Tag: Goodman Theater

The Barber Shop Show: Bringing abuse and discrimination to light

Last week on the Barber Shop Show, we were lucky enough to have playwright and performer Dael Orlandersmith  from the one-woman show, Black N Blue Boys/Broken Men, which just opened at the Goodman Theater. In the show, Orlandersmith portrays five very different men with one thing in common–they are all survivors of  abuse. After the... Read more »

Barber Shop Show preview: Goodman's "Fish Men" mixes racism, genocide, class, poverty and chess

Barber Shop Show preview: Goodman's "Fish Men" mixes racism, genocide, class, poverty and chess
On a blistering hot day in New York City’s Washington Square Park, a Native American, a former convict, a down-and-out immigrant, a genocide survivor and a proctologist come together to play some chess. It sounds like the opener of a bad joke, but “Fish Men”, the play by Candido Tirado now at the Goodman Theatre,... Read more »