The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presented all six Brandenburg Concertos of J. S. Bach (1685-1750) at the McCarter Center in Princeton, NJ, on December 26. As William Lockwood, Jr., pointed to in his introductory note, it takes twenty musicians of an excellent caliber to do these works justice. All twenty were consummate artists. It…
Terrence McNally’s last work It’s Only a Play has been given a great new production at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick. The only thing you need to be careful about is that this fun romp is only playing until December 19, so hurry and see it.
Not feeling festive? Then walk up a bit north from Walnut Street. You’ll see holiday lights broadly swagging the street. This is Tinsel: A Christmas Bar
Based upon the rather scary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, it has been sweetened considerably by the Disney creatives into their 1989 animated musical. It later found new audiences as a 2008 Broadway musical, which we still see today.
What sort of play does a playwright write during a pandemic? If you are a genius like Ken Ludwig, it would be a fantastic two-character play tapping into triumph over adversity, and how love conquers all. It would be called Ken Ludwig’s Dear Jack, Dear Louise. As it so happens, this play is now at the…
In No Time to Die, we have the usual 007 standbys. We have mystery, exotic locales, excellent cinematography, kick-ass editing, beautiful good people and twisted evil people. There are a few conspicuous changes.
Pianist Jan Lisiecki played an all-Chopin Recital Friday, October 15, at the McCarter in Princeton, NJ.
For many Philadelphians, Northern Liberties may as well be The Yukon. If you share this belief, you will miss extraordinary experiences.
Jump, Darling, is a 2021 film by Canadian director Phil Connell which was the opening night feature of qFlix Philadelphia on Sunday.
On September 9, BalletX presented choreographer Matthew Neenan’s full-evening work from 2014, Sunset, o639 Hours, at The Suzanne Roberts Theatre.