From Lea to Mary, Summer anthems are here

In the Cookie Jar LEA MICHELLE  Glee star Lea Michele continues her evolution into first-rate pop princess with her latest release Places (Columbia Records). From...

“Fidelio,” by Ludwig van Beethoven at the Princeton Festival

Fidelio, Beethoven's only opera, has had intense political connotations since its first performance in 1805. In order to discuss this work and appreciate a production...

The Princeton Festival Presents “Man of La Mancha”

The June 10th opening night of this perennial favorite fully lived up to the high standards we have come to expect from the Princeton...

From Pop to Broadway, spring brings new beats

In the Cookie Jar Maroon 5 teamed up with Future for their latest foray, the smoothly groovy single “Cold.” While the video details lead singer...

“Motown” hits Philadephia again!

I've discovered that Motown and Broadway have a lot in common — a family of wonderfully talented, passionate, hardworking young people, fiercely competitive but...

Carmina Burana, by Princeton Pro Musica with the Roxey Ballet, is outstanding

The performance of Carmina Burana by Princeton Pro Musica at Richardson Hall on May 21 was more than a performance—it was a phenomenon. Enhanced...

The Marriage of “Figaro” at Opera Philadelphia is a world class...

Opera Philadelphia's production of Mozart's Marriage of Figaro is at the Academy of Music and runs through May 7. The story takes place on...

In the Cookie Jar: Mix tape and mixed bag

The Hamilton Mixtape While the musical Hamilton has reinvented Broadway for a new generation, it is the music, like Rent before it, that truly...

Transcendent pianism from Kirill Gerstein at the McCarter Theatre

Kirill Gerstein bathed his Princeton audience in splendor on February 27, when the pianist presented a recital featuring Bach, Brahms, Beethoven and Liszt at the...

New from Lady Gaga and RuPaul All Stars

ALASKA THUNDERFUCK Not only did Alaska Thunderfuck just snatch the crown on “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 2,” but she has released one of the...