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Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Notre Dame de Paris – The Musical’

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In this musical telling of the famous tale of the lovelorn hunchback, you'll find yourself singing the catchy melodies long after you leave the theatre. Read More »

Concert Review (NYC): ‘Barb Jungr: Dancing in the Dark’

Barb Jungr in Dancing in the Dark at 59E59 Theaters. Photo by Carol Rosegg.

The renowned British songstress sang songs that touched upon the motifs of night and the bleak winter season when light is most absent. Read More »

Photography Tips: Getting Your Best Winter Shots Using an ND Filter

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When bundling up and heading out to capture all that Mother Nature has to offer in winter, do not underestimate the power of the ND filter. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Watson Intelligence’ by Madeleine George

L to R: Amanda Quaid (Eliza) and John Ellison Conlee (Dr. Watson) in The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence. Photo courtesy of the Playwrights Horizons website.

This is a clever exploration into the human mind and heart, via the reality of artificial intelligence. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): RadioTheatre’s ‘Ghosts of Christmas Past’ by Dan Bianchi

Frank Zilinyi

A set of Christmas ghost stories evokes the golden age of radio drama. Read More »

Theater/Concert Review (NYC): ‘Mayhem and Majesty’

L to R:  Jackie Dempsey (Piano, Keys, Accordian), David Wallace (Electric Guitar), Anna Elder (Vocals), Steve O'Hearn (Flute, Wind Synth, Sax), Kevin Kornicki (Drums, Zen Drum) in Mayhem and Majesty at 59E59 Theaters. Photo credit: John Altdorfer.

This compendium of visuals, music, sound and vocals will make you suspend your judgment for an entertaining ride. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Shakespeare on Theatre’ by Nick de Somogy

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This is a surprisingly lively and entertaining collection of Shakespeare's writings about theater in his plays, with commentary illuminating the business of the theater at the time. Read More »

Concert/Theater Review (NYC): The Andersons in ‘Le Jazz Hot’

L to R: Peter Anderson (clarinet), Will Anderson (sax), Luc Decker (drums),
Alex Wintz (guitar), Clovis Nicolas (bass), in Le Jazz Hot at 59E59 Theaters until 12/29.  Photo by Carole Di Tosti

In 'How the French Saved Jazz,' songs by iconic jazz musicians show how the interest and contributions of the less-racist French influenced our important American art form. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Buyer and Cellar’ by Jonathan Tolins

Michael Urie in Buyer and Cellar at the Barrow Street Theater until March. (Photo by Sandra Coudert.)

Hilariously funny encounters in the personal shopping mall of a fictional Barbra Streisand cloak a tragic neediness. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Christmas Story – The Musical’

John Bolton (The Old Man) and the chorus/dancers in A Christmas Story, The Musical, currently at the Madison Square Garden Theater until December 29th. Photo courtesy of A Christmas Story, The Musical.

Priceless onstage moments convey the spirit of an American Christmas that young and old can appreciate in this successful musical adaptation of the classic Christmas movie. Read More »