I have seen several productions of large musicals successfully pared down for a smaller stage, but Lerner & Loewe's Camelot currently playing at Act II Playhouse in Ambler is by far the most impressive. Director Matt Pfeiffer has taken 10 skilled and versatile actors, a cleverly designed set by Adam Riggar, Dann Dunn’s creative choreography, and… Continue reading Theatre Review: A Most Congenial Production of Camelot at Act II
Joan K. Lacy begins her Alex Cort Adventure Series in spectacular fashion with "A SHADOW AWAY." According to her website, Lacy's mission is "to offer entertaining stories that capture the imagination." Well, I say she has certainly succeeded with the first installment of this series. Her story is thought-provoking and forces her readers to be just as creative as… Continue reading Book Review: “A SHADOW AWAY” by Joan K. Lacy takes readers on a magical adventure
The Princeton Festival (www.princetonfestival.org) kicks off its 14th season on June 9 with a slate of eight events in 21 performances, including Puccini's opera Madama Butterfly, the musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, the Peter and Will Anderson Jazz Quintet, and concerts of Baroque, choral, and chamber music. The Princeton Festival 2018 season runs June… Continue reading Princeton Festival Season Opens June 9; Schedule Includes Madama Butterfly, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Peter and Will Anderson Jazz Quintet, Baroque Orchestra
NEW Stomp Rocket® Stunt Planes were designed by aeronautical engineers and provide hours of fun. This weekend, I was fortunate to have 3 test subjects, aged 20 months to 4 years old, play with Stomp Rocket® and boy, did it deliver! These unique stunt planes were highly engaging and had the 4 year old completely… Continue reading Product Review: Stomp Rocket® is fun for ALL ages!
“This 1960’s French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancées, each a beautiful airline hostess with frequent “layovers.” He keeps “one up, one down, and one pending” until unexpected schedule changes bring all three to Paris, and Bernard’s apartment, at the same time.” –… Continue reading Theatre Review: Boeing Boeing doesn’t quite take flight
"Catalina and the King's Wall" by Patty Costello was most certainly not what I expected for a children's book. Without reading the premise and only knowing the title, I was a little surprised that in 2018 we were featuring Kings and not Queens. When starting the story and getting into the premise, I found myself… Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Politics through Kings and cookies
By Dominique Morisseau Directed by Steve H. Broadnax III June 13 – July 15, 2018 Steinbright Stage People’s Light presents the wildly successful off-Broadway hit Skeleton Crew, a powerful story of love and loyalty by New Play Frontiers writer Dominique Morisseau. This funny, incisive, and “deeply American” (The New York Times) play that “theatergoers won’t… Continue reading People’s Light Presents Skeleton Crew, Dominique Morisseau’s Off-Broadway Hit