It was the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas blended with A Star Is Born; Lucky Guy was loads of rootin’-tootin’ fun. Besides, who could ever resist Ms. Varla Jean Merman?
To view F.A.M.E NYC’s review, click http://famenycmagazine.com/2011/05/07/off-broadway-gets-lucky/.
After many incarnations, Rent returned to its Off-Broadway roots. Still as powerful as ever, Jonathan Larson’s rock opera and its new cast brought me to tears. Long live Rent!
To view F.A.M.E NYC’s review, click http://famenycmagazine.com/2011/09/14/a-testimony-for-rent/.
Ah, Geoffrey Rush! What more can I say? Watching him on stage was bliss. He may have descended into madness, but I was lifted watching one of the greatest actors of the late 20th century perform his craft.
To view F.A.M.E NYC’s review, click http://famenycmagazine.com/2011/02/26/oscar-nominated-actor-geoffrey-rush-reprises-madman-one-last-time/.
The theaters of New York City are like my second home. But there is one that I resided in more than any other in 2011. I was at 59E59 Theaters so often that I was thinking of moving in the area, and therefore I had to give the Off-Broadway theater its own category this year.
I viewed myriad shows, from theater companies from all over the country and abroad. Most were gems, a few were cut glass. Out of all the productions I viewed in 2011 my top would be Clifford Chase’s Winkie. I loved the idea of a stuffed animal coming to life and experiencing all the evils of the world and still having the capacity to love. What a lesson we could learn from Winkie!
To view F.A.M.E NYC’s review, click http://famenycmagazine.com/2011/03/25/and-justice-for-winkie/.
The Harry Potter Film series may have come to an end, but before it did the movie magic of Harry Potter made a pit stop at Discovery Times Square. I have yet to see all the films, but even a muggle novice like me can appreciate the lavish details it took to bring the J.K. Rowling series to the big screen. After touring Hogwarts, I wanted to get a wand and cast a spell. Abracadabra!
To view F.A.M.E NYC’s review, click http://famenycmagazine.com/2011/04/09/gettin%E2%80%99-muggle-wit-it/.