The 31st annual ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS honoring Boston theater was one of the best shows ever! As president of The Boston Theater Critics Association I was honored to emcee this annual event at Boston's Paramount Center (5/13) where 24 winners took home their "Norties"-- the coveted Elliot Norton Awards! BROADWAY ICON CHITA RIVERA ACCEPTS LIFETIME [...]
GREAT week around town--theater is thriving and the Mayor--though barely mobile- is everywhere! I popped into his office this week and presented His Honor with THE ELLIOT NORTON CHAMPION OF THE PERFORMING ARTS AWARD! Play below or click here to download video which we'll play at the "Norties" Monday night May 13 at the Paramount [...]
THE BOSTON THEATER CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR 31st ANNUAL ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS! WATCH me and Jared Bowen deliver the nomination on camera by clicking on the box-- or READ BELOW! Elliot Norton the Dean of Boston Theater Critics died at the age of 100-- but his legacy continues as we honor the outstanding achievements [...]
I first met Roger Ebert on the red carpet at the Oscars in the mid 80's when I was reporting live for WBZ-TV and he agreed to do a live shot with me and trade "Oscar picks." Thereafter, it became our tradition every year when I flew out to cover the awards. After Gene Siskel [...]
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK starring Best Actress Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence & Bradley Cooper is due out on DVD on APRIL 30! If you are trying to decide whether or not to see, stream, or buy--check out my new :30 Second Review feature with video to get the bottom line fast!
DJANGO UNCHAINED is due out on DVD on 4/16. If you're trying to decide whether or not to rent, stream, or buy-- check out my new :30 Second Review feature with video to get the bottom line fast!
LIFE OF PI which earned director ANG LEE an OSCAR this year-- is now out on DVD. If you're trying to decide whether or not to see, check out my new :30 Second Review feature with video to get the bottom line fast!
HURRY! FREE TICKETS for "EXHIBITION: Great Art on Screen" I have 5 pairs of TICKETS for each date listed below. The first 5 people for each date to respond with their FULL NAMES, MAILING ADDRESSES, and EXHIBITION event date (via “Contact Joyce” on the home page) will be notified of a pair of tickets. Tickets will [...]
From Johnny to Jay to Jimmy--once again THE TONIGHT SHOW will be hosted by a guy whose name begins with "J." (So much for Conan) Jimmy Fallon takes over the iconic franchise in 2014 right after NBC concludes its coverage of the Winter Olympics. The show will also move back to New York! Yes. Maybe [...]
The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) -- of which I am president-- is pleased to announce Broadway icon CHITA RIVERA will be the recipient of the 2013 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s awards ceremony set for Monday May 13 (7pm) at the Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Boston! Tickets go on sale [...]