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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert was suberb

The Christmas concert by Princeton Symphony Orchestra on December 17 was a show that could well be said to rival Radio City, tap dancing...

“The Outsider” at Paper Mill brings heart and comedy to the...

I don’t care who’s running this November or for what — I want to vote for Ned Newley, the title character of Paper Mill...

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...

“Princess Cyd” is a bit of art, and a fresh perspective

Princess Cyd - Wolfe Video release on Netflix  Fire up your Netflix account and fire up Princess Cyd. Recently released, and a perfect choice for the...

“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...

“Out of Iraq:” Puts LGBT Pride in its proper context

 

Logo’s release of its documentary film “Out of Iraq” puts the true purpose of protest marches and pride celebrations in their proper context. Academy Award winning director Eva Orner takes us into the heart of Iraq to the complicated life of Nayyef, an artist and a trained interpreter who is gay. How do you come out in a culture that not only doesn’t support you, they would kill you if you acted on your authentic self. Logo is now beginning the second year of their Global Ally campaign that brings to light the stories of activists around the world and highlights how it truly takes courage to live your life as you were intended.

“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...

In the Cookie Jar: Mix tape and mixed bag

The Hamilton Mixtape While the musical Hamilton has reinvented Broadway for a new generation, it is the music, like Rent before it, that truly...

“The Niceties”: an age-old gap, still unbridged

An eternal conflict that is timeless at McCarter Theatre The venerable McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton has, in its long career, presented plays of depth...

Holiday music review  

Out of the Cookie Jar — EXTRA One of the best Christmas traditions has become an annual release of the newest “Christmas Queens” holiday collection,...