Apr 19 2019

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “STUBER”

By | April 19th, 2019|Comedy, Free Advance Screening, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for a 20th Century Fox release “STUBER” For the chance to receive two tickets to this screening please visit: http://www.gofobo.com/HarvardUniv Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 7:00 PM in Boston (Theatre will be named on your ticket) “STUBER” Running Time: 1-hour 45-minutes Rated: TBD Opening Date: July 12, 2019 Cast: Karen Gillan, Dave [...]

Apr 18 2019

THEATER: See AMERICAN MOOR/PRUDENCIA/JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH

By | April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Check out these productions onstage NOW, beginning with Keith Hamilton Cobb's solo show AMERICAN MOOR back in town at the Paramount! If one picture is worth a thousand words, then my video review below should convince you to get there before it ends this weekend 4/21: Then grab the kids and go see [...]

Apr 11 2019

2019 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINEES/ENA PRIZE WINNER MELINDA LOPEZ!!

By | April 11th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

THIS JUST IN!!! Two dozen nominations (full list below) of outstanding actors, directors, designers and ensembles were announced today by The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA), with winners to be revealed at the 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7 PM, at the Huntington Avenue Theatre.  This year’s recipient of [...]

Apr 01 2019

THEATER QUICK TIPS: DRAGON CYCLE, PHOTOGRAPH 51, CARDBOARD PIANO

By | April 1st, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Rounding out the season, I've seen a raft of shows-- here are the ones that floated my boat: Photo/GretjenHelene.com DRAGON MAMA: I was blown away by this one-woman show at Club Oberon part of A.R.T.'s breakout series in Harvard Square, Cambridge. This is a solo memoir and tour de force performance by the extraordinary [...]

Mar 26 2019

GUEST OF HONOR: FAYE DUNAWAY AT 37th ANNUAL ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS!

By | March 26th, 2019|More A & E, Theater|0 Comments

Legendary actress FAYE DUNAWAY, winner of an Academy Award, three Golden Globes, a BAFTA, and an Emmy, will be the Guest of Honor at the 37th Annual Elliot Norton Awards presented by the Boston Theater Critics Association on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Huntington Avenue Theatre! As President of the BTCA, I am thrilled that Ms. Dunaway, BU [...]

Mar 11 2019

MORE THEATER: “Romeo And Juliet” / “Endlings”

By | March 11th, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

Our two great regional theater companies have mounted ambitious productions: Huntington Theatre Company's ROMEO AND JULIET charts a tragic end, while American Repertory Theater's ENDLINGS is an interesting beginning. We all know how Romeo and Juliet end up. The challenge is to find a fresh way to envision this tragedy of star-crossed lovers whose feuding [...]

Feb 23 2019

MY OSCAR PICKS/PREDICTIONS: WHO WILL WIN/SHOULD WIN!

By | February 23rd, 2019|Action & Adventure, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Epic & Historical, Family, Fantasy, Kids, Movies, Musicals, Romance, Science Fiction|0 Comments

OK.  The big night is upon us and it's the wild west out there. Not just the Kevin Hart controversy; the cutting telecast categories controversy; the "only Gaga/Kendrick Lamar can sing" controversy; the "popular" movie category controversy; but also that crazy slate of Best Picture nominees with no front runner! Well, the final ballots are [...]

Feb 22 2019

MUST SEE THEATER NOW: THE LITTLE FOXES

By | February 22nd, 2019|Theater|0 Comments

The Lyric Stage company has gone from THE WOLVES to THE LITTLE FOXES, Lillian Hellman's classic about a ravenous pack of southerners hungry for a business deal that would satiate their need for even greater wealth and power. This melodrama set in the antebellum south is brilliantly helmed by Scott Edmiston, staged on a glorious [...]