Meet Benjamin Viertel & The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

Name: Benjamin Viertel What is your current project? The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production? The play is being performed at The New Ohio Theatre and it’s a great fit because it’s in the heart of the gay neighborhood of…

Review by Nick Radu: Broken Bone Bathtub

She’s naked. She’s in a bathtub. And she’s brilliant. Siobhan O’Loughlin is the petite powerhouse in this one woman show, bringing humanity to more than just the surface of the water she sits in. Per usual, Siobhan brings a group of people together, in an actual bathroom, where she sits in the tub and tells…

Meet Tony Torn and Ben Beckley & Latter Days

Names: Tony Torn & Ben Beckley What is your current project? Latter Days Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? Ben: Tony Torn and Will Dagger are performing the show (my first full-length play) as an Ars Nova Fling, with Dutch Kills producing. Ars Nova’s an ideal space for…

Meet Dipti Mehta & Honour Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan

Name: Dipti Mehta What is your current project? Honour Confessions of a Mumbai Courtesan Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? Jersey City Theater Center. We are a part of their Borderless season which is a perfect fit as the show is set in Mumbai, India but touches…

Meet Felix Rojas & Growing Up Gonzales

Name: Felix Rojas What is your current project? My current project is a one person, two act play called Growing Up Gonzales. Gonzales is a comedy with drama that tells the story of two brothers, Johnny and Cisco, who are brought together by death. It is Johnny’s job to clean out the apartment of the deceased…

Meet Mark Dunn & Black Coffee

Name: Mark Dunn What is your current project? Agatha Christie’s Black Coffee Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? The Parkside Players in Forest Hills, NY The reason it’s the best fit is probably because they were crazy enough to approve it for this season. I’m only kidding….

Meet Amanda Nicastro and Matthew K. Sears & Escape to LA?

Name: Amanda Nicastro & Matthew K Sears What is your current project? Rotten Apple: Escape to LA? Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? We’re performing our new show at the Frigid Fringe festival. The Frigid Festival takes place during the coldest time of the year in New York…

Review: Love Alone

My journey to Enfield, NH led me to the Shaker Bridge Theatre where they produced Deborah Salem-Smith’s Love Alone. Nestled in this quiet and sweet town, a story of death and grief and how the parties involved navigate their lives unfolds. The play opens with Dr. Becca Neal, an anesthesiologist, breaking the news of the…