Monthly Archives: September 2013

Annie on Broadway

Annie on Broadway

 An eventful night at “Annie” took place on September 24th.  At the start of the show, Sadie Sink was scheduled to play the title role.  However, after the orchestra started and the projections were playing, the show was stopped for 20 minutes.  We soon found out Sadie got sick.  Taylor Richardson (who also plays the… Continue Reading

Avenue Q at New World Stages

Avenue Q at New World Stages

“Avenue Q” is in short, a dirty muppet show that stems from “Sesame Street”.  During the musical we meet a mix of muppets and humans who all live on the same street.  The main character, Princeton, has set out to find his purpose in life.  The story would not be complete without him meeting a… Continue Reading

Philip Goes Forth at the Mint Theater

Philip Goes Forth at the Mint Theater

“Philip Goes Forth” is somewhat of a prodigal son story.  Philip leaves the familiarity of a business career at home in hopes of becoming a writer in New York City.  The problem is; is this an act of defiance toward his father or does he truly have the ability and passion to take on this… Continue Reading

Mr. Bengt’s Wife at The Gene Frankel Theatre

Mr. Bengt’s Wife at The Gene Frankel Theatre

Swedish playwright August Strindberg’s play, “Mr. Bengt’s Wife”, has been translated to English for the first time and is being produced at The Gene Frankel Theatre.  Rebellious Margit, an orphan, longs to be set free from the convent where she is living.  Her “knight” comes to sweep her away into married bliss.  At first she… Continue Reading

Unbroken Circle at St. Luke’s Theatre

Unbroken Circle at St. Luke’s Theatre

“Unbroken Circle” takes place in Galveston, Texas in 1970.  A relative has passed away and extended family is brought together for the first time in years.  Family secrets, heartbreak and trials arise.  With every twist and turn of the script, the audience finds themselves more intrigued to see what will happen next.  This story runs… Continue Reading

McGoldrick’s Thread at St. Mark’s Theatre

McGoldrick’s Thread at St. Mark’s Theatre

If you enjoy Irish dancing and a story with heart, this show is for you.  “McGoldrick’s Thread” takes place in the Bronx in 1995.  Magee is preparing for a big dance competition and has grown out of her dress.  Her family of six is poor, barely scraping by, and a new costume seems near impossible.… Continue Reading

Be A Good Little Widow at The Wild Project

Be A Good Little Widow at The Wild Project

“Be A Good Little Widow”, a play by Bekah Brunstetter, is now being performed at The Wild Project, in the East Village.  The space itself is absolutely adorable, with a quaint entrance and minimal seating.  It’s very intimate which gives the audience a closer look into the house. Melody is a young woman who is… Continue Reading

Matilda on Broadway

Matilda on Broadway

If you are looking for an extraordinary set, great costumes and fun kids singing and dancing, this is the show for you.  If you are looking for more meat and excitement, it won’t be found here.  “Matilda” has been on my list of shows to see since I first heard it was playing in London… Continue Reading