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“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...

“The Conners” are back

Here’s why The Connors works better than the first reboot I will wholeheartedly admit, I was very apprehensive about the reboot, of the reboot, of...

“Wolf at the Door” is a scary, cautionary Mexican legend

The world premiere of Wolf at the Door  The New Jersey Repertory Company closes out its 2018 season with the world premiere of Wolf at...

Emerging artists and one of our favorite dancing queens

In the Cookie Jar Cher From hippie, to disco diva, to 1980’s hair queen and back to dance diva at the turn of the century,...