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“Unpacking” at HERE – Interview with Playwrights Marina and Nicco

Comedy writing team Marina Tempelsman and Niccolo Aeed’s new show Unpacking: A Ghost Story Told in the Dark opens its run at HERE tonight at 7:00 PM. I was a huge fan of last year’s Room 4, which also featured Unpacking star Temesgen Tocruray, and I couldn’t wait to see what was next from this hilarious and insightful writing team. Before opening night, I sat down with Marina and Nicco to discuss the show’s novel lighting design, developing an on-stage romance, and what scares them off-stage in the real world.

Soot and Spit – New Ohio Theatre – Review

Soot and Spit, playing at the New Ohio Theatre through June 17, is a celebration of artist James Castle. He was born deaf and autistic, and in his lifetime, he developed a distinctive artistic style using found objects, drawing tools he created, and a mix of soot and spit.

PHOTO-VIDEO PREVIEW: Piehole’s “Ski End” and Our Voices’ “Soot and Spit” – New Ohio Theatre

Piehole and Our Voices Theater will be completing their residencies this spring with two world premieres at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street. Piehole’s Ski End will run from April 30 to May 19 with a May 2 opening night, and Our Voices’ Soot and Spit will run May 27 to June 17 with a May 31 opening night. Tickets are $25, and Ski End is offering student tickets for $20, available online here or by calling 212-352-3101.

THE UPPER ROOM – New Ohio Theatre – Review

Rady & Bloom’s The Upper Room, now playing at the New Ohio Theatre, is described as a unique music-theatrical event inspired by the back-to-the-land movement that explores spirituality and environmental issues. While that is an accurate description of what the show is, it doesn’t really prepare an audience member for the experience of seeing The…

PHOTOS: “The Upper Room” – New Ohio Theatre

Rady & Bloom’s The Upper Room, a new musical play inspired by the back-to-the-land movement, opened May 28 and will run through June 12. Performances will be at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for students and seniors, and available by phone at 1-888-596-1027 or…

SIX ROUNDS OF VENGEANCE – New Ohio Theatre – Review

Six Rounds of Vengeance, the newest show from the Vampire Cowboys now playing at the New Ohio Theatre, was one of my most anticipated shows this spring. I have been a fan of the Vampire Cowboys since seeing Alice in Slasherland back in 2010. They combine two things I love, theater and geek culture, and…