“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...

The Bodyguard is pulse-pounding and exuberant entertainment at Paper Mill Playhouse

There’s no doubt about it – Deborah Cox is a dynamic, Grammy-award winning singer with surprising acting chops.  Paper Mill Playhouse has provided a...

“The Bridge of San Luis Rey” is an old familiar tale...

On July 20, 1714, a century-old Incan woven bridge in Peru, part of the road from Lima to Cuzco, collapses, sending the five people...

“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...

“Annie” provides seasonal joy from an old familiar story

The Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn has taken an old favorite, polished it up, and presented it as a glittery gift for this holiday...

 “Accomplice”: murder has never been such fun

The problem with reviewing a mystery as good as Rupert Holmes’ Accomplice is that you want to tell everyone what happens so that they’ll want to...

“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...

“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...

“Bakersfield Mist” is an intense exploration of the nature of art

Stephen Sachs’ one-act play Bakersfield Mist is a gripping two-character work that deals with questions about art. What separates art from trash? Does a detached, intellectual...

“The Servant of Two Masters” is a light amusement

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey features Goldoni’s best-known comedy Carlo Goldoni (1707-1793) was a prolific Venetian writer of plays and libretti. He created a new...