Teresa on Clooney

Spotlight On Productions presents cabaret singer, Teresa Fischer, in a tribute to the “Girl Singer.” The show explores themes of love, loss, joy, and second chances and centers on Rosemary Clooney’s return to the stage as a recording and concert artist in the 1970’s. Directed by Kent Cozad, with musical director, Paul Chamlin, at the…

The Musical Minds behind SHADOWS

Director/producer/choreographer, two-time TONY Award nominee, Joey McKneely, has assembled a gifted group of musicians to bring award-winning playwright, Randall David Cook’s memorizing Gothic romance, SHADOWS, to life.  Edison Woods, Maxim Moston, and Karen Bishko transport their audiences into an hypnotic world where lovers – living and otherwise – tell their tales in soaring song and elaborate…

“Black” is the new Golden

The Lady in Black Don’t Tell Mama Cabaret Review by Rebecca Benedict On the evening of October 20th after a long day and frustrating hustle with the NYC transit I finally found my way to the cozy and warm piano bar on 46th Street: Don’t Tell Mama. My friends and I scrambled into our seats…

A Moment with Sunflower Duran on FORT DICKS

Five Star Arts brings you a series of brief discussions with members of the independent theatre community prior to the openings of their works this fall. Here is Sunflower Duran, appearing in FORT DICKS the MUSICAL.       Tell us about yourself as an artist.   I am a free thinker and I love the…

He put OFF-OFF on-on the map!

  Theater Resources Unlimited’s The 2018 TRU Love Benefit, “The Power of Community” honoring Baayork Lee and John Chatterton The event honors legendary A Chorus Line co-star and co-founder of the National Asian Artists Project Baayork Lee, who will receive the TRU Spirit of Theater Award for a lifetime of creating opportunities for Asian artists. Ms. Lee is choreographing the upcoming 50th Anniversary…

The Super in Supernatural!

Wicked Clone The Cinema Musical Review by Jen Bush Let’s play a game.  You think of a category related to entertainment and I will guarantee you, it’s in Wicked Clone The Cinema Musical.  You like live theatre?  This was vivacious theater.  How about dancing?  Well swivel your hips and do a happy dance because there…

Observations by Michael D’Antoni Yesterday’s DRAG MUSICAL FESTIVAL at the age old long standing HELL’S KITCHEN FLEA MARKET on 39th Street between 9th and 10th went off with out a hitch even in the rain! AM NEW YORK rated this event one of the five best things to do this past weekend and without a…

GIRL INSIDE THE MIRROR By Peruvian-Italian Director Nicoletta Mandriotti continues its exciting journey. Director/Creator: Nicoletta Mandriotti Choreographer: Lindsey Dietz Merchant (Current Faculty Staff at Movement Research, Performer in “Then She Fell”, Third Rail Projects). Lighting Designer: Gilberto “Lucky” Pearto (3 times nominated for Outstanding Lighting Designer at Planet Connections Festival).  Stage Manager: Nicole Amaral Performers: …

Ronny Dutra puede actuar, cantar y bailar … ¡y es hermoso!

International vocalist and dancer, Ronny Dutra, will be at The Duplex Cabaret Theater on September 8 at 7pm for an encore of his acclaimed musical presentation, THE WAVE. His autobiographical tale starts at his humble roots in Brazil and transports his audience to the fast paced world of competitive dance in New York City and finally to…

Pole Hilarity

You Hold A Pole Everyday Day By Laura Sisskin Planet Connections Theatre The Clemente, The Latea 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002 Review by Alexa Garcia We can choose what to do and who to be. It’s in our hands. Actor/singer Laura Sisskin performs a darkly/comic/musical one-woman show about an unsettling sexual encounter that leads…

WYSIWYG is RFAWD (Really Fun and Well Done)

WYSIWYG the Musical By April Alsup & Evan Duggan Planet Connections Theatre The Clemente, The Latea 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002 Review by Alexa Garcia Just cause you’re connected to Wi-Fi doesn’t mean you are connected to someone. WYSIWYG or What You See Is What You Get is a musicalized timely tale about…

Life is a Cabaret

Rusalka By Erika Phoebus Planet Connections Theatre The Clemente, The Flamboyán 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002 Review by Alexa Garcia Amsterdam 1943, two young sisters infiltrate an underground bar catering to jazz-loving Nazis. The Nazis who say they find an escape in the music they are meant to forbid. One particular SS Lieutenant welcomes…