We expect to see gymnasts, divers, volleyball players and runners in the summer Olympics. But B-boys and B-girls? For the first time, in the 2024 Olympics to be held in Paris, breakers will be competing for gold, silver and bronze medals. Says Tatiana Sophia Eriksen, who teaches breaking and other forms of hip-hop dance for... Continue Reading →
PAGE TO STAGE: Books that Found A Home on Broadway
Many Broadway productions are original, mainlined to the stage direct from the mind and writing implement of choice of the playwright. Many more are based on novels that landed on best seller lists having caught the attention of multiple readers including playwrights who condense the tome to its vital plot points weaving a tale that... Continue Reading →
Why don’t oysters give to charity?
Because they're shellfish. It's no coincidence that National Humor Month begins with April Fool's Day, a day which has sanctioned frivolity and amusement for hundreds of years. "National Humor Month was conceived as a means to heighten public awareness of the therapeutic value of humor. Laughter and joy - the benchmarks of humor - lead... Continue Reading →
It’s a Family Affair for These Acting Siblings
Theater has long been the home to acting dynasties, families that pass the drama and comedic genes from generation to generation with The Barrymores and The Redgraves being among the most prominent on the stage. This week, we’re focusing on one twig of Broadway’s family tree -- acting siblings --in honor of National Siblings Day... Continue Reading →