‘Summer Shorts 2017’ Begins July 21 at 59E59 Theaters

59E59 Theaters hosts Throughline Artists (J.J. Kandel, Producing Artistic Director) with SUMMER SHORTS 2017. This annual festival of six short plays tailor-made for summer viewing is now celebrating its 11th season. SUMMER SHORTS 2017 begins on Friday, July 21 and runs through Saturday, September 2.  SUMMER SHORTS pairs top NYC playwrights with some of today’s best directing and acting talents. Divided into two series, SUMMER SHORTS premieres six one-act plays,…

June 26, 2017

‘The Government Inspector’ Delivers Laughs Galore

Update: Since publishing this article, an extension and move for this show were announced. The Government Inspector will complete its run at the Duke Theater on June 24, 2017. It will reopen on July 5 and run through August 20th at New World Stages. To purchase tickets for performances at New World Stages, visit Telecharge.com, call (212) 239-6200, or visit the New World Stages box office (daily, after 1pm).  A…

June 14, 2017

Review: Mint Theater’s ‘The ‘Lucky One’ Looks at Sibling Rivalry and Favoritism

The name A.A. Milne usually brings thoughts about the teddy bear, Winnie-the-Pooh. Milne wrote a series of stories about the lovable bear as well as poems that have become part of his legacy. However, look deeper into his biography see his success early on as a playwright.  A play he wrote called The Lucky One was originally produced in 1922. It became Milne’s sixth Broadway production in less than two…

May 25, 2017