Dancer Owen Johnston Finds Theatre-Admin Muscle

Written by Briana Warsing. Posted in Volume 34, Issue 14 - April 5, 2014

“I’ve danced on Broadway stages; I’ve danced on stages all over the world. I’ve danced at the Kennedy center for two different Presidents; I’ve danced everywhere,” but when it comes to the Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance (MST&DA), Executive Director Owen Johnston is sticking to the inside office. “I don’t teach anything at MST. I’ve not been seen on a MST stage in any kind of performance capacity, ever,” he says.

Lamp Base Arrives

Posted in Web Extras

A lamppost base that once sat at the west end of the Queensboro Bridge has arrived on Roosevelt Island after efforts by Historical Society President Judith Berdy to acquire it as a companion piece for the old token booth, which now serves as a visitor kiosk at Tramway Plaza on the Island.

Editorial: Insanity

Posted in Volume 34, Issue 14 - April 5, 2014

When was the last time you yelled Fire! in a crowded theater?  When was the last time you yelled Racist! on a racially diverse Island?  When was the last time you cheered someone on for doing either of these things?

Never, of course.  These are not things that sane and responsible people do.


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