Sixteen years after Anton Chekhov’s death, an untitled manuscript was found, a draft of a five-hour play written while he was still a student.
Set in the heart of Manhattan, The Chatwal Hotel has long been immersed in the glitz and glamour of New York’s world-renowned theatre productions.
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There’s no argument that New York is the center of the theatrical world. Second best is London’s West End and actors there pine for the opportunity to appear on a New York stage.
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Hedwig and the Angry Inch : Theater Review / NY / Broadway / Time : 2014 Spring
By Rory Winston
What would I be writing if Hedwig and the Angry Inch was the name of a real band rather than the fictitious one in the play of that title? Since suspension of disbelief rarely gets easier than when one is under the spell of Neil Patrick Harris, let’s begin with our very own mock-rock concert review:
Born of the rubble that had once been the Berlin Wall, the heavily underpublicized glam-meets-punk rock band Hedwig and the Angry Inch hijacked the Belasco Theatre last night in an once-in-a-lifetime performance that showed New Yorkers that tearing down the walls of gender and musical genre alike is still one of the best ways to ‘bring down the house.’ But how did a spin-off project that had recently been no more than the supporting band for rock legend Tommy Gnosis get booked in one of the most prestigious houses on the Great White way? The story seems as twisted as the transgender East German lead singer of the band.