From Tragedy to Musical Comedy

From Tragedy to Musical Comedy

By Barry Bassis. On the current season of the exciting television series “The Americans,” Frank Langella is the formidable Soviet spy chief. On Broadway in The Father, he is just the opposite: an elderly man suffering from dementia. While Langella, at 78, is only two years younger than the character he plays, the actor appears…

Powerhouse Performances

Powerhouse Performances

By Kristen Oliveri.   Know their Name: Eclipsed Tony-nominated play Eclipsed has been dazzling audiences since its debut on Broadway at the Golden Theater in March after a limited run at the Public Theater. This female-led and directed production, the brainchild of actor and playwright Danai Gurira, presents a powerful message to empower women and…

Benetton Exhibit Opening at Pratt in Brooklyn

Luciano Benetton’s latest contemporary art exhibit, Imago Mundi, launched last night at Pratt in Brooklyn. The evening included a conversation with Phong Bui (Editor The Brooklyn Rail), Eleanor Heartney, and Shahzia Sikander about the ideals behind the exhibit; breaking down cultural barriers through art. With more than 17,000 pieces from 100 countries in a single format of 10x12cm, Imago Mundi, is the idea of art and world. Roughly…

Top 10 Beach Bag Essentials

By Nathalie Barclay. When going to the beach, you’re probably looking for a nice relaxing day. But just because you’re relaxed doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared. Your beach bag is essential in your beach day: from drinks to sunscreen, these essential beach bag products will make your day that much better. Pocket-sized Picnic Blanket…

Hamptons Memorial Day Week

By Clara Morgan. The serene seaside villages that make up the Hamptons are best known for their white, sandy beaches and fabulous homes. Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the Hamptons social season. This weekend, explore some of the East End’s hotspots, where you’ll find some of the finest restaurants, clubs, and fabulous parties.…