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Good reads to start your summer early

Books are almost a form of currency, they are valuable items of mine to trade with others, and a constant treat to receive. During...

“Eastsiders” is campy and dark, but great entertainment

There is a lot to dislike about Eastsiders, which follows a gaggle of tremendously good-looking gays and lesbians as they jump in and out of bed...

Stranger by the Lake: sexy, but a lure to death

The French film L’inconnu du lac, Stranger by the Lake, written and directed by Alain Guiraudie (2014), is a dark film in the tradition...

The Academy of Music in Philadelphia is intimate and grand

Scene from "Cold Mountain"Maybe you've read Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier. Perhaps you've seen the movie. But seeing this tale of life and love during the Civil War put to music composed by Jennifer Higdon and libretto by Gene Scheer, puts it in a whole new perspective! Especially when you have the privilege of seeing it performed by Opera Philadelphia at the Academy of Music, a theatre that was fully operational years before the Civil War even started!

Ritz Theatre kicks off the new season with “9 to 5”

9 to 5It's Opening Night! The 2016 Season at the Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township kicked off with 9 to 5: The Musical based on the 1980 film of the same name starring LGBT ally Dolly Parton and her music. Yes, it's been 36 years since the movie came out and the story line is still as appropriate and funny as ever.

Rent rocks at the Ritz Theatre

RentRent wraps up the Ritz Theatre's 2015 subscription season. And it is a wow. Again! This theater produces one amazing show after another.

Nonna’s is the place for great food in Florham Park

New Jersey Monthly has recently called Florham Park the Number One place to live in New Jersey. With plenty of good restaurants, it's easy to...

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.

“Lend me a Tenor” is Ritz Theatre’s latest offering

Lend Me A TenorLend Me a Tenor is the Ritz Theatre's penultimate offering of its 2015 season. A comedy written by Ken Ludwig, it premiered in 1986 at London's West End theater and on Broadway in 1989, garnering nine Tony awards and winning two. It is set in 1930's Cleveland, Ohio, and the Art Deco hotel suite set reflects that beautifully.

Fine dining is available just about any time at the Florham...

Ridgedale Avenue in Florham Park is a busy commercial avenue. It might be easy to miss the Florham Park Diner, so you owe it to...