Theater Review: ‘A Particle of Dread’

The age-old story of Oedipus Rex told through the eyes of Sam Shepard is a dark-gritty and somewhat gruesome play worth seeing in New York right now at the Griffin Theatre (housed in the Signature Theatre on 42nd st.).  Directed by Stephen Rea, who also plays the lead, Seamus Deane.  This particular production is made up of an entire troupe of Irish actors and is sure to entice anyone that enjoys a healthy serving of Sophocles in a modern story-tellingRead more

My Town: New York

My New York, your New York, I love New York, New York State of Mind…. To wake up in a city that never sleeps. Famous words, famous lyrics, home to many, understood and revered by the avid theater-goer, the devoted restaurateur and wine connoisseur, the lover of art and architecture, and the aficionado of some of the greatest fashion in the world. When you think about some of the most exuberant cities on our colorful and cultured planet, Paris, Rome,Read more

LA Conversation

She sat anxiously waiting for him to arrive in her downtown LA hotel room. The finest linen on a bewitchingly warm bed, a new slim and sleek black dress that fit her like a glove with white trim around the collar and sleeves, her hair perfectly pinned back, with deep matted red lips. She lit a cigarette hoping to calm her nerves; one deep inhale after the next as the smoke billowed around her and accompanied her every move. AsRead more