On November 27, 1937, a new musical revue called Pins and Needles opened at Labor Stage in New York City where it played to capacity audiences until June 26, 1939, when it was transferred to the Windsor Theatre on Broadway for a year-long run.
If politicians want to defund the National Endowment for the Arts, it may be because they are afraid of the power of art. If they are afraid of the power of art, its because they recognize the potency of the poets words.
Picking a play can be a painstaking process for any producer, but I find it especially excruciating: Im also a playwright.
Fans of 31 Downbrainchild of the endlessly inventive Brooklyn-based pair of theater artists Ryan Holsopple and Shannon Sindelarwill be familiar with the companys sensually immersive approach to play-making (emphasis on Holsopples mind-bending aural sculptures and Sindelars evocative visual compositions).