As year end approaches, we here at want to wish all of you a Happy, Peaceful and Stress-less Holiday and New Year!  A personal thank you from me, Sandi Durell, to our readers and to all the fabulous writers for helping to make our website as vital as it has become. We hope you continue to enjoy what we have to say in 2014. Lots more ahead!



Leading Cast Members and the Bumpus Hounds

A Christmas Story the Musical

Myra Chanin:

Juno and the Paycock

A Christmas Story the Musical

Winslow Boy

Bedlam Theater’s Saint Joan

All in the Timing

Old Jews Telling Jokes

Soho Theater’s Uncle Vanya

My Son, the Waiter, a Jewish Tragedy

Buyer & Cellar

Fetch Clay Make Man

You Never Can Tell



JK Clarke:

Twelfth Night

Richard III

Bedlam’s Hamlet

Bedlam’s St. Joan

Waiting for Godot

No Man’s Land

Under the Greenwood Tree


Handbook for an American Revolutionary



Alix Cohen:

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder- Broadway

Twelfe Night-Broadway


The Jacksonian- Acorn Theater

Around the World in Eighty Days- The Mint

Cinderella- Broadway

After Midnight-Broadway

Murder for Two- New World Stages

Gems No Longer on the Boards:

Talley’s Folly & The Big Knife- Roundabout

The Other Place- Manhattan Theater Club

Around the World in Eighty Days- The New Theater Production

I Malvolio- New Victory Theater

Fix Me Jesus – The Abingdon Theater

Bull- 59E59th Theaters

Perfect Catch- Canal Street Playhouse



Sandi Durell:

Twelfe Night


Natasha, Pierre and The Great Comet of 1812

Buyer & Cellar

Kinky Boots

Waiting for Godot

A Christmas Story the Musical

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Here Lies Love

You Never Can Tell

Fetch Clay Make Man

The Glass Menagerie

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

The Jacksonian



Susan Hasho:

Fix Me Jesus – Abington Theatre Company

The English Bride – 59E59




Mari Lyn Henry:


Kinky Boots

Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike

First Date

Lucky Guy

The Nance

Off Broadway:

Buyer & Cellar

Summer Shorts, Series A at Primary Stages – hilarious ten minute play “Good Luck In Farsi” by Neil LaBute

This Side of Neverland (two J. M. Barrie one acts) at the Pearl Theatre

9MM America! – Bob Moss Theatre, produced and directed by GirlBeHeard

Jenny Lyn Bader”s Pirira – West End Theatre



Marilyn Lester:

The Glass Menagerie

Twelfth Night

The Weir (Irish Rep)

Buyer & Cellar

The Night Alive

After Midnight

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Macbeth (Alan Cumming)

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf

The Testament of Mary



Brian Scott Lipton:

The Assembled Parties

Buyer and Cellar

The Flick

Fun Home

The Glass Menagerie

Here Lies Love

Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812



Twelfth Night


Joe Regan, Jr.

Around the World Mint Theater

Buyer & Cellar

Finian’s Rainbow/Flahooley Harlem Repertory Theatre

Gay Camp -Duplex

Hello Dolly with Klea Blackhurst Goodspeed Opera House

Mildred Fearce  – Theater 80 St. Marks

The Nance

Natasha Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Passion – CSC

Phillip Goes Forth Mint Theater


The Recommendation – Flea



Sonia Roberts:

The Wild Bride (Kneehigh/St. Ann’s Warehouse)

The Pigeoning (HERE)

The Suit (BAM)

The Orpheus Variations (The Deconstructive Theatre Project/HERE)

Isaac’s Eye (Ensemble Studio Theatre)

The Golden Dragon (The Play Company)

Shun-kin (Complicite/Lincoln Center Festival)

Neva (The Public Theater)



Marcina Zaccaria:

Brendan at the Chelsea

God’s Country

Blessed Unrest’s “A Christmas Carol”

This is My Office

novaya zemlya or a strange new land

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Alix Cohen:

Steve Ross- I’m in Love with Vienna

Stacy Sullivan- It’s a Good Day

Marissa Mulder- In His Own Words-The Songs of Tom Waits

Tommy Tune-Steps in Time

Carole Bufford- Body & Soul

Lauren Fox- Canyon Folkies

Lennie Watts- Bloody Bloody Lennie Watts

William Blake-Echoes of Etta


Sandi Durell:

Anita Gillette

James Barbour

Marilyn Maye

Lee Roy Reams

NY Pops-Steven Reineke, Montego Glover, Dave Bennett

John Pizzarelli/Jessica Molaskey – Children and Art

Joanna Gleason

Liza & Alan at Town Hall – 67th Birthday Celebration


Peter Haas:

Norbert Leo Butz

Stacey Kent

Barbara Carroll

Liam Forde

Music series: Lyrics & Lyricists


Susan Hasho:

Amber Martin – 54 Below

Sondheim Unplugged – 54 Below

Norbert Leo Butz “Girls” – 54 Below

Michelle Dowdy: A Brass Act – 54 Below


Marilyn Lester:

Hidden Treasures II: Songs of Larry Kerchner

T. Oliver Reid

Natalie Douglas at Cafe Carlyle

Norbert Leo Butz at 54 Below

A Tribute to Bobby Short at LALC – Allen Room


Paulanne Simmons:

On The Record

Scott Siegel’s Broadway Ballyhoo

The Pop Show at Birdland

Speakeasy Moderne

Barb Jungr


Joe Regan, Jr.

Mary Foster Conklin “Life is a Bitch”

Anita Gillette  “After All”

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka

Tom Judson “Nature Boy Songs”

Judy Kuhn “All This Happiness”

Euan Morton & Grandpa Musselman & His Syncopaters

David Pascucci “Imitation of Life”

Daniel Reichard “It’s Christmas Again”

Joan Ryan

Adam Shapiro “Guide to the Perfect Breakup”

Paolo Szot

Terri White



Film                                        Director

Her                                    Spike Jonze

Laurence Anyways            Xavier Dolan

Blue is the Warmest Color – Abdellatif Kechiche

Before Midnight                Richard Linklater

Spring Breakers                Harmony Korine