Join Me for Queens Writes Weekend/May 19-21

Newtown Literary published my poem Catamarans. That was the first thing I ever had published. That gave this secret poet the confidence to continuing writing, create a blog, write for other sites and support others. I was at the first Queens Writes Weekend where I sat in front of the Unisphere in Flushing Meadow and…

Meet Jonathan Bruce King & The Gallery Players

Jonathan and I have been chatting about this past season at The Gallery Players. This season has been a great representation of American theatre.  Here it is: Malini: The Gallery Players celebrates 50 years this year with you as their season producer. The season reflects many genres of theatre (Gypsy, The 39 Steps, A Few…

Meet Daaimah Mubashshir & Everyday Afroplay

Name: Daaimah Mubashshir What is your current project? Everyday Afroplay Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production? EVERYDAY AFROPLAY (EDAP) is a collection of tiny plays exploring contemporary ideas of blackness both globally and in an American-specific context. What’s happening here is kind of outrageous and impossible…

Meet Ariel Francoeur & The Navigators

Name: Ariel Francoeur What is your current project? Producing the Fundraiser Performance for my company’s first full-length production, The Aurora Project. The company is The Navigators – which produces feminist Science Fiction Theater. Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production? The fundraiser is at Lovecraft on the Lower…

An Interview with Felix Rojas and Chulisi & Growing Up Gonzales

Sometimes you see your own story on stage. Sometimes it is within a scene. Sometimes it is through one character. Sometimes it is the whole play.  I want to go on the journey. I want to be “shackled to the beat”. I’ve been following Growing Up Gonzales by Felix Rojas over the years. I finally…

LPTW: Awards Celebration 3/31/17

Friday, March 31 6:30pm – 10pm Awards Ceremony at the TimesCenter 242 West 41st St At 8th Avenue Big Mingle Reception at Sardi’s Sponsored by Planet Connections 234 West 44th Street Between 7th and 8th Avenues Tickets: $100 Click HERE to purchase tickets Hosted by Tamara Tunie Theresa Rebeck & Daryl Roth, Advisory Council Co-Chairs…

Review: The Other Plays

Theater Breaking Through Barriers (“TBTB”) is a theater company that for whatever reason was not on my radar. This company was founded in 1979 as Theater By The Blind with a mission of dedicating and advancing the work of artists with disabilities. Their production of The Other Plays: Short Play About Diversity and Otherness showcased that mission….

Review by Hayden Field: Performeteria

At the bar, a bright yellow skirt, pink sash and wide eyes greet us. Next to them is a man giving off distinctly pirate vibes, with a scarf wrapped around his head, a gray vest and… black-and-white Vans. Nearby, a woman with a partly shaved head grips a plastic knife. These are off-duty artists participating…

The Other Plays and Kyle

Featured playwrights include Neil LaBute, Bekah Brunstetter, Lameece Isaaq, Dennis A. Allen II, Tatiana Rivera and others, writing about what it’s like to be “other” in our society. Please click the button below to purchase tickets. A.R.T./NY THEATRE, 502 W 53RD ST (BETWEEN 10TH & 11TH AVES) Click HERE for tickets. KYLE is a new…

Meet Heather Wahl and Speranza Theatre Company & Unveiling Liberty

Name: Heather Wahl What is your current project? Unveiling Liberty Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production? Speranza is performing this show for the community and school in the tri-state area in honor of Women’s History Month. We are a women’s theatre company and are thrilled to…

Meet Lucie Pohl & Apohlcalypse Now!

Name: Lucie Pohl What is your current project? Lucie Pohl: Apohlcalypse Now! Where are you performing your show and why is it a good fit for your production? Under St. Mark’s Theater at 94 St. Mark’s Place NYC. Apohlcalypse Now! is a show I wrote after an avalanche of disasters exploded into my life over the course…