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Decolonizing My Vagina – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writer: Cristina Pitter Director: Jordana De La Cruz Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell Part of the New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory Festival, Fridays On ICE is a late night salon series featuring work “more typically... perform[ed] in nightclubs, bars, and private apartments” than in more traditional theatrical venues. Each night of the series features a different artist. The August 4 salon, ...

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Yellow Card Red Card – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writer: Melisa Tien Director: Tamilla Woodard Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell The classic sports narrative features athletes who overcome adversity by losing themselves in the game, often forging friendships and finding opportunities along the way. Yellow Card Red Card, playing at New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory Festival, stays true to this narrative without feeling like a rehash of the familiar. Yellow ...

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The Anthropologists Save the World – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writers: Melissa Moschitto & the Ensemble Director: Melissa Moschitto Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell As the audience files in for The Anthropologists Save the World at the New Ohio Theatre’s ICE Factory Festival, they are stopped by earnest souls with clipboards asking, Do you have a minute to answer some questions about the environment? Caught off-guard and without earbuds, most people agree ...

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True Right – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Writers: Brittany K. Allen, Gemma Kaneko & Adin Lenahan Director: Gemma Kaneko Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell Sam Shepard’s 1983 play True West explores the relationship between two very different brothers—a by-the-books screenwriter who is working on his newest script and his older brother, a drunken petty thief who imagines himself a cowboy. In True Right, Bess and George Theatre Company ...

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Ski End – New Ohio Theatre, New York

Five people on skis

Writer: Piehole Director: Tara Ahmadinejad Reviewer: Carrie Lee O’Dell Experimental performance group Piehole explores questions of gentrification, stagnation, intergenerational communication, and interpretive dance on skis, with their latest offering Ski End at the New Ohio Theatre. This thoughtful, imaginative work of devised theatre was developed through New Ohio Theatre and IRT’s Archive residency. The play follows a group of five thirtysomethings ...

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Holden – New Ohio Theatre, New York

(Holden) (New Ohio Theatre) (c)Plate3

Writer:  Anisa George Director: Anisa George Reviewer: Adrienne Sowers With gun violence becoming an increasingly prevalent issue in American culture, it has become the focus for many theatre companies developing new work. George &Co’s Holden, an exploration into the culture of violence and the trappings of toxic masculinity that simmer below the surface, exists both now and in the past, connecting ...

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A Christmas Carol – New Ohio Theatre, New York

(Christmas Carol) (New Ohio Theatre) (c)Alan Roche

Writer: Charles Dickens Adaptor:  Matt Opatrny Director: Jessica Burr Reviewer: Adrienne Sowers Giving to the poor makes them dependent on services and unwilling to work. Those who can care for themselves should and leave others to do the same. Hoarding riches is the only way to remain secure. These concepts seem as prevalent in modern day as they did when ...

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