Provocative recreation of the Clinton vs. Trump presidential debates has actors of reversed genders portraying them, and is a startlingly theatrical event.
Month: April 2017
A beer drinking, melancholy Vietnam veteran and his hapless, younger brother figure in this roaring revival of the one-act play set at a rural Texas bar.
While waiting on line to get into the memorial tribute for Tony Randall, in 2004, I had one of those only in New York encounters with a 80ish woman.
From the thousands that I’ve taken to the Statue of Liberty as a tour guide, two were among the most memorable. They were like Horton Foote characters.
Miriam Colón 1936-2017
Here is a personal remembrance of the distinguished actress, perhaps best known for her role in the 1983 film “Scarface,” who died recently.
Anna Deavere Smith: My teacher in the 1980’s
Now acclaimed for her award-winning documentary theatre solo shows, back then she was a struggling actress and a charismatic and inspiring teacher.
Aaron Frankel: A great acting teacher
Now retired at the age of 95, this distinguished man of the theater has been a stage manager for The Lunts, a director, an acting teacher and an author.
Not Glad We Had This Time Together
Carol Burnett performed her one-woman show in White Plains, in 2015. She’s undeniably wonderful, but the event was a disappointing series of misadventures.
Woman in the Auditorium
How a 72 year-old, retired schoolteacher made her Broadway debut with Paul Newman in the 2002, revival of “Our Town,” where he played The Stage Manager.
Anne Jackson: A Personal Remembrance
These are some fond recollections of my time studying acting at HB Studio in the 1990’s with the venerable and delightful actress who died last year.