Category: Entertainment

Scene on Stage: ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’

By Phil Dorian No one was more skeptical than I when Two River Theater announced an all-male “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum,” a musical comedy...

November 24, 2015 | comments

Musicals and Miracles From 34th Street to the Jersey Shore

By Mary Ann Bourbeau MANASQUAN – If the songs in “Miracle on 34th Street, the Musical” sound familiar, there’s an easy explanation. They were written by playwright and composer Meredith...

November 24, 2015 | comments

Film Review: Suffragette

‘Suffragette’  Rated PG-13 By Joan Ellis It’s dark, intense, and horrifying. That’s Suffragette, and if you think you’ll be watching a piece of history involving women marching peacefully for the right to...

November 18, 2015 | comments

TV and Film: Celebration of Bad

Television and film watchers develop a habit of comparing people in their own lives to those depicted on the screen. Whether it’s the belief that Elaine Benes is your spirit...

November 18, 2015 | comments

Theater Review: Peter Pan

By Phil Dorian Phoenix Productions’ “Peter Pan” is the first Count Basie Theatre show following the announcement of the venue’s ambitious expansion plans. Uplifted – literally and figuratively – by...

November 18, 2015 | comments