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In the play "Hearts like Fists," Watchmen meets Charlie's Angels

An evil Doctor is terrorizing the city, creeping through windows to murder blissful lovers in the night. A group of lady-vigilantes, the Crimestoppers – an unholy mating of Charlie's Angels and the Watchmen – have sworn to stop him. In "Hearts Like Fists," which played earlier this month at the Secret Theatre in New… » 12/17/12 11:55am 12/17/12 11:55am

The Future: A Smart Domestic Drama About The Perils of Living Forever

A lot of science fiction's greatest works deal with the question of immortality: Do we really want to live forever? And would we still be human if we no longer aged or died? A new stage play called The Future, imported from Britain to New York, deals with this question in a very personal way, via the most urbane of… » 10/10/12 1:58pm 10/10/12 1:58pm

Humanity's struggle for survival against insect aliens, live on stage!

At a space called The Secret Theatre in New York City, a nightly battle for our survival is playing out. Earth has been colonized by giant insectoid-like aliens with a psychic hivemind, a penchant for forced collective farming, and no love for the nuclear family. Everything that we hold familiar has gone to… » 4/10/12 2:20pm 4/10/12 2:20pm

Is Shakespeare in the Park channeling Superman this year?

I have to confess, I've never really liked Superman. I find DC Comics' flagship enterprise to be, ultimately, boring. Some of you will probably feel (and this is correct) that I just haven't read enough of the series, or found the proper arcs. But my main problem is that Superman, himself, seems too perfect: he's… » 7/17/11 7:15pm 7/17/11 7:15pm