‘Awake and Sing’ at The Public Theater

Now playing at New York’s Public Theater, “Awake and Sing” is considered to be the finest of Clifford Odets’ plays. It premiered on Broadway in 1935. This revival is being performed by The National Asian American Theatre Company under the leadership of Artistic Producing Director Mia Katigbak and Associate Producer Peter Kim. This marks their 25th Season in residency with the Public Theater. Stephen Brown-Fried directs an all-Asian American cast….

July 16, 2015

‘Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging’ with Pokes and Jokes

I enjoyed the chance to see “Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging” as it celebrated its official opening at the Davenport Theatre on Sunday, May 4. Created and written by Gerard Alessandrini, “Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging” is the newest version of the Forbidden shows which looks at both the current shows playing on Broadway as well as the trends that are influencing it. Think of a show that is “Saturday…

May 7, 2014

Wanted: ‘New York Love Stories’

Here’s a unique opportunity for anyone who has a story to tell about something special connected with New York City. Playwrights Horizons is looking for “New York Love Stories.”  They will be curating a collection of great NYC love stories and images that will be displayed in a gallery on their website, social media and maybe even in their Mainstage Theater lobby that will run in conjunction with their next…

May 5, 2014