NATALIE DOUGLAS – the acclaimed vocalist hailed as "sensational" by Time Out New York and "stirring" by The New York Daily News – will introduce New York audiences to two unique new solo concerts at Birdland Jazz Club in September. "FOUR WOMEN," which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simone,Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday,
The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater in September 2014 for the launch of its landmark 6th season. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post, and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice
New York, New York, August 19, 2014 Back in April, 2014, April 23rd to be exact, Teresa Eggertsen Cooke made her New York City debut at the award winning Metropolitan Room. She sang a combination of tunes dating from Irving Berlin's 1924 classic "What'll I Do?" to Carol King's pensive "It's Too Late"
"I need to get rid of my expectations before they destroy me," says a character in Cory Conley's Magic Kingdom, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. This poignant yet darkly funny new play, nicely directed and designed by Craig Baldwin,
"There was a gasp when the effervescent Vickie Phillips announced that she was turning 80 that very day (April 24th at the Metropolitan Room), a birthday she shared with her--much younger!--music director Gerry Dieffenbach, her stalwart and witty accompanist for this program delving into the works of Brel
Imagine a world in which acts of intimacy—from first kiss to sexual intercourse—are regulated by the government. This is the premise for Behind Closed Doors: The Musical, part of the New York International Fringe Festival.
Nashville theatre's greatest treasure is the Musical Theatre Program at Belmont Univerisity, which in recent years has brought us amazing productions of shows like THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, THE DROWSEY CHAPERONE and LES MISERABLES.
Greek tragedy meets 90s-style rock in Olympus Records, a new musical performing as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Featuring music and lyrics by Morgan Clarke and a book by Alex Prather,
The new musical Urban Momfare, part of the New York International Fringe Festival, humorously explores such issues as how to get your kid into the best schools and what to do when your child's nanny leaves you. Featuring music and lyrics by Pamela Weiler Grayson
"When you suffered, how did you resist?" asks Karen D. Taylor in Riffs on Race, Love, and War: The Musical, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. The writer/performer shares several performance poems in the show, reflecting upon this country's troubled relationship
A potent combination of passion and intellect drives Catherine Yu's beautifully written The Sun Experiment, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. The play is reminiscent of the works of Tom Stoppard, even though it is William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Joel Creasey is on a quest for fame. However, he's the first to admit that he hasn't achieved it yet—particularly in the U.S. where he's pretty sure no one has heard of him. But if the high quality of his FringeNYC solo, Joel Creasey: Rock God
Sex addiction, infidelity, and codependency are among the issues explored by Thomas and Judy Heath in Bedroom Secrets, being presented as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Hopefully, the show doesn't reflect the dynamics
A phone call from an ex-girlfriend alerts Ralph Harris to the possibility that he might be the father of a teenage boy who has gotten into a bit of trouble with the police. This unexpected revelation unleashes a torrent of emotions for Ralph, a 40-something African American stand-up
The ongoing political controversy about deporting undocumented children from the United States lends a sense of urgency to the FringeNYC show No One Asked Me. The three teenagers at the center of the story all entered the U.S. as kids, with no idea they were "illegal."