Jean-Pierre Lemarié, Pianist & Composer, Makes Welcome Fire Island Return in Virtuoso Recital, a Study in Contrasts

Molière’s “The Bungler” Now at STNJ

“The Realistic Joneses,” Now at Alliance Rep

Midsummer Night’s Dreaming at STNJ

NYCO’s “Angels”

Paper Mill’s Perfect “Poppins”

Ben Cameron’s Broadway Sessions Beach Party Opener Features Andrew Keenan-Bolger

STNJ’s Brooding “Merchant of Venice”

QUO Celebrates Bukowski, Fairouz & Tchaikovsky in “Kid-Friendly” “Immersion Experience”

George Street Playhouse’s “Curvy” Swan Song

Mannes Opera Revives Barber-Menotti “Vanessa,” Relocated & Somewhat Updated

Sondheim’s “Pacific Overtures”—where the West Wrenches Japan from Isolation—Gets Vivid Revival by Doyle at CSC

Of Katya, Her 2 Tenor Loves, & Her Mother-in-Law (!), in the Storm, at Juilliard

“Babes in Toyland”- MasterVoices, with Dedication, Gild Unapologetic Period Piece

“Zigeunerbaron” at MSM Is Colorful & Political

NY Pops Gala, Honoring O’Hara & Sher, Is ‘Something Wonderful’ Indeed

Splitting the Atom: David Gow, Actor–All or Nothing

“Exit Strategy” at the Theater Project

LGBAC & Generations Project Proudly Tell Our Story through Music & Spoken Words

NJSO: Meet Derek and Big Carl

NYFOS Salutes Sondheim & His Songs for Season’s Climax

“Tranquil,” A World Premiere at Luna Stage

Billy Porter & Friends Drag Rodgers & Hammerstein & Hart into the 21st Century

Emotions Run High at TOSOS: Martin Sherman’s “Bent”

“Million Dollar Quartet” at Paper Mill

Wild About "Harry" & NJSO at Radio City

“Bad Jews” Now at George Street Playhouse

MSM’s “Vixen Sharp Ears,” Directed by Vaughn, Charms But also Faces Life & Death Squarely

In “Campana Sommersa,” NYCopera Respighi Rarity, It’s Man vs. Nature, in Life & Love

NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Bids Coro Gay Ciudad de México Zesty ‘Welcome to New York’

“Haram! Iran!”: Selfless Love

Mark Morris’ Britten - Purcell Double Bill at BAM - 1 Work for Operaphiles, 1 for Balletomanes

Queer Urban Orchestra Pleases with QUOtets Chamber Concert

McCarter’s Orient Express in Mann’s Hands

Philadelphia Flower Show 2017 Theme Is “Holland Flowering the World”

NY Pops Salute Kander & Ebb with Delightful “Life Is a Cabaret” Concert

“Damaged Goods:” Women in Trousers at TOSOS

NJSO’s Rach Stars

Clenny’s West Side Opera Presents Intense “Roberto Devereux” to Benefit LGBTQ Youth

Opera Philadelphia Reveals the Dark Beauty of Rare Rossini Opera Seria “Tancredi”

Of Ned Kynaston, Travesti Shakespearean, & Peg Hughes, His Successor, in Nonagenarian Carlisle Floyd’s New “Prince of Players”

NYFOS Has a Picnic Celebrating 3 American Composers

Valentines New-stalgia with NJSO

George Street Playhouse’s “American Son”

“Indian Head,” World Premiere at Luna Stage

“A Comedy of Tenors,” Fabulous French-style Farce, Delights at Paper Mill

“Matisse and American Art” Featured at Montclair Art Museum

In “Cardiff,” Leila Philip, Garth Evans & ‘the People’ Probe the Question, ‘Is it Art?’

NYFOS’ ‘Pyotr’ Was Great!

Bickford’s “Ravenscroft” –A Romp!

NJSO’s Winter Festival Week III–Get Bach

NJSO’s Winter Festival Week II–Till-ing & Thrilling

NJSO’s Winter Festival Begins

NJSO & “Raiders”– Cinematic Delight!

“The Life & Death(s) of Alan Turing:” New Opera Concerns War Hero Shamed as Sex Offender

Essential Voices USA’s “Season of Light” Brings Year ‘Round Delight

Best of All Possible “Candide”s or not, NYCOpera’s New One Is Great Fun, with Heart

NY Philharmonic Rings New Year in Festively with DiDonato & Szot

NYGASP Presents Blameless Bel Canto “Mikado,” Racism Removed, & Still Great Fun

Handel for the Holidays: NJSO’s Powerful ‘Messiah’

NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Goes to Town (Hall) Celebrating the Holiday Season

NY Pops ‘Make the Season Bright,’ Just as Promised, at Carnegie Hall

Joyce DiDonato Probes War, Peace, & Possibility in Carnegie Hall ‘Happening’

McCarter’s Brand-New “A Christmas Carol”

Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Offers Spirited “Felices Fiestas”

Manhattan School Students Explore Opera Seria in Exceptional “Clemenza di Tito”

“This Wonderful Life” Is Luna’s Holiday Gift

“The Bodyguard” Now at Paper Mill

STNJ’s “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”

“Daddy Long Legs” Is George Street Playhouse Musical Holiday Gift

QUO, Maestra Desbordes, & Guest Jeff Spurgeon Introduce Instruments to Future Audience

NYCO’s Gripping “Fallujah,” of Stokes & Raffo: War Is Hell, Reliving It Is Hell as Well—a Teaching Tool & Cautionary Tale

