Fear of Water: Youth awakening to love, and facing a complicated...

Forget Jack and Diane. Eleanor and Alexia is the couple to watch in Kate Lane’s first feature film, Fear of Water. Now in worldwide distribution...

“Madame Butterfly” at the Princeton Festival was world class

Madame Butterfly at the Princeton Festival Madame Butterfly, by Giacomo Pucchini, was not well received in its 1904 premier but quickly became a universal favorite...

“The Sound of Music” doesn’t quite climb every mountain

The Sound of Music is best remembered by many from the Julie Andrews movie version, which also starred Christopher Plummer and the spectacular Alps. Based...

Menopause the Musical sweetens the pot

Menopause the Musical"Menopause the Musical" was in Trenton at the War Memorial Theater. The four very talented and accomplished women from the national touring company dazzled and delighted the small but vocally appreciative audience for 90 plus minutes with highly entertaining jokes, gags, and of course, music about - what else - Menopause.

“Buried Child” is a powerful, troubling play

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey production is a rousing success The late playwright Sam Shepard (1943-2017) won the Pulitzer Prize for his play...

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...

“Jersey Boys” is a boisterous, rousing revival at the State Theatre

Jersey Boys, which recently appeared at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, is an exciting, entertaining, and fairly accurate account of the story behind the Four...

“Book Tales” spurs flights of literary fancy

David G. Hallman’s most recent collection of short stories, Book Tales is available now at your favorite LGBT book purveyor and it’s the perfect book...

So real, surreal “Honeymoon in Vegas” at the Papermill Playhouse

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No, it isn't a revival of an old Broadway hit. Neither is it a hot property from London's West End being transferred to The States. "Honeymoon in Vegas" is that rarest of rare things, an original musical written by Americans starring American actors, and it's headed for Broadway after its short run at the Papermill Playhouse in Millburn. These days, that's a novelty.

“Crowns”: Glory, hallelujah!

Fifteen years ago, McCarter Theatre Center commissioned writer/actress Regina Taylor to come up with a show based on a book about Southern black women...