Front and Center at Sweat on Broadway

My new favorite place to sit in the theater is the front row. We were practically bellied up to the very bar where most of the scenes took place. Sitting so up close and personal, we were privy to every flinch, clenched and coiled fist, pained wince, flash of hope, violent tendency and nascent expressions of resentment…

The Cherry Orchard on Broadway

A group of 15 or so of us gathered in the audience last night to see The Cherry Orchard. We partly gathered to see Chekhov, but mostly gathered to see Diane Lane. The show is still in previews and opens officially on October 16th. I get that in previews there can be some fine tuning and fixing to get the performance broadway ready, but I am afraid that what we saw is what you are going to get and I don’t think you want it…

Humans being Human in The Humans

A crappy duplex basement apartment in Chinatown with a curious lightbulb situation. Ninety minutes of almost every possible human trial and tribulation (seriously so many – check it out – I made a list below) packed into one Thanksgiving dinner served on paper plates. A family of four glued together with the power of unconditional love…