FROM HONKY TONK TO PROTEST: A Woman's View of Country Music Kavinoky Theatre
Just think about it: Isn’t the image of country music a bunch of White guys in Stetsons, colorful suits, impenetrable accents from somewhere south of the Mason-Dixon Line and fiddles?
Loraine O’Donnell from Boonville, New York in the Adirondacks would deeply, musically disagree.
Sep 17, 2021, 14:33
WHITE RABBIT RED BABBIT Alleyway Theatre
Nassim Soleimanpour’s “White Rabbit Red Rabbit” is a truly unusual piece of theater.
Sep 16, 2021, 12:15
SPEED OF DARK American Repertory Theatre of WNY/Compass Performing Arts Center
Mark Humphrey is taking a new look at an old American institution, the sundown town, in “Speed of Dark.”
That’s a community where if you are Black, you better be out of town by sundown, with North Tonawanda said to be on the list.
Sep 16, 2021, 12:08
SHAKESPEARE & LOVE various sites/Shakespeare in Delaware ParkVA
What’s Shakespeare known for?
A lot of people who don’t know about the mysterious playwright from four centuries ago will say blood and gore.
Aug 1, 2021, 12:35
LOVE, LINDA: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter MusicalFare Theatre/Daemen College
Every marriage is a mystery and the divorce rate suggests often a mystery to its partners.
The marriage of Cole Porter and Linda Lee Thomas ranks among the most mysterious.
Jul 2, 2021, 17:23
KENNEDY: Bobby's Last Crusade O'Connell & Company virtually
Early morning June 5, 1968, I got up to head down the hall to the bathroom of our family home and noticed the lights were on in our TV room.
That was strange because I had gone to sleep after Robert Kennedy claimed victory in the California presidential primary and announced: “On to Chicago.”
Jun 28, 2021, 12:58
BUFFALO QUICKIES 2021 Alleyway Theatre on Main StreetQab>
There are always those conversations about people going to shows at the Shaw Festival or the Stratford Shakespeare Festival about going on the trek.
I don’t ever remember when going to a show in the Theatre District became a trek.
Jun 25, 2021, 14:21
FOXFINDER virtual The New Phoenix in the Park
Dawn King’s “Foxfinder” is a look at paranoia on both sides of social division, a clash between a dominant leadership group and the staunch yeomen who feed the cities.
May 5, 2021, 11:33
THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING Irish Classical Theatre Company/virtual
This is a time of death, as the long COVID pandemic continues to expand its toll.
Joan Didion’s “The Year of Magical Thinking,” is about a personal time of death, husband, daughter and endless time in hospitals.
Apr 14, 2021, 13:06
BEAU JEST virtual Jewish Repertory Theatre
Parents and children are an inevitable source of scripts for theater because we all have memories of what happened at all ages.
Mar 24, 2021, 12:43