Tag Archive for Theatre

Finding Neverland

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Second star to the right and straight on ’til morning…… Based on the Academy Award®-winning film of the same name, this breathtaking show follows playwright J.M. Barrie as he summons the courage to become the writer – and the man – he yearns to be. Barrie finds the inspiration…

5 Questions: Keith Hamilton Cobb

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Shakespeare, race, and America…not necessarily in that order, are explored as AUDELCO Award-winning American Moor takes the stage at the Boston Center for the Arts’ Plaza Theatre this summer for a four-week engagement. An 85-minute solo play, written and performed by Keith Hamilton Cobb, American Moor…

5 Questions: Kathy St. George

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Stoneham native Kathy St. George is delighted to return to her home Theatre where she has appeared in Mame, Jonah and the Whale, Dear Miss Garland, 42nd Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie and more.  SD: How would you describe Menopause the Musical? KSG: It is an experience…

5 Questions: Euan Morton

5 Questions is a series by Steve Duffy – Euan Morton originated the role of Boy George in the musical “Taboo” in London and New York, garnering Tony and Olivier Award nominations and receiving the Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. Euan will be starring in “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” a rock musical…

Annie

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Leapin’ Lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns to Boston and the timing couldn’t be any better, because the only sun we will be getting is from Annie and her theme song. As Annie, Angelina Carballo has an amazing and strong voice. She belted out every song she sang.  I…

Normal Stories

Arts After Hours will bring the Tony and Pulitzer-Prize winning family drama Next to Normal to the LynnArts Black Box Theatre June 1st through June 17th. In advance of the show, Arts After Hours is collecting stories about mental illness and its impacts on daily family life to share on a blog they’re calling, Normal…

Reviews: RENT’s 20th Anniversary Tour / The King and I

Two Theatre reviews this week by Steve Duffy – RENT 20th Anniversary Tour A re-imagining of Puccini’s La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out. With its inspiring message of joy and hope in the face of fear, this timeless celebration of…

Alter Boyz

Theatre review by Steve Duffy – Altar Boyz is a foot-stomping, rafter-raising, musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy band on the last night of their national ‘Raise the Praise’ tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan, and Abraham. With their tight harmonies, tight pants, and spectacular choreography,…