To quote the great Parker Posey from “Waiting for Guffman,” it’s the day of the show, y’all. Twelve hours from now, we’ll be in the thick of the 2015 Metros ceremony, with many awards already in the hands of winners and several performances already completed. Here’s what you have to… Read More →
Theater is a collaborative art, so it’s fun to see when two groups join forces to dream up something that becomes bigger than the sum of its parts. That’s the case in Wesley Hills on Sunday, when Antrim Playhouse and Helen Hayes Youth Theater gather to cast a multigenerational production… Read More →
A lot of excitement for high-school-musical kids across the Lower Hudson Valley this morning as the nominations for the 2013 Metropolitan High School Theater Awards are just a few hours away. At 4 p.m., producer Danielle Rudess and I will sit down in the rehearsal studio at Helen Hayes Youth… Read More →
Happy to announce that I’ll be joining producer Danielle Rudess at 4 p.m. on Friday in the rehearsal studios of her Helen Hayes Youth Theater in Nyack to announce – live via a lohud.com exclusive webcast – the nominees for the 16th annual Metropolitan High School Theater Awards. There are… Read More →
There are so many theater options in the Lower Hudson Valley this weekend. Here’s just a sampling: “The Way of the World” in Garrison: See below
Avenue Q is far out of the city. You start at Avenue A and by the time the rents get affordable for a recent college grad, you’re at Avenue Q. The Helen Hayes Youth Theater production of the Tony-winning best musical “Avenue Q” is shifting north, from Felix Festa Middle… Read More →
I don’t know that I fully understand choreographers. They see things differently, I think, and are so far ahead of the rest of us that they start counting at the number 5. Lexie Frare is one of those people.
Now we know who’s Who. Northern Highlands High School’s production of “Seussical: The Musical” was named outstanding overall production, and its Horton the Elephant was named outstanding leading actor, at the 13th annual Metropolitan High School Theater Awards at Peekskill’s Paramount Center for the Arts last night. The Metros —… Read More →