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    Interview with Scott Kettner of Nation Beat

    Nation Beat is a NYC based, internationally renowned American-Brazilian collective that travels around performing their unique mixture of Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, funk and swamp-rock blues. Now performing at NYC’s Symphony Space, Nation Beat is the first American...

    March 02, 2017
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    HSA Theatre Alliance presents ‘The Trojan Women’

    “The Trojan Women” is a contemporary take on the classic Greek tragedy that opened on February 24 and will run through March 19 at the HAS Theatre at 649 St. Nicholas Avenue NYC. Directed by award-winner Alfred Preisser, the Artistic Director/Chair of the Theatre Department at the Harlem School of...

    March 02, 2017
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    Immediate Media and The Collapsable Hole presents ‘Steve of Tomorrow’

    “Steve of Tomorrow” is a hi-tech apocalyptic comedy, running at The Collapsable Hole from March 16 to April 1, 2017. Co-created by writer/director David Commander and media designer Rob Ramirez, the fifty-minute show is a satire about consumerism, news content, climate change, the future, and human...

    March 02, 2017
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    The Talking Band presents ‘The Room Sings’ at La MaMa

    LaMaMa is New York City’s premiere avant garde theater and from March 31 to April 16, 2017, the venue will be hosting The Talking Band’s “The Room Sings.” This play uses several genres to tell the stories of four people whose lives interlock. True to its name, the play features a room in a country...

    March 02, 2017
  • Director and playwright Lisa Moira channeling the Mona Lisa.

    Interview with playwright and theatrical director Lissa Moira

    Playwright and director Lissa Moira has made a career out of adapting and updating theatrical works. Strongly associated with Theater for the New City, Lissa’s most recent play is titled “Grand Theft Musical” and it is based on Robert Sickinger's 1994 play titled "Platinum Taps." “Grand Theft...

    February 26, 2017
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    Interview: Lauded stage and screen actor, Stelio Savante

     Stelio Savante is an American Movie Award winner and a SAG nominee who is now starring in the highly anticipated drama, “Media”, with a premiere date of Feb. 25, 2017, on TV One. Savante will be playing the role of Howard Boston, an imprisoned underworld power broker. Savante can also be seen...

    February 26, 2017
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    Interview: All female, electronic, experimental, and entirely awesome band Vanilla Sugar

    Vanilla Sugar is an award winning female band that produces high energy electronic/experimental music. Band members Jessica Perry and Vanessa V hail from Los Angeles, California and are currently promoting a brand new music video while also touring the country performing their music live. Vanilla...

    February 26, 2017
  • Becky Baumwoll in a scene from Broken Box Mime Theater's production of SEE REVERSE at A.R.T/NY's Jeffery and Paula Gural Theater February 17

    Review: 'See Reverse' at Broken Box Mime Theater

    "See Reverse” is theater at its finest. Over the course of 90 minutes, the play features 10 short scenes that were created by Broken Box Mime Theater's resident ensemble of innovative performers. The pieces performed truly embody the full range of what the art of mime is capable of. With only...

    February 26, 2017
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    Interview with writer, actor, director and producer, Carl T. Evans

    Carl T. Evans is a quadruple threat in the entertainment industry as a writer, producer, director and actor. Evans launched his career in the entertainment industry as an actor studying his craft at Adelphi University in New York. He has since amassed an impressive resume involving, theater...

    February 25, 2017
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    Bri & Elysse musical duo scheduled to perform at NYC’s Lovecraft on March 4, 2017

    On March 4, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., the musical duo known as Bri & Elysse will perform at Lovecraft in Manhattan. The ladies will be performing original music from their upcoming EP and fill out the set with a couple of covers. Bri and Elysse are both natives of Connecticut who now reside in New...

