There’s an ad I often hear on NPR featuring a film critic saying, “I can’t wait for the real post-apocalyptic dystopia to arrive so we can finally stop seeing films about it.”
Every time I hear it I think:
I so often see synopses for new films or tv shows or plays that take place in this post-apocalyptic landscape, particularly written by younger, (I’m just guessing here, but…) white, male writers.
I totally get the impulse. It’s hugely dramatic after all. What do you do after the worse possible thing has happened? You fight the man and reclaim the day! Does matter how vague, contrived, or illogical the details. Hell yeah! Tune in! Continue reading Post-Apocalypse Now
It will be a classy night of troublemaking, immaturity, and kid-play featuring music from the Millennial Generation of composers including Joe Iconis, Ryan Scott Oliver, Daniel Maté, and yours truly.
Tickets are $38 for VIP Reserved Seating, or $28 for General Admission Seating, both of which include the Entertainment Cover and the $10 Food and/or Beverage Minimum. RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST. Please call 818-754-8700. Patrons enjoying dinner are encouraged to arrive between 5:30-6:00pm.
Sterling’s Upstairs at the Federal is located at 5303 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601. Valet Parking is available directly behind the Federal ($3.50 with validation). Ample street parking is also available. The dress code is upscale casual.
“Brett Ryback as the accompanist…almost steals the show with the variety of his piano playing. His turn on stage as Kiddo’s Russian instructor at Juilliard is a gem and you will not recognize him in the denouement scene.” ~Theatreworld
This summer’s July/August issue of American Theatre Magazine will feature the complete version of Steven Drukman’s The Prince of Atlantis along with photos of me in the world premiere production, which played at South Coast Repertory this past April. Grab a copy and check it out!
Even if you just page through it at the magazine rack, you’ll look super intellectual to all the passersby…