Saturday, November 25, 2017

Where to stream theater

If you don't have access to live theater — and even if you do — streaming is a pretty good option, and there are more and more ways to do it. I did a roundup for the Times.

Home for the Holidays

Broadway's Christmas offering this year doesn't compare to Donny and Marie Osmond's extravaganza, not by a long shot. Here's my review for the Times.

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Sisters Macaluso

This Sicilian import was a great reason to go to Montclair last week. Please, someone bring back Emma Dante and her company! Click here for my review.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Natalie Dessay and Michel Legrand

Natalie Dessay is premiering a Michel Legrand song cycle originally conceived in the early 1970s for Barbra Streisand. Is your head spinning already? Read all about it here.

Nellie McKay wanted to do a show about Joan Rivers

Nellie McKay is a huge Joan Rivers fan and wanted to do a cabaret show about her. Things did not quite go the way the anticipated, and I was there to watch the whole thing unfurl. My New York Times story is here.

A few tips to save money skiing in the northeast

Skiing isn't the cheapest pastime around, but in Newsday I gathered a few money-saving tips for those of us in the Northeast. Avoid holidays, buy early, and click here for more.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

The Life and Times of Lee Harvey Oswald

The Eastern European puppet tradition is represented in this show at LaMaMa, from the Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theater. I wish I'd liked it more — more in this review.