Cabaret, perhaps our most intimate live art form, gets a new series – and a new venue – courtesy of the Arden Theatre Company.
If you go to Steve at Signature Center, by all means, get there early. There’s a captivating preshow concert of musical theatre […]
Ken Ludwig’s comic take on Sherlock Holmes gets a dazzling visual production, though suspense is in short supply.
It could hardly be a more difficult time to open a comedy – even one as popular as This Is the Week […]
Sometimes, a moment can bring into focus something I’ve idly pondered for months. In this case, that thing is Showtime’s hit serial, […]
New idea for a Ticket / Philadelphia Magazine column — snippet reviews of New York shows, along with links to longer reviews (also […]
In December 1980, the Met’s telecast of its first production of Berg’s Lulu went ahead, despite a last-minute crisis – the cancellation […]
In the 1980s, America collectively fell head over heels in love with Dr. Ruth Westheimer. And why wouldn’t we? The diminutive German-born […]
It’s an odd thing about holiday season musicals. On one hand, they’re often very successful – at least between November and January […]
I grew up in Miller Time – by which I mean the era when Arthur Miller’s preeminence as the American playwright was […]