Death to the Pumpkin Pie Show
Off Off Broadway, UNDER St. Marks

Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski

BOTTOM LINE: Say goodbye to this long-running show by taking in one of their favorite zany stories from the past twenty years. Each show offers a strange and spooky tale told by comedically gifted actors.

I'm sad to say that in all the years I've lived in New York City I've never taken the time to see The Pumpkin Pie Show, the long-running Off Off Broadway series that has reappeared more or less annually for the past twenty years. Each time they've returned, it's been with a fresh, strange and spooky tale to spin...

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(Off Broadway, All For One at Theatre Row)
Review by Eleanor J. Bader

BOTTOM LINE: A horror-laced monologue about the aftermath of a suicide that will likely twist your innards and disturb your sleep.

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Lonely Planet
(Off Broadway, Keen Company at Theatre Row)
Review by Lexi Orphanos

BOTTOM LINE: Arnie Burton and Matt McGrath shine as shaken friends trying to navigate the nightmare of the AIDS crisis in this gripping play.

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Only You Can Prevent

Only You Can Prevent Wildfires
(Off Off Broadway, Richochet Collective at Teatro Círculo)
Review by Keith Paul Medelis

BOTTOM LINE: Only You Can Prevent Wildfires dramatizes the true story behind a massive wildfire started by U.S. Forest Service ranger Terry Lynn Barton.

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(Off Off Broadway, Everyday Inferno at the Access Theatre)
Review by Heather J. Violanti

BOTTOM LINE: The tale as old as time gets a contemporary makeover—and some surprising new characters—in this bittersweet adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.

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Burning Doors
(Off Off Broadway, Belarus Free Theatre at La MaMa)
Review by Ran Xia

BOTTOM LINE: Belarus Free Theatre creates poetry out of brutal reality, with the breathtaking physical capacity of its performers sending an urgent and powerful message that's a wakeup call for whoever is willing to listen.

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Richard III
(Off Broadway, BAM Next Wave)
Review by Keith Paul Medelis

BOTTOM LINE: A bad-ass Richard III in keeping with the ethos of 2017 and the last gasp of powerful white men.

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Theasy is a Media Sponsor of the 2017 Frigid Festival

The Festival runs February 13 - March 5.
2 Theaters, 3 Weeks, 12 Days, 30 independent theater companies, and over 150 performances.

We will be reviewing each and every of the 30 shows in the festival.