“Flight” Considers a Refugee’s Life, Stranded in an Airport

Pianist Jean-Pierre Lemarié Plays Virtuoso Recital

Cathy Eckdahl & Susan Freedner Hold Open House, Celebrate 3 Decades Together

NYGASP Develops a “Mikado” for the 21st Century

Kelli O’Hara Makes Breathtaking Carnegie Solo Headliner Debut

NYFOS Gives Us Music of 3 Generations of the Rodgers Family

NYGASP Charms with “Cox & Box,” “Trial by Jury” & Encores

SOPAC’s Intimate Indigo Girls

“Mama’s Boy” Kicks Off New George Street Playhouse Season

Paper Mill's “Producers” Is a Hit

Richard III at STNJ

“King of the Mountains” Opens Luna Newest Season

New Louis Karchin & Diane Osen Opera, Presented by CCO, Traces Tribulations of Jane Eyre & Edward Rochester

QUO Celebrates NYC with Zesty, Mostly American Opening Concert

Singing of Loverly Love, à la Lerner & Loewe, with the Pops & Essential Voices

Gordon & Vavrek’s Rich & Wonderful “27,” Presented by MasterVoices, Considers Lives & Love of Stein & Toklas

Alliance Rep’s Thrilling Chilling “Vandal”

NJSO Season Opener: Tango Goes for Baroque

Splitting the Atom: Dimitrie Lazich, Baritone & Triple Threat

STNJ’s “Red Velvet"

Sherri Rase, Tommy “Tush” DeMastri, & Kay Davis in Terrence McNally Tug-of-War “Next”

“The Further Adventures of …” - TOSOS Opens the Fringe

Ionesco’s Absurdist “Exit the King” now at STNJ

Erin Cross at Don’t Tell Mama: a Midsummer Night’s Dream

Mirror to Our Times: TOSOS’ “West Street Gang” at the Eagle NYC

“Mozart & Salieri: an Eastern Bloc Artistic Triumph

Jersey Voices Walk Offbeat Avenues at Chatham Community Players

“Who Mourns for Bob the Goon”–Now at HERE Arts

Shakespeare in Your Pocket: “Shakespeare & the Alchemy of Gender” & “Macbeth3”–Now at HERE Arts

“Five Minutes, Miss Draper” Looks Darkly at a Hectic, if Musical, Life

“The Norwegians” Would

“Trip of Love”: a Magical Mystery Tour

Coriolanus–STNJ’s Dark Beauty Time

STNJ’s Outdoor Stage–The “Complete Works” in Record Time

Broadway Divas Faith Prince & Karen Mason Inaugurate Renovated Grove House in Style

Paper Mill's Muscular “West Side Story”

Ben Cameron’s “Broadway Sessions” Makes Splashy Debut at the Ice Palace, with Guests Daisy Eagan, Max Crumm & Travis Kent

Cyndi Lauper Takes a “Detour”

STNJ Opens with Coward’s End Game “A Song at Twlight”

Chatham’s Ham-a-lot

NY Pops Celebrates Musicals by Claude-Michel Schönberg & Alain Boublil

Erin Cross Smoothly Sings Berlin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, in Tribute to Nancy LaMott

Juilliard Gives Strange & Wonderful “Flute,” of Mozart & Schikaneder

MasterVoices’ Breathtaking “Dido & Aeneas” Features Broadway, Opera, Choral, Dance & Instrumental Virtuosi

Manhattan School Charms with Double Bill of “Persée” (US Premiere) & “L’Enfant”

NYFOS Reveals a Wonderful World of Songs by Latina Composers for Season Finale

QUO Weaves Musical Magic in Spring Concert, with James Adler Piano Concerto a Highlight

“My Name is Asher Lev” Now at George Street Playhouse

“My Mother, My Sister & Me” Is Bickford’s HUGE Season Finale

Luna’s World Premiere “Old Love New Love”

Paper Mill's “Pump Boys & Dinettes” SINGS

DeLaria-us for ‘House of David: delaria+bowie=jazz’ LIVE

Big Apple Corps’ ‘Musical Excursions,’ with Stephen Schwartz, Liz Callaway & Dean Pitchford

Conversations– Cast of “My Name Is Asher Lev”

NJSO: Xian Zhang & Tchaikovsky 4

A Gala NYFOS Guide to G&S!

Essential Voices USA’s “Composer Speaks” Volumes

“1776” for the Post Modern at Encores!

Conversations–Lea DeLaria

Paul Appleby Lends Refined Tenor to New Song Cycle & Traditional Lieder & Chansons

NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Crosses the Pond for Hearty ‘Big Gay Sing 8: Mind the Gap!’

Finding Schwab Rising Stars Comfortably ‘At Home’ at NYFOS

GSP’s Thought Provoking “Sex with Strangers”

NY Pops & Special Guest Stars Salute the Great White Way

Philadelphia Flower Show 2016 Celebrates National Parks

Chatham Community Players’ “Lion” ROARS

Juilliard Opera Gives Cavalli’s Early “Calisto” as a Gender-Bending Romp of Lust & Love

“American Visions: 1870 – 1940” Now at Montclair Art Museum

“A Bronx Tale” Premieres at Paper Mill

ACO & Haydn’s Desert Island

Erin Cross: A Night to Remember at Don’t Tell Mama

“The Brothers Size” Now at Luna

Joe Dallesandro’s Smile—Film Society Hosts Dallesandro & Colleague Birkin

“The Runner Stumbles” at the Bickford

NYFOS Next–David T. Little & Friends Field Intriguing Newest Music

“Sonnambula,” Met & Juilliard’s 6th Venture, Proves More Star Vehicle than Ensemble Piece

