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the journal Performing Arts Insider, the radio program Dave's Gone By
and the blog of Rabbi Sol Solomon, Shalom, Dammit! is an ongoing archive of theater criticism and features.  Find theater reviews from around the world in Criticopia and feature stories in Periodica. Click What's New to see the latest articles! Hear our audio at:

You can still help bring Dave Lefkowitz's solo comedy, The Miracle of Long Johns, to Fringe Festivals in NY, Colorado and elsewhere via!

2015 Boulder Fringe Festival (CO), Sept. 17-26, First United Methodist Church, 1421 Spruce St. Tickets:

2015 United Solo Theater Festival (NYC), playing Friday, Oct. 23, at 9pm at Theater Row's Studio Theater: 410 West 42nd St. (9th Ave). Tickets: telecharge.

Performing Arts Insider is a hardcopy journal of Bway/Off/Off-Off facts, stats & contacts.

Dave's Gone By is Dave Lefkowitz's talk/humor/music show, Saturdays, 9am-noon(Mountain) on UNC Radio (

Next Dave's Gone By radio show: 

Sat, Aug. 8, 2015: 9am-noon(MT) / 11am-2pm(ET): live on "What I Learned" - Featuring: Rabbi Sol Solomon interviews actor-producer Gary Waldman (What I Learned in Fallsburg).  Plus: Greeley Crimes & Old Times, Inside Broadway, The Wretched Pun of Destiny, Saturday Segues (In the News), Dylan - Sooner & Later (Another Side Loaded), and more!

Listen to Dave’s Gone By episode #520 (“Harri's on Tour”), aired 8/1/15 – Rabbi Sol Solomon chats with author Louise Harrison and reflects on Cecil the Lion. Plus: Inside Broadway, Saturday Segues (Bennett/Spence, Jerry Garcia), Wretched Pun of Destiny (chimney), Dylan (Harrison), Greeley Crimes & Old Times.

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