jesse J is cranky because I outted him online, Jack™ has finally gone fully to other side never to be heard from again and the play I am doing is driving the participants insane. Oh yeah,

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Breaking the Windy City: Part Duh

Everything is a struggle, lemme tell ya. It’s a good day if I can get through it without getting fired or into a fistfight. Apologies to Mr. Roboto for all the political digressions. Time to put away the Soap Box and get back into the

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major bang

so culturebot finally made it to Major Bang last night and boy is he glad he did. if you haven’t seen it, you should definitely check it out. Maggie Hoffman is, as usual, a pleasure to watch but Steve Cuiffo…man, he cooks. Okay, Culturebot admits

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No Great Society

Elevator Repair Service has been called “The best experimental theater troupe in town” by New York Magazine. Most Culturebot readers are familiar with their work, but if you aren’t you should be. Join us this thursday for the opening night of No Great Society at

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Breaking the Windy City (Part I of III)

What’s a little spinal fluid between you and a friend? Screw it. And what’s a little bit of alcohol poisoning? And what’s a little fight? Tomorrow you’ll be boys again –Drug Ballad, Eminem The import hoochie bounced so Jesse J. invited me to a pool

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More Under The Radar

We spent the day yesterday at The Public, checking out as much of the Under the Radar stuff as possible. It has been a lot of fun. It is also great to hang out in the lobby and chat with people, artists and presenters from

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prophet motive

Thomas Bradshaw’s new work Prophet also opened last week at P.S. 122. The folks from Gothamist came to see it and wrote: “It’s supposed to be humorous, and we hope that’s the case, otherwise it might be a little too alarming…” Which is a pretty

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Sequins for Satan

Culturebot’s Rachel Shukert has gone on from her humble beginnings with us to write for Nerve.com, Heeb Magazine and other outlets. She recently had her play The Blackstone Hotel featured in the Omaha Lit Fest, a new festival devoted to the work of native Omahans,

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Shiny Shiny Boots of Leather

Back when Culturebot was just knee high to a grasshopper dreaming of a dark, dank, sinful bohemian New York, he would sit and listen to the Velvet Underground’s first record over and over again. Particularly alluring were the ominous strains of John Cale’s violin in