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Fairies Transform Trash in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Fairies Transform Trash in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

July 06, 2017—When the days are longest, the world can magically transform. In a new production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the fairies Moth, Cobweb, Mustardseed, Peaseblossom, Puck, Oberon and Titania [...]

“The Ballad of Little Jo” at Two River Theater

“The Ballad of Little Jo” at Two River Theater

June 12, 2017—It’s a musical about a woman on her own in the Old American West – disguised as a man named Jo. “The Ballad of Little Jo” opened Friday, June [...]

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan

May 17, 2017—Joan Osborne is a multi-platinum selling recording artist and seven-time Grammy Award nominee. She shot to fame with her 1995 album “Relish,” featuring the hits songs “One of Us” [...]

American Repertory Ballet’s “Pride & Prejudice”

American Repertory Ballet’s “Pride & Prejudice”

April 18, 2017—We recently visited the rehearsal studios of American Repertory Ballet, where Artistic Director Douglas Martin was doing a complete run-through of his new ballet. Based on Jane Austen’s classic [...]

“Quixote” at Peak Performances

“Quixote” at Peak Performances

March 16, 2017—The New York Times has called Amy Beth Kirsten “wondrously eclectic.” The New Haven-based composer and librettist has a new work, “Quixote,” created with director Mark DeChiazza and the [...]

“For Sale!” at Camden Repertory Theater

“For Sale!” at Camden Repertory Theater

February 16, 2017—This year marks the 10th anniversary of Camden Repertory Theater, and to celebrate, founder Desi P. Shelton has brought one of her signature plays back to the stage – [...]

A Tribute to Louis Armstrong at January Thaw Music Fest

A Tribute to Louis Armstrong at January Thaw Music Fest

January 12, 2017—Hot music for a cold month – that’s the idea behind Centenary Stage‘s January Thaw Music Fest in Hackettstown, NJ. Producer Susan Wallner talks with Eddie Allen, leader of [...]

“The Bodyguard” at Paper Mill Playhouse

“The Bodyguard” at Paper Mill Playhouse

December 22, 2016—Whitney Houston’s smash hit single “I Will Always Love You” was everywhere in the nineties. It was the musical centerpiece of the 1992 Oscar-nominated romantic thriller “The Bodyguard,” starring Houston [...]

A New Irish Opera, “Hunger”

A New Irish Opera, “Hunger”

November 16, 2016—“Hunger” is a new work based on old Irish songs and first-hand accounts of Ireland’s Great Famine of 1845-1852. It’s an opera in the sense that it tells a [...]

“Election 2016″ at The Printmaking Center of New Jersey

“Election 2016″ at The Printmaking Center of New Jersey

October 27, 2016—In an election season as outlandish as this one, it’s probably healthy to take a breather from the news – or get some perspective by seeing what a group [...]