Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Fond Good-Bye to BYE BYE BIRDIE at the Owen Theatre

[Click any photo to enlarge ] As I put pen to paper for this review, I am reminded of that wise old expression: “Better late than never.” As a critic, I have never been fond of reviewing shows on opening … Continue reading

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Crighton Strikes Gold with “ON GOLDEN POND”

[ Editor’s Note: Click any photo to enlarge ] There was a special kind of warmth and intimacy coming across the footlights when director, Jim Walker, stepped out on the Crighton Theatre stage last Saturday night to speak with great … Continue reading

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Epic Concert and Soloist for Houston Symphony at Pavilion

For those of us fortunate to have homes in The Woodlands, Texas, there have been countless opportunities through the years to enjoy the wonderful concerts of the Houston Symphony Orchestra at its “summer home,” the famed Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. … Continue reading

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For Rockaway: THE SHOW GOES ON!

As I close in on completion of two decades of work as a critic, I feel compelled to weigh in on what is surely destined to be one of the great New York City engineering projects of our generation. When … Continue reading

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