Looking for Lilith Theatre Company presents Robin Rice's period-hopping bio-play about Alice Austen, a groundbreaking female street photographer of Victorian-era NYC. More…
'Alice in Black and White' traces Austen's love affair with photography and with her partner, Gertrude Tate, at the turn of the 20th century, to her fall into poverty and obscurity by the 1950s. Originally produced in Louisville, KY, the production comes to Austen's native New York City in honor of the 150th anniversary of her birth.
See it if You want to feel connected to a wonderful artist you probably never heard of. She will reach out of the past and touch you.
Don't see it if You are not interested in history. You want a more intense, fast paced experience.
See it if you are interested in historical plays about mostly unknown people; this play will entice you to find out more about Alice and her work.
Don't see it if you dislike historical plays; you dislike slightly less than top professional productions with minimal scenery, good but not great acting.
See it if you enjoy story telling with your music. Jomama is a wonderful raconteur as well as a mesmerizing chanteuse. And can quickly change outfits.
Don't see it if you don't like cabaret or story telling with your music.