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...

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...

“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...

“Exit the King”: A serious comedy about love and death

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s season so far has been extraordinary. Last night’s opening of Exit the King, a masterpiece by absurdist playwright...

“Heathers the Musical” sheds light on teen suicide prevention

What happens when a fanatic teen boy with no positive ambitions and an outcast-turned-popular girl begin to "off" their classmates? Such is a question...

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...

Coriolanus: A timely lesson in politics, honor, and pride

Many people who are devotees of Shakespearean drama may look puzzled when the tragedy Coriolanus is mentioned. Rarely produced, this play was written in...

“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.

Ritz Theatre kicks off the new season with “9 to 5”

9 to 5It's Opening Night! The 2016 Season at the Ritz Theatre in Haddon Township kicked off with 9 to 5: The Musical based on the 1980 film of the same name starring LGBT ally Dolly Parton and her music. Yes, it's been 36 years since the movie came out and the story line is still as appropriate and funny as ever.