Off Off Broadway, Clarion Theatre, The Seeing Place Theatre

Reviewed by Cindy Pierre

BOTTOM LINE: This Shakespearean tale of race relations, jealousy, and betrayal is updated to reflect the times with modern attire and technology and commentary on the current climate between the Middle East and America.

“For she had eyes and chose me.” In gratitude and adoration, Othello (Ian Moses Eaton) relays how the fair and chaste Desdemona (Erin Cronican) came to gift him with her love and her hand in secret marriage. Her daddy Brabantio’s (John D’Arcangelo) response after going from being enraged to resigned? “Look to her, Moor, if thou hast eyes to see. She has deceived her father, and may thee.”...

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The Accident
(Off Off Broadway, Kraine Theatre, Frigid Festival)
Review by Dave Osmundsen

BOTTOM LINE: A brief but intelligent exploration of celebrity in our society.

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(Off Broadway, Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre, TACT)
Review by Shani R. Friedman

BOTTOM LINE: A strong ensemble vividly portrays the pull and peril of female friendship in the unchartered Old West over a quarter century in this fact-based revival.

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Old Paper Houses
(Off Off Broadway, Irondale Center, Piehole)
Review by Keith Paul Medelis

BOTTOM LINE: Old Paper Houses, needed in these dark, cold winter days, is a special treat.

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The Nomad
(Off Broadway, The Flea)
Review by Jan Rosenberg

BOTTOM LINE: A vibrant musical odyssey chronicling the life of a wandering rebel with a rich score and ensemble.

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Playing For Advantage
(Off Off Broadway, Kraine Theatre, Frigid Festival)
Review by Ken Kaissar

BOTTOM LINE: This new play likens love to a tennis match and offers a tutorial on how to destroy a relationship.

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Where I'm From
(Off Off Broadway, UNDER St. Marks, Frigid Festival)
Review by Adrienne Urbanski

BOTTOM LINE: In this stand-up comedy show Mike Lemme finds wry humor in his dysfunctional family and his struggles in New York City, soliciting much laughter from the audience and proving himself to be a comedian of significant talent.

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Featured Artist

LABA and LABAlive at the 14th Street Y

Elissa Strauss, co-director of LABA, answered some questions about their awesome operation: "a laboratory for Jewish culture in which ancient Jewish texts inspire the creation of the new culture and thought." Read the interview to learn more and check out their upcoming programming at