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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

“A Christmas Carol” is a musical version of the classic tale

The tremendous energy and talent of the cast makes this show worthwhile  New Brunswick's Crossroads Theatre Company takes over the large Elizabeth Ross Johnson Theatre...

“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...

“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...

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...

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...

“The Merchant of Venice” is a troubling play

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is ranked among his comedies, though it is not as raucous as The Comedy of Errors or The Taming of the Shrew, nor...

Cirque du Soleil – Toruk is over the top

With the death defying leaps, the awesome backdrops of color, the amazing artists and athletes, and the breath taking dream state the performers of...

“Freedom Riders” presents a look back at troubling times

Possibly the most powerful play put on this season in New Jersey's theaters Crossroads Theatre Company opens its inaugural "Crossroads Festival Theatre" with Freedom Riders,...

“Ravenscroft”: A near-mystery

Billed as a comedy/mystery, Ravenscroft, written by the prolific playwright Don Nigro, is the winter production of the Bickford Theatre in Morristown. The play...

“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...