It’s been quite a year for the Berkshires based Williamstown Theater Festival. They’ve either already transferred–or will be transferring–several of their shows to New York City. Halley Feiffer‘s Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow, Moscow played Off Broadway’s MCC Theater earlier this summer. Next, MCC will present Seared by Theresa Rebeck. The esteemed theater is currently represented on Broadway with Adam Rapp‘s The Sound Inside, and last night, they joined forces with the Roundabout Theatre Company by opening their 2016 production of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo.
Move over, Manhattan. Broadway isn’t the only spot for great theatre. Those traveling abroad are probably already aware of Europe’s reputation for the performing arts and the abundance of stunning edifices that house them. Paris is no exception.
Older audiences will likely recognize husband and wife team Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry from the hit television show, L.A. Law. Both were Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated several times for the NBC drama which ran from 1986-1994.
Broadway saluted the next generation of performers on Sunday night at the Edison Ballroom where the Education Theatre Foundation hosted their Fifth Annual Back to School Gala. The event is designed to bring together students, teachers, and Broadway celebrities, many of whom spoke with Manhattan Digest on the press line. [Read more…] about Students Capture the Spotlight in EDTA Gala
It’s surprising that there aren’t cautionary signs hanging around Broadway’s Bernard Jacobs Theatre. For inside, there is a production of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal that is equally exhilarating and heart-stopping.
“How can I write myself if I don’t believe that I exist?”, asks Swarn (Purva Bedi), an aspiring student of the Witches of Oxbridge University Club. It may well be one of the most intriguing existential questions presented in Jaclyn Backhaus‘ new Off-Broadway comedy Wives.
For nearly a decade now, Ben West has been unearthing countless documents and manuscripts about Musical Theatre. His end-game? The Showtime! Trilogy; Three documentary-style pieces showcasing this uniquely American art form and the many diverse individuals who have contributed to it.
It took Ma-Yi Theater Company five years of workshops and rewrites to bring Felix Starro to their 30th Anniversary season. Given that level of scrutiny, one might think that the finished product would be spectacular. Moments into this story about a Filipino huckster healer (Alan Ariano) who claims to rid folks of their illnesses however, my hope turned to doubt. [Read more…] about Theater Review: ‘Felix Starro’ Brings Fractured Faith to San Francisco
If you know Hennessy, then you are aware of how the brand embodies the legacy of “Never Stopping & Never Settling.” This year marks the 9th installment of them collaborating with an artist who embraces that exact motif to recreate an amazing new bottle design. [Read more…] about Hennessy Partners With Artist Felipe Pantone on New Bottle Design
If art is your passion then the name Jarren Frame should start to ring some bells for you. [Read more…] about A South African Artist is Blowing Up The New York City Art Scene