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Cathartic new LP from Mika, duet double standards, and the consequences...

Mika—born in a graveyard It’s 8:30 in Italy, and maybe if Mika didn’t feel so deeply connected to his new album he’d just want...

Teaneck International Film Festival includes LGBTQ themes

LGBTQ films will be available to virtual viewers in late November TIFF 15th Anniversary includes two films with LGBTQ themes. The first, TuMe Manques, a...

LACES has a new anthem, “they say”

LACES has been a part of the music industry since age 16 Effervescent, dynamic, and compassionate, Jessica Vaughn, a.k.a. LACES, rises again and again into...

“Memoirs of a Forgotten Man” intertwines memory and history

NJ Repertory presents an interesting drama shaded with mystery D.W. Gregory’s Memoirs of a Forgotten Man, now playing at the New Jersey Repertory Company in Long Branch,...

“What Doesn’t Kill You” is a one-man delight

What Doesn’t Kill You gives you that feeling of intimacy and warmth The New Jersey Repertory Theatre in Long Branch returns to live performances—and kicks...

“Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” becomes a revisionist fairy tale

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella started out as a 90-minute original live musical for television in 1957, with Julie Andrews in the title role. It was...

“Hedwig and The Angry Inch” a must-see production at the Forrest...

Before you read this review, stop! Pick up the phone or go online to Forrest Theatre and order tickets to Hedwig and the Angry Inch before...

“Snug” takes a sideways look at “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

A faux-Shakespearean style, with borrowings from other plays Bonnie J. Monte, Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, has written a new play,...

“A Streetcar Named Desire” ius a difficult play well done at...

A Streetcar Named Desire at the Ritz TheatreTennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire was the Ritz Theatre Company's second production for their 2015 season. It is a play that juxtapositions the so-called "Southern Gentility," tottering on its last legs in the character of the mentally unstable Blanche Dubois, against the rough and tumble, sometimes violent, often immigrant Americana, swaggering full force in the character of Stanley Kowalsky, with Blanche's sister Stella caught between the two. 

“Bed 26” shows the depths of the immigrant experience

Bed 26 book review Edafe Okporo is a skilled educator and passionate advocate for HIV/AIDS services. We first met when he visited Gay Activist...
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