Badu vs. Everythang – Overview/ Review

While seeing Erykah Badu isn’t a life-changing experience, experiencing her artistry is definitely something for your bucket list. Venue New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJ Pac) Venue Address Newark, NJ Director(s) N/A Writer(s) N/A Date 9/15/2017 Genre(s) R&B Good If You Like Minimal Changes to How their Songs...

Tank and the Bangas (July 2017 Tour) – Recap/ Review

They say all of a person’s experience builds off one another. Which, after seeing Tank and the Bangas, I believe is true. For over the last year I’ve been to a Rock concert, a...

Jill Scott (Live in Concert): July 2017 – Recap/ Review

The Read warned me that not all of Jill’s remixes to old favorites I was going to rock with. However, whether she was preaching to the choir at NJPAC or starting a dance party,...
Kidy Fury dancing.

Furious Thoughts Live (2017) – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Being this was my first stand up show, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Now, granted, I’ve been listening to “The Read” for years and am still subscribed to Kid Fury’s Youtube channel. Even...

Latin History for Morons – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

As with any John Leguizamo theater performance, you get a strong sense of Latin culture, him manically controlling your attention and, with the subject matter, he even educates you a little bit. Venue The Public Theater Venue...

Fade (Play) – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

While predictable at times, Fade brings seldom heard voices to the stage. One which verbalizes a familiar tale with a different culture as the focus. Venue Cherry Lane Theater Venue Address New York, NY Director(s) Jerry Ruiz Writer(s) Tanya Saracho Date 2/26/2017 Genre(s) Play Good If You...

The Coconut Oil Tour (Featuring Lizzo) – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

While the opening acts bring about a sort of blemish to the show, Lizzo makes heading out to the Bowery Ballroom worth your time. Venue Bowery Ballroom Venue Address New York, NY Director(s) N/A Writer(s) N/A Date 12/1/2016 Genre(s) R&B, Hip-Hop Good If You Like Eclectic R&B Dance Oriented...

Familiar – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

While I don’t see plays often, I figure why not crack open another section as I try to get out more. Now, focusing on Familiar, as with past Danai Gurira plays, like Eclipse, the...

Kinky Boots (Musical) – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Depending on how you look at it, either this is a show about trying to understand people and acceptance or how tolerance only goes so far as you are an asset, or convenient to...

The Who You Selling For Tour (Featuring The Pretty Reckless) – Review

At Terminal 5 the bass was heavy, floors vibrating and all, and while you could barely hear anyone singing, you could feel the instruments pulsating through the ground. Venue Terminal 5 Venue Address New York, NY Director(s) N/A Writer(s) N/A Date 11/16/2016 Genre(s) Rock Good If You...