Enemies, A Love Story – The World Premiere   Recently updated !

Friday was an exciting night at The Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. For the first time in its over 50 year history Palm Beach Opera presented the World Premiere of a new opera. For an art form that very often finds its classics in the 18th and 19th centuries, it’s a welcome change (and […]

Daniel  Okulitch in Enemies, A Love Story (photo by Palm Beach Opera)

DW: Green Death

Classic Doctor Who #6 – The Green Death, Part 2

When we last left our heroes, Jo Grant (Katy Manning) was growing closer to handsome, young, brilliant Professor Clifford Jones (Stewart Bevan) and his quest to secure an ecologically sound future for the Earth, and emotionally further from time-traveling Time Lord, the Doctor (Jon Pertwee). The director of Global Chemicals, Mr. Jocelyn Stevens (Jerome Willis) […]

Classic Doctor Who #6 – The Green Death, Part 1

The Green Death wraps up the 10th Anniversary season of Doctor Who (originally broadcast May 19 to June 13, 1973) with aplomb! Episode One At the Global Chemicals Centre in the mining village of Llanfairfach, in the South of Wales, a group of out-of-work miners have assembled to protest Global Chemicals. The director of Global […]

Classic DW: The Green Death

Doctor Who: Carnival of Monsters

Classic Doctor Who #5 – Carnival of Monsters

Carnival of Monsters is the second serial of Season 10 of Doctor Who, airing from January 27 to February 17, 1973, picking up where The Three Doctors left off. The Doctor is no longer in exile on Earth, and is free to show his companion, Jo Grant, the galaxy. It was written by Robert Holmes, […]

Les Liaisons Dangereuses @ Palm Beach Dramaworks

Sex and Revenge are the Name of the Game On Friday January 30th Palm Beach Dramaworks opened Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton, the third production of its 2014-15 season. Adapted and translated from the 1782 French novel of the same name by Choderlos  de Laclos, Hampton’s play offers a glimpse into the sexual and […]

Kate Hampton (Photo by Alicia Donelan)

Jessica Sanford, Bruno Faria - Photo by Gemma Bramham

Bonnie & Clyde @ Slow Burn Theatre

History has provided the basis for many musicals over the years. Some of them have been successful (Evita), some not so much (Titanic). On Thursday, January 29th, Slow Burn Theatre in Boca Raton continued its run of Bonnie & Clyde. Composed by Frank Wildhorn, with Don Black (lyrics) and Ivan Mitchell (book) this little musical […]

Florida Grand Opera: Cosi Fan Tutte

On Saturday, January 24th Florida Grand Opera presented its second offering of its 74th season Mozart’s 1790 comedy Cosi fan Tutte (Women are like that). With a libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, Cosi has only recently (early 20th century) become popular with modern audiences. While the opera enjoyed a brief period of popularity following its premiere, […]

Hailey Clark, Isaac Bray - ( photo by Lorne Grandison)

Ellie Dehn in La Bohème (photo by Palm Beach Opera)

Palm Beach Opera: La Bohème

  La Bohème ranks as the third most popular opera in the current modern repertory, behind only Verdi’s La Traviata and Bizet’s Carmen. Perhaps more so than its brethren, La Bohème has worked its way popular culture more often than other operas. Whether its on the Broadway stage (Jonathan Larsen’s Rent), Film (Moonstruck and Moulin […]

FGO’s Cosi Fan Tutte promises glorious music and belly laughs

On January 24th, Florida Grand Opera will present the second opera of their 2014-2015 season, Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte. Cosi Fan Tutte has an interesting history in the opera canon.  It was presented only four times during Mozart’s lifetime and completely fell out of favor after his death until the 20th Century.  It’s slightly risqué […]

Cosi fan Tutte

Doctor Who Christmas 2014

Doctor Who: Last Christmas (2014 Christmas Special)

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Clara Oswald’s (Jenna Coleman) apartment, not a creature was stirring… …except on the roof, where someone was knocking snow down the side of the building and talking loudly. Clara goes up to the roof to investigate and finds Santa (Nick Frost) and two elves — Ian (Dan […]