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Faulkner Society’s Words and Music Literary Feast in New Orleans

Basilica of St. Louis King of France, Jackson Square, New Orleans.

The joy of this "feast" is that one has the opportunity to see the beauties of New Orleans because the events are held in various venues, all incomparable because they are centered in and around the unique French Quarter. Read More »

Theater Review (Paris): ‘La Grande Nouvelle’ Based on Molière’s ‘The Imaginary Invalid’ at La Cartoucherie’s Storm Theater

Director Philippe Adrien with writer, actor, Jean-Louis Bauer. Both collaborated on 'La Grande Nouvelle,' based on Moliere's 'The Imaginary Invalid.' Photo by Carole Di Tosti

Perhaps no one better than the French understand how to make Molière's 'The Imaginary Invalid' current and funny. 'La Grande Nouvelle' based on Molière's last play and directed by Philippe Adrien at The Storm Theater in Paris was a delightful mix of innovation and humor. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Irving Berlin’s White Christmas’

irving berlin's white christmas woodlawn theatre san antonio

The Woodlawn Theatre rings in the holidays right with a sparkling production of the beloved musical. Read More »

Theater Review (DC): ‘Little Dancer: A New Musical’ Debuts at The Kennedy Center

LittleDancerPoster

'Little Dancer' is a feast that shouldn’t be missed by musical fans Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘The Way We Go’ by Checkpoint Theatre

Agatha Mao (Lydia Look) and Violet Chan (Neo Swee Lin)

Unfortunately, this critic wanted to love this play, but was left asking what was the purpose of it all? Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Mama Mia’ by Base Entertainment

Rosie, Tanya and Donna

'Mama Mia' is highly effective in transporting one to this Greek isle and, together with the music and dancing, you can almost hear the Aegean Sea yourself. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Self Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story’

Phil Darius Wallace in 'Self-Made Man: The Frederick Douglass Story' (Photo: Daniel Region)

In his powerful solo show Phil Darius Wallace portrays multiple characters in Frederick Douglass's life and tells the abolitionist's story in Douglass's own words. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘All the Way’ by Robert Schenkkan at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Jack Willis (center, as Lyndon B. Johnson) and the cast of Seattle Repertory Theatre’s 'All the Way.' Photo by Chris Bennion.

'All the Way,' Robert Schenkkan’s chronicle of the first year of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, is a lucid, absorbing depiction of one of America’s most fascinating leaders. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Monkey Goes West’ by Wild Rice

Monkey Goes West by W!LD RICE (photo 4)

When there is so little entertainment these days that an entire family can enjoy together, it is simply wonderful to have a production like 'Monkey Goes West' that will absolutely enthrall people of all ages. Read More »

Interview: Ramanan Thiagarajan and Paveena Kumar of Shantanjali Festival of Arts, by Temple of Fine Arts

Paveena Kumar dancing a Bharathanatyam piece

The Shantanjali Festival of Arts celebrates the coming together of various art forms and artists, and the diverse cultures that they each emanate from. And admission is free! Read More »