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About Joyce Kulhawik

Joyce Kulhawik, best known as the Emmy Award-winning arts and entertainment critic for CBS-Boston (WBZ-TV 1981-2008), is currently lending her expertise as an arts critic/advocate, motivational speaker, and cancer crusader. Kulhawik is President of the Boston Theater Critics Association, a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics, and Boston Online Film Critics Association. Joyce also writes for WBUR's The ARTery and RogerEbert.com.
Mar 24 2017

THEATER: 2017 ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS w/CHERRY JONES!

By | March 24th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

She's won two TONY AWARDS and an EMMY for her role as President Allison Taylor on "24" and this year she's our GUEST OF HONOR at Boston's version of the Tony's: The 35th Elliot Norton Awards will honor CHERRY JONES! TONY AWARD WINNER CHERRY JONES   It's all happening on Monday May 15 at the Huntington Theatre Company’s [...]

Mar 21 2017

THEATER: “TOPDOG/UNDERDOG” /”GRAND CONCOURSE”

By | March 21st, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Two more to see beginning with the stunning Huntington Theatre production of a play that gets to the heart of racism in these United States: Suzan-Lori Parks's revelatory Pulitzer Prize-winning "TOPDOG/UNDERDOG."  Directed by Tony, Grammy, and Drama Desk Award-winner Billy Porter (KINKY BOOTS, THE COLORED MUSEUM) will leave you in shock as it builds to its inevitable explosive conclusion. We are left sorting through [...]

Mar 17 2017

THEATER: FINISH LINE: A DOCUMENTARY PLAY ABOUT THE 2013 MARATHON

By | March 17th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

I just saw the world premiere of FINISH LINE: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon.  It runs circles around the movie "Patriot's Day" which managed to somehow reduce this global tragedy even as it ramped up the explosions and Mark Wahlberg's ubiquitous heroics. FINISH LINE has no literal explosions and makes a better point: there were no heroes, that is, no [...]

Mar 16 2017

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: T2 TRAINSPOTTING

By | March 16th, 2017|Drama, Free Advance Screening, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for a TriStar Pictures’ release        "T2 TRAINSPOTTING”. For the chance to receive two tickets to the screening please visit:  http://www.sonyscreenings.com/ILtli36312 Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Boston (Theater will be named on your ticket) “T2 TRAINSPOTTING” Running Time: 1-hour 58-minutes Rated: “R” Opening Date: March 24, 2017 [...]

Mar 13 2017

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “SONG TO SONG”

By | March 13th, 2017|Drama, Free Advance Screening, Movies, Romance|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING for a Broad Green film “SONG TO SONG”. For the chance to receive two tickets to the screening please visit: http://broadgreenscreenings.com/QbPxL87449. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7:00 PM in Boston (Theater will be named on your ticket) “SONG TO SONG” Running Time: 2-hours 25-minutes Rated: “R” Opening Date: March 24, 2017 Cast: [...]

Mar 10 2017

THEATER: THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

By | March 10th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

 What can you say about a dead dog that hasn't been said already? That it was stabbed with a pitchfork and discovered by a teenage math wiz with some unusual behavioral problems? "Holy f__k!" the play's opening salvo, is delivered by the dog's owner as she stumbles upon the teenager at the grisly scene center stage, in a shaft of light. So begins "The Curious Incident [...]

Mar 08 2017

WIN TIX! THE MET:LIVE IN HD “La Traviata”

By | March 8th, 2017|More A & E, Movies, Music, Musicals|0 Comments

WIN complimentary passes to Fathom Events: THE MET: LIVE IN HD 2016-17 SERIES – LA TRAVIATA  To enter-to-win please click on the link below and fill out the required information. http://tinyurl.com/hrfdgfk Winners will receive their passes via email. Passes will be valid at the specified locations and guarantee you a seat up until 10 minutes [...]

Mar 06 2017

SPRING FORWARD: PETER RABBIT & CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS!

By | March 6th, 2017|Dance, Joyce's Choices, More A & E, Music|0 Comments

I am SO excited about this concert! Grab the kids and get a jump on spring with PETER RABBIT and THE CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS! This Sunday, March 12, I will be narrating the world premiere of  THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT a beautiful, whimsical, hilarious piece composed by Peter Child (based on the classic Beatrix Potter story), [...]

Mar 05 2017

THEATER: STAGE KISS/EDWARD II/INFORMED CONSENT

By | March 5th, 2017|Theater|0 Comments

Here's three to see beginning with the Lyric Stage Company's smart and funny production of STAGE KISS by Sarah Ruhl ("The Clean House," "In the Next Room or the vibrator play")whose surface lightness illuminates real life in surprising and important ways. In "Stage Kiss" an actress called simply "She"(the consistently marvelous Celeste Oliva who hits the [...]

Mar 02 2017

MOVIE: WIN FREE TIX TO “THE SHACK”

By | March 2nd, 2017|Drama, Movies|0 Comments

ENTER BELOW FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN an admit-two pass to see THE SHACK at a Boston-area theater! Passes valid starting Monday, March 6! ENTER HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/COUAbW5sX950SkpH2 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. SUPPLY LIMITED. ONE (ADMIT-TWO) PASS PER PERSON. WINNERS WILL BE CHOSEN AT RANDOM. Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes [...]