Author Archives: carey

Radhika Vekaria Discusses “Stand Up,” a Song for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Economics and inspirational music may seem like an unusual combination to many. Or perhaps one would necessitate the other. But to find one person who has tackled both of these careers sounds like a challenge – unless you’ve met Radhika … Continue reading


‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore

Does Cheek by Jowl have a crystal ball? The timeliness of this London-based theatre company’s latest play is positively uncanny. Their production of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore, currently in performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Harvey Theater, is … Continue reading


Once

The phrase “natural beauty” is a sincere compliment when discussing the Broadway musical Once, currently in performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater. Adapted from the sleeper hit 2007 film, this story about an Irish guitar player and a Czech … Continue reading


Death of a Salesman

“A small man can be just as exhausted as a great one,” Arthur Miller wrote in Death of a Salesman. This statement is all too true in today’s world, where two jobs per family, or even per person, seem to … Continue reading


Free Tickets Giveaway! Enter to Win Tickets to “Alan Schmuckler – I Miss the City” at Joe’s Pub!

The City Center revival of Merrily We Roll Along may have closed, but I found myself humming “Old Friend” several times throughout my conversation with Alan Schmuckler as he discussed his upcoming concert at Joe’s Pub. Schmuckler, a Chicago-based actor, … Continue reading


The Lady from Dubuque

“Death be not proud,” Cynthia Nixon pleads on West 47th Street in the stunning production of Wit at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. Well, Nixon clearly has not been informed that Death is being played by Jane Alexander in The … Continue reading


Carrie

Sometimes less really is more. This statement is certainly true when applied to the musical adaption of Stephen King’s Carrie, which has been reincarnated at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. King’s story about a telekinetic young woman and her religious fanatic … Continue reading


Molly Ryan, Lauren Elder, Sheila Coyle, Libby Servais and Melissa van der Schyff Discuss Spotlight on St. Jude

While struggling to find work as an actor, Danny Thomas vowed that if he ever found success, he would open a shrine dedicated to Saint Jude Thaddeus, the patron saint of hopeless causes. Thomas was a man of his word, … Continue reading


“8” Questions with Gavin Creel – Gay Marriage, Twitter and Working with Sutton Foster

Actor. Activist. Musician. All of these labels, and more, can be applied to Gavin Creel, one of the busiest men in the entertainment industry. Last seen on Broadway as Claude in the revival of Hair, Creel has since been writing … Continue reading


Blood Knot

“It’s only a game.” This phrase can often be categorized as famous last words, especially in the riveting production of Athol Fugard’s Blood Knot, currently in performances at the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center. … Continue reading