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The 3rd Gender – 2013 NYC Fringe Festival Review

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The 3rd Gender is a new play that blends together numerous classic science fiction pieces to make a point about tolerance.  There bits of Star Trek, a dash of Logan’s Run, or Brave New World, and even a little Twilight Zone in … Continue reading

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Zombie Massacre – Review

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In 2011 Luca Boni and Marco Ristori made Eaters, an indie zombie movie that embodied many of the best aspects of independent horror film making. It gave viewers a blend of zombie holocaust and post-apocalypse and had some very original ideas to … Continue reading

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Manic Pixie Dream Girl – 2013 NYC Fringe Festival Review

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One of the benefits of writing for theater is that playwrights have a captive audience.  Write a short play, produce it without intermission and the audience will have to sit tight for the entire show.  Manic Pixie Dream Girl is … Continue reading

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Bully – 2013 NYC Fringe Festival Review

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One-person shows get a bad rap, especially in off-off-Broadway festivals.  Usually they are self-indulgent career vehicles, but sometimes a script has something to say that only requires a single performer who is bursting with passion for the topic.  Bully by … Continue reading

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Odd.A.See – Review

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The War on Terror has led to thousands of dead soldiers, trillions of wasted dollars, and an entire generation of Americans who cannot remember a time when the nation was at peace.  There is also an emerging generation of artists … Continue reading

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The Flashpoint Paradox

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Every few years DC Comics decides that they need to revamp their entire line of comics and they come up with some crazy excuse to reboot their continuity.  Usually this comes in the form of an Uber Bad Guy who … Continue reading

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Game Play Theater Festival Returns!

The Brick Theater in Brooklyn is has to announced the fifth annual Game Play festival, taking place from July 5 through 27th in Williamsburg New York. This year’s festival will once again feature cutting-edge works that lie at the intersection … Continue reading

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Frankenstein Upstairs – Review

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Last year Gideon Productions mounted The Honeycomb Trilogy, an epic theatrical event that chronicled an alien invasion across three plays. Their new show, Frankenstein Upstairs is likewise a science fiction epic that has been crafted to fit on an off-off … Continue reading

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Something Sudden 5wept 0v3r Me – Review

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Science Fiction usually appeals to left-brained rational thinkers who like straightforward narratives.  It’s rare to find a sci-fi project that can be described as “poetic” but that’s an excellent way to define Something Sudden 5wept 0v3r Me, a new off-off Broadway … Continue reading

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Occupation – Review

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During the early years of the war in Iraq, New York’s theater scene was flooded with off-off Broadway shows about the war. These quickly became a swarm of interchangeable projects by left-wing playwrights who hammered out nearly identical anti-war plays … Continue reading

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