‘My Dear Watson’ at NYMF Looks at the Holmes/Watson Relationship

The New York Musical Festival is in full swing this month through August 6, 2017. My Dear Watson played during the first week. The show is a musical look at Sherlock Holmes as told by his friend, Dr. John Watson. Impressive is the fact that the production is funded in part by The Conan Doyle Estate, the family estate of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who wrote the Sherlock Holmes stories…

July 28, 2017

NYMF 2016 – A Sunday Visit to Two Shows

The New York Musical Festival 2016 is in full swing. I was able to make my first visit this past Sunday, July 24 when I saw two shows. The first show was at the June Havoc Theatre on W. 36th Street. This was my first time in this venue. It’s a black box style theater. On a very hot summer day, the air conditioning was running well and there were…

August 1, 2016

‘Friend Art’ Looks at Friendship and Life

A play titled Friend Art finishes its run tomorrow at the 2econd Stage Theatre Uptown. Written by Sofia Alvarez and directed by Portia Krieger, it is a good play which is on the surface light-hearted but underneath it has some serious things to say. The lightheartedness comes through when one of the characters, Lil, makes continued attempts to produce a solo performance artist piece.  The recitation is funny and it…

June 11, 2016