Tag Archives: Covid 19

TELL-TALE FLORIDA THREEPEAT

TELL-TALE RETURNS TO FLORIDA IN AUGUST “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“, my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation, has been making the festival rounds since November 2019. And it’s still going strong, even though a one year to … Continue reading

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OPERA KIDS – the movie

“Opera Kids” is a documentary about the Creating Original Opera program that I had taught and also helped develop with my colleagues at the Metropolitan Opera Guild Education Department since 1990. It was directed by Max Sturm, who participated in … Continue reading

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PAPA BIDEN

After watching President Biden’s speech on the one year anniversary of the Covid pandemic, this classic Peanuts cartoon panel, one of my personal favorites, came to my mind, yet with a slight modification… So in light of my love of … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE JUMP CUTS

Jump Cuts Film Festival announces the following two awards for “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“: Aidey Pugh, director of the Jump Cuts Film Festival, sent me an email announcing that my “Fab musical adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s gothic … Continue reading

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SELFIE with ADAM

Friday I attended the live Adam Lambert concert. I missed out on his last concert appearance in New York because it sold out before I made it to the ticket website. But this time I got my ticket early. And … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUSSIAN SYMPATHY

With tongue in cheek but sincere curiosity I asked whether the jury felt sorry for me… I knew already back in March that the Russian International Horror Film Festival was going to give my short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE NYLIFF AWARDS

NYLIFF – NEW YORK LONG ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL gives “THE TELL-TALE HEART – a musicabre” the BEST THRILLER – SHORT award as well as a SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to Danny Ashkenasi

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TELL-TALE IN-PERSON FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

Physical (non-virtual) screenings in Long Island & Moscow UPDATE – 10/18 New York Long Island Film Festival nominates “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” for 6 awards Best Thriller Short Best Score Short Best Cinematography Short Best Sound Short Best … Continue reading

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HEXEN in HOF

A New “Witches” Production Premieres Tonight in Bavaria The new production of “Hexen” (“Witches“), the two women musical I created with Peter Lund, that is premiering tonight in Theater Hof, in northern Bavaria, Germany, has at least two strong claims … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE & ME IN BRAZIL (Virtually)

Daily On-line Screenings of “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” at Rio de Janeiro’s Rock Horror Film Festival Sept 17 – 27 Full schedule of daily screening times below I’ll take part in 6 (count ’em, six!) on-line film panels … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING THE NEXT POE MUSICABRE!

While accepting two Tell-Tale awards from Indiedance! So, no more being coy, enough with dropping hints or announcing I will be making an announcement, as I have now and then for many months, let’s just make it official: There will … Continue reading

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SEPTEMBER FESTIVALS

Four Festivals Feature ‘THE TELL-TALE HEART” this month Covid 19 has done a number on the film festival circuit, effecting many festivals that had been scheduled to screen “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” earlier this year. There have been … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN REOPENED

After 5 months locked out, a return to the gardens Last March, on the weekend where Broadway was already shut down and schools were cancelling performances and assemblies, but the rest of the city was still open for a few … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE RUNNER UP

An Acting “Silver Medal” I’m happy to report that I won Runner Up Best Actor of Year 2020 from Flicks Film Festival for my performance in “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre“. I’ve already posted about the Flicks Film Festival … Continue reading

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TELL-TALE over TIMES SQUARE

The Tell-Tale Poster Shines on a Big Billboard over Broadway Last night Ed and I travelled to Times Square to watch the poster for my gothic musical short film “The Tell-Tale Heart – a musicabre” be broadcast over Times Square. … Continue reading

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FESTIVAL PANDEMIC POSTPONEMENTS

See you in … 2021? Below is the 2020 Official Trailer for the Denali Film Festival. It’s a beautifully put together trailer, full of lovely images of the great outdoors. You get a strong sense for the festival’s overriding theme, … Continue reading

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