Mar 06 2012

THIS JUST IN: “THE BOOK OF MORMON” IN BOSTON– and MORE!

By | March 6th, 2012|Theater|1 Comment

I am so EXCITED!!  The hottest show on Broadway, the winner of nine Tony awards including Best Musical-- THE BOOK OF MORMON-- is headed to Boston as part of  the upcoming 2012-2013 Lexus Broadway Season presented by Broadway in Boston! Plus: the winner of five Tony awards including Best Play WAR HORSE,  Tony award-winning Best [...]

Mar 04 2012

THEATER REVIEW: PHOTOGRAPH 51

By | March 4th, 2012|Theater|6 Comments

  I  could barely keep from screaming when I saw it: PHOTOGRAPH 51--an eye-opening play about yet ANOTHER unsung woman's achievement: Rosalind Franklin, a scientist duped out of the NOBEL prize by Watson and Crick of double helix fame.  I will now forever think of them as double-crossers. The play by Anna Ziegler tells the [...]

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 [...]