URBANITE – Hershey Felder

URBANITE – Hershey Felder The Power of a Singular Performance  By: Kristen Oliveri   For any actor, the thought of being onstage for over 90 minutes without a single interruption or moment of reprieve might send some into a tailspin; others a fit of rage. But for Hershey Felder, performing alone in a one man show…

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…

Stew to Perfection

By Rory Winston   Whether Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye or the recently departed legend Prince, many an icon has suffered at the hands of an abusive father, their respective relationships having left a distinct mark on both their lives and their creative output. Another artist who could easily lay claim to a similar set of…