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‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

‘The Portal:’ A Movie on the Stage

December 5, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

"The Portal" takes too much advantage of multimedia tools and comes off more like a bad party than a thought-provoking theater piece.

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

The Election Gets a Spooky Twist

By Caroline Zemsky, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

With just the right amount of Halloween gore and vulgarity, "The Pumpkin Pie Show: Stump Speeches" perfectly parodies the 2016 presidential election, throwing shade (or rather, guts) at both sides of the partisan debate.

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

Over-the-Top Comedy at Under St. Marks

By Thomas Miritello, Staff Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, Top Stories

In the latest installation of its monthly "Live in the Village" series, comedians Under St. Marks put on a commendable performance, even despite its less-than-full crowd.

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

Deen’s ‘Draw The Circle’ Sparks Transgender Discussion

By Amanda Quinn, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

The F*ck!ng Good [email protected] Festival presents a reading "Draw the Circle," Mushuq Mushtaq Deen's latest play documenting his transition from female to male through dialogue of the people in his life who witnessed his experience.

Though Star-Studded, ‘Dry Powder’ Barely Ignites

Though Star-Studded, ‘Dry Powder’ Barely Ignites

By Emma Gold, Contributing Writer

April 6, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

“Dry Power” is a compelling play about a private equity firm running at the Public Theater until May 1, starring John Krasinski, Claire Danes and Hank Azaria.

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

Tisch New Theater Get Grooving With ‘Hairspray’

By Laura Casado, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Tisch New Theatre put on a production of the classic musical "Hairspray" at Skirball over the weekend.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Most Burlesque of Them All?

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Most Burlesque of Them All?

By Laura Casado, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Company XIV makes the classic character erotic in their new version.

New Play Gives out Free Artichoke Pizza

New Play Gives out Free Artichoke Pizza

By Hailey Nuthals, Highlighter Editor

January 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Theater

Enjoy your slice as you watch this hilarious comedy about a pizza shop.