Sacred Elephant is coming to New York City in September 2013!

Residents (and September visitors) of New York City – you are soooo lucky! It is sure to be an unforgettable theatrical experience.

Sacred Elephant, the beautifully lyrical and heart-stirring dramatic monologue by Heathcote Williams that has been transformed into a one-man stage play by director Geoffrey Hyland and talented actor Jeremy Crutchley, is coming to New York City.

Magnificent Sacred Elephant: Jeremy Crutchley brings Heathcote Williams’ epic poem to life at the Intimate Theatre

I’m sure that one-person plays must be particularly challenging for an actor. The success – or failure – of the entire performance rests solely on your shoulders. No one helps you to weave that spell on your audience, ever-so-gently guiding your viewers to bond with the characters you are portraying onstage. It is solely up…

Happy anticipation

I am looking forward with happy anticipation to an evening at the theatre next week Tuesday. My oldest friend from school days and I are going to see a performance of I Am My Own Wife at the Baxter Studio. It was so popular during its run in July and August, that it has come…

Movie review: “Ask the Dust”

The 2006 film “Ask the Dust” (Wikipedia) is based on the 1939 book of the same title by John Fante, with many of the events apparently autobiographical. The movie was filmed in South Africa, with Tom Cruise being one of the producers. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a particularly good movie. Arturo Bandini (played by Colin Farrell)…