What a glorious way to spend Easter with Aretha’s music raising my spirits and raising the spirits with her gospel singing. One of the most moving parts for me was when her father stepped up to mop her face and brow with his handkerchief as she sang. It was such a tender and intimate gesture, […]
The short story of you and I by Richard James Allen, reviewed by Rochelle Jewel Shapiro
IRA FUCHS must have been called by the voices of the dead to write his impassioned play, Vilna. In 1974, after college graduation, he wrote a few plays. One was put on at the YWHA on Eighth Avenue, the other at Playwright Horizons. Then he left the theater to become a successful tech entrepreneur and […]
So fortunate to see FALSTAFF at the Met. Hilarious and what choreography and stage sets and acting and singing and…did I leave anything out?