“DAMN!” documents the gubernatorial campaign of Jimmy McMillan — perhaps New York City’s zaniest political candidate since Norman Mailer — and illuminates larger questions about contemporary media and celebrity along the way. The film has a sneak preview this week.
Zach Braff, who shot to TV stardom during his run on the sitcom “Scrubs,” is preparing for his behind the scenes role in the off-Broadway comedy “All New People.” Braff wrote the play, which premieres at Second Stage Theatre on July 25.
The lights dimmed and a hooded character emerged from the aisle. “Ya wanna buy some weed?” he asked an audience member. Three other actors crept on stage, “smoke, smoke?” they probed.”The Greenwich Village Follies” offers an 80-minute lesson on the history of the Village.
The Alloy Orchestra will perform an original live score to the 1927 classic films ‘Metropolis’ on Aug. 4 as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival.
While the Garden State is sometimes dubbed the “armpit of America” in jest — a reference to the state’s legacy of industry and pollution — the deadly consequences of decades worth of illegal dumping and unhealthy manufacturing practices have prompted few chuckles.