Category: Entertainment

‘Cracking-Good Courtroom Drama’ at Holmdel Theatre Co.

  By Philip Dorian Summer, 1986. A callow, young Navy lawyer is assigned to defend two Marines who killed a fellow Marine during a hazing (Code Red) incident at the...

August 1, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for the Week of Aug. 1

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday and Saturday, Aug.1-2 Summer Jazz Café presents Jazz Legends & Lions, 8 p.m. Two River Theater, 21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank 732-345-1400 Tickets $25 Saturday, Aug....

August 1, 2014 | comments

Scene on Stage: Looking at ‘The Last Five Years’ from Both Sides

  By Philip Dorian Where else in New York City would a struggling author meet an aspiring actress except in the bar where she works and where he hunkers down...

July 25, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Snowpiercer’

Rated R By Joan Ellis This much was a given going in: “Snowpiercer” is a post-apocalypse thriller that takes place after scientists fail in their revolutionary effort to bring temperatures down...

July 25, 2014 | comments

Skywatch: Week of July 25 to Aug. 1

  By Flo Higgins Happy birthday, Leo! Drama is the name of the game that makes a Leo tick. They love the fast and furious life that always includes challenge....

July 25, 2014 | comments

The Downtowner for the Week of July 25

By Mary Ann Bourbeau Friday, July 25 Sugar Ray, Blues Traveler, Smash Mouth and Uncle Kracker, gates open at 5 p.m. Stone Pony Summer Stage 913 Ocean Ave., Asbury Park 732-502-0600...

July 25, 2014 | comments

‘Beatlemania’ Benefit at two River Theater Aug. 3

RED BANK – A concert, featuring the Broadway production of the “Beatlemania” stage show, will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3., at the Two River Theater to benefit the...

July 25, 2014 | comments

FilmOneFest: Great Stories in a Minute

By Mary Ann Bourbeau ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – FilmOneFest gives new meaning to the term “short film.” In fact, all of the films that will be shown at the annual event...

July 18, 2014 | comments

Scene on Stage: ‘Grease’ is the Word at Count Basie

By Philip Dorian Let’s separate the play from the production. “Grease” isn’t much of a show, but once you get past the mindless plot, the shallow characters and the disturbing...

July 18, 2014 | comments

Scene on Film: ‘Life Itself’

  Rated: R By Joan Ellis You won’t find many people who live their dreams as thoroughly as Roger Ebert did. “Life Itself” is a documentary record of his joyful...

July 18, 2014 | comments

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