“Immigrants, we get the job done.” The now-famous line from Broadway’s Hamilton could also apply to INTAR, the scrappy and determined theater company that has creatively pivoted their programming during our existing pandemic.
It’s not a shocking revelation that most of us are zoom fatigued. While modern video-call technology has allowed us to keep in touch with colleagues, friends, and relatives, it’s also proven to zap our eyes and concentration. [Read more…] about Reconnecting, Even Through a Computer Screen
I should have cared. I should have been fully invested in the depression era tale about Nick Laine (Jay O. Sanders), his wife, Elizabeth (Mare Winningham), and the visitors that inhabit their Duluth, Minnesota boarding house. And yet, after 2 1/2 seemingly endless hours at the Belasco Theatre, all I really cared about was leaving.
We all want to see the “happy ever” ending: two people meet, they fall in love, and then skip off into the sunset as the credits roll. Without revealing any spoilers, that’s exactly what happens in Cary Gitter‘s anodyne but generally delightful play, The Sabbath Girl.
Can one be fired for ” For cussing out a short-ˇtempered gangster in the middle of an up-ˇtempo production number?” If you’re Angel Allen (Alfie Fuller) at the Cotton Club in 1930s Harlem, the answer is “yes.”
Seesaw is back on the boards, thanks to the J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company. This brand new theater company, co-founded by The Disney Channel creator Jim Jimirro, is presenting the first of three disparate shows from the archives of musical theater (1962’s No Strings and A Class Act from 2000 will follow). [Read more…] about ‘Seesaw’ Shows a Promising Start for J2 Spotlight
You’ve never met anyone like Jason. Actually, you probably have. He’s the obnoxious hot mess who shows up uninvited to his friend’s birthday party and proceeds to talk at breakneck speeds before causing a scene. [Read more…] about ‘Happy Birthday Doug’ is a Big, Gay Party Not to be Missed