les Liaisons Dangereuses

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Written by Christopher HamptonΒ Β Directed by Josie Rourke
BoothΒ Theatre
December 30, 2016
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I experienced something in this show that I have never experienced (or at least in my memory – and certainly not in a Broadway show) – – I never knew it was over.Β  The final card playing scene of the play was happening and then there was a pause in the talk and then the lights went out and the play was over.Β  I felt like I had experienced some kind of lapse in consciousness.Β  This moment meant nothing to me.Β  Continue reading les Liaisons Dangereuses

The Encounter

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Conceived, Directed and Performed by Simon McBurney
GoldenΒ Theatre
December 24, 2016
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

Performance Art is alive and kicking in New YorkΒ  City – and not is some wonderful, musty back corner of a warehouse but right here in the bright lights of Broadway!Β  What about that!! Who would have “thunk.” Continue reading The Encounter

Bright Colors and Bold Patterns

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Written and Performed by Drew Droege
Directed by Michael Urie
Barrow Street Theatre
December 23, 2016
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I am in Palm Springs for a wedding of someone I have only heard of. I am in my mid-twenties and in the prime of my life. An older man – I guess we can call him my boyfriend – brought me along because every party needs some eye candy. I have no interest in attending the wedding, but I am digging the attention I am getting floating around this pool in my impressive tan and speedo. [Okay, this is not me – not me now, not me then, and regretfully, not me ever.]Β  Continue reading Bright Colors and Bold Patterns