“Hamlet” and “Saint Joan:” Bedlam reigns in Princeton

The bedlam that is currently reigning at Princeton’s McCarter Theatre Center is an acting company called Bedlam. They are performing two classic plays in...

A Christmas Carol: A new setting of an old gem

Ever since 1846, when Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was written, this Christmas Eve’s ghost story has been a beloved staple of the holiday season. The...

“Curvy Widow” is a musical manual to surviving a lover’s loss

Many self-help books have been written on the sensitive topic of surviving the loss of a spouse. Few, if any, have been written from...

Daddy Long Legs:  A romantic confection for the holiday season

The George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick has found a sweet, romantic gem of a show in their latest production, Daddy Long Legs. George Street...

“Murder on the Orient Express” successfully blends farce, suspense, and death

Most people up until now would recall Murder on the Orient Express, Agatha Christie’s mystery set on a luxury trans-European express train, from the 1974 film...

“The Little Mermaid” is an ocean of heartfelt imaginative fun at...

"The Little Mermaid" at the Open Air Theatre in Washington's Crossing NJMore than 25 years after The Little Mermaid  became a Disney princess icon, she joins the likes of The Lion King on stage. Whereas, the Broadway production received a mixed reception from critics, Director Louis Palena tackles the challenges (of which there are many) of bringing the story of Oceanic princess, Ariel, to life with charm and dazzle.

“Red Vevet” at Kirby Theatre is electrifying

There is nothing more exciting for an audience than seeing a performance in a new style of acting, a first glimpse of the changing...

“American Son”: An emotionally draining cautionary drama

American Son, the latest offering at the George Street Playhouse, is a searing drama torn from today’s headlines. This is the final production to be...

“Million Dollar Quartet” is a hot jam session with Carl’s boys

One of the most exciting, anything-can-happen times in musical history was in the early 1950’s when rock ‘n’ roll was being born. That time...

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...