    February 25, 2017
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    Interview with singer and songwriter Jess Pomerantz

    Jess Pomerantz is a singer and songwriter who comes from a long-line of musicians. Her cousin, Phoebe Snow, gained fame in the 1970s for her hit “Poetry Man” which achieved platinum status. In January of 2017, Jess and her band performed at the One World Trade Center Observatory Exhibitionism, “The...

    February 25, 2017
  • tinyBuild is a company that produces games which are meant to inform, entertain, and sometimes move players emotionally.

    tinyBuild Games: A company that brings independent games to players

    Video games are becoming an increasingly common pastime for people of various ages, and tinyBuild is a company that is dedicated to not only producing such games but also finding a way to use games to teach life lessons, tell deep stories and even stir empathy. Yulia Vakhrusheva is the Director of...

    February 23, 2017
  • Interview with Nic Adams of ‘Real Talk/Kip Talk’

    Interview with Nic Adams of ‘Real Talk/Kip Talk’

    “Real Talk/Kip Talk” is a talk show series that centers on theatrical topics.  On Feb. 25, the show’s second episode will be recorded live at NYC’s Abrons Arts Center at 8 p.m.. The show is the brainchild of media mogul Kippy Winston and it invites audiences to take part in the live—although also...

    February 22, 2017
  • The Rough Draft Festival produces plays by emerging playwrights.

    Rough Draft Theater Festival presents ‘A Window Into New York’

    Rough Draft Festival is an annual theatrical event at LaGuardia Performing Arts that will feature plays by Melis Aker, Scott Barrow, Leila Buck, Kevin Doyle, Joey Merlo, Kyoung Park Directed by Kevin Doyle, Isabelle Kettle, Kelly O’Donnell, Kyoung Park, Benjamin Shaw, Tamilla Woodard, who will...

    February 22, 2017
  • Interview with actor and comedian David Haydn-Jones, aka ‘Mr. Ketch’

    Interview with actor and comedian David Haydn-Jones, aka ‘Mr. Ketch’

    David Haydn-Jones is an actor of both stage and screen. David got his start in theater and sketch comedy—avenues which he still readily performs in—but is currently best known for his portrayal of the sociopathic character known as “Mr. Ketch”, a James-Bond-like figure who appears on the hit...

    February 22, 2017
  • James Kautz is an actor and the Founding Artistic Director of the Amoralists Theatre Company.

    Interview with James Kautz, founder of ‘The Amoralists’ theater troupe

    In February of 2017, The Amoralists, in association with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, announced casting and the design team for their world premiere of Ken Urban’s “Nibbler” which is scheduled to run from February 23 to March 18. The play is set in 1992 and focused on a group of young friends in...

    February 22, 2017
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    Interview: Author and musician Adam Gidwitz to stage theatrical musical book reading at Symphony Space

    Symphony Space is one of the top theatrical venues in New York City that provides theatrical and artistic events for children. Their highly interactive Thalia Kids’ Book Club is especially popular with children and parents.  On Saturday, April 1, the venue will present the international premiere of...

    February 14, 2017
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    Interview: Bottoms Dream presents ‘The Bride’

    Bottoms Dream is a theater company based in New York City that has been dedicated to the reinvention of classic texts since 2013. On February 16, “The Bride” will debut; it is the third installment of the company’s “Weaving Series” and combines Shakespeare's characters, events, and words from the...

    February 09, 2017
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    Interview with choreographer, artistic director and screenwriter Glenn Douglas Packard

    Glenn Douglas Packard is an Emmy-nominated Choreographer and Artistic Director who has been featured in the New York Times and was previously active in Bollywood. Over the course of his career, Glenn has been entrusted as a creative director for more than forty stage shows including The Latin...

    February 07, 2017
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    Interview with author Katharine Holabird, creator of the ‘Angelina Ballerina’ series

    Katharine Holabird was born in Chicago and always loved dance and ballet. Katharine worked as an editor and journalist and penned the first book in the “Angelina Ballerina” series in 1983. The series was inspired by her children and became a massive success. She is now working on a new series titled...

    February 02, 2017
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