Tag Archive for Review

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch

Film review by Steve Duffy – The Grinch: “I know what to do; I’m going to steal their Christmas!” The Grinch may have stolen their Christmas, but you may feel like he stole your time. Each year at Christmas they disrupt his tranquil solitude with their increasingly bigger, brighter and louder celebrations. When the Whos…

Hairspray

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Grab your can of hairspray and head over to NSMT! Based on the 1988 screenplay by John Waters, Hairspray is set in Baltimore, 1962, Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto TV, and into the heart of…

Rock of Ages

Theatre review by Steve Duffy –  It’s back to the ‘80s at the Boch Wang Theatre!  It’s 1987 on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip when a small-town girl meets a big city rocker.  As they fall in love in L.A.’s most famous rock club, ROCK OF AGES allows fans to rock out once again to their favorite…

A Star Is Born

Film review by Steve Duffy – In this new take on the tragic love story, Bradley Cooper plays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers–and falls in love with–struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer… until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But…

Jekyll & Hyde

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Broadway’s Gothic musical thriller about Dr. Henry Jekyll (played by Tony-Nominee Constantine Maroulis), who accidentally creates a potion that changes him into a murderous alter ego, Edward Hyde. Jekyll must figure out a way to stop the uncontrollable violent transformations before it results in deadly consequences for his fiancée,…

Champions of Magic

Review by Steve Duffy – You won’t believe your eyes when the “Champions of Magic” take the stage and perform their amazing acts! The 5 world-class illusionists that make up the Champions of Magic come to the USA for the first time following 4 years touring the UK with sold out shows, rave reviews and…

The Meg

The Meg Film review by Steve Duffy – This is not Jaws! Based on the best-selling novel MEG by Steve Alten, The MEG, comes at the height of our beach day excursions. A deep-sea submersible–part of an international undersea observation program–has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies…

Steve Duffy reviews Taylor Swift Concert

Concert review by Steve Duffy – It’s a Taylor Swifts world and she invites you in to watch! Opening for Taylor Swift are Charli XCX and Camila Cabello. Both belted out there hits to the screaming fans. I am not sure if they were really screaming for them or just screaming for Taylor to make…

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Movie review by Steve Duffy – If you like Abba, then you will love “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. It’s been 10 years, since Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) found her dads, and now in this musical prequel / sequel, she is reopening her mom’s (Streep) hotel on the beautiful fictional Greek island of Kalokairi. Adding…

Disney’s Aladdin

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Aladdin, adapted from the Academy Award®-winning animated Disney film and centuries-old folktales including “One Thousand and One Nights,” is brought to fresh theatrical life in this bold new musical.    Aladdin’s journey sweeps audiences into an exotic world of daring adventure, classic comedy, and timeless romance.    This new production features…