Author Archives: carey

Grace

“This is a sad story,” states Karl, the plain-spoken German exterminator as he begins recounting events from his life. The same could be said before the first scene of Grace, the metaphysical dark comedy currently in performances at the Cort … Continue reading


The Best of Everything

“Some people have nothing better to do than gossip,”  states one character scornfully in


An Enemy of the People

“It feels like a revolution!” one character exclaims passionately. “Try not to be so vocal!” another hushes him. This quote is just one of many statements made during Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People that resonated all too strongly … Continue reading


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