Author Archives: carey

Rape Culture on the MTA: A Rude Awakening on the 2/3 Train

Since when do disrespect and violence inspire applause? I must have missed the moment when sexually harassing people and violating their privacy became an entertaining and admirable action that our culture condones and applauds. Can someone fill me in on … Continue reading


Harvey

Theater is often praised for its ability to portray real people in real situations. Good performances are generally regarded as ones that are honest and authentic. However, I am happy to report that there is one person on Broadway right … Continue reading


As You Like It

A rustic revelry is indeed taking place at the Delacorte Theater, where the first play featured in this year’s Shakespeare in the Park is in performances. This bouyant production of As You Like It, directed by Daniel Sullivan, is a … Continue reading


Cirque du Soleil: Zarkana

I don’t really know what happened, but I know it was beautiful. Zarkana, Cirque du Soleil’s newest show, is a breathtaking fusion of spectacle and theatrics with very little narrative to tie it together. But when one is being constantly … Continue reading


2012 Tony Awards – Red Carpet

Excitement was in the air on the red carpet of the 2102 Tony Awards, where the nominees were dressed to the nines and chatted with the media about their hopes for the night. Judy Kaye, who was nominated for Best … Continue reading


2012 Tony Awards – Media Room

Hope was the theme of the night as the winners come into the Tony Awards media room after accepting their trophies at the 2012 Tony Awards. Michael McGrath, who won Best Featured Actor in a Musical, said he would tell … Continue reading


2012 Tony Awards – Who Should Win Best Actress in a Play?

It’s a tight race for Best Actress in a Play on Broadway at the 2012 Tony Awards this year.  Nina Arianda from Venus in Fur, Cynthia Nixon from Wit, Stockard Channing from Other Desert Cities and Tracie Bennett from End … Continue reading


My Children! My Africa!

Hope has shown its audacity again in Athol Fugard’s My Children! My Africa!, currently in performances at the Signature Theater. Fugard’s 1989 tale of teenage friendship during the beginning of an apartheid by the South African playwright is a story … Continue reading


It’s My Fault Because I Had a Drink? How Being Sexually Assaulted Introduced Me to Victim-Blaming Culture

I rarely think of myself as a victim. When I’ve faced challenges in my life, I’ve tried to avoid the word, thinking it sounded self-pitying and indulgent. But all that changed when I was sexually assaulted and mugged last month and was abruptly introduced to the culture of victim blaming. Continue reading


Anna Haas Talks “Crazy Is,” Birth Control and Broadway Roles

Former lovers of Anna Haas, beware. You may turn on the radio soon and hear a song that sounds a little too familiar. The 27 year old singer-songwriter from Nasvhille, Tennessee, whose album, Crazy Is, will be released later this … Continue reading