Riveting “Nureyev’s Eyes” at GSP

“Midsummer” in Mid Winter–NJSO Winter Festival Finale

QUO Enchants with QUOtets Chamber Music Concert

Singing Along with Stephanie Blythe, at Carnegie, During the Blizzard, as the Song Continues

Morris & Bolcom Fondly Contemplate Favorite Cabaret Classics & More in “Autumn Leaves”

NYCO Is Reborn with a Run of “Tosca” Using Original 1900 Set & Costume Designs

Blitzstein & Hellman’s Nasty, Foxy Hubbards Take to the Bronx to Spoil the Vines Yet Again

Q on Stage Visits New York Zoos for the New Year

Alliance Rep’s “The Pavilion” People’s Concert’

NYFOS & Juilliard Celebrate Standards & Rarities by Warren, Carmichael, & Arlen

Hallelujah! NJSO’s “Messiah!”

QUO Plays Mozart, Decruck, & Ravel in Festive Holiday Season ‘Young People’s Concert’

NY Pops Offers a Merry “Christmas Time in the City” at Carnegie Hall

NY Philharmonic Gives “Messiah” under 18th Century Expert Jane Glover’s Baton

NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Lights up Town Hall for the Holidays

Big Apple Corps Invites Us to Festive “Holiday Theater,” with Guest Tubaist Carol Jantsch

NYFOS Tribute–Schubert & the Beatles

Seducing, Scheming, & Manipulating in Dark & Treacherous MSM “Dangerous Liaisons”

STNJ’s Celebration of “Merry Wives”

“Home Alone” LIVE with NJSO

STNJ’s Celebration of “Merry Wives”

Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA “Sing Christmas” Exquisitely at Feinstein’s/54 Below

“Thrill Me” is a Scream

Clenny’s West Side Opera Boldly Gives “Ballo” to Benefit Trinity LGBTQ Youth Shelter

Going for Baroque–Eric Wyrick’s “Four Seasons”

Erin Cross Offers Nancy LaMott Tribute Concert at Metropolitan Room

Juilliard Considers Contrasting WWII-era’s Absurdist Romp “Mamelles” & Grim “Kaiser”

GSP’s “The Second Mrs. Wilson” Triumphs

Paper Mill’s “A Christmas Story”

GSP’s “The Second Mrs. Wilson” Triumphs

NY Pops Dazzles with ‘Sophisticated Ladies’ Capathia Jenkins, Sy Smith & Montego Glover

NYFOS Opens 28th Season with Salute to Rachmaninoff & Friends

Yamaha Celebrates James Adler “Introspections” CD Release with a Wonderful Concert

“5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” at Alliance Rep

Essential Voices USA’s Heavenly “Holiday Harmonies”

QUO Weaves Musical Magic Spell in Post-Halloween “Witches & Warlocks” Concert

Paper Mill’s “The Bandstand”—a Paean of War

BSO Brings Stupendous “Elektra,” Starring Christine Goerke, to Carnegie Hall

STNJ’s “Diary of Anne Frank” Soars

In Giordano Rarity “Siberia,” Grattacielo Looks at the Passionate Love of 3 Russians

NY Pops Open 33rd Carnegie Hall Season with ‘Favorite Things” by Rodgers & Hammerstein

Searing “August Osage County” Now at Chatham

“The Tall Girls” Now at Luna

“Street Theater,” Doric Wilson’s Proud Take on Stonewall, Returns to Eagle, Thanks to TOSOS

“Macbeth (of the Oppressed)”–Bloody Bloody Scottish Play!

Dreamcatcher’s “The Electric Baby”

NJSO Rings Autumn in GALA Style

Alliance Rep’s “Trying” Triumphs

No Doubt– STNJ’s “Equivocation” ROCKS

“The Hope of Christmas: Ann Hampton Callaway Sings the Lyrics of William Schermerhorn”

Broadway @ the Beach Ushers out 10th Season at the Ice Palace in Style

David Auxier-Loyola’s “The EnGaygement” Touches Hearts in Cherry Grove

FIPAP Fields a Terrific “Cage aux Folles,” as “Gawdy” & “Grand” as One Would WantWeekend

Singers Julie James & Jennifer McClain Pay Wonderful Tribute to “Bway Dames”

Justin Vivian Bond Attests that “Love Is Crazy!” for APCG, on Full Moon Weekend

Unsinkable Debbie Reynolds Sings, Quips, & Reminisces for the Arts Project of Cherry Grove

Shaw’s “Misalliance”

Nardicio's 'Cherry Grove Is on Fire!' Raised $5K+ for CGFD

The Wild-est Party at Encores! Off-Center

Composer & Pianist James Adler Waxes Introspective & Retrospective re His “Introspections” CD for Spanish Sonograma Magazine

Nardicio’s “Cherry Grove Is on Fire!,” with Alan Cumming, Benefits CGFD & New Fire Truck

“The Guardsman”–True Molnár Gem

“A New Brain” Rocks Encores! Off-Center

STNJ’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost” is Alfresco Delight

Strange Dog’s “Cave/Men” Now at Luna Stage

Conversations–Essential Voices’ USA Essential Judith Clurman

NJSO’s Darkness-to-Fives All Beethoven Finale


Paper Mill’s “Ever After”–Ever More


NJSO’s Broadway Spectacular


STNJ’s “The Royal Family” Season Opener


Mimesis Ensemble’s Weill’d Night


Broadway at the Beach’s 10th Season Opens at Ice Palace & Songs from Musicals Predominate


