Theater Interview: “A Merry Little Christmas Show” with Ricki Derek performs Saturday, December 14 at Lakewood Theater

By: Gordon K. Smith If last night’s snarky Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Special is any indication, the classic Christmas musical variety show of television past, the kind that featured Sinatra, Hope, Crosby or Andy Williams, is an endangered species. But here’s a way you can relive that experience live, up close and personal, with Dallas […]

Simcha Borenstein’s Critically Acclaimed Play Bogosity Returns for Special Limited Engagement June 13-28 at Broadway Comedy Club

Hailed by Tony Award-winner Mario Fratti as a “very funny and innovative play,” Simcha Borenstein’s critically acclaimed Bogosity returns for a special limited two-week engagement at the Broadway Comedy Club beginning Thursday, June 13. New York, NY, May 11, 2013 –(– Directed by Noemi de la Puente and starring Carlo Fiorletta and Janet S. Kim, […]

Theater Review: Shatner’s World: We Just Live in it…

Theater Review By:  Gordon K. Smith In February 2012, William Shatner, at age 80 still finding new worlds to explore, opened his one -man show “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre to good reviews, and three weeks later took it on the road.   I caught the performance at The […]

Theater Review: Rain – The Beatles Experience

Review By: Gordon K. Smith   Okay, I’m seriously dating myself now, but I was watching, on February 9, 1964, along with 73 million others, when Ed Sullivan introduced those four youngsters from Liverpool who would rock the world in their first live American TV performance. Even from my viewpoint on Grandma’s carpet, watching her […]

Interview: County of Kings – A Play by Lemon Anderson

By: Skeeta Diggs The majority of the rap songs you hear today on the radio, are about Bentleys, bottle poppin, groupies, the come up, the throw down and anything else that states “ I’ve arrived’. And although rap is a part of the hip hop culture- its voice is not as fruitful as it used […]