Category Archives: Nowhere Near Broadway

The Flying Doctor by Moliere

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Written by Moliere
directed by Michael Doliner
FlexCo Theatre
July 2, 2016
Production website

πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5.

I am a baked potato. This is no joke. I am a baked potato. Sometimes you go to theatre just because it is there – and tonight was that night. This production of The Flying Doctor by Moliere was advertised in the smallest of print in the most hidden column of the recent Time Out magazine. It took place in the backroom of a tiny gallery in Chinatown and promised a glass of champaign. I’m in! Continue reading The Flying Doctor by Moliere

An Intimate Evening with Typhoid Mary

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written by Carl Holder
directed by Knud Adams
New Ohio Theatre
March 25, 2016
Production website
NO πŸ’‰ out of 5. ☠ TOTAL POISON

My god almighty, what the hell did I just see? When I was a tyro to the world of theatre I was fascinated by the Off Off Off Off Broadway plays pasted together by good intentions and a dollar fifty. I loved to see the raw, exposed work of those obviously unseasoned actors working in warehouses, cafeterias, pubs and even elevators. β€œTHIS is theatre, I thought.” But truly what the hell happened at 4pm on a Saturday afternoon?!? Continue reading An Intimate Evening with Typhoid Mary

At the Table


At the Table
produced by Fault Line Theatre
written and directed by Michael Perlman
Here Theatre
July 19, 2015
Production websiteΒ  Β  Β πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of five.

The off-off-off-off-off world of NYC theatre produces a one-of-a-kind experience – – a play done completely out of passion! At the Table tells the story of a group of mis-matched acquaintances agreeing to spend a few days out in the country away from their busy city lives. It came off a bit like an episode of Real Life – where MTV would place a small group of people in a confined space with obviously pre-chosen types that will collide in fights and fits of passion all for the delight of the audience. What I love about At the Table is the very close proximity of the audience. I was literally closer to the dining table then some of the characters AT the dinner party! Continue reading At the Table