ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS’ MAY SHOWCASE by VINCENT NAUHEIMER

Artists Without Walls’ May Showcase by Vincent Nauheimer The attendees at Tuesday night’s Artists Without Walls’ performance at the Cell were richly rewarded by a diverse group of artists and, for a number of the performers, a debut in grand style. The evening started out with a heart-warming story told in spoken word and song by…

Emotion Packed Evening at Artists Without Walls' Showcase at The Cell Theatre

“Artists Without Walls creates the space—literally and figuratively—for artists of all stripes to be their best selves, to push boundaries, to experiment, to collaborate in a safe, nurturing environment.” That’s what Connie Roberts, poet and author of “Little Witness” has said about an Artists Without Walls’ Showcase.  Connie’s words provide a perfect description for Tuesday’s Showcase, which was…

"POIGNANT, ENGROSSING…ORIGINAL" CHARLES R. HALE’S "JAZZ and the CITY: THE NEW YORK CONNECTION"

“Broadway is alive and kicking this season.  But the best theatrical bargain in the city was last Friday’s show at the Cell, ‘Jazz and the City: The New York Connection.’  This review of America’s great songwriters and their relationship with New York was poignant, engrossing and magical.  Charles Hale’s commentary was as relaxed as it…

BONET, MAMMONE, SUSHKO AND BLOOMFIELD SHINE at AWoW's SHOWCASE at THE CELL

  Deni Bonet and members of her band made a special Artist Without Walls appearance at AWoW’s Fourth Anniversary show, this past Tuesday evening at The Cell Theatre.  Deni premiered four songs off of her soon-to-be-released rock instrumental album. Deni wowed the AWoW audience with her virtuoso violin performance, along with her band of accomplished musicians:…

POWERFUL, TALENTED and FESTIVE: ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' HOLIDAY SHOWCASE at THE CELL THEATRE, 12/22/15

“Oh, my gosh, what a night. The rafters rang.” Cara De Silva   The buzz was palpable as the audience filed into The Cell Theatre last Tuesday for Artists Without Walls’ Holiday Showcase at The Cell Theatre.  First time presenter Jim Phelan opened the night’s proceedings and was met with, silence…a high compliment, at least for…

STELLAR PERFORMANCES at ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' SHOWCASE at THE CELL THEATRE, 10/27/2015

“I’ve been working as an actor for at least twenty five years now and I’ve never before been involved in anything quite like this. AWoW is a unique blessing. So happy to be a member.” Jack O’Connell, actor —–   Young and extremely talented singer/Songwriter Tess Druckenmiller opened the night with three of her compositions….

VERA HOAR'S PHOTOS from ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' OCTOBER SHOWCASE at THE CELL THEATRE

Vera Hoar’ photos from Artists Without Walls’ Showcase at The Cell Theatre, October 27, 2015 —– Poets Manav Sachdeva Maasoom, Connie Roberts and Rafiq Kathwari — Erik Lawrence and Dina Regine —- David Goldman and Deni Bonet — Meridith Szalay — Lynnell Herzer and Zofia Stefanowicz — Justin Atkins, Sam Adelman and John Faris —…

FROM A GREEK ISLE LUTIST to an EX 'MAD MEN' POET to B-BOY MELDING IRISH HOOFERS: AN EXCITING NIGHT WITH AWoW

“I’ve been working as an actor for at least twenty five years now and I’ve never before been involved in anything quite like this. AWoW is a unique blessing. So happy to be a member.” Jack O’Connell, actor   “What a night…a jam packed evening of talent journeying from a Greek isle lutist, to an…