Jul 04 2023

MOVIE: INDIANA JONES AND THE DIAL OF DESTINY

By |2023-07-05T11:06:38-04:00July 4th, 2023|Action & Adventure, Movies|0 Comments

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny is the fifth and latest installment of the franchise and the last -- according to the 80 year- old actor himself--to feature Harrison Ford in an acting role. So a little nostalgia is in order and that's what we get right out of the gate. The opening sequence [...]

Jun 24 2023

THEATER: JAGGED LITTLE PILL/ AS YOU LIKE IT/ EVITA/

By |2023-06-25T21:47:00-04:00June 24th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

I've been seeing a lot of theater lately while nursing a broken shoulder and it's just what the doctor ordered!  Listen. It's going to be rainy this weekend. Maybe thunder and lightning. Very dramatic. So why not take the drama indoors and check out some of the fabulous offerings onstage in and around Boston this [...]

May 24 2023

THEATER: “THE COLOR PURPLE”/ “THE PROM”

By |2023-05-26T18:45:22-04:00May 24th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

There are TWO entertaining and meaningful shows to see on stage NOW in Boston and beyond! Head out to Concord, MA to see a very moving production of THE COLOR PURPLE  before it closes, presented by The Umbrella Stage Company and one of the best productions I ever seen by this  company. At the heart of [...]

May 12 2023

THEATER: THE 40th ANNIVERSARY ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS!!

By |2023-06-14T09:46:50-04:00May 12th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

Dancing broke out onstage at the after party. DJ WhySham didn't stop 'til midnight. Applause, cheers and passionate, heartfelt,  exuberant speeches even picked up momentum as the three-hour-plus show continued. This was the vibe at the 40th ANNIVERSARY ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS held at the Huntington Theatre on Monday night May 8, 2023, also proclaimed-- in [...]

Apr 28 2023

THEATER: MY FAIR LADY, DANCE NATION, BUD NOT BUDDY

By |2023-04-28T21:00:44-04:00April 28th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

QUICK TAKES on what's onstage NOW  in and around Boston-- This is the last weekend to see MY FAIR LADY presented by Broadway in Boston at the OPERA HOUSE. ACT I was bogged down in muddy sound and even muddier cockney accents.  Madeline Powell as leading lady Eliza Doolittle lacked the role's requisite charm and [...]

Apr 17 2023

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “CITADEL”

By |2023-04-17T22:45:49-04:00April 17th, 2023|Movies, Thriller|0 Comments

You are cordially invited to a FREE ADVANCE SCREENING of the new Amazon Prime series CITADEL! THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 8:00PM Showcase Cinema de Lux Randolph, 73 Mazzeo Drive in Randolph Enjoy free popcorn & a drink and watch the first 2 episodes before its release on Prime! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVccTFvybOE&t=11s   You must RSVP to attend: https://tinyurl.com/citadelrandolphscreening [...]

Apr 05 2023

THEATER: ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED!!

By |2023-04-06T12:00:17-04:00April 5th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

Bobbie Steinbach, 2023 recipient of The Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence The NOMINATIONS for The 40th ANNIVERSARY ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS are out! FRONT PORCH ARTS COLLECTIVE and THE HUNTINGTON lead the pack with 30 and 29 nominations respectively in a field of 137 nominees in total. The winners will be announced at [...]

Apr 03 2023

FREE ADVANCE SCREENING: “RENFIELD”

By |2023-04-03T12:36:57-04:00April 3rd, 2023|Comedy, Horror, Movies|0 Comments

YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO A FREE ADVANCE SCREENING OF UNIVERSAL PICTURES FEATURE "RENFIELD" Wednesday, April 5th at 7:30 PM at the Coolidge Corner Theatre! Come dressed in your best vampire costume! A makeup artist will be available to create complimentary “vampire marks” between 6:30-7:30 PM with a couple of different “looks” to choose from! There [...]

Mar 29 2023

THEATER: INTO THE WOODS

By |2023-03-29T22:59:30-04:00March 29th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

Once upon a time...there was a brilliant Tony Award-winning musical INTO THE WOODS by the late great Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine which won three Tony's its first time out.  Now its first acclaimed Broadway production in 20 years has made its way from the great white way to Boston's Colonial Theatre with much of [...]

Mar 17 2023

THEATER: “K-I-S-S-I-N-G”

By |2023-03-17T23:00:52-04:00March 17th, 2023|Theater|0 Comments

OK. I just saw the most exhilarating show of the season-- and YOU MUST SEE IT too!  Presented by The Huntington in association with Front Porch Arts Collective: K-I-S-S-I-N-G is as sweet and lovely as that little jingle suggests- audience and actors "sittin' in a tree" in love with life and possibility!  Supported by our [...]