As the Chinese curse has it, we live in interesting times. In the arena, previously discreet performing arts species cross-fertilize, hybridize, and spawn strange new monsters.
To wit, two new installments from the happiness factory: a RADIO (podcast) conversation about THEATRE that draws its inspiration from FILM, and a VIDEO of a PLAY that draws its inspiration from RADIO & FILM serials and dime NOVELS.
In the first, a very special NYTHEATRECAST, I interview downtown scions Jon Stancato, Ian W. Hill and Jeff Lewonczyck about their respective cinematically inspired theatrical productions (The Accidental Patriot, http://www.nyte.org/pcast/nythpod209.mp3 and descriptively encapsulated at: http://www.nytheatrecast.com/wordpress/archives/122.and Babylon Babylon, respectively). Audible at
In the second, a dear friend of mine named Trawets Sivart, a talented actor in his own right ( I think of him whenever I take a long, hard look at myself) portrays in episode 5 of Third Lows’ production Penny Dreadful at a highly regarded Williamsburg Theatre that rhymes with “The Schmick”. Visible at: www.thirdlows.com/pennydreadful/episode5/.
I respectfully lay these at your feet like so many Sweet Rolls for the
Yours in thought, word and deed,