Written by Joseph Mackin New York theater is glamour, right? The footlights, the dreams, the Great White Way. Oh the things you’ll see: wicked witches, musical Mormons, swaying Swedes, airborne arachnids and anthropomorphic lions for starters. There’s even a straight play now and then like The Glass Menagerie to remind people of all Broadway once [...]
ASHÉ by Ricardo Pérez González Visions of a life yet unknown. Santeria. Dreams that can’t be true, but are. Playwright Ricardo Pérez González weaves a dark and magical love story between strangers connected in ways mystical yet oddly familiar. For more info & to purchase tickets: ASHÉ by Ricardo Pérez González.
UP Theater Company announces details of its fourth major production. “4” a quartet of new plays, each dealing with a different topical conundrum, will mark the second time that UP will focus on the one-act format. Unlike their 2011 foray into the form -The Chalkboard Trilogy, by Nancy Nevarez – this program features four distinct [...]
BY Jonathan Ullman (@gogoPatienceCnP) When the character of Johnny Gonzales enters the set of his dead brother Cisco’s apartment to clean it out in the opening moments of Growing Up Gonzales, you’d think you’re in for a night of melancholia and introspection at the theatre. But you’d be wrong. Growing Up Gonzales, starring Luis Antonio Ramos in [...]
Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Up Theater Company’s presentation of K Comma Joseph has been postponed until Wednesday, November 7th. A simple complaint about the hot water forces a mild-mannered clerk to run for his life. Suddenly at odds with his boss, his wife and a corrupt government official, the play asks if even the [...]
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Check out this informative video expose, by our good friend Tania Rashid, on Deportation in Washington Heights. The video features the beloved People’s Theater Project. Deportation in the Heights from tropa rashid on Vimeo. Check out more of Tania’s work below: Gladys Ricart Remembered – The Brides’ March 2011 Confessions of a Go-Go Dancer What [...]
The good folks at Up Theater staged this subway wedding to protest the looming loss of token booths throughout the city. Check out: www.uptheater.org/ We invite you to like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, or e-mail us at UptownCollective@gmail.com. [subscribe2]
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The UP Theater Company is looking for an experienced actor who can play young (teens) but has the chops to carry the piece. The role is of a street smart Dominican kid, born in NYC, with a touch of Hip-Hop and a lot of pubescent energy. He can rattle off some Spanish but English is [...]
June 22nd, 2011 7:30 PM Cornerstone Center, 178 Bennett Ave at 189th St Theatre of the Oppressed NYC presents the Jan Hus Theatre Troupe, a new performing ensemble comprised of homeless and formerly homeless individuals inNew York City. Tairq, an actor in the Troupe who is currently living in aNew York Cityshelter, said of his [...]