Just as with my first experience watching the film, the story of IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE and the joy and connection these artists brought reminded me again that traditions are important. Clearly, this is one American Blues Theater have made their own, and I think I just might join them.
(left to right) Jacquelyne Jones and Liz Chidester. Photo by Marisa KM. By Catey Sullivan Raw, aggressive and raucous, “Lizzie” plays like a mashup of Sleater-Kinney and Pussy Riot, with a dash of “Spring Awakening” and “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” It is also wholly its own animal, and defies...
November 12 commemorated the 50th anniversary of its rebirth with A GOLDEN CELEBRATION OF DANCE, once again showcasing magnificent dancers in one of the finest dance venues in the world.
The cast of SHAKIN’ weaves an intricate tapestry of black femininity, creating multi-dimensional characters who exist, yet are rarely done justice onstage.
For every “now more than ever” play, every revival that we resurrect to draw a parallel between systems of oppression, every narrative that shows women, the LGBT+ community, and people of color victimized and stripped of their agency, we need a YASMINA’S NECKLACE.