A Chat With Travis Chamberlain, Director of Tennessee Williams’ “Green Eyes” at Hudson Hotel

It’s not news when a hotel room serves as a backdrop for a movie or photo shoot. But a play?

Welcome to Room 620 at the Hudson hotel. As noted previously, Green Eyes, a rarely seen one-act by Tennessee Williams, written in 1970 and published in 2008, is performed in this snug little suite through January 23. Fortunately for claustrophobic types, the play is short – just 35 minutes – with just two characters, a warring pair of newlyweds honeymooning in a seedy New Orleans hotel room. Read more

Now Playing in the Suite Next Door at Hudson Hotel: Tennessee Williams’ One-Act Play “Green Eyes”

It’s not exactly the comfort of strangers.

Green Eyes, a rarely seen one-act play by Tennessee Williams, dramatizes the nightmarish encounter of the Dunphys, a couple honeymooning in a New Orleans hotel room. Read more

Can Do: Is This Replica of the Standard Hotel Really Constructed from Tuna Cans?

The Candard Hotel.

The Candard Hotel.

Q. When is a can of tuna more than just a can of tuna?

A. When it’s grouped with more than 4,000 others to create a grand-scale sculpture of New York’s Standard Hotel, aka The Candard Hotel. Read more

Composer and Cabaret Artist Jimmy Roberts Performs at the Keyboard in Afterglow Series

Not so long ago, New York hotel bars were almost like supper clubs without the supper, a classic mix of martinis and live music, part Bobby Short, part Fabulous Baker Boys. For the price of a drink or two or three, a pianist, harpist or jazz trio would entertain you before you headed upstairs or back home. Read more

Now Playing at the Crosby Street: A Hip Sunday Night Film Club at a SoHo Hotel

Almost as many New York City hotels have screening rooms as spas. But it’s a lot easier to visit a hotel spa than to settle in with a bag of popcorn for a movie in a hotel screening room. Read more