CHLOË BASS, JACKIE SIBBLIES DRURY, SARAH ROSE LEONARD, and ALLISON LYMAN with Frank Hentschker
For many makers and lovers of downtown, experimental performance, The Martin E. Segal Theatre Centers (M.E.S.T.C.) annual PRELUDE Festival is the unofficial kick-off event of the fall season.
Dave Malloy, the award-winning composer and performer behind Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, a musical adaptation from a slice of Tolstoys War and Peace, spoke with me via Skype from his living room in Park Slope.
Grand Concourse, Heidi Schrecks most recent play, will have its world premiere this month at Playwrights Horizons. Schreck takes on the social dynamic of workers, volunteers, and the homeless clients of a soup kitchen.