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Boston
Reviews

TIGER STYLE! Redeems Itself as an Audio Play - Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 6, 2021

The first episode of "Tiger Style!" from the Huntington Theatre Company and Boston's GBH dropped this week, Juan A. Ramirez reviewed it for Theatrely.

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New York
Features

Scott Siegel's NIGHTCLUB NEW YORK Brings the Cabaret To Your Home

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 1, 2021

Scott Siegel, the producer behind the “Broadway by the Year” and “11 O’Clock” cabaret series in New York, has taken a turn towards the digital. His latest venture, a paid subscription service called “Nightclub New York,” streams select archival performances by dozens of singers taken from his past nightclub productions.

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Social Media
Features

Bernie: On Broadway

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Juan A. Ramirez

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January 20, 2021

In a matter of minutes, memes featuring Sanders as being part of everyone’s favorite musicals were racking up retweets.

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Virtual
Features

FAKE FRIENDS Don't Let Fake Friends Make Bad Theatre

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Juan A. Ramirez

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January 13, 2021

An in-depth conversation with Fake Friends, the group behind the new digital hit "Circle Jerk" which is now streaming on-demand through January 17.

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Virtual
Reviews

CHONBURI is a Welcomed Oasis on Audible — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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December 29, 2020

With a cast of thirteen, it is the most ambitious of Williamstown Theatre Festival’s audio-only season, and the cast and crew pull it off brilliantly.

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Virtual
Reviews

Audible’s ANIMALS Need To Be Tamed — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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December 18, 2020

Critic Juan A. Ramirez explores Stacy Osei-Kuffour's world premiere play "Animals", part of Williamstown Theatre Festival's Audible season.

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Virtual
Reviews

PHOTOGRAPH 51 is Better Heard Than Seen on Audible — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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December 9, 2020

Tony winner Susan Stroman directs a talented cast including Anna Chlumsky, David Corenswet, Stephen Kunken and more in Anna Ziegler's "Photograph 51" on chemist Rosalind Franklin.

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Virtual
Reviews

Audible's STREETCAR Stops Just Short of Desire — Review

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Juan A. Ramirez

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December 5, 2020

In socially-distanced lieu of a staged production, the Williamstown Theatre Festival has released what was to be the crown jewel of their season as what is, essentially, a radio play, produced in tandem with Audible.

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On Screen
Reviews

"A Christmas Carol" Like You Have Never Seen Before

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Juan A. Ramirez

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November 27, 2020

Arden and Mays make a dynamic duet of the material, and that’s enough to warm the coldest heart.

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New York
Features

Broadway's Michael Arden Wants to Create "Socially Distant" Theatre

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Juan A. Ramirez

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May 27, 2020

Michael Arden, the two-time Tony Award nominated director and actor, is using his COVID-19 self-isolation as an opportunity to devise a “socially distant” piece of immersive theatre in Philmont, New York

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Boston
Features

Importance of the 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards during Covid-19

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Juan A. Ramirez

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April 22, 2020

Due to the social distancing practices precipitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 38th annual Elliot Norton Awards will be presented virtually this year.

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Features

A Chat with Playwright Will Power on Detroit Red

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Juan A. Ramirez

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February 5, 2020

The play, titled after X’s Boston nickname, zeroes in on the formative years the civil rights’ leaders spent living in Roxbury, which Power believes few people acknowledge.

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