Just as a person in remission from cancer will never again go to a physical without acknowledging cancer as a part of their medical history, so will we as a nation always need to remain vigilant about our history of racial marginalization and objectification.
As a child, walking in my Nana’s backyard and the giant field behind her house, I will always remember the wild rhubarb. To my amazement, she would magically turn those unusual celery like stalks into beautiful pies and jams that danced in my mouth with the best kind of homemade sweetness.
Brosh brings a lot of perspective to bear on mundane topics as well as cosmic queries. It’s like she is in possession of a telescope that can zoom out to the multiverse and zoom back in to her own mind with equal facility.
Splashing onto the Broadway scene in the original cast of Spring Awakening, Remy has succeeded in finding balance as an activist, environmentalist, and artist. Those who know her describe her as full of passion and zest.
As part of our New Works division, B-Side is producing a one-night reading of the new musical XY by Oliver Houser and directed by Hunter Bird. Take a second to get to know these forward-moving artists and to hear about their collaboration.
Jessica Bashline is the definition of a Multi-Potentialist. Artistic Director. Director. Playwright. Professor. Mother. Activist. Her theatre company Strange Sun Theater is entering its fifth year as a brithplace of new plays and musicals. We sat down with her in her UWS apartment and talked theatre, NYC history, and inspiration.
This take on Cyrano de Bergerac lovingly pays homage to the romantic comedies we know and love, ultimately asking us if we can be the hero of our own story. In preparation of their upcoming reading, we had the chance to ask some questions of this award-winning team to hear what makes them tick.