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Theater can be an escapist experience, or it can hold a mirror on society. In London’s West End, the award-winning revival of ‘An Inspector Calls’ provides valuable lessons for today’s … more
Gathering around an aging parent has become a frequent theme in movies and on Broadway. Siblings share their memories, emotions arise and rivalries play out. If I Forget, by Steven Levenson (Dear … more
What’s the difference between a mixed drink and a cocktail? By the end of Imbible: A Spirited History of Drinking, playing at the New World Stages, … more
For years parents have depended upon the stories of Stan and Jan Berenstain’s stories, The Berenstain Bears, to teach youngsters safety and morals. The books deal with situations very familiar … more
Review by Elyse TreversIt’s one of the hottest tickets this season – multiple award – winning actress Cate Blanchett’s Broadway debut. The good news is that Cate does not … more
A Review by Elyse TreversThe title for this one-woman show by comedian and comedy writer Monica Piper comes from a remark made to the young Monica by a neighbor who noted that she didn’t attend … more
The average adult spends a third of the day at work, often seeing more of his co-workers than his relatives. So it’s not surprising that some workers bond like a family. With well-crafted … more
If you take the LIRR (the reverse commute,) you can easily identify with Aaron Port (Josh Radnor) who travels to Levittown each week to teach an adult ed class on creative writing. If you’ve … more
Doesn’t this show feel familiar? Haven’t we seen this before? Well, actually not officially, but A Bronx Tale, which recently opened at The Longacre Theater, bears an awful lot of … more
Review by Elyse TreversMovie stars have several chances to get a scene right, to perfect the dialogue and to work through the moves. This is not true in live theater. So when our favorite movie stars … more
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