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by Roy Berko - Nov 24, 2014
'The story is told in verse, densely packed with rhyme, which has to be spoken so that it sounds like natural language.' 'Much of the play concerns a battle between angels and demons.' 'There is little action in the play, just a series of monologues.' The descriptions are vivid, 'fingernails pierce an eyeball and drain it of fluid, a knife slices into a woman while she's having sex. A body implodes beneath the tires of a truck.' 'The play is filled with vivid, vulgar verse.' (more...)
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre presents Blackbird by David Harrower and directed by Tony Estrella. It stars Madeleine Lambert and Jim O'Brien and runs from May 1 to June 1. Tickets are available here. Scottish playwright David Harrower's most acclaimed and most controversial play, Blackbird 'is theater at its most elemental,' says The New York Times. In a littered factory break room, 55-year-old Ray and 27-year-old Una engage in a confrontation so real and raw that you feel you should Look Away. But how can you? Fifteen years earlier, the two had a sexual affair...when she was 12. Ray has assumed a new identity and a new life following his imprisonment, while Una has not stopped searching for answers to her conflicting emotions. What emerges from the recriminations and explanations is a complex relationship that blurs the boundaries between love and lust, obsession and abuse. Uncompromising, shocking and surprisingly tender, Blackbirdwill leave you hanging on every word and every uncomfortable silence. For mature audiences only. (more...)
by Melissa Hurst - Apr 14, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011
The Red Fern Theatre Company is set to present the World Premiere of We in Silence Hear a Whisper, written by Jon Kern and directed by Melanie Moyer Williams. (more...)
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2011
The Red Fern Theatre Company presented the World Premiere of We in Silence Hear a Whisper, written by Jon Kern and directed by Melanie Moyer Williams on October 5, 2011. The production will run through October 23, 2011 in a limited engagement at The Theater at the 14th Street Y, located at 344 East 14th Street between First and Second Avenues in New York City. The official opening will take place October 8. For more information visit http://RedFernTheatre.org. (more...)
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2009
This summer, The Sherman Playhouse is proud to present SALOMÉ, the rarely-seen biblical drama by Oscar Wilde, arguably the greatest English Language playwright of the 19th Century. The production opens July 24 for a four-week run. (more...)
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