Seeing Happy Ending a few days after the shock of the 2016 presidential election felt bracing to me.
Theater Review: “The King of Second Avenue” — Did Somebody Say Putz?
The King of Second Avenue’s one-joke shtick wears out long before the end of this 90-minute musical.
Theater Review: “Awake and Sing!”? Too Much Bickering
In this production, intractable conflicts occasionally bubble to the surface, but too often they are buried beneath family squabbling.
Theater Commentary: For Mature Audiences?
By Bill Marx After four years in the position, Louise Kennedy is leaving her post as theater critic for the Boston Globe to work on a book project. I wish her well: she’s had to persevere as the position becomes the afterthought of a Tweet. Perhaps she sees the handwriting on the printer’s wall. Her […]
Music Review: Boston Pops Salutes Our Heroes
Reviewed By Caldwell Titcomb The Boston Pops, celebrating its 125th anniversary, is devoting its third week of programs (May 18-22) to “American Heroes”—both living and dead. The most newsworthy feature is a new cantata entitled “The Dream Lives On: A Portrait of the Kennedy Brothers.” Pops conductor Keith Lockhart addressed brief remarks to the audience […]