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…

"BRINGING TOGETHER DIVERSE PERFORMERS": ANOTHER GREAT AWOW SHOWCASE COMING UP THIS TUESDAY

“In bringing together diverse performers…it makes for an event the likes of which you will rarely, if ever, experience. A melding of artists within the walls…it was a memorable night. Yes, it was that good.” Ron Vazzano   Yes, as Ron says, an AWoW Showcase is always “that good.” May’s Showcase is shaping up as more…

DENI BONET and ANNETTE HOMANN: "EMBRACING a BRACE of VIOLINS", by RON VAZZANO

EMBRACING A BRACE OF WOMEN ON VIOLINS by Ron Vazzano   When you think of the violin, it’s usually in terms of something classical, something staid— even to the point of being stodgy—melodious, though somewhat somber, and often evocative of a lament in the key of bittersweet. For me, something along the lines of “Ashokan…

NITROUS OXIDE INSIGHTS: RON VAZZANO on ROOT CANALS

NITROUS OXIDE INSIGHTS by RON VAZZANO   There’s the Erie Canal. The Panama Canal. And the Root Canal. This last of which I encountered for the first time ever, last month.   No big deal here, this being commonplace and hardly life threatening. Yet no day at the beach either, as this dental rite of…

JE SUIS "MAD" by RON VAZZANO

Je Suis MAD by Ron Vazzano   In the aftermath of the terrorist bloodbath in Paris at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, reportedly three million people took to the streets in solidarity, many holding up signs proclaiming “Je suis Charlie.” In translation, it might read something along the lines of…   “Though…

WALL-TO-WALL TALENT at AWoW's HOLIDAY SHOWCASE at THE CELL

“What a great night of talent…and Niamh Hyland’s voice is stunning. I literally get goosebumps. Amazing. ” Mitch Traphagen   —–   Joseph Goodrich started things off with “The New Boy”—a poignant and humorous look at Christmas in a small Minnesota town. Goodrich’s story skillfully conveyed the turbulent emotions of its main character, a seven-year-old…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' SHOWCASE at THE CELL THEATRE in NYC

Join AWoW for a holiday celebration, including very talented performers, the most convivial crowd in town and a few surprises. Joining us, among many others, will be Ed Romanoff, Niamh Hyland, Honor Molloy, Grainne Duddy, Marion Stein, Michael Sheahan, Joseph Goodrich and Brona Crehan. Montage by Vera Hoar. The Cell Theatre, 338 W23rd St., NYC,…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' SHOWCASE at THE CELL THEATRE in NYC

Join AWoW for a holiday celebration, including very talented performers, the most convivial crowd in town and a few surprises. Joining us, among many others, will be Ed Romanoff, Niamh Hyland, Honor Molloy, Grainne Duddy, Marion Stein, Michael Sheahan, Joseph Goodrich and Brona Crehan. Montage by Vera Hoar. The Cell Theatre, 338 W23rd St., NYC,…

ARTISTS WITHOUT WALLS' HOLIDAY SHOWCASE at THE CELL THEATRE, TUESDAY, 12/23, 6:45PM

“This is a note of thanks for supporting my efforts through pictures and words these past two years. 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,…