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“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...

“Madame Butterfly” at the Princeton Festival was world class

Madame Butterfly at the Princeton Festival Madame Butterfly, by Giacomo Pucchini, was not well received in its 1904 premier but quickly became a universal favorite...

“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...

Margaret Cho delivers her best yet in “Fresh off the Bloat” 

Margaret Cho has an extremely successful comedic career and quite the extensive resume in an industry which can be difficult to navigate long-term. She...

“Halftime With Don” is a strongly written and powerfully delivered drama

One of the perks of writing theater reviews is that on rare occasions, one is privileged to watch the birth of a powerful new...

“The King And I” comes to Philadelphia at Academy of Music

While enjoying the Lincoln Center’s touring production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s The King And I  this week at the Kimmel Center’s Academy of Music...

The Best Little Whorehouse presented in Fair Lawn

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"The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" was the Old Library Theatre of Fair Lawn's final musical for the 2013 season. It was presented from October 25 through November 3 at the Fair Lawn Community Center. Based upon true events which happened in Texas, "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" is set in the late 1970s in fictional Gilbert, Texas.

 

“A Raisin in the Sun”: Who gets the keys to the...

Two River Theatre in Red Bank has mounted a moving production of Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play, A Raisin in the Sun, to begin their...

“The Honeymooners”: Baby, they’re the greatest!

Most times I hold off until the end of my reviews before I recommend whether you should see a show or not. This time...

“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...