Swashbuckling “Musketeers” at CCP


In Collegiate Chorale “Road of Promise,” Weill Treasure Recovered


ES + Kat = Magic–“Ernest Shackleton Loves Me” at GSP


NY Pops Celebrates Director-Choreographer Marshall Siblings with Starry Gala, with Luminaries from Fleming to Latifah, Cumming to Mitchell


Audra McDonald Holds Us Spellbound, Saluting Favorite Divas & Waxing Political, at Carnegie


With Striking Lyric Singers, NYFOS Explores Spain & Its International Influence in Song


James Adler Celebrates Recent CD Releases with Fine Concert at Cornelia St Café


New John Bergamo from Innova


Memory Lane at Luna’s “Tar Beach”


Sensational LGBAC Concert Includes Icon Edie Windsor & Bway’s Randy Graff Appearances


With “Let’s Be Frank,” Pops & Singers DeSare, Large, Moreno & Silverman Salute Centennial Celebrant Sinatra


Essential Voices USA’s “Beyond Broadway: Composers Go Choral”


The Theater Project’s “Moonlight & Magnolias”


4th Wall Theatre’s “Next Fall”


NYFOS Delights with Diverse Baker’s Dozen of Songs Sung by Young Artists in Spring Gala


Weill-Werfel Epic “Road of Promise” Will Come to Carnegie Hall in Collegiate Chorale Concert Presentation


NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Dedicates Festive Sing-Along ‘Big Gay Sing 7’ to ‘Movie Mania!’


“On the 20th Century:” Coleman, Comden, & Green’s Perfect Period Piece Gets Perfect Broadway Roundabout Revival, Starring Chenoweth & Helmed by Ellis


Philly, at Carnegie, Fields Bel Canto Fare Familiar & Rare


NYFOS Presents Emerging Artists in Engaging Italian & Italian-American Song Program


“Out” in Spring: Ricky Martin & Jimmy Somerville CDs


QUO Compels with Concert of Demanding Large-Scale Orchestra Works


Buyer & Stellar at GSP


Barbara Cook, Transcendent & Treasured, on Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Series


Philadelphia Flower Show 2015 Celebrates the Movies


NYFOS Next–Bright Sheng & Friends


PRISM Quartet – Heritage/Evolution Volume 1


Juilliard Presents Intense Britten “Rape of Lucretia”


In Theatre Askew “Horseplay,” at La MaMa, Molly Pope Pays Tour-de-Force Tribute to Blithely Transgressive Ancestor Adah Isaacs Menken


Met & Juilliard Show Gluck “Iphigénie en Aulide,” Worthy of Full-Fledged, Staged Revival


NYFOS Next–Paul Moravec & Friends


In Haunting O’Neill “Iceman,” at BAM, Lane & Dennehy Lead Long Night’s Journey to Destroy Pipe Dreams that Keep Cast Drinking


Megan Hilty Charms Us at Lincoln Center on Songbook Series


Lea DeLaria, in Lincoln Center American Songbook Series, Looks Jazzily & Obliquely at Love


Deeply Moving Opera Philadelphia Morrison & Cox “Oscar,” Starring David Daniels, Shows Wilde “Gross Indecency” Trial & Imprisonment as Gross Miscarriages of Justice


“Wait Until Dark”— Theater Noir at the Bickford


NYFOS Next Opening Night Introduces Intriguing New Music by 5 Composers


Luna’s “Ganesh” Revival—Perfection!


“Kinky Boots” Tony® Award Winner Billy Porter Leads Love Fest at Lincoln Center on American Songbook Series


Paper Mill’s “Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike” is Pure Delight


GSP’s “The Whipping Man”


Chang-Chang-Chang–Fools for Chang—and NJSO


Conversations–David Hayes, NY Choral Society Music Director


NY Philharmonic, Presenting Resounding Verdi “Requiem,” Takes Replacing Soloists in Stride


NYFOS & Juilliard Joyously Celebrate ‘Great American Songwriting Teams’


Bugs Bunny and NJSO–Perfect Together


Clenny & West Side Opera Present “Rigoletto,” with Terrific Voices, to Benefit LGBTQ Youth


“Albert Herring”—Bronx Britten Delights


Hallelujah! NJSO’s Messiah!


Composer & Pianist James Adler & Colleagues Air New & New-ish Work in Varied “Introspections” CD


NY Pops Hits High Notes for Holidays with O’Hara, Morrison, & Essential Voices USA


NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Experiments with a Christmas Play for Its Holiday Presentation


Singer-Songwriter Mark Aaron James Releases Compelling New Album “Play Harder”


Harmonium’s “O Mystical Journey”


Much Ado About SOMEthing – STNJ’s Holiday Faire


St. John the Divine Holiday Concert Offers Music by Bach, Britten, Poulenc, Adler, & Whitacre


Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Lyrically Resolves to ‘Make the Yuletide Gay’


NYFOS Brings “Harlem Renaissance” Vividly to Life


“Tilt the Unlit Candle” Beams at Luna


Sue Matsuki, Edd Clark & Paul Stephan Give Christmas their Special Twist to Assist Homeless LGBT Youth & Children with HIV/AIDS


Paper Mill’s Musical “Elf” Rings in the Holidays


Teatro Regio Torino Forces Take Carnegie by Storm in Italian version of Rossini’s “Tell”


