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Hayes Theater Entrance. Photo credit: Elizabeth Ann Foster
Off Broadway
Elizabeth Ann Foster

Kite Runner

It is a demanding production in which to perform eight times weekly, and the themes are violent, abusive, and demanding on every actor.

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The cast from Ever Young. Zoom screen shot credit: Alex Roe
Theatre
Elizabeth Ann Foster

Ever Young – Something’s Doing in Florida

We get to eavesdrop on a foursome from 100 years ago. We see what was in style in Palm Beach and how the privileged conducted themselves. Secrets unfold, and the audience gets an intimate glimpse into relationships along with a history lesson.

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Soomi Kim's Body Through Which the Dream Flows. Photo credit: Charles Chessler
Off Broadway
Edward A Kliszus

Body Through Which the Dream Flows

With a marvelous coterie of young dancer gymnasts, Soomi Kim’s The Body Through Which the Dream Flows uses a multi-dimensional visual and aural landscape to provide insights into the complex relations of coaches and their proteges while opening a window into the inside world of children training for Olympic stardom.

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Alexandra Guerrero and Adam Files in Hit The Wall at the Kraine Theater. Photo credit: Neil Ryan.
Off Broadway
Edward A Kliszus

Hit the Wall

Many people dismiss graffiti art as vandalism or the work of gangs marking their territory. But in Hit the Wall, we discover that there is a coterie of serious graffiti artists striving to create their magnum opus.

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Andrea Bell Wolff and Elliott Litherland in Adventures in Vegas. Photo credit: Mia Katz.
Musical Theater
Edward A Kliszus

Adventures in Vegas

Adventures in Vegas is a sentimental, hilarious look at life as a showgirl and more. Now celebrating her 73 year’s young birthday, the intimate 1970 diary unfolds of actress, comedian, dancer, and singer Andrea Bell Wolff.

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Banner for Broadway's Next Hit Musical. Courtesy 54 Below
Off Broadway
Edward A Kliszus

Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

The audience gaped in wonderment and amusement at the singing, clever gestures, affectations, jokes, and exploitation of the hilarious, sometimes disjointed clues that inspired the scenes. The performers complete these tasks on the fly.

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In The Trenches. by Rachel Graham:RDGPhotography
Off Broadway
Edward A Kliszus

In The Trenches

In the Trenches is fun and one feels just a bit sorry to see young adults leave behind their single, childless lives. But they muddle through and discover that raising a family is rewarding, time is fleeting and precious, and your single friends will have to deal with you and your yoga pants, PTA meetings, trips to the mall, a barking lab, and dinner moved up from 10 pm to 5 pm.

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Jade Anouka in her solo performance of Heart. Photo credit Trevon James
Off Broadway
Victoria L. Dammer

Heart at Minetta Lane

London-based performer Jade Anouka presents at her New York City theater debut an intimate exposé of her journey to find her true heart.

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Entrance to Kurant Wine Bar. Photo credit: Sora Vernikoff
Restaurants
Sora Vernikoff

Kurant Wine Bar

I raved about Amy Babic’s Copinette, a restaurant renowned for its amazing American cuisine with French influence. It was time to try her second restaurant Kurant Wine Bar located at 1091 2nd Avenue between 57th and 58th Street in Manhattan.

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Scene from The Orchard with Juliet Brett and John McGinty on OpeningNight.Online. Photo credit: Pabel Antonov
Live Streaming
Edward A Kliszus

The Orchard

While Chekov’s play holds a firm place in the literature, through the magic of technology the story can now be presented in a cutting-edge complex dreamscape of seemingly incongruent elements achievable only with the contemporary arts of live-streamed multi-media drama.

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