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Leslie Odom Jr. Performs at the Morris-Jumel Mansion’s Culture and Arts Festival

Leslie Odem Jr., Morris-Jumel Mansion, Culture and Arts Festival,

The Culture and Arts Festival at the Morris-Jumel Mansion is a yearly event which is held to support the mansion/museum. Read More »

Theater Review (Baltimore) – ‘The Book of Mormon’ Brings the Fun

Monica L. Patton, David Larsen, Cody Jamison Strand
(c) Joan Marcus, 2014

This production is a rousing good time! Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Cuckooed’ Starring Comedian Mark Thomas

CUCKOOED, Mark Thomas, Emma Callander, All For One, 59E59th Theaters

What happens when you learn a friend has betrayed you? Mark Thomas explores this theme with the true story of corporate spies in an activist group. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Festen’ by New Century Theatre Company

Emily Chisholm & Connor Toms in NCTC's 'Festen.' Photo by John Ulman

The first Dogme 95 film, 'Festen' doesn’t necessarily seem like a prime candidate for a stage adaptation, but NCTC's production excels by going in a different direction. Read More »

Music Review: Sara Bareilles – ‘What’s Inside: Songs from Waitress’

Sara Bareilles Songs from Waitress

This 'Waitress,' in addition to being a good album on its own, makes me want to see the show. And that's saying something. On this album, the pop songstress sings songs from her new musical herself (with a little help from Jason Mraz). 'Waitress' the musical opens on Broadway in the spring of 2016. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play’

Photo by Chris Bennion

An intriguing premise gets spread thin in Anne Washburn’s comedy, which possesses perceptive and facile ideas in roughly equal measure. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Awakening in Ink’

Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York City, Aaron Burr

Would you agree to be the caretaker of a haunted mansion for one night? Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Piaf! Le Spectacle’

Piaf, Anne Carrere, Piaf Le Spectacle

Edith Piaf's story is inspiring and triumphant amidst sorrow and loss, all revealed in the autobiographical grandeur of her classic, French songs. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘texts&beheadings/ElizabethR’ by Karin Coonrod and Compagnia de’ Colombari

texts@beheadings/ElizabethR, photo by Teresa Wood.

This avant-garde but entertaining show brings Queen Elizabeth I's personality craftily and colorfully to life using her poems, prayers, and speeches, dozens of threads stitched artfully together into a gracefully energetic mini-biography. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘The Rocky Horror Show’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

Rocky Horrow Show Woodlawn

The Deco District theater’s annual production stars 'RuPaul’s Drag Race' contestant Ginger Minj as a punked-out Frank-n-Furter. Read More »