“A Christmas Carol” is old but always fresh

McCarter Theatre holiday tradition is highly recommended It’s the third go-around for this version of the McCarter Theatre Center’s traditional Christmas production of A Christmas...

“A Doll’s House, Part 2”: funny, Nora’s back in town

An darkly funny adult comedy at the George Street Playhouse One of the great theatrical games is to imagine just what happened after Nora Helmer...

Ed Sheeran and his one-man-show

60,000 New Jerseyans were wooed Taking a look back at the biggest tours of the year, the first thought that comes to mind for many...

“The Assignment” focuses on lives interrupted by violence

Luna Stage presents a powerful play that deserves to be seen It’s difficult for me to write a review about a play when I want...

Maxwell on “Shame” and being an “enthusiastic participant”

Shame has been added to Maxwell's music catalog Maxwell is one of those voices that you simply cannot get out of your head. From his...

“King Hedley II” speaks of the hope of redemption

Two Rivers Theater production is a gripping play Playwright August Wilson (1945-2005) created an amazing ten-play cycle chronicling the African-American experience in the 20th...

“Something Rotten!” is fun for musical aficionados

Theatre review Something Rotten! has a screwy idea at its core. It’s 1595, and William Shakespeare (Matthew Baker) is a rock star of the Elizabethan...

5 Seconds of Summer are more than a Boyband

The Meet You There Tour  5 Seconds of Summer were doing covers of songs on YouTube in 2011. But fast forward seven years later, and...

“Charley’s Aunt”: An old farce, but a ripping good one

STNJ presents a a flat-out funny hit Playwright and actor Brandon Thomas (1848-1914) was quoted in his obituary as having said, “I hoped to go down...

Legends of the Fall

Three great reads for the season Blame It On Bianca Del Rio by Bianca Del Rio  Releasing the standard dance track or reality show is...