Parkside Players Presents Edward’s Closet at 13th Street Rep

I’ve been talking about theatre beyond the bright lights of Broadway for so long that probably everyone thinks, “yeah, we know you LOVE theatre MALINI.” As a member of the indie theatre community for so very long, I know what goes into producing and promoting a show. I also know what it feels like to…

Guest Blogger Nick Radu Reviews Bedroom Farce

If you’re looking for a good time, a good show and a few good laughs you need only go as far as the bedroom; or three bedrooms, as it is in Alan Ayckbourn’s Bedroom Farce. Under the creative and talented eye of director Andrew Block, the title and the performances do not disappoint when it…

Meet Shellen Lubin

My conversation on gender parity continues with Shellen Lubin. Shellen is a powerhouse. She wears numerous hats as a Songwriter, Playwright, Director, and Vocal/Acting Coach.  She is also the Co-President of the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition, VP of Programming of the League of Professional Theatre Women, and a member of most unions and guilds…

Meet Felicia Lin

My conversation on gender parity continues with Felicia Lin who is a Taiwanese American writer. The diaspora of her parents’ generation and Taiwan’s international isolation, have fueled her interest in Taiwan. In 2001, she left New York to live in Taiwan, where a creative breakthrough led her to pursue a career as a writer. Metropolicks,…

Article on AllVerse and Our “April is National Poetry Month” Theme

If Nobody Thinks of Remarkable Things If nobody thinks of remarkable things… Does the ordinary become extraordinary What touching lyrics in songs would we sing If nobody thinks of remarkable things… Be encouraged though The heart stays dim, along with our dreams If no one remembers the…[read more] Hello, my name is Angela Skeete­-Davis and…

Meet Naomi McDougall Jones

My last blog post was on gender parity and the panel that I moderated. Naomi McDougall Jones  represented the discipline of film as a filmaker shared these three stats about the role of women in films: Of the top 100 Hollywood films in 2014, only 12% featured a leading female character. Of the top 100…

I am Woman but I am not Roaring…

I had the privilege to moderate a panel on gender parity  at Salon Creative Lounge (presented by International Women Artists’ Salon). Nine women from different disciplines shared the statistics of women who work in their field; how women continue to experience discrimination in the workplace; and how some of our male counterparts are unaware of this….