Jun 22 2022

THEATER: THE LIGHT, COMMON GROUND REVISITED, 1776

By |2022-06-27T11:16:49-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Theater|0 Comments

Here's a quick round-up of three plays now onstage in and around Boston! THE LIGHT now on at LYRIC STAGE. This beautifully staged and explosive two-hander is deftly directed by Jacqui Parker who guides her two-person cast through a roller coaster of emotions as they try to navigate a pivotal point in their relationship without [...]

Jun 17 2022

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON”

By |2022-06-17T18:20:10-04:00June 17th, 2022|Animation, Comedy, Family, Free Advance Screening, Kids, Movies|0 Comments

HURRY! FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF A24 FEATURE "MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON" Wednesday, June 22nd at AMC Boston Common @ 7pm EST *Seats are provided on a first-come, first-served basis​* Please RSVP HERE Synopsis: Marcel, a one-inch-tall shell, searches for his family with the help of a documentary filmmaker. Directed by: Dean Fleischer-Camp Written [...]

Jun 10 2022

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH

By |2022-06-10T16:35:22-04:00June 10th, 2022|Comedy, Free Advance Screening, Movies, Romance|0 Comments

HURRY! Free Advance Screening of Apple TV + CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH Wednesday, June 15th at Landmark Kendall Square Cinema @ 7pm EST Complimentary concessions will be offered to attendees! Please RSVP HERE Synopsis: A man who works as a bar mitzvah party host strikes up a unique friendship with a young woman and her [...]

May 29 2022

MOVIE: TOP GUN: MAVERICK

By |2022-05-30T17:46:13-04:00May 29th, 2022|Action & Adventure, Drama, Movies|0 Comments

Rear Admiral: "The end is inevitable, Maverick. Your kind is headed for extinction." Maverick: "Maybe so, sir. But not today." And therein lies the key to what sets TOP GUN: MAVERICK apart as an action/drama and top flight entertainment destined to be not only one of the best movies of the summer, but also one [...]

May 23 2022

THEATER: THE 39th ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS!!

By |2022-05-23T22:39:09-04:00May 23rd, 2022|Theater|0 Comments

The Boston Theater Critics Association of which I am proud to be president announced THE 39th ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS to honor the outstanding work by actors, directors, designers, ensembles and productions audiences have seen on greater Boston stages throughout the season. The awards which are usually presented live in a downtown theater, were announced in [...]

May 06 2022

THEATER: A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER/MISS HOLMES RETURNS

By |2022-05-06T22:59:44-04:00May 6th, 2022|Theater|0 Comments

Race on over to the LYRIC STAGE to see the Tony Award-winning Best Musical A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER! This is a sparkling production of a truly hilarious farce featuring a crack cast in a crackpot musical murder mystery-- in reverse! We know who done it -- it's the how that keeps things [...]

May 03 2022

THEATER: AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’/ BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA

By |2022-05-05T11:54:33-04:00May 3rd, 2022|Theater|0 Comments

There are some fabulous shows onstage in Boston, right now! At the top of the list is a kick-ass production of the Tony Award-winning musical AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' The Fats Waller Musical now onstage at  Central Square Theater! Trust me-- you don't want to miss this. The joint started jumpin' before the show even began! The [...]

Apr 27 2022

THEATER: 2022 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINEES & PRIZE WINNER ANNOUNCED!

By |2022-04-27T19:57:41-04:00April 27th, 2022|Theater|0 Comments

It's that time of year again and the Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) of which I am proud to be President, has just announced more than 60 nominations in over two dozen categories of outstanding actors, directors, designers, choreographers, musicians, and productions for the 39th Elliot Norton Awards! Read the complete list of nominees at [...]

Apr 22 2022

THEATER: BURGERZ/ AIN’T TOO PROUD The Life And Times Of THE TEMPTATIONS

By |2022-04-22T23:42:09-04:00April 22nd, 2022|Theater|0 Comments

There are two fabulous shows in town right now right next door to each other: BURGERZ at The Paramount and AIN'T TOO PROUD The Life And Times of THE TEMPTATIONS at The Opera House! BURGERZ closes this weekend so time is short and so is the show. Only 70 minutes, but it packs a wallop--and [...]

Apr 07 2022

The Oscars, The Grammys– and Us.

By |2022-04-08T18:57:25-04:00April 7th, 2022|Movies, Music|0 Comments

The brilliant 64th Annual Grammy Awards went a long way to helping me recover from the slap in the face that was the 94th Annual Oscars. There is now a concatenation of awful things happening the world over to knock us sideways: the horrors in Ukraine, the pandemic, global warming, corrosively divided politics, mass shootings... [...]