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Macbeth. Courtesy Polk PR.
Broadway
Elizabeth Ann Foster

Macbeth at the Longacre Theater

If you’re a Shakespeare fan and a purist, Sam Gold’s direction is not the version for you. The entire company breaks out into song with original music by Gaelynn Lea, and Michael Patrick Thornton narrates the play from his wheelchair, beginning with a brief history of Shakespeare. Yes, this is Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

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David Bryne's American Utopia. Courtesy: Playbill
Broadway
Elizabeth Ann Foster

American Utopia at the St. James Theater

Everything is gray in David Byrne’s `Utopia. The suits, the instruments played Byrne’s hair, and even the gray subject matter he ponders – the brain. Byrne’s cynicism is transparent. From Utopia upside down to discussing his motivation for including songs.

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Broadway
Victoria L. Dammer

Theater Forward’s 2022 Gala Red Carpet

The red carpet at The Edison Ballroom was sizzling hot with excitement as Theatre Forward’s 2022 Gala honoring Tony and Obie Award-winning director, producer, and actor Kenny Leon, and Prudential Financial for their leadership and support in the arts and the theater community.

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Photo Credit: Julieta Cervantes
Off Broadway
Elizabeth Ann Foster

7 Minutes at the Here Theater

Massini’s dialogue is genius with real, raw emotion traded by factory walkers who, while they may seem different from one another, share the desire to keep their jobs and pay their bills.

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Marinda Anderson, Rolonda Watts, Brittany Bellize are in sandblasted. Photocredit: Carol Rosegg
Off Broadway
Victoria L. Dammer

Sandblasted at the Vineyard Theater

Rating  4/5 The journey of our lives, searching for answers to explain our past, present, and future, is comparable to Merriam-Websters’s definition of sand

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Company at the Bernard Jacobs Theater, Manhattan.
Broadway
Elizabeth Ann Foster

Company at the Bernard Jacobs Theater

This is “Being Alive” as Bobbie sings, ending the production for this generation. What a genius is Sondheim to create a piece that can be transformed and adapted so no one can say they changed this or that – it simply morphs, and each person takes away their own lessons, or not.

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