“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...

“Stones in His Pockets”: when Hollywood invaded Ireland

McCarter Theatre Center has come up with a winner with its current production of Stones in His Pockets, a play of heartbreaking truth mixed with Irish...

“El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom” is a comic...

Playwright Matt Barbot has drawn on his own Puerto Rican and American heritages to come up with El Coqui Espectacular and the Bottle of Doom, the...

“The Calling” tackles questions about the mercy of God

The New Jersey Repertory Co. in Long Branch kicks off its 2018 season with The Calling, a two-character one-act play that has, at its core, age-old...

“The Sound of Music” doesn’t quite climb every mountain

The Sound of Music is best remembered by many from the Julie Andrews movie version, which also starred Christopher Plummer and the spectacular Alps. Based...

“A Christmas Carol”: Dickens’ masterpiece returns to brighten the season

It’s a tradition of the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton to present A Christmas Carol as its holiday offering, and it’s as welcome an...

 “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...

“An Act of God” is a lounge act, complete with drum...

George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick has chosen for its holiday offering An Act of God, a ninety-minute visit with the Lord and Creator of the...

“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...

“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...