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“The Nerd” is a weighty farce for a spring evening’s diversion

George Street Playhouse ends the season with The Nerd An all-too-familiar nightmare is the houseguest who just will not leave. The dread of seeing...

“Lend me a Tenor” is Ritz Theatre’s latest offering

Lend Me A TenorLend Me a Tenor is the Ritz Theatre's penultimate offering of its 2015 season. A comedy written by Ken Ludwig, it premiered in 1986 at London's West End theater and on Broadway in 1989, garnering nine Tony awards and winning two. It is set in 1930's Cleveland, Ohio, and the Art Deco hotel suite set reflects that beautifully.

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...

Under the Moon in Bordentown where the food is heavenly

Under the Moon is a warm and welcoming BYOB cafe with inviting, mismatched decor. The flavors are reminiscent of Italy, Argentina, and Spain. I...

“3 Generations” brings eye-opening conversation starters about gender, beyond the binary

Gaby Dellal and Nikole Beckwith’s film 3 Generations is at the heart of a holy trinity. Before there was the Father, the Son, and the Holy...

Fear of Water: Youth awakening to love, and facing a complicated...

Forget Jack and Diane. Eleanor and Alexia is the couple to watch in Kate Lane’s first feature film, Fear of Water. Now in worldwide distribution...

Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas wows at the...

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Like Carnegie Hall in New York, which has a main stage, Zankel Hall, and Weill Hall, the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia has several venues under its roof. "Sophie Tucker: The Last of the Red-Hot Mamas" is the wonderful musical being offered by the Independence Studio on 3 at the Walnut Street Theatre from now until December 29.

“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...

“Fidelio,” by Ludwig van Beethoven at the Princeton Festival

Fidelio, Beethoven's only opera, has had intense political connotations since its first performance in 1805. In order to discuss this work and appreciate a production...

“Real Housewife” Vicki Gunvalson on castmates, Wines by Wives and what...

Vicki Gunvalson from "Real Housewives"With summer here, a new season of The Real Housewives of Orange County is in full swing. Cookie was lucky enough to sit down with the actual "first" Housewife, Vicki Gunvalson along with her business partner in Wines By Wives, Chris Gravagna. Gunvalson talked about her Wines By Wives celebrity wine club, why the gay boys love the Housewives so much and what's next for her in Orange County.