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‘Collective Effervescence’ Makes A Comeback At The Cabaret

September 20, 2021

        2021-22 The Cabaret Season performers – L. to R. Megan Hilty, Flor de Taloache, Telley Leung, The Skivies, Lasana Kazembe, Well- Strung, Beth Leavel, and Ana Gasteyer – Courtesy of The Cabaret. Used with permission. Despite the curve thrown by the... read more

Bobby Easley Bolsters His Brand On Both Sides of the Camera

September 15, 2021

I have written previously about the intersection that is frequent in my encounters with people in the arts community. One of my most unique experiences was acting in a film titled “Witch House,” directed by Indy auteur Bobby Easley, who is also a screenwriter-producer-actor and... read more

October Marks Comeback Of Indy Broadway Series

September 5, 2021

Theatre lovers everywhere, including yours truly, were elated to hear recent news that all 41 legendary theatres from Midtown to Lincoln Center that have sat empty during the pandemic since March 20, 2020 will soon reopen to full capacity. “Waitress” and “Hadestown” re-opened Thursday and... read more

Fringe Musical Spotlights Talents Of Creative Duo

September 2, 2021

There are a variety of reasons I wanted to see the concert version of “Oak Island,” a musical presented at the 2021 IndyFringe Festival by American Lives Theatre, on Aug. 26 at IndyFringe Basile Theatre. Since Magic Thread Cabaret, of which I am artistic director,... read more

Latin Jazz Artist Seeks To Connect Cultures Through His Music

August 20, 2021

    One of the advantages of blogging is the ability to write about whatever or whomever I choose. Having written for television, websites and print publications for years, I was used to adhering to their policies and styles. And since my professional interests and... read more

‘Godspell’ Electrifies In The Park

August 9, 2021

An occupational hazard of operating as a local reviewer for as long as I have is seeing the same plays and musicals multiple times. Depending on the quality of the production, it’s not really a chore because I never tire of some shows. It’s like... read more