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Crimes of the Heart

Isaiah here again. Hi! So, if you’re like me (and lord knows, why wouldn’t you want to be?) you listen to NPR in the shower, and as a result you’ve been deluged with ads featuring Kathleen Turner‘s sultry contralto beckoning you to see Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” at Roundabout’s 6th Avenue space, the…

Church of Want

Or a church of need. Or maybe a church of desire, if people completely forget that’s a Bon Jovi song. Or even if they don’t. What am I talking about? Well, just lately a bunch of posts from other bloggers have me thinking hard of why I do theatre and what kind of theatre I…

Beckett Shorts

Because New York Theatre Workshop’s recently closed Beckett Short’s employed two Flux members, I will not digress on the production, except to say that as this production was my first direct encounter with Baryshnikov, Akalaitis and Glass; I was absolutely grateful to have been there. However, what I can digress on freely is the plays…

Reverie Productions, "Widows"

Trilogy playwright Johnna Adams and I went to the opening of Ariel Dorfman’s Widows at Reverie Productions, and it was a wonderful opportunity to see the kind of ambitious, globally-engaged work an Indie theatre is capable of reaching for and accomplishing. HUZZAH to a company willing to premiere a play with a cast this big,…

Shakespeare Workshop, Sunday January 20th

On Sunday the 20th before our Flux Sunday, 17 members of our community met for our first Shakespeare Workshop. This workshop’s goals are to: 1.) Establish a common language for discussing Shakespeare’s text moving into our production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream in June. 2.) Explore the feasibility of ongoing actor training within our Flux…

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