Meet Sabina England & Allah Earth: The Cycle of Life

Name: Sabina England Tell us about you.  I am a filmmaker, playwright and performance artist. I am profoundly deaf and cannot hear but I work with musicians a lot in my projects. I just won a Jury Award at Lady Filmmakers Film Festival in Beverly Hills, California last month for my short sign language poetry … Continue reading Meet Sabina England & Allah Earth: The Cycle of Life

FringeNYC + FringeBYOV Returns 2018

After a one year hiatus, the New York International Fringe Festival (FringeNYC) returns with a new look.  It also returns with an additional moniker called FringeBYOV (Bring Your Own Venue) which opens the festival and audience members to theatre beyond the borough of Manhattan. Unfortunately, the Bronx wasn't included but kudos to Staten Island for being … Continue reading FringeNYC + FringeBYOV Returns 2018

FringeNYC Announces Plans For The Future

**Festival moves to October beginning in 2018** After a 1-year hiatus spent evaluating the needs of New York's indie theater community, FringeNYC (New York International Fringe Festival) has unveiled its plans for the next 3 years under Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy. Beginning in 2018, FringeNYC will move to October and will have three … Continue reading FringeNYC Announces Plans For The Future

FringeNYC Presents Benefit — And Announces Plans For The Future/Sunday, August 20th

FringeNYC (New York International Fringe Festival) will present FringeNYC 20/20: A Vaudeville, the first ever benefit gala for New York's largest theater and performance festival. FringeNYC 20/20 will celebrate FringeNYC's first twenty years with an evening of eclectic performances by FringeNYC alumni and will include the highly-anticipated first announcement of their vision for the future. … Continue reading FringeNYC Presents Benefit — And Announces Plans For The Future/Sunday, August 20th

fringeNYC 2016 Recap #2

Houseless in Paradise by Dr. Mark Tjarks; Directed by Dennis Gleason Houseless in Paradise exposes the homelessness problem in tropical Hawaii. The Aloha  State has the highest rate of homelessness per capita in the United States. The playwright, Dr. Mark Tjarks compiled more than 60 stories from the "houseless" community as well as city and state … Continue reading fringeNYC 2016 Recap #2

Meet Michael Bradley Block & The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer

Name: Michael Bradley Block What is your current project? The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer Where are you performing it and why is it the right fit for your piece? The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer will be presented as part of the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival! I've been dreaming to be … Continue reading Meet Michael Bradley Block & The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer

TBB: The Pawnbroker Extends to FringeNYC Encores, I Am Me, EstroGenius Festival, Fountain of Youth

When one festival closes another one opens. Or overlaps. Or extends.  My journey has taken me through many of the festivals in NYC (Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, West Village Musical Theatre Festival, NYMF, FringeNYC and now EstroGenius). I won't lie. I am tired as I am sure the many many artists who have taken part … Continue reading TBB: The Pawnbroker Extends to FringeNYC Encores, I Am Me, EstroGenius Festival, Fountain of Youth

TBB: Planet Connections Final Week, Our Bar, Newtown Literary Release

Believe it or not, I do actually do activities that are non-theatrical. This past week, I decided to take a night off and hang out with some fellow artists at an open mic for Inspired Word.  I read three poems that are in the running for my performance at the Kaufman Studios Block Party.  I don't perform … Continue reading TBB: Planet Connections Final Week, Our Bar, Newtown Literary Release