The Neurology of the Soul -A.R.T./New York Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre

The Neurology of the Soul seeks to quantify the complexities of our passions. Can we measure the intensity of love? Its waxing and waning, its unpredictability, its mystery? This is a fascinating creative deep dive into neuroscience and it's application in 21st century marketing. What ultimately makes us 'tick'? Would our brains, under fMRI, scan reveal our deepest secrets to the scientist monitoring the experiment? Are we keeping secrets from ourselves? What happens to the 'experiment' when a third element/energy/force is added into the mix? How does the data change? This production makes you curious. It inspires a long list

The Resistable Rise of J.R. Brinkley at FringeNYC

This is a fresh, energetic, biting satire that deconstructs the power of the con man and the charming story teller. It has a Brechtian frame where political ideas are dissected and the audience are encouraged to engage their critical faculties while being entertained by exceptional performances and sublime musical interruptions. The Resistable Rise of J.R. Brinkley has enormous production value for a typical fringe show. It is a polished, innovative piece of political commentary that stays with you and inspires a burst of rampant googling because it’s based on a real person - John R. Brinkey. He was a quack,

Interview with Edward Einhorn of Untitled Theater Company No.61

The New York International Fringe Festival has returned after a year hiatus with a phenomenal line-up of original shows. The festival kicked off on October 1st and runs until the 31st. I caught up with Edward Einhorn the playwright and director of The Resistable Rise of J.R. Brinkley - the true story of a 1920's con man told with country music, to find out more about this compelling production. What was the main impetus for choosing to create this work? After the 2016 election, I started hosting “resistance readings,” theater written in countries facing political crises, in order to figure out what

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