Review Mom Dad ADHD

Mom? Dad? I Have A.D.H.D

Spontaneous.  Fast.  Funny. As the title suggests, Rasika Mathur’s show is about a young Indian woman disappointing her parents, yet again, that she is not the perfect daughter she believes they want her to be.  Mom? Dad? I have A.D.H.D. gives Rasika the opportunity to explore the symptoms of this condition in order to make sense of some unusual happenings …

Kyla Garcia

This Mermaid Can Fly

Delightful. Funny. Heartwarming. I wanted to see “The Mermaid Who Learned How To Fly” because of the last line of the synopsis:  “…journey into the depths of forgetting who you are and the heights of remembering.”  Sounded inspiring, and I don’t know about you, but I could always use a reminder to connect with who I truly am. Kyla Garcia …

He Wrote Good Songs

“…He Wrote Good Songs”

Showmanship. Heart. Depth. HE WROTE GOOD SONGS is the story of Anthony Newley, a British actor, singer, songwriter and director performed by Jon Peterson. I learned that Anthony Newley is responsible for songs like “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory, and other best selling singles that I recognized like “Candy Man”, “What Kind of Fool Am I?” …

Review Bonnie Brighton

Bonnie in Brighton

Coming.  Of.  Age.  Abroad. I love international adventures so when I read the description of Bonnie in Brighton “about a Texan girl’s unconventional adventures in a British seaside town” I was all in. Part travelogue, part love letter to a city, the show explores the idea that sometimes you have to be someone else to find out who you really …

Review The Creeps

This Show Gave Me The Creeps

Gutsy.  Original.  Otherworldly. I chose to see Catherine Waller’s solo piece “The Creeps” based on this description:  “The audience will not be a passive one, as these characters are Bouffon’s, and they love to talk.  In fact, they will talk straight to you, and you are expected to talk back.” Apparently I was the only audience member who read that, …

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Demons Headed for New York City!

“It felt like a sign.  I applied.  I got in!” My one-person show “Dancing with my Demons” has been accepted into the 9th Annual ONE Festival in New York City, April 21-27!! I don’t typically do theatre festivals, because travel costs can make them expensive, but my friend and fellow solo performer Ernie Silva, who travels internationally with his show …