Kirk Wood Bromley’s play “The Death of Griffin Hunter” is now at the Brick in Brooklyn (Bricklyn? Never mind), but only for a little while. So go already!
ONLY TWO MORE WEEKS to catch The Death of Griffin Hunter!
Backstage calls The Death of Griffin Hunter: “Fascinating…ambitious political thriller…an edgy kaleidoscope of brutality, humor, eroticism, romance, and philosophizing.”
Time-Out NY calls The Death of Griffin Hunter: “absorbing and amusing…a gaudy political thriller [with] intricately sturdy plotting.”
Point Break Live! continues the current trend of silliness in off-off Broadway theater, and we say…
Why not? Whatever works. The idea that a random audience member will get picked to play the Keanu Reeves part every night is pretty clever, too.
Point Break Live! (NYTheatre.com)
You, Too, Can Keanu (Broadway.com)
Liev Schreiber says, “I come off as psychotic . . . I’m misrepresented as a scary person. I’m not. It’s all about my size and my eyebrows.” Dude, if you have to tell us that… He also mentions that he made the beast with two backs on the Staten Island Ferry. Hey, whatever floats your boat (rim shot). At least he’s a movie star who does lots of theater. Even if he’s not psychotic.
I’M NOT SCARY – New York Post Online Edition: Seven
Joe’s Pub is presenting the dynamic duo of Kiki and Herb. This is a way more intimate way to catch ’em than when they were on Broadway, and maybe they’ll sing some Suicidal Tendencies, so go check ’em out.
Joe’s Pub NYC proudly announces the addition of the following show to our calendar:
Sundays January 7, January 14, January 21 + January 28
KIKI + HERB
“Having reached the heights of Broadway this past summer, Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman bring their characters Kiki and Herb back downtown for a series of late-night shows at Joe’s Pub where people can drink, eat and quite possibly have Kiki walk across their table. Who knows? “”Dare to Suck and let the magic happen!””, Kiki always says…
425 Lafayette Street (between East 4th and Astor Place) NYC; adjacent to The Public Theater
By Phone: 212-967-7555
On the Web: www.joespub.com
In Person: At The Public Theater Box Office from 1pm to 6pm and at Joe’s Pub from 6pm to 10pm (both located at 425 Lafayette St.)
TABLE RESERVATIONS: 212-539-8778
Purchase of tickets does NOT guarantee a table reservation; you must call to reserve seats. Seating, as well as standing-room, is available only on a first-come, first-served basis for all shows without a dinner reservation. Two drink or $12 food minimum per person is standard.
In our continuing efforts to put as much information about the original production of DREAMGIRLS as we can, here’s a piece by David Hinckley from the New York Daily News talking about the first three Broadway D’Girls (there’s something they’ve probably never been called before).
New York Daily News – Theater – How the first Dreams came true
Theater Resources Unlimited has more job postings, casting notices, requests for new plays to read, and other hoo-ha than you can shake a script at. (You see what we did there? We made a play on words. We are soooo clever.) The bi-monthly update (see below) has enough to keep you going for at least five months.
TRU Bi-Monthly Update 12/23