The time: April 3rd, 1968. Martin Luther King (played by Samuel Jackson) is alone in room 306 in The Lorraine Motel in Memphis a day after he made his prophetic “I’ve been to the Mountaintop” speech, the day before he is assassinated. We see him as his private self–using the toilet, wanting smokes, smelling the […]
My friend, Robin Gorman Newman and I, schmoozing with actor James Lecesne who played brilliantly in three of the scenes. He’s received Drama and Desk and Outer Critics cCicle Awards for other off-Broadway plays, but you’ll probably know him best from his TV and film roles in “Sex in the City.”
MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD, now playing at Primary Stages after 59 E. 59th St, makes you feel as if someone has read your mind or your mother’s or your grandmother’s because no one would dare to say outright what these actors are saying on stage The twenty scenes, united by themes of mothering that span birth […]
What a night! I taught a workshop on “How to be your own psychic,” and at the end of the psychic boot camp of all kinds of mind-altering excercises, the audience came up with such specific info on each other that I applauded them.