May 09 2020

THE 38th ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS: VIRTUAL EDITION!!!

By |2020-05-11T20:48:47-04:00May 9th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

LISTEN, as I said, I've been busier than EVAH! As president of the Boston Theater Critics Association I usually emcee THE ELLIOT NORTON AWARDS as all of us on the BTCA present the ENA awards at a big, live, in-person ceremony at a downtown theater. Well, this year-- that wasn't happening. But there was NO [...]

May 07 2020

JOYCE INTERVIEWED ON CANDY O’s PODCAST!!!

By |2020-05-07T21:09:56-04:00May 7th, 2020|Celebrity Interviews, More A & E, Spontaneous Acts of Joyce|0 Comments

This pandemic has got me firing on all cyber cylinders! I have never been busier and will catch you up over the next few days on my various virtual outings. Among them, this podcast interview conducted by my pal and radio diva Candy O'Terry, best known as the soft and sultry voice of MAGIC 106! [...]

Apr 30 2020

BSO’s BACK & 2020-21 SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE MAY 11!

By |2020-04-30T16:36:38-04:00April 30th, 2020|Music|0 Comments

The BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is back and here are next season's highlights along with a personal message from Maestro Andris Nelsons who can't wait to reconnect with all of us music lovers and unite us with the beauty, power, artistry, and inspiration that is the Boston Symphony! BSO MUSIC DIRECTOR NELSONS WILL OPEN [...]

Apr 25 2020

5 THINGS FOR YOUR VIRTUAL AMUSEMENT NOW!

By |2020-04-27T13:10:17-04:00April 25th, 2020|Dance, Documentary, Family, Kids, More A & E, Movies, Music, Theater|0 Comments

Cyberspace is blowing up as the artists among us create virtual offerings for "Entertainment in the time of pandemic." Here's an uplifting lineup: Check out Meryl Streep, Patti LuPone, Bernadette Peters, Audra McDonald and many more to celebrate Sondheim in Concert! This musical special celebrates Stephen Sondheim’s 90th birthday. Hosted by Raul Esparza, the show [...]

Apr 20 2020

2020 ELLIOT NORTON AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE OUT!

By |2020-04-20T22:57:33-04:00April 20th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

The 38th Annual Elliot Norton Awards!! ON WITH THE SHOW—VIRTUALLY! Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence Awarded Posthumously to Johnny Lee Davenport                           ***Virtual Ceremony Set For Monday, May 11, 2020 at 7 pm *** Two dozen nominations of outstanding actors, directors, designers [...]

Apr 08 2020

2020 BOSTON POPS SPRING SEASON CANCELLED BY COVID-19!

By |2020-04-08T17:47:31-04:00April 8th, 2020|More A & E, Music|0 Comments

The 2020 BOSTON POPS have been forced to cancel by Covid-19. Not since 1890 has the BOSTON POPS cancelled a season, the second time in its 135 year history! The coronavirus pandemic has pre-empted a particularly notable season for Keith Lockhart: his 25th Anniversary as Pops conductor. Below is a message from the maestro himself: [...]

Apr 03 2020

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT AT HOME!!!

By |2020-04-03T19:01:42-04:00April 3rd, 2020|Comedy, Dance, Drama, Fantasy, More A & E, Movies, Music, Musicals, Romance, Theater|0 Comments

Am hunkered down with lists of things to do that I just can't make myself DO. Cleaning...organizing (too listless). Reading (glued to online and TV coronavirus updates). Writing. OK. The next few weeks are going to be rough so "Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night." Here are some tips to help [...]

Mar 26 2020

GET OVER THAT FUNK WITH SOME FUNK!!

By |2020-03-26T16:23:03-04:00March 26th, 2020|Comedy, Dance, Family, Kids, More A & E, Movies, Musicals, Romance|0 Comments

Like everyone, I've been re-inventing my life virtually and on the lookout for things to circulate on social to help and entertain and spice things up and make us laugh.  But I also need to keep moving, and I hate, repeat HATE to exercise.  However,  I love to dance. THIS VIDEO got me out of [...]

Mar 17 2020

BROADWAY IN BOSTON: SEASON 2020-2021

By |2020-03-17T15:43:18-04:00March 17th, 2020|Theater|0 Comments

The show must go on-- NEXT SEASON. So looking ahead to COVID-19 being behind us, Broadway In Boston has unveiled the upcoming 2020-2021 Lexus Broadway Season.  Nine theatrical productions will take center stage at the Citizens Bank Opera House and the Emerson Colonial Theatre, an Ambassador Theatre Group venue, in the upcoming Season. The Citizens [...]

Mar 16 2020

YO-YO STRINGING US TOGETHER…

By |2020-03-16T14:33:41-04:00March 16th, 2020|More A & E, Music|0 Comments

THE ITALIANS HAVE IT RIGHT! Despite their hardship, they are connecting through their isolation by singing from their balconies in a remarkable show of spirit and resilience during this global catastrophe. Yo-Yo Ma and the Silkroad collective in its 20th Anniversary season is also continuing to connect us through music. Silkroad's merry band of global [...]