Power of Transformation – TNT’s “Spitfire Grill” Amazes


“Lipitones” is Pure Barber-ism at GSP


Romance in December with NJSO


Singers Sue Matsuki & Edd Clark’s Christmas Show Benefits Homeless LGBT Youth & PWAs


Conversations–NJSO’s James Roe


Living la Dolce Vita in Tale of Donna Fiorilla & her 3 Loves in Juilliard “Turco”


QUO’s Impressive Season Opening Introduces New Artistic Director Julie Desbordes


In “Band Wagon,” Encores! Gives Us Old Fashioned, Feel Good Backstage/On-Stage/Out-of-Town ’30s/’50s/2014 Musical


In “Band Wagon,” Encores! Gives Us Old Fashioned, Feel Good Backstage/On-Stage/Out-of-Town ’30s/’50s/2014 Musical


Classic NJSO Vienna in the Heart of Newark


NYFOS Pages Dr. Freud, Musically, for Season Opening at Merkin


Clurman & Essential Voices USA’s “Cherished Moments” Proves Memorable Musical Journey through Jewish Year & Life Cycle


“Ruddigore,” Overwrought, Eerie, & Entertaining, Opens NYGASP Season


“Show Boat,” Courtesy of NY Philharmonic, Sails Triumphantly into Fisher Hall


Harlequins & Harems at NJSO


“Lines in the Dust” Run Deep at Luna Stage


Reflections of a Gay Jesus: James Brandon Speaks about "Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption" in Exclusive Interview!


STNJ’s “Henry” Rules


Gotham Chamber Opera Opens Season with Martinů Double Bill of Contrasting Comic Rarities


“Little House on the Ferry,” the Fire Island Musical, Returns, Revised & Improved


“Outside Mullingar”–the Journey Within


Clenny’s West Side Opera Fields “Roméo et Juliette,” with Balis & Wilcox Distinguished as Doomed Lovers


Paper Mill’s “Can-Can” CAN


In Debut Cabaret Show “Icons,” Robin Kradles Entertains with Salute to Larger-than-Life Stars


Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Find Solid Common Ground on “Cheek to Cheek” CD


Fall into Five Flights


Farce-enic and Old Lace at DLT


“From Heart to Hand” Now at MAM


Playwright Dan Clancy Composes a Beautiful “Quartet”


Fabulous “Mighty Real”


Faust + Luther + Hamlet=Wittenberg


Ever-Creative Patrick DeGennaro Introduces New Songs in Debut at Iridium & on New EP


Magnificent “As One”


Bway@Beach Ends Season 9 with Dazzling Finale


FI Opera Festival Introduces Unfamiliar 1st Weill Opera, an Intense “Protagonist,” in the Pines


FIPAP Fields Strong Ensemble for Enchanting Sondheim-Lapine “Into the Woods”


The Prime of Ms. Karen Wyman!


"They Wrote the Songs"... & Julie Budd Brings Them to Life!


“Do Your Own,” Kathy Najimy Urges, in Climax to Nardicio Icon Series at Ice Palace


Christine Ebersole Sings for SOCH on Nardicio Icon Series & Is Fêted by CGCAI & APCG


STNJ’s “Alchemist” is Pure Gold


Broadway’s Jackie Hoffman Brings Riotous Rant & Qvetch to Ice Palace as Nardicio Icon


Tom Wilson Weinberg Brings His “Sunrise at Hyde Park,” Love Story of Eleanor Roosevelt & Lorena Hickok, to Cherry Grove


Broadway’s Linda Lavin, also Notable as TV’s “Alice,” Wins Hearts as Nardicio ‘Icon’


Linda Eder Unfurls That Magical Voice to Open Nardicio Icon Series at the Ice Palace


“The Learned Ladies” at STNJ’s Outdoor Stage


STNJ’s “Devil” is in the Details


Rose Levine Celebrates Fire Island Diamond Jubilee with Songbook Show


APCG Spends ‘A Night Out with Sam Harris’ to Benefit Community House Restoration


‘If/Then’ ALWAYS


Inside OceanAires 16


Earth, Wind & Fire at NJPAC–Positively Elemental


The Sincerity of “RAIN”


Cirque de la Symphonie with NJSO


Paper Mill’s “Grease”? WORD!


4th Wall’s “Avenue Q”


STNJ’s Towering “Tempest”


Boy George Does It–AGAIN!


Biennial Eckdahl Open Studio


Favorite Singers Featured at “Bway @ Beach” Opening


Mimesis’ “Child” Heralds Summer


Ringside with CCP’s “Barnum”


Matt Goss Sings of Love on New Virgin Records “Life You Imagine” CD


“Catladies/Musical” Is Cute & Clever as a Favorite Kitty & Cast Is Su-purr-b!


Vega Rising at SOPA C


NY Pops, at 31, Celebrates Shaiman & Wittman with an Evening of Showstoppers


GSP’s Haunting “Our Town”


West Side Opera Fields Strong & Satisfying “Seraglio”


Porter Tackles Guy Songs, Gal Songs, Thrice Familiar & Rare, on “Billy’s Back on Bway”


Luna Plumbs the Soul of “Marisol”


Paper Mill’s Enchanting “South Pacific”


Rocking with Heart at NJPAC


NJSO & Verdi’s Requiem–Perfect Together


Encores! “Most Happy Fella” Brings Brightness & Sentimentality to City Center


QUO Goes ’Round the World, via ‘Scenic Route,’ in Varied Spring ‘Voyages’ Concert


Lenten Bridge


Big Apple Corps’ “Coloring Outside the Lines” Shines Spotlight on GLBT American Composers


NJSO Takes the Fifth—Shostakovich’s Fifth


"Southern Baptist Sissies" Hits the Big Screen: an Interview with Del Shores


Tennessee Williams’ "Two Character Play" Returns to New York!


