“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
MCC Theater will present the one act play The Sentinels, written by Matthew Lopez as part of their new Live Labs: One Acts today, Wednesday, May 20th at 5:30 pm EST. It will be presented live on the MCC YouTube Channel. Under the direction of Tony award winner Rebecca Taichman, the cast features Jane Alexander (Alice), Katrina Lenk (Christa), Denée Benton (Kelly) and Priscilla Lopez (Waitress). Act readings will be between 25 and 45 minutes in length are read and streamed free to the MCC Theater audience.
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.