The Irish Repertory Theatre Thrives on a String of Hits as it Approaches Another Gala Year
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The Irish Repertory Theatre Thrives on a String of Hits as it Approaches Another Gala Year

The Irish Repertory Theatre Thrives on a String of Hits as it Approaches Another Gala Year by Brad Balfour When Ciaran O’Reilly and Charlotte Moore founded the Irish Repertory Theatre, they opened in September 1988 with Sean O’Casey’s The Plough and the Stars. From that point on, it became a nexus for great play craft … Continue reading

Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
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Neil Meron and Marc Platt – Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Neil Meron and Marc Platt Resurrecting Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert by Jay S. Jacobs In 1970, a pair of fairly unknown composers named Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice released a concept album called Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera about the life of Christ looking through a (then-) modern prism. The record was … Continue reading

Julie Cerda – Reaching New Heights in Children of a Lesser God
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Julie Cerda – Reaching New Heights in Children of a Lesser God

Julie Cerda Reaching New Heights in Children of a Lesser God By Jay S. Jacobs Broadway is the dream, and Julee Cerda has finally reached it. The role which has made this dream a reality is in the much-anticipated revival of Mark Medoff’s Tony Award-winning play Children of a Lesser God, which became a smash … Continue reading

Ernie Hudson – Sowing Seeds with Grace & Frankie
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Ernie Hudson – Sowing Seeds with Grace & Frankie

Ernie Hudson Sowing Seeds with Grace & Frankie by Jay S. Jacobs It’s funny the curveballs that life throws you. Take Ernie Hudson. After a good 40 years hustling, hitting the casting offices and sets and craft services tables of hundreds of movies and TV series, making a name for himself as a go-to guy … Continue reading

Hayley Mills Is Still A “Party Face” At New York’s City Center
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Hayley Mills Is Still A “Party Face” At New York’s City Center

Hayley Mills Is Still A “Party Face” At New York’s City Center by Brad Balfour When the question’s been asked: “Where are they now?,” actress Hayley Mills’ name often has come up. Remembered for winning an Oscar when she was 14 for playing the title role in Disney’s Pollyanna, the now 71-year-old is not just … Continue reading

The Greatest Showman (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Greatest Showman (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (2017) Starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Zendaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Keala Settle, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Daniel Everidge, Sam Humphrey, Shannon Holtzapffel, Paul Sparks, Gayle Rankin, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Skylar Dunn and Ellis Rubin. Screenplay by Jenny Bicks and Bill Condon. Directed by Michael Gracey. Distributed by 20th … Continue reading

John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky
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John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky

John Carroll Lynch Helps Harry Dean Stanton Say Farewell with Lucky By Jay S. Jacobs char·ac·ter ac·tor: /ˈker(ə)ktər ˈaktər/ noun 1. an actor who specializes in playing eccentric or unusual people rather than leading roles. You know who John Carroll Lynch is, though you may not know his name. Over the years, Lynch has played … Continue reading