“Dancing at Lughnasa” is a delicate and loving memory play

Currently on stage at Two River Theatre in Red Bank The late Brian Friel, considered one of Ireland’s finest playwrights, won his only Best...

The tragedy of the Capulets and the Montagues moves the audience

American Repertory Ballet performed at the Raritan Valley Community Collage1The American Repertory Ballet ("ARB") presented the ballet, "Romeo and Juliet," at Raritan Valley Community College ("RVCC") on Saturday, March 8. The ballet was choreographed by artistic director Douglas Martin, with music by Sergei Prokofiev to William Shakespeare's tale of the doomed love of Romeo of Montague and Juliet of Capulet.

“God’s Own Country” will stick with you

God's Own Country review Let’s face it; gay media isn’t always something to write home about. Often campy, dramatic, laden with gratuitous nudity, and a...

Excellence is learned with “I’m Coming” EP from Andre Xcellence

With influences spanning from the Notorious B.I.G. to Jay Z, Andre Xcellence has set the bar high in terms of success. If the material...

Splashing through summer

In the Cookie Jar Peppermint  As the season of RuPaul’s Drag Race has wound down (congratulations Sasha Velour!, we now will start to see some of...

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...

Youth take the stage as a reflection on love

In a world of email scandals, relentless brutality, global agitation, and near-impending doom, people still aspire. Lisa Beth Vettoso must surely be counted as one of those...

“The Lady’s Not for Burning:” you can’t see this show, but...

This past Monday evening, I bought a ticket to see Christopher Fry’s 1948-verse comedy,The Lady’s Not for Burning, at the Kirby Shakespeare Theatre at Drew University. It...

Seven books that are perfect for the season of giving

While Megyn Kelly may have been one of the most polarizing (and maligned) personalities in the political field this year, her debut book Settle...

“Hello Dolly” was “glowin’… crowin’… and goin’ strong” in Morristown

show review.

The 50th anniversary national tour of "Hello Dolly" was presented at the Mayo Center for the Performing Arts in Morristown on Saturday, November 9. The title role of Dolly Gallagher Levi was performed by Sally Struthers to a packed house. Many in the audience still remembered Miss Struthers from her role as Gloria Stivic on the television series, "All in the Family." A little older, yes; but she was still able to turn on the little-girl, winsome charm her character first exhibited on the 1971 series, and her adoring audience definitely came to see.