Divas, Detectives and Villains–“Sherlock Holmes’ Final Adventure” Wows at CCP


In “Beauty & the Beast,” Thoughtful & Provocative, Julie Atlas Muz & Mat Fraser Probe Perceptions of Beauty & Difference


Love, Loss, Homemade Pasta, and More Love at George Street Playhouse


New Visions’ “bare”


The British Are Coming–to SOPAC


“No Exit” Shines at Pearl


For Big Gay Sing 6, Gay Men’s Chorus & Martha Wash Collaborate on Exhilarating “Club Night Out!”


Sorting It out–“Sordid Lives” at the Duplex


“Made for Each Other”: 1 Actor, 4 Characters, Endless Emotion ... and a Hint of Cole Porter!


American Classical Orchestra, under McGegan, Brings Baroque “Samson” to Tully Hall


Bridge into Spring


Luna's “Mi Casa, Tu Casa” Hits the Road


Robert Smithson – Celebrating New Jersey at Montclair Art Museum


The OTHER Josh Cohen


Harold and the “Boys” at Luna Stage


“Say Goodnight Gracie” Now at the Bickford Theatre


Glyndebourne Brings Dark & Gripping “Billy Budd” to BAM for Full-Scale US Debut


Met & Juilliard Join Forces for Semi-Staged Concert of Comic Opera, with Levine Presiding


Big Fans, Big Dreams in “One of Your Biggest Fans” at George Street Playhouse


NYFOS Next–Mark Adamo & Friends


QUO’s Chamber Music “Concert fo`r Jet-setters” Warms Chill February Night


Broadway’s Patina Miller Takes the American Songbook Stage


Lawrence Brownlee, with Damien Sneed at the Steinway, Gets Spiritual for Songbook Series


Bach, Dinnerstein, & Beethoven’s Time Machine


NYFOS & Juilliard Take Us to ‘the Land Where the Good Songs Go’


Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday Releases Dynamic Shanachie Debut Disc


Beethoven Reigns, with Cone and Previn Paeans


3A Productions Sets about Sortin’ out Shores’ “Sordid Lives”


Bronx Opera Gives Mechem’s “Rivals,” after Sheridan, a Local Premiere


Lady Gaga Raises Many Questions in “Artpop” & Offers a Few Answers, Too


Weather Outside: Frightful; NYGASP “Patience” Inside: Wilde-ly Delightful


New York Nightingale Goes Metro


Brian Stokes Mitchell Does Christmas for Fine Philharmonic Debut


Post’s “Cards,” in Chatham, Offer Some Different Takes on Christmas


Job Meets Candide in “Pericles” at STNJ


NYCGMC Hosts Festive “Wonderful World” Tour of Countries & Cultures for the Holidays


Welcoming New Director Kelly Watkins, LGBAC Celebrates Yuletide--& Friday the 13th!


MSM Presents Great Thomson-Stein “Mother” Revival


Ritenour Rises to Highest of Wagnerian Heights in Breast Cancer Benefit Recital


Bartók & NJ Roots–Perfect Together at NJSO


"Oliver!" MORE! at Paper Mill


“Clever Little Lies” and Liars at George Street Playhouse


Dazzling, Devastating St. Louis “Grimes,” with Griffey, at Carnegie, Celebrates Britten Centennial


Grattacielo Revives Alfano’s Exotic “Sakùntala”—Opera Led to His Choice as Composer to Complete Puccini’s “Turandot”


QUO Kicks Off 5th Season with Compelling Musical Voyage through the Americas


Candle-Lit Antonacci Laments All through the Night at White Light Festival


Brazilian Beat and Samba Heat at James Moody Democracy of Jazz Festival


In “A Bed & a Chair,” in Sondheim Songs & Marsalis Jazz, Peters & Others Limn Love in NYC


Collegiate Chorale Heats up Carnegie Hall with Rousing “Mefistofele”


In Over-the-Top Williams Play “The Mutilated,” Arcade & Stole May Be Down, but Still Have Each Other


NYFOS Celebrates that ‘Ned Is 90,’ as Composer Marks a Milestone


Clawson’s “High Water Mark” Rages the Stages at Luna


Baroque Virtuosi Haïm & Concert d’Astrée Open White Light Fest with Handel Rarity


Gotham Intriguingly Pictures “Baden-Baden 1927” & Poses Eternal Question “What Is Art?”


Wilder’s “Our Town” at STNJ


“Angels” with Demons at Chatham Community Players


Queer Nation Protests Gergiev at Carnegie Hall; Carnegie Issues Statement


“Getting’ the Band Back Together” at George Street Playhouse


Conversations – Ben Clawson


[title of show] at 4th Wall


Charming “Vega$” at Paper Mill


“The Last Romance” at Morris Museum’s Bickford Theatre


NJSO Opens with Three Kings and a Queen


Dangerous Knowledge at STNJ


In “Anna Nicole,” NYCO & BAM Set about Sorting out Smith’s Sordid Life


Fairouz’s “Named Angels” at Poisson Rouge


Bway@Beach Season Finale Features Sarah Rice & “Pippin,” “Midtown Men,” “Motown” & “Annie” Cast Members


Well, Hello, Dolly, It’s So Nice to Have You in the Pines for Labor Day


Opera Slavica: Baptism by Fire


FI Opera Festival Makes Splashy Pavilion Debut with a Concert & Operatic Raritie


Living Legend Carol Channing Meets Justin Vivian Bond on Daniel Nardicio’s Icon Series


