May 31 2012

ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS IN TOWN EXTENDED: AVENUE Q

By | May 31st, 2012|Theater, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It's marvelously entertaining, warm, funny, sweet and a bit bawdy at the same time-- and you're in luck BECAUSE: The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has extended the run of AVENUE Q for one more week- due to unprecedented ticket demand! Absolutely must close July 1!! Avenue Q is now the highest grossing production in [...]

May 24 2012

SUMMER MOVIES SO FAR…DARK SHADOWS

By | May 24th, 2012|Comedy, Horror, Movies|0 Comments

DARK SHADOWS started out fun and creepy and ended up tedious and dopey.  Johnny Depp's  "odd" character choices are beginning to wear on me.  I like my vampires smoldering and beautiful. But Depp's ghoulishly nerdy Barnabas Collins back from the grave looks like Michael Jackson on a really bad day. So the hardest thing to [...]

May 20 2012

NOT THE TONY’S–THE NORTIES!

By | May 20th, 2012|Dance, More A & E, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Theater|0 Comments

Come to the 30th ANNIVERSARY ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS:  MONDAY MAY 21st 7-9 PM Paramount Center, Boston!! Tony award-winning Broadway legend TOMMY TUNE will PERFORM and Receive Lifetime Achievement Award! KATE SNODGRASS will Receive Prize for Sustained Excellence! See all your favorite actors and productions honored by the BOSTON THEATER CRITICS ASSOCIATION this Monday night!! I [...]

May 15 2012

THIS JUST IN: SPRINGSTEEN AT FENWAY/TIX ONSALE 5/19!

By | May 15th, 2012|More A & E, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Uncategorized|0 Comments

  BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND'S ‘WRECKING BALL’ WORLD TOUR CONTINUES IN US AND CANADA TOUR TO HIT BOSTON’S HISTORIC FENWAY PARK ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE SATURDAY, MAY 19 AT 10:00 AM Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band made history on September 6, 2003 when they headlined [...]

May 02 2012

THEATER REVIEW:MARY POPPERS

By | May 2nd, 2012|Theater, Uncategorized|2 Comments

I have never laughed so long and so hard in my life. I may never need abdominal exercises again: I just saw the most obscenely funny show in town-- MARY POPPERS now playing at MACHINE-- otherwise known as The Ramrod Center for the Performing Arts. It's the latest Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans [...]

Apr 26 2012

THEATER REVIEW: FELA!

By | April 26th, 2012|Theater|0 Comments

YOU MUST SEE The Tony Award-winning Broadway show FELA now playing at Boston's Cutler Majestic Theatre!! It's a spectacularly inspiring hybrid: theater, music, dance, biography, history lesson, political rally, religious experience, and the first theatrical production I've REALLY wanted to write about in awhile. Directed and choregraphed by the great Bill T. Jones, FELA is [...]

Apr 25 2012

FREE CONCERT TICKETS/MEET & GREET “HUMAN NATURE”!

By | April 25th, 2012|More A & E, Music, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce, Uncategorized|0 Comments

WIN the ultimate HUMAN NATURE prize package!  The Motown inspired group will be live in concert on May 4th at The Orpheum Theatre in Boston.  Enter for your chance to win two tickets to the show, as well as sound check access before the show and the chance to meet the cast of HUMAN NATURE! [...]

Apr 25 2012

ART & CHEMO: A HEALING COMBO AT THE DANA FARBER

By | April 25th, 2012|More A & E, Museums, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|2 Comments

Waiting for Chemo? Check out the Andy Warhol and over 500 pieces of art on the walls of Boston's Dana Farber Cancer Institute! I had my own chemotherapy at the Dana over 20 years ago. Not only have the therapies greatly improved over all that time, saving more lives than ever before--but so has the [...]

Apr 17 2012

ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINATIONS!

By | April 17th, 2012|Theater|0 Comments

BOSTON THEATER CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR 30th ANNIVERSARY ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS Tommy Tune To Receive Special Lifetime Achievement Award Kate Snodgrass To Receive Annual Prize for Sustained Excellence   Tickets: $30 available online: aestages.org. or call: 617-824-8000!   30TH ANNIVERSARY ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINEES: OUTSTANDING VISITING PRODUCTION Mabou Mines DollHouse (ArtsEmerson) Richard III and [...]