“13 Things About Ed Carpolotti,” Barry Kleinbort’s musicalization of a monologue by Jeffrey Hatcher, starring Penny Fuller, is more illustrative of the text than necessary to it.
In “The Anderson Twins Play the Fabulous Dorseys,” at 59E59 Theaters, real-life twins Pete and Will Anderson delightfully re-create Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey’s big band music.
Barbara Blatner’s “Years of Sky,” at 59E59 Theaters, a study of the 30-year relationship of a mixed-race couple, is blighted by unconvincing characters saying implausible things.
David Harrower’s “Good With People,” from Scotland’s Traverse Theatre Company, packs rich acting, taut direction, and even a bit of history into 55 minutes of riveting theater.
The annual exhibition of performance artists, which was founded by Adilah Barnes, an African-American solo artist, and Miriam Reed, a white solo artist, has long been a heaven for female actors, poets, and storytellers—particularly those of color.