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Crashlight – Cherry Lane Theatre, New York

press photo CRASHLIGHT

Writer and Director: Celeste Makoff Choreographer: Kaitlyn Moise Reviewer: Martin Kushner In Crashlight, a repressive dystopia ruled by Marcus Pressi, music is outlawed and sunlight is restricted to just three minutes a day. On the historic stage of The Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village, home to seminal productions of Samuel Beckett and Edward Albee, a sole TV monitor stage left ...

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Women Are Crazy Because Men Are Assholes – Cherry Lane Theatre, New York

Writer/Director: Brad T. Gottfred Reviewer: Jamie Rosler It should be noted that this performance received an almost complete standing ovation. It is possible this was in earnest, and it is possible that the cast had a lot of friends in the house. An entertaining play with equal parts humour and repulsion, that perhaps wanted more of the former than the ...

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Major Tom – Cherry Lane Theatre, New York

Writer: Victoria Melody Reviewer: Jamie Rosler Victoria Melody—creator and performer of Major Tom—is delightfully charming. Her Basset Hound—the titular Major Tom—is sweet and lazy, and either a very forgiving pet or a very understated attention seeker. This story of how entering her dog into local dog shows led to entering herself into a beauty pageant, and the unfortunate and funny ...

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8 Stops – Cherry Lane Theatre, New York

Writer: Deb Margolin Director: Jay Wahl Reviewer: Jamie Rosler Suicide, cancer, love, compassion, parenting, and the horrible people that populate Montvale, New Jersey. Writer and performer Deb Margolin recounts the ways all of those entities come together for her and her family in this personally inspired and deeply moving show. Enduring intense chemotherapy is hard enough without also suffering “from ...

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