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NYC Arts & Theatre: John Jiler’s “Under Big Piney”

by Shoshanna M. |

Jiler, a resident of Seaview, is a winner of both the Richard Rodgers and Kleban Awards for “Avenue X,” which had a production at Off-Broadway’s Playwrights Horizon.

“Under Big Piney” centers on Jacob, a white man from New York who travels down South to North Carolina to appeal for the removal of a confederate statue. While there, he falls in love with Deana, the biracial, conservative mayor of the town.

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Where’s Tony?

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By Leonard Feigenblatt That’s the question Broadway fans have been asking for months. Broadway closed down on March 12, 2020, and originally canceled performances until mid-April. Soon it became apparent that the closure was going to last much longer. Now … Full Story

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Intermission

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Leonard Feigenblatt ~ On March 12, Broadway’s light went out to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. The last time Broadway shut down was after 9/11, and that was only for two days. Though this was a necessary step … Full Story

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Virtual Broadway and More

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By Leonard Feigenblatt ~ Since March 12, all our outlets for live entertainment, theatre, concerts, opera, ballet, cabaret and movies (on a large screen at the theatre) have been shut down. This has led to a new form of entertainment, … Full Story

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“The Inheritance” by Matthew Lopez

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    By Leonard Feigenblatt   “The Inheritance” is based on the novel “Howard’s End” written by E.M. Forster in 1910. When the Ivory Merchant film adaptation staring Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson was released in 1992, playwright Matthew Lopez, … Full Story

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NYC THEATRE: Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish

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By Leonard Feigenblatt ~The National Theatre Folksbiene was founded in 1915, and is recognized as the longest continuously producing Yiddish theatre company in the world. They are currently presenting Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, which began at the Edmond … Full Story

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NYC Theatre: Upcoming

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By Leonard Feigenblatt As summer 2019 draws to a close, life in the arts in New York City is just heating up. There are many new shows opening up in the coming months, on and off Broadway, and a host … Full Story