Donja Love was set on the path of truth the day he came out to his mother. She said, “As a parent, all you want is for your child to live an easy life, but you won’t. Your life will be hard, because there are millions of people in this world who don’t even know you and want you dead.” As he puts it, this honesty opened him to a chance to discover Queer Black narratives. Like Tarell Alvin McCraney, Mr. Love chooses to take us into worlds that have been smothered by the story tellers with power. His is a direct approach – sort of.Read More
Month: June 2018
Starting Here: Austin Pendleton and Barbara Bleier Present The Songs of Richard Maltby and David Shire:
It is an intimate and transporting evening. Bravissimo all around. Belier and Pendleton and Maltby and Shire – and us.Read More
I just learned that there is more than one kind of organ donor. While watching Pass Over my heart was removed from its home and messed with. I did not realize this, of course, until the end of the show because my heart was returned. I know that because it was breaking. Boom.Read More
Russia’s State Theatre of Nations, as part of the Cherry Orchard Festival’s production of Chekhov’s Ivanov now playing in limited run at City Center’s MainStage theatre, is one of those productions you will hear about for years to come…Read More
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