PILLARS OF NEW YORK – Write Act Repertory at The Brickhouse Theatre

Photo by Afshin Katanshi

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

Many writers — including playwrights — seem to feel they can broaden the scope or deepen the penetration of their works by linking their efforts to major — often traumatic — events in the real world. When it works, the results can be gratifying. But unless the writer in question is very good indeed, the approach can backfire. The magnitude of the real events may dwarf the fictional ones and make them seem frivolous. So it is with Michael Antin’s musical play. Read more…

Now playing through February 21.