A review by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro: On my foyer wall is a signed litho of May Swenson’s Come In Go Out. I have all her books on my shelves, including a signed collection. So when I read that Patricia Colleen Murphy won the University of Colorado’s 2016 May Swenson Award, I just had to read […]
This critically-acclaimed Ars Nova production of Bess Wohl‘s Small Mouth Sounds returns this summer at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Thanks to the inventiveness of Stowe Nelson’s sound design and set designer Laura Jellinek, rain falls on shivering leaves projected on window-like panels. Then thunder cracks and a storm begins. When the lights go on onstage, […]
One of my students went to her brother’s wedding in Jakarta where a Macaque swiped her eyeglasses right off her faee. She snapped a photo just in case I didn’t believe her. But who could make this stuff up?
Saw Cafe Society today. I’m sort of torn about it. It was nowhere near Midnight in Paris nor Blue Jasmine. What I loved was Stewart’s performance. (She must be thrilled to be out of the Twilight series, vamping vampires.) And Jesse Eisenberg is brilliant as an alter ego of Woody instead of trying to write […]
I sit on my swivel chair at my computer, legs crossed. But I don’t type. I have a notebook in my lap, a Bic pen in hand. I found out why the caps on Bics have those tiny holes at the top.