Scarnici’s “Sex Tape” Has Sex & Drugs & Rap & Stuff, with Lots of Leather & Drag


On Nardicio Icon Series, a Mesmerizing Visit with Living Legend Chita Rivera


For Wigsticks, Fairy Tales Come True & Charming Princes Come


15th Annual OceanAires Concert Includes 2 World Premiere


Liz Callaway Offers a Midsummer Night’s Music to Benefit Grove Community House


“Tovarich” Meets Nouveau Riche at STNJ


Wonder Woman Lynda Carter Makes FI Debut on Nardicio Icon Series


Bridge’s Hot Summer Selections


Inside “Hello Cherry Grove”—2 Views


Jersey Voices Now & WOW at Chatham Community Players


On Nonesuch “Go Back Home” CD, McDonald Tells Diverse Tale of Longing & Resolution


Brandon Cutrell’s Bway @ the Beach Celebrates Return of Its Original Maestro, Ray Fellman


Margaret Cho Talks Frankly about Sex & Its Many Variations

Jean-Pierre & Jacqueline Treat Us to a Festive Gay Evening of Classical Piano Music


Noël’s “Angels” at STNJ


Paula Poundstone–Ice Palace Icon


Shakespeare Alfresco–As WE Like It


TOSOS Presents Wilson’s “Street Theater” at the Center for Pride


Blue Diamonds–Joan Baez and the Indigo Girls at NJPAC


Justin Sayre, with Molly Pope, Convenes Community House “Meeting” of “Sodomites”


Ann Hampton Callaway Comes Out to Cherry Grove to Benefit Community House


NJSO’s Rites and Love at NJPAC


Whoopi Takes Newark


Synge’s “Playboy” is a Riot


“Nunsense II” –Now at Bickford Theatre


Brandon Cutrell Hosts All-Star Bway@Beach Opening Night


Exciting Lauper & Fierstein “Kinky Boots” Recording Is Released


Paper Mill’s “Mermaid” Sings


GAYFEST’s “Moonlight” Shines Bright


Beyond the Shadow– “Doubt” at Dover Little Theatre


Audra McDonald Dazzles in Lincoln Center Benefit, Previews Nonesuch CD


Mimesis Ensemble Brings “Change”


Chatham Makes Magic with “The Fantasticks”


Fairouz Fête at NYFOS Next


Foxy: Janáček “Vixen” Settles Uncertainly into Juilliard ‘Den’


NY Pops Celebrates 30th Birthday with Gala Array of Broadway Stars


Peering a Second Time into Kessler’s “Naked Arcade”


Big Apple Corps Salutes Broadway’s Leading Ladies & Bids Farewell to Maestro Worsdale


MSM “Mahagonny,” Fresh & Bracing, Is a Revelation


V-Fur Rock Star at GSP


Chang’s Burbling Bruch with NJSO


“Périchole” Enters NYCO Repertory, in Alden Interpretation, as Sex Farce, Not Gentle Satire


“Plaza” ‘Sweet’ Now at the Bickford


“Thoroughly Modern” in Millburn NJ


Bible Stories II: Arts Florissants’ “David et Jonathas” Proves Poignant Story of Male Lovers, Driven Apart by Embittered, Haunted Saul, in Quirky Production


“Moon” Must-Be-Gotten at Luna


Bible Stories I: NYCO’s Rossini Rarity “Mosè in Egitto” Warrants Reviving--& Repeating


Conversations–Jenni Putney


Joseph Keckler Performs “I Am an Opera,” at Dixon Place, & Yes, He Is


NY Pops Marks Stephen Schwartz Milestones with Songs for Stage & Screen, with Anti-Bullying Message, Penned for Gay Chorus, an Essential Highlight


Bridge is Blooming – Chamber Music Rampant


Audra McDonald, Tony® Award Winning Star of Stage, Screen & Recordings, Sings in Lincoln Center Benefit, on New CD & on Telecast


On a String in Spring—2013 Classical Releases from Bridge Records


Queler & OONY “Lombardi” Showcases Promising Singers Meade & Fabiano


What Happens in Vegas–WILL!


James Adler & Friends Celebrate CD Release with Splendid Concert at Yamaha


NJSO’s Satisfying Finn-ish


Centennial Celebration of 1913 Armory Show Now at MAM


50 Shades of Green–“Rich Girl” Now at GSP


NJSO Mozart & Schubert & Cone Oh My


MSM Seniors, with Exhilaration, Illuminate Effervescent Offenbach “Orphée”


Bel Canto Tenor Brownlee’s Debut Recital Is a Resounding Success


“100 Saints” & 5 Sinners Now at Edison Valley Playhouse


In Sweet “Rent Boy … the Musical,” Glimpsing the Lives--& Love—of Hustlers


“Native Informant” - Brilliant East Meets Questing West CD


In Gotham’s Cavalli “Eliogabalo,” Try Keeping Your Dresses--& Your Head—in Gilded Ancient Rome


NYCO Appoints Jayce Ogren as New Music Director & Announces “Anna Nicole,” “Endimione,” “Bluebeard” & “Figaro” for 2013-14


Conversations–Liz Larsen


Kessler, out of “the Playground,” Grows up in Sweet, Yet Hard-Hitting “Naked Arcade”


QUO Treats Us to an Entertaining, Edifying ‘Night at the Opera’


NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Invites a Joyous Sing-Along with Familiar Broadway Melodies


