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The Originalist At 59E59

I was inspired having seen the film, “RBG” about the eminent Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

In a short time, a work about the late Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, will be performed at 59E59. 92 more words

Secret Life of Humans Mystifies Gravity and Philosophy

The Review: 59E59 Theater Presents New Diorama Theatre’s Secret Life of Humans

By Ross

In 1973 there was a groundbreaking series on British television which brought Jacob Bronowski and his brand of popular scientific philosophy to the masses. 876 more words

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A Brief History of Women, 59E59

By guest critic Steven Strauss

If the powers-that-be At New York’s Brits Off Broadway were to name a resident playwright, Alan Ayckbourn would surely take the crown.  781 more words

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Sherman Theatre's Tremor Invigorating and Heart Pounding

The Review: Sherman Theatre’s Tremor

By Ross

An intense piece of theatrical writing by playwright, Brad Birch (Black Mountain), drawing us quickly into the moon like circle and building on our curiosity inch by inch and minute by minute. 600 more words

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Operation Crucible Stumbles in the Dark, but Survives the Blast

The Review: 59E59 Theaters’ Operation Crucible

By Ross

On December 12, 1940, in the middle of World War II, the Sheffield Blitz began.  For three nights, the Luftwaffe air force targeting the steel work factories based in Sheffield, England under the German code name of Schmelztiegel, or “Crucible”. 1,208 more words

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Written and performed by Nicola Wren
Directed by George Chilcott

For a piece that explores grief, loss, and recovery Nicola Wren’s extended monologue is remarkably breezy and charming. 528 more words

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Written by Adam Rapp
Directed by Jacqueline Stone

Popular among UK playwrights, the extended-monologue, or “plovel” approach to storytelling seems to be catching on in America. 594 more words

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