Seeing Happy Ending a few days after the shock of the 2016 presidential election felt bracing to me.
The King of Second Avenue’s one-joke shtick wears out long before the end of this 90-minute musical.
In this production, intractable conflicts occasionally bubble to the surface, but too often they are buried beneath family squabbling.
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 […]
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 […]