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“Streetcar” Features Promising New Talent

February 27, 2023

During the past month, I have enjoyed the singular pleasure of rehearsing with the cast of  Tennessee Wiliams’s classic “A Streetcar Named Desire,” a coproduction of Catalyst Repertory and Magic Thread Cabaret which runs weekends March 3 – 19 at IndyFringe Basile Theatre. I play... read more

“Mojada” Offers A Compassionate Probe Of Immigration

February 23, 2023

I am a two-year resident of Haughville, a highly diverse neighborhood located on Indianapolis’ near Westside just minutes from the IUPUI campus and White River State Park. Once the home of Slovenian and Romanian immigrants, its residents now include a large population of Mexican immigrants,... read more

Ian McCabe Set To Take On Celebrated ‘Streetcar’ Role

February 15, 2023

One of the greatest satisfactions I enjoy from covering the arts is that I get to do so from the unique perspective of someone who is himself an artist. In addition to writing, I am also a producer, director, filmmaker, playwright, and lyricist. Of all... read more

Constance Macy Soars In Solo Performance At Phoenix Theatre

February 5, 2023

Throughout the course of theatre history, there have been some legendary one-woman shows, such as those starring Whoopi Goldberg, Lilly Tomlin, and Elaine Stritch. Upon seeing local actor Constance Macy in Allison Gregory’s “Wild Horses,” solidly directed by Lori Wolter Hudson, at Phoenix Theatre on... read more

Local Actor Prepares To Shoulder Coveted Blanche DuBois Role

February 4, 2023

  For anyone serious about the craft of acting, there are certain roles that many would give their eyeteeth to portray. One of those iconic characters that many dream of playing is Blanche Dubois. A main character in Tennessee Williams’s classic drama, “A Streetcar Named... read more

ISO Spotlights Its Star Musicians And Singular Guest Artists

February 2, 2023

Saturday, I attended the “ISO Spotlights Musicians” Pop Series concert, led by Jack Everly. The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Pops Series concert was special on so many levels — the arrangements, the guest artists, the ISO musician solos, the participation of Metropolitan Youth Orchestra musicians, and... read more