Eliza Bent


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  • 5 years ago

    Most New Yorkers dwell in pint-sized apartments—conceiving of a space bigger than a few hundred square feet is nearly impossible. So when Anita Durst, artistic director of Chashama—the nonprofit group of theaters, gallery spaces, and s...

  • 5 years ago

    There are many reasons for a company to stay itinerant in the theater world. Why sign a lease on a building when fundraising and finding the right audiences already present enough challenges? But Alec Duffy, artistic director of the Obie-Award win...

  • 9 years ago

    If you need a reminder of how great the album Abbey Road is, then go see Things Are Going to Change, I Can Feel It. But if you're seeking thoughtful alternative theater, skip it. The show, presented by the collective Immediate Medium, is billed as...

  • 10 years ago

    Theaters love musicals with small casts: They save by paying fewer actors and make money in the ticket sales that musicals usually draw. I therefore have little doubt that Piaf: Love Conquers All will go on to bigger, brighter venues—after st...

  • 10 years ago

    Turning King Kong into a live show might seem like a good idea, but Radiotheatre's staged adaptation of the Depression-era classic, done in a fast-talking 1930s radio-drama style, leaves viewers neither frightened nor fancying the hokey hilarity o...

  • 10 years ago

    Banana Bag & Bodice are hoping to conclude their new production with a financially-rewarding magic trick. At the end of the theater group's show, which currently has 19 other possible endings, the audience would reach into their pockets and find t...


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