“Clever Little Lies,” yes, but not clever liars

Prolific playwright Joe DiPietro (Memphis; The Toxic Avenger; I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change) had an off-Broadway hit with his 2013 comedy Clever Little...

Season Two of “The Real Housewives of Miami” brings the heat

Real Housewives Of Miami Season 2 CastRight off the bat, let me clear something up: This season of "The Real Housewives Of Miami" is nothing like the first season (which incidentally was scheduled to be a different kind of Miami reality show and morphed into a part of the "Housewives" franchise). There have been casting changes with the Larsa Pippen and Christy Rice being removed from the cast (much more suited for "Basketball Wives") and replaced with several new Housewives, including model and "Dancing With The Stars" alum Joanna Krupa (more on that later).

Wilchins timely “TRANS/gressive” makes history come alive

Riki Wilchins has always been one to tell it like it is. She is forthright and has a witty way of cutting through fog...

An Emotional Meeting Robyn

"Meeting Robyn" book coverMeeting Robyn is the true story of a young mother and her son who have to deal with their pain and confusion over his sexual identify. Robert is haunted by his urge to be female and feels trapped in his male form, until he finds his true identity in Robyn. With no handbook or roadmap for these two to go by, they have to find a way. This is their brave and illuminating story.

“Exit the King”: A serious comedy about love and death

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s season so far has been extraordinary. Last night’s opening of Exit the King, a masterpiece by absurdist playwright...

“Star Trek” is back and it’s gayer than ever

Star Trek Discovery is unlike any Star Trek series CBS joined in on the “reboot” fun this past fall when Star Trek Discovery debuted...

 “It’s a Wonderful Life” is a different take on a classic...

Unsuccessful at the box office when first released, the Frank Capra classic film It’s a Wonderful Life has, by frequent showings on television, become a staple...

“The Importance of Being Earnest” is a timeless parody of, and...

At the premiere of Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece The Importance of Being Earnest in 1895, one critic wrote, “What can a poor critic do with a play which...

“Half Time” proves that age is only a number

Paper Mill Playhouse has another hit to end the season The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn closes its 2017-2018 season with a new musical, Half...

“A Comedy of Tenors”: Frenetic, door-slamming fun

Farce is like a soufflé: Difficult to create, but sheer delight when all the ingredients come together perfectly. Ken Ludwig, a Tony Award and...