Renée Fleming Brings Her Blanche DuBois to Carnegie Hall to Great Acclaim


Air on a C-Note—“The $100 Guitar Project”


Liza Minnelli & Alan Cumming Dazzle in Town Hall Show, Presented by Daniel Nardicio


Eagerly-Anticipated New Ravello CD by Composer & Pianist ‘James Adler & Friends’ Arrives


Megan Hilty Dazzles in Debut at Carnegie Hall with NY Pops


Philadelphia Flower Show ‘Brilliantly’ Celebrates Britain


Sex Games Kids & Parent Figures Play Mark “Rise & Fall of a Teenage Cyberqueen,” Knotty as a Soap Opera &, Sadly, All too True


Fernando Otero– “Romance” CD Launch at 92Y Tribeca


NJSO & Tzigane as Exhibition-ist


Chatham Tames ‘the Shrew’


Philharmonic & Illustrious Guests Give “Carousel” Their All


“Notes from the Playground” Touchingly Tells Kessler’s Coming of Age Tale


“Having Our Say” Hits the Heart at 4th Wall


Assorted Animals, Experimental Pop Band, Anticipates “Skeleton Army” Music Video


In “Powder Her Face,” NYCO Considers a Scandalous Duchess—& All Her Nude Men


“Lend Me A Tenor” Is Fabulous Farce at Paper Mill


Updated NYCO “Turn of the Screw,” Psychological Study & Ghost Story, Preserves Ambiguity


Kristin Chenoweth Takes on Those Colorful “Dames of Bway” for Songbook Series & PBS


NYFOS Next–Kevin Puts & Friends


On American Songbook Series, Stephanie Blythe Salutes Great American Songstress Kate Smith


“Carnaval” Now at Luna Stage


“Camille” en Famille


“The Language Archive” Speaks from the Heart


Award-Winning “Good People” now at George Street Playhouse


Lincoln Center American Songbook Offers Gala Salute to Kander & Ebb, with Veterans Grey & Rivera Joining Mazzie, Danieley, & Maestro Fisher


NJSO’s Beethoven, Brahms, & Haydn–Oh MY!


Fernando Otero’s “Romance” CD


New Year–New Bridge Releases


“The Mystery of Edwin Drood”–To Go!


“Lonesome Roads” & “The People United Will Never Be Defeated”: Late Winter Bridge


Tempests Fugit–NJSO Winter Festival Closes with a Roar


Montclair Art Museum–A New World, A Moment Away


Crusades, Parades and Comely Maids–“Le Comte Ory” Has It All


NY Philharmonic Celebrates the ‘Symphonic Sondheim’ in Song sans Singing


“Fiorello!” At City Center Encores!


Conversations–Ellen McLaughlin


Staged “Sumeida’s Song” Premieres at PROTOTYPE Festival


Timur and More at PROTOTYPE Festival


Puccini’s Swallow—“La Rondine”—Wings Its Lyric Way Back to Met Nest


NYGASP’s “H.M.S. Pinafore” at City Center


Alagna Kicks Off OONY Season with His First Chénier, but Baritone Petean Steals the Thunder


Breathe Deep–NJSO Winter Festival Begins


Enigma with Cello–NJSO and Yo-Yo Ma


Drama Queens DiDonato & van den Heever Square Off in Memorable Met “Maria Stuarda” Premiere Production


Luna's “Mi Casa, Tu Casa”—a New Tradition Returns


Harmonium’s “Angels of Light”


Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Cheerfully Celebrates Holidays & Great White Way


NJSO Holiday Pops–Callaway ROCKS


NYCGMC’s “American Holiday” Asserts, Like Langston Hughes, “I, Too, Sing America”


“Trelawny of the ‘Wells’”—STNJ’s Winter Rose


Graham & Giordani Star in Striking Met “Troyens” Revival


Conversations – Laura Ekstrand: Catching Dreams with Dreamcatcher Rep


Collegiate Chorale’s “Beatrice” Features Rising Star Angela Meade


“Camille,” through Charles Ludlam’s Lens, Will Live Again, at Mezcal, on Orchard Street, Courtesy of 3A Productions


NYFOS Celebrates Women, with World Premieres as Highlights


“Best of Enemies”–Change Happens, Now at George Street


QUO Celebrates the Holidays with Scintillating Chamber Music


Forbidden Broadway Is Indeed Alive & Kicking


Essential Voices USA Celebrate the American Spirit


“The AIDS Quilt Songbook” Celebrates a 20th Anniversary on World AIDS Day


Mozart’s “Tto” Returns to Met with Mostly New Cast, Featuring Garanča as Sesto


Autumn at NJSO


The Mills are Alive–“Sound of Music” at Paper Mill


Conversations–Mohammed Fairouz Debuts “A Prayer for the New Year”


Confessions, Quests, Killings, Prisons, & Strange Romances Mark Pasatieri & D. Malfitano’s Intense New “Martyrs,” for C. Malfitano & Hollis, at Dicapo


DiDonato Probes Renaissance & Baroque ‘Drama Queens’ in Rousing & Refined Recital

Met Sets New ‘Film Noir’ “Ballo” Amid Offices, Warehouse, Mirrors, & Icarus Images


New “Così Fan Tutte,” Earthy & Elegant, Is Joint Met & Juilliard Effort


Rach-Stars –Rachmaninoff Blockbusters with NJSO


Brave New World at Met with Adès “Tempest,” Lepage-d


Rose Levine Rolls Out the Merman & Herman at the York to Save Grove Community House


West Side Opera Delivers “Cavalleria” con Fuