“A Death-Defying Escape” at The Hudson Guild Theater

Judy Carter’s new comedy, A Death-Defying Escape, now playing at the Hudson Guild Theatre, demands a plethora of superlatives—amazing, brilliant, achingly funny, powerfully tragic, with eye-popping magic tricks— oh, I could go on! Ms. Carter engages the audience with the very personal story of her life as a child growing up as a Jewish girl … Continue reading “A Death-Defying Escape” at The Hudson Guild Theater

“A Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney” at Odyssey Theatre

All my life since I was in grade school, I believed that Norwegian lemmings committed mass suicide by throwing themselves off a cliff and into the ocean below. How did I know this? Hard to say exactly, but I suspect that the information came from the Disney Corporation and their wild life movies, which were … Continue reading “A Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney” at Odyssey Theatre

“In the Next Room, or the vibrator play” At Open Fist Theatre Company

Spencer Cantrell, Jennifer Zorbalas and Stephanie Crothers. Photo by Frank Ishman Sarah Ruhl’s 2009 play, In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, debuted at Berkeley Rep, then moved on to Broadway where it was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and three nominations for the Tony Awards. It has since been produced multiple times in … Continue reading “In the Next Room, or the vibrator play” At Open Fist Theatre Company