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A feel-good family funeral

In today’s Wall Street Journal I review two Broadway transfers, Chicken & Biscuits and Is This a Room. Here’s an excerpt. *  *  * Douglas Lyons’s “Chicken & Biscuits,” the third of an unprecedented eight shows by Black playwrights that are set to open on Broadway this season, bills itself as “a feel-good comedy that will feed your soul.” This production, which is extremely well directed by Zhailon Levingston, originated at a theater in Queens but was forced to close after less than two weeks bec...
Tags: Art, Fbi, Queens, Broadway, National Security Agency, Wall Street Journal, Ajblogs, Emily Davis, Dana, BRIANNA, Michael Urie, Lucas Hnath, Lyceum, Douglas Lyons, Tina Satter, Zhailon Levingston

‘Is This a Room’ Review: Formally Daring Docudrama Comes to Broadway

Everyone knows more than they let on at the top of “Is This a Room,” a taut and pulse-prickling docudrama conceived and directed by Tina Satter. That includes audiences who are likely familiar with the still-unfolding story of Reality Winner, a former NSA contractor who was arrested and imprisoned for leaking government secrets. A voice […]
Tags: Reviews, Nsa, Broadway, Reality Winner, Tina Satter, Is This A Room

Verbatim Drama, Straight From Real Life, Comes To Broadway

Tina Satter, whose Is This A Room is a transcript of the FBI interrogation of intelligence leaker Reality Winner, and Lucas Hnath, whose Dana H. is his mother’s account of her months-long abduction, talk about the importance of telling living people’s real stories onstage. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Fbi, Broadway, Lucas Hnath, Tina Satter, Dana H

Brandon Victor Dixon, Tina Satter and Michael R. Jackson to Appear at Vineyard Theatre's Open House

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that Tina Satter, Michael R. Jackson, and Brandon Victor Dixon will be among the artists to appear onstage at Vineyard Theatre's annual Open House event on Monday, January 13. The Vineyard's Open House is an opportunity for Vineyard supporters to learn more about the theatre through artist panels, rehearsal space tours, and a design exhibition. Panels include a conversation with director Tina Satter Is This A Room, ...
Tags: Theatre, Fox, Vineyard, Open House, BWW News Desk, Brandon Victor Dixon, Michael R Jackson, Douglas Aibel, Sarah Stern, Tina Satter, Brandon Victor Dixon Tina Satter, Tina Satter Michael R Jackson, Vineyard Theatre Board

BWW Review: Real Life Provides The Intriguing Script For Tina Satter's Tense Drama IS THIS A ROOM

On June 3rd, 2017, 25-year-old United States Air Force Intelligence Specialist Veteran Reality Winner was arrested due to evidence that she had leaked to online news source The Intercept a classified government report suggesting that Russian hackers had accessed a voting software supplier, enabling them to interfere in the 2016 United States presidential election. [Author: Michael Dale]
Tags: Theatre, United States, Michael Dale, Tina Satter, United States Air Force Intelligence

Reality Winner’s Interrogation By The FBI Becomes A Play — With Not One Word Changed

A 25-year-old Air Force vet and translator for a U.S. intelligence contractor, Winner was convicted of leaking a classified NSA report on Russian hacking of US voter databases. For The Intercept, the web site to which Winner gave the report, Alisa Solomon writes about how director Tina Satter found the transcript of the FBI’s questioning of Winner and knew she had to stage it verbatim. — The Intercept
Tags: Art, Nsa, Theatre, US, Fbi, Air Force, Alisa Solomon, Tina Satter, 01.02.19

Vive La Void – “Red Rider” Video

I've always thought of way-out space-rockers Moon Duo as a Wooden Shjips side project, since Ripley Johnson, one half of Moon Duo, also plays in that band. But now Moon Duo, who only just released a new single, have spun off their own side project. Sanae Yamada, that duo's other half, has recorded a … More »
Tags: Video, Music, Moon Duo, Sanae Yamada, Vive La Void, Enver Chakartash, Nick Zeig-Owens, Tina Satter, Ripley Johnson