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Theatre Review: “Waiting for Godot”

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This surprisingly sentimental Godot owes its uniqueness to the decades-long friendship of Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart (which dates back to the 1970s). For the first time I believe that Estragon/Gogo (McKellen) and Vladimir/Didi (Stewart) truly have known each other for the endless lengths of time that playwright Samuel Beckett suggests.

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Theatre Review: “No Man’s Land”

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It’s a Pinter laugh riot! I’m not a big fan of Pinter, but I thoroughly enjoyed No Man’s Land. It’s the most engaging and comic play of his I’ve come across, even the most humane. And the current Broadway production, starring an ideally cast Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, is easily the most lucid rendition of Pinter’s famously not lucid dialogue that I’ve ever encountered.

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Brooklyn: The ‘lesbian capital’ of the Northeast?

Borough President Marty Markowitz says Brooklyn is lesbian capital

Borough President Marty Markowitz says Brooklyn is the place to be for lesbians.

In an interview with WNYC radio, Markowitz said:

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Cabaret Review: Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales

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‘Tis the season – time for drag queens to work a holiday theme to buy Mama a new pair of shoes! The hottest drag queen of the moment (a major new talent, really) Jinkx Monsoon has just such a show going on at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, featuring her musical counterpart, pianist/composer/raconteur Major Scales, titled Unwrapped.

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Brandon Voss events announces new weekly Friday party in NYC

Brandon Voss introduces new party called Berlin Fridays in NYC NYC

New York City nightlife event promoter Brandon Voss is coming back to Friday nights with a new weekly party called Berlin.

Long-time Voss party patrons will, however, see some similarities between Berlin and some of his past events.  You might recognize the venue, some DJ’s and even his co-promoters… but you’ve never seen them all combined into one big event.

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