Author: Sarah Downs

Moms: The Musical – An Interview with Kelly Surette and Victoria Rae Sook

I had the great pleasure of zoom-meeting the two talented women at the helm of Moms: the Musical, which will be live-streamed on July 24th at 2:00 p.m.   Kelly Surette, who composed and wrote the book for the show, and Victoria Rae Sook, its Director, are not only charming and multi-talented, they are also exemplary advocates for the lives and experiences of women, and for more opportunities for women in theater.  They embrace a kind of female empowerment that is inclusive and diverse.

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Tennessee Rising: The Dawn of Tennessee Williams

If you are looking for a familiar dark narrative of the gay man in a dangers world, the brilliant, cynical drunk who nevertheless wrote some of the finest plays of the 20th century, rejoice — that’s not what you’re going to get! Jacob Storms as Tennessee Williams offers a refreshingly hopeful take on the life of the playwright during his formative years from 1939-1945.

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The Aran Islands – Through March 28

Wisps of fog cross the screen as \photographic images of a bleak landscape, with lichen covered stone and dried grass enhance take us to the islande of Inishmore, a remote spot just west of the Irish coast. Desolate, uniform, proscribed, it is a place of limited land and limitless sea.  And yet, in contrast to the gloom of grey stone and grey skies, the people of the island possess astounding vitality, challenging the barren landscape to conquer their spirit.

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Love, Noël: The Songs and Letters of Noël Coward

In Love, Noël: The Songs and Letters of Noël Coward, K.T. Sullivan and Steve Ross trace the career of Noël Coward through his music and a treasure of trove of letters he left behind upon his death.  Through them we see behind the curtain, from the artist composing for a sophisticated public to the man writing for an audience of one.

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