Mar 01 2012

THEATER REVIEW: TIME STANDS STILL

By | March 1st, 2012|Theater|0 Comments

TIME STANDS STILL -- in a photograph-- but what is its value, and its cost? These are the questions a photojournalist must ask herself in one of the smartest new Broadway plays now onstage in Boston at The Lyric Stage Company: TIME STANDS STILL by Donald Margulies. Under Scott Edmiston's astute direction, this expert ensemble [...]

Feb 29 2012

THEATER REVIEW: TIME OF MY LIFE

By | February 29th, 2012|Theater|1 Comment

We've all been there-- those uncomfortable little family dinners, roiling with resentments and old hurts, that turn testy between courses. Welcome to Zeitgeist Stage Company's accomplished production of TIME OF MY LIFE. As we enter the theater, it's like walking into a restaurant and we're spectators-- some of us at neighboring tables-- observing a cacophonous [...]

Feb 29 2012

THIS JUST IN: MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS trailer!

By | February 29th, 2012|Action & Adventure, Fantasy, Kids, Movies, Trailers|0 Comments

Marvel's THE AVENGERS kicks off the summer movie season May 4!  But this LEAP DAY--you can see all your favorite action heroes in the new trailer starring:   Robert Downey Jr, (IRON MAN), Chris Evans (CAPTAIN AMERICA), Mark Ruffalo (BRUCE BANNER), Chris Hemsworth (THOR),  Scarlett Johansson (BLACK WIDOW),  Jeremy Renner (HAWKEYE), Tom Hiddleston (LOKI), and [...]

Feb 27 2012

COMPLIMENTARY ADVANCE SCREENING: “JOHN CARTER”

By | February 27th, 2012|Action & Adventure, Movies, Science Fiction|0 Comments

HURRY!!  You and your family are invited to a complimentary  3D advance screening of Disney’s’ “JOHN CARTER”. THE FIRST 12 PEOPLE TO RESPOND (via “Contact Joyce” on home page) WITH THEIR FULL NAMES WILL BE NOTIFIED by e-mail of PASSES FOR FOUR! Thursday, March 1, 7:00PM at a Boston Theater. (Theater will be named when [...]

Feb 27 2012

THIS JUST IN: LEAP DAY DEALS 2/29

By | February 27th, 2012|More A & E, Restaurants, Theater|0 Comments

This Wednesday comes along once every 4 years: February 29th of course!! An extra day-- deserves an EXTRA special something! Here are two LEAP DAY  DEALS  for you: DEAL #1: February 29th is SADIE HAWKINS DAY!!!  So why not ask him to dinner?--UPSTAIRS ON THE SQUARE!  I pass along this invitation from the lady owners [...]

Feb 24 2012

A SWINGIN’ NIGHT WITH JOYCE: WIN FREE TICKETS!

By | February 24th, 2012|More A & E, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|0 Comments

EXCLUSIVE INVITATION!  Join me at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in Watertown for a swingin' 16-piece Big Band Concert on March 24th: BIG BAND MEETS BROADWAY!! The FIRST FOUR  PEOPLE TO RESPOND TO THIS INVITATION will WIN 4 FREE TICKETS and be my guests at a special benefit reception and concert in the Charles [...]

Feb 21 2012

OSCAR PREDICTIONS!!

By | February 21st, 2012|Movies, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|8 Comments

There's one thing we know for sure about the 84th Annual OSCARS --Billy Crystal will host, and we will be in good hands. The rest is up for grabs. Here are my stellar predictions, a skill honed practically in the womb and refined during my grammar and high school years as I sat glued to [...]

Feb 18 2012

THEATER REVIEW: DADDY LONG LEGS

By | February 18th, 2012|Theater|5 Comments

I just had one of the loveliest theatrical experiences of my life up at Merrimack Rep in Lowell! You must see their utterly charming, sweetly engaging, beautifully staged and sung new musical DADDY LONG LEGS. It's based on an old-fashioned epistolary novel of the same name by Jean Webster, with a premise ripe for romance. [...]

Feb 16 2012

THIS JUST IN: 1st 12 MINUTES OF “SOUND OF MY VOICE”

By | February 16th, 2012|Movies, Thriller|0 Comments

Be among the first to watch the world premiere of Chapter 1, the first 12 minutes of a new psychological thriller called: SOUND OF MY VOICE--presented by Fox Searchlight and due out April 27th! The first 12 minutes are streamed below and it's interactive. The clip has “baked in” alternative content via interactive “hotspots” and [...]