Author Archives: carey

Then She Fell

“Don’t speak unless you are spoken to and don’t walk through any doors,” I was strictly warned upon entering Arts@Renaissance to experience Then She Fell, the thrillingly sensual interactive experience currently in performances there. It is not often I would … Continue reading


Cinderella Makes Her Broadway Debut – Laura Osnes Talks Rodgers and Hammerstein, “Bonnie and Clyde” and Facebook

If Cinderella had a Facebook page, what would she have posted? Just ask Laura Osnes, who will play the title role in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Cinderella on Broadway. While discussing the musical as well as social media, she … Continue reading


“Bloody Lullabies for Brave Women” – Miranda Huba’s Play about Abortion at MagicFutureBox

We were just three women having coffee together on a Saturday morning. New York is famed for its boozy brunches, and at noon on a Saturday one can walk down almost any street listening to people talk about their Friday … Continue reading


Having Surgery? What You Need to Know About Post-Operative Depression

Get well soon. Balloons and cards offer–or sometimes command–this well-meaning sentiment to patients in the hospital. Gifts of stuffed animals and flowers are showered upon people to provide comfort and cheer. But for some patients, nothing can help them feel … Continue reading


If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet

Teenage bullying and global warming have both received a great deal of attention in the media lately, but one wonders if they have ever been combined into one story. Bringing the two together in one play is even more unusual, … Continue reading


C*ck

Who am I? That is the bold question the equally boldly named play C*ck, currently in performances at the Duke Theater, dares to ask as it examines a man whose sexual identity confuses him, to say the least. This show, … Continue reading


The Train Driver

Singing to ghosts may not seem like the most entertaining pastime, but for this man, it’s all he’s got. As he slowly walks through a graveyard strewn with pieces of junk and trash, he utters a haunting, low melody that … Continue reading


Heartless

“I’d like to stare out into the abyss for a while,” says Mable, the domineering matriarch in Sam Shepard’s play Heartless, currently in performances at the Pershing Square Signature Theater. Unfortunately, I felt the same desire stirring in me after … Continue reading


Chaplin

Chaplin: The Musical begins on a high note as the titular character walks a tightrope, struggling to keep his balance while people from his life look up at him and echo the question, “Whatcha gonna do when it all falls … Continue reading


Harrison, TX

Small towns in the South often inspire images of people sitting on front porches, fanning themselves and idly chatting, gossiping about their friends and neighbors.The production of Harrison, TX, currently in performances at Primary Stages, certainly depicts the images of … Continue reading