Lesli Margherita – An Audience with the Queen
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Lesli Margherita – An Audience with the Queen

Lesli Margherita An Audience with the Queen By Jay S. Jacobs It was just BroadwayCon time again, as some of the biggest names in theater braved the cold and congregated to the New York Midtown Hilton and the Ziegfield Theater to meet, greet and chat with some of their biggest fans. BroadwayCon is a celebration … Continue reading

Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – November 12, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – November 12, 2018 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Josh Groban & Idina Menzel – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA – November 12, 2018 Broadway came to the Wells Fargo Center on Monday as Josh Groban (The Great Comet of 1812, the album Stages) and diva Idina Menzel (Wicked, Rent) shared the stage. Menzel opened the night with a stellar set, mixing her … Continue reading

Anna Deavere Smith – Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices
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Anna Deavere Smith – Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices

Anna Deavere Smith Notes from The Field Tackles Issues Through Many Voices  by Brad Balfour With a raft of accolades in her résumé, American actress/playwright/professor Anna Deavere Smith produces work that highlights the plight of the underclass, the unvoiced and those overlooked by entitled society. In her most recent one-woman production – Notes from The … Continue reading

Matt Sax – The Merchant of Venice
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Matt Sax – The Merchant of Venice

Matt Sax – The Merchant of Venice by Jay S. Jacobs Musical theater thrives on change and actor/singer/songwriter Matt Sax wants to help usher in a new generation of musicals.  His first musical Venice is a collaboration with longtime friend Eric Rosen.  (Sax wrote the score, Rosen handled the book.)  Venice weaves traditional theatrical music … Continue reading

I Love You, Beth Cooper (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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I Love You, Beth Cooper (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

I LOVE YOU, BETH COOPER (2009) Starring Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, Jack T. Carpenter, Lauren London, Lauren Storm, Andrea Savage, Shawn Roberts, Jared Keeso, Brendan Penny, Marie Avgeropoulos, Josh Emerson, Pat Finn, Violet Columbus, Samm Levine, Cynthia Stevenson and Alan Ruck. Screenplay by Larry Doyle. Directed by Chris Columbus. Distributed by Fox Atomic.  102 minutes.  … Continue reading

DreamGirls (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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DreamGirls (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

DREAMGIRLS (2006) Starring Jamie Foxx, Beyonce Knowles, Jennifer Hudson, Eddie Murphy, Anika Noni Rose, Keith Robinson, Danny Glover, Sharon Leal, Hinton Battle ,Yvette Nicole Brown, Yvette Cason, Loretta Divine, Dawnn Lewis, Eddie Mekka, Jaleel White, John Krasinski and John Lithgow. Screenplay by Bill Condon. Directed by Bill Condon. Distributed by Dreamworks SKG Pictures.  131 minutes.  … Continue reading

Usher – Getting Into the Movie Mix
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Usher – Getting Into the Movie Mix

USHER GETTING INTO THE MOVIE MIX by Brad Balfour For Usher Raymond IV, making the move from R&B superstar / singer / composer (his most recent album Confessions sold nine million copies) to actor had to present some risks – if not to his pocketbook, then to his ego. But Usher decided to take that risk when he was offered the role … Continue reading