Not in Love Actually – A Feminist Response to “The Ultimate Romantic Comedy”

I used to love watching the film Love Actually. I saw it for the first time in the winter of 2003 and watching the movie quickly became a ritual for me during the holiday season. An admitted sucker for holiday … Continue reading

The Glass Menagerie

Theatregoers, consider yourself warned. Long after exiting the Booth Theatre, where the achingly beautiful revival of The Glass Menagerie is currently in performances, this play will stay with you. John Tiffany’s movingly acted and artistically staged production will continue to … Continue reading

An Interview With Sara Montgomery, Francesca Day and Marta Kuersten About Moliere’s The Learned Ladies

An interview with Sara Montgomery, founding member of The New Ateh Theater Group, and Francesca Day and Marta Kuersten, co-founders of Cake Productions, whose theatre companies are teaming up to present a unique, all-female production of Moliere’s classic comedy, The … Continue reading

Lauren LoGuidice Invites Us Into Her Garbo Dreams

When Lauren LoGuidice met Greta Garbo, it was a match made in Heaven. LoGuidice, an actor, writer and producer, had recently completed performing one solo show titled Queens Girl and wasn’t sure if she wanted to do another until she … Continue reading

Love’s Labour’s Lost

Love is many things in this musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost – a gun, a game and most of all, a puzzlement. Written and directed by Alex Timbers and composed by Michael Friedman, this production in performances at … Continue reading

First Date

I’m not a big fan of sitcoms – I don’t subscribe to cable or get any TV stations at my apartment – so I was a little disappointed in finding a combination of a sitcom and a romantic comedy on … Continue reading

Busy Shaming – When Being “So Busy” is Not a Bad Thing

When did being busy become such a bad thing? Ever since I got my driver’s license and could get around on my own, I have been busy. In high school, I was busy with school, an internship and a part-time … Continue reading

Women Center Stage – An Interview with Monica L. Williams, Felice Belle, Jen Murphy

“Together/Far Apart showcases 3 pairs of poets and their journey together as they navigate a myriad of relationships while negotiating art-making, time, family, space and dreams. Can they maintain good relationships while meeting industry expectations and negotiating the hustler? Think … Continue reading

Royal (Baby) Treatment – Unequal Concern Across the Pond

I’m just going to say it: I don’t care about the royal baby. I’m glad the baby and his mother are healthy in the context that I’m impersonally happy that any baby and mother are healthy. But I’m deeply saddened … Continue reading

Women Center Stage: The Future Has Spoken – A Celebration of Emerging Young Artists

I was so motivated after seeing The Future Has Spoken: A Celebration of Emerging Young Artists at Women Center Stage. Featuring the talents of Girl Be Heard, viBe Theater Experience and Urban Word NYC, the evening was made up of … Continue reading