Tita 6101

Upper West Side
About:  I've written three full length plays since 2013 about people who take extraordinary stands for fairness, sometimes for strangers or people they fear or don't like, sometimes at risk to themselves. Some on New Plays Exchange. ... Read more Read less
Reviews (22)

See it if You want to see the true story of Hannah Arendt, young, in Nazi prison, and intelligently dealing with "good German" guard who lets her out

Don't see it if You can't get to NJ by car or train to Orange then uber or local cab to Luna Stae, 555 Valley Rd. If train, check schedule for return times.

During previews
West Village
Dramatic story-telling, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you can handle dynamic storytelling about the impact on American researcher, targeting terrorists for no- trial killings after 9/11 fears

Don't see it if you want a simple narrative play that pretends to be natural conversations or you can't face US policies to assassinate suspected terrorists

Also Creative structure weaves through characters' memories, thoughts, re-e... Read more Read less

Masterful, Great writing, Great acting, Absorbing, “american captives” stunning returns 11/17/2019!

See it if You care about killings of unarmed people of color in the US and you want theater that gives voice to Sandra Bland, other innocents Nov 17

Don't see it if You cant deal with raw truth about injustice even if great acting by Connie Winston and flashes of humor and joy

Midtown W
Audience participation, Cross-cultura funl, Interactive, Entertaining, Delightful

See it if you enjoy connecting with our shared humanity in a funny, surprisingly profound Farsi-as-2nd-language game-like theater with an Iranian

Don't see it if you want to sit back an experience a dramatized story, no immersive interactions with audience.

Southern Promises
Dynamic nuanced direction, We become slaves and slave owners, Absorbing, Raw truth of slavery, Great acting

See it if you want to face the truth of living as a white slave owning family and slave family - if we that courage, maybe we can move on together

Don't see it if you can't handle a dramatization of the raw truths of our country's brutality, rape, forced sex by the powerful, injustice, and murder...

During previews
Outrageous, Pomposity-blaster, Anti-war, Wildly horrific, Profound

See it if you have strong stomach, have the courage to witness the reality of violent power, can see deep humanity in horrendous situations and laugh!

Don't see it if you are highly empathic and also unable to go thru squeam to look straight at harsh truth, or if you can't laugh hilariously at ugly reality

Life Sucks.
Midtown W
Entertaining, Absorbing, This new june production is dynamic, ferociously aware of what matters in life despite all that sucks., Great acting, Funny

See it if you want to experience the power of people to confront their own and each other's distraught, lost, raging or stifled lives - with dark joy!

Don't see it if You want Checkov's Vanya pure, want actors to stay politely behind the 4th wall

Also Even if you saw the previous production, go again to see actors go dee... Read more Read less

Involving, interactive, great acting

See it if you want watching actors dramatize the impact of gender throughout stages of their lives... and sometimes go onstage to explore gender ideas

Don't see it if you don't like opportunities to be involved in the show or your are not interested in the impact of gender on lives

Also Excellent acting - women of many ages, ethnic backgrounds

East Village
Absorbing, Funny, Riveting

See it if You want to see powerful funny clashes between very different characters strip ea other to their essence amid oil company greed, ND Indians

Don't see it if You can’t find 64 east 4 st (R, F,or 6 trains or cab) in Manhattan, don’t want to be in a small intimate off off off Bway theater

Also Excellent writing, direction and acting - dramatic every second as we ... Read more Read less

East Village
Riveting, Great writing, Great staging, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if The acting was superb - each character brought to life so fully and layered. The direction bringing out the predatory circling fears, greed.

Don't see it if Don’t see it if you hate dramatic historic or biographical plays

Also Loved the shifts from animal rage to very human fear and greed then fu... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Great acting, Edgy

See it if You want to live a moment with under NYC in the subways with desperate people, bug infected, unwashed, wounded but creating human connection

Don't see it if You want twists, surprises and character transformations... this an opportunity to bear witness to shattered lives, seeking love, colliding

Absorbing story about self-forgiveness and compassion for others, Humorous but raw attempts to bond across race and class, Truth about white privilege

See it if Experience what it is like for a middle class, educated prisoner among the poor. A journey to self-forgiveness and unexpected community.

Don't see it if Don't see it if you can't deal with a story about prison, crime and the the truth about white privilege even when guilty

During previews
Bella Bella
Midtown W
Exquisite, Enchanting, Delightful, Clever, Absorbing

See it if You want a joyful, profound and respectful gift from Harvey Fierstein to us of The spirit of an outrageous New Yorker, Bella Abzug

Don't see it if You are not interested in one of the first 9 women in the US Congress and watching her courage and moving commitment to justice in action

During previews
Profound simplicity, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you have the courage to enter the life for a moment of a high school senior whose parents are suddenly deported

Don't see it if you can't value the beauty of a simple story between two young people trying to deal with the human impact of ICE

During previews
Amazing actor becomes many characters, Music, sound and lights woven through show, Interesting people and adventures around the world, Great acting, Clever

See it if you want the fun of traveling to intriguing, unexpected places and meeting unique people in real adventures. US/Mexico border crossing: deep

Don't see it if you want traditional, continuous story with rising challenges and focus on a same characters throughout

Great-set, video-backdrops, Dramatic-storytelling, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if u want deep story dramatized masterfully, to experience generations of family from immigrant to top of finance, superb set & video backdrops

Don't see it if you can't handle 3 hours (two 15 min intermissions), can't risk seat being a climb up 2 flights, don't like biography, history, finance

During previews
Intense, Relevant, Surprising, Great acting, Absorbing

See it if you don't want to, think you should...be ready for WOW!-unexpectedly fun, full of stories of amazing women from the past, personal, intimate

Don't see it if you don't want to meet an extraordinary woman and her stories far from the coasts about amazing generations of people in the North West

The Baby Monitor
East Village
Absorbing, Profound, Resonant

See it if if you relish profound plays - exposing the dark under-belly of our prejudices that we don't want to have. Great story, script, acting

Don't see it if if you don't want to deal with unconscious prejudice against LGBT life that many harbor, even LGBT people themselves

Absorbing, Enchanting, Profound

See it if you want to see extraordinary immersive, multi-location theater, from playful sparkling Neverland to dramatic encounters in JM Barrie's life

Don't see it if you can't go up 3 flights of stairs to Access Theatre or you want to sit safely with imaginary 4th wall separating u from cast/sets, plot

Also Highly professional, disciplined acting and writing/structuring in the... Read more Read less

Absorbing, Great acting, Entertaining, Profound, Relevant

See it if You want to share an evening with an audience and actors who care about our shared humanity with deportees, re-enacting stories to stay sane

Don't see it if You don't like imaginative theater that layers cultural stories into the new stories of the people re-enacting fables for comfort/courage

I Am My Own Wife
East Village
Great acting, Brandon walker brings to life a survivor of nazi/stalinist hate who looks us in the eyes and insists on living a full sensuous life with an appreciation of human connections., Profound, Absorbing, Riveting

See it if ...you want to meet a survivor of hate who kept a sense of humor and witness the power of dramatic story telling.

Don't see it if ...you fear authentic people determined to live their truth... or if you have no idea why surviving fascism might be relevant.

Also Because of the smooth direction, use of media and great acting, we lea... Read more Read less

For a previous production
Daddy Issues
Midtown W
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Great staging

See it if you love laugh-out loud very NYC comedy -"Daddy Issues" has one hilarious surprise after another… Talk about pressure to have a grandchild!

Don't see it if you can't handle an edgy comedic take on parents - and grandma - pressuring a gay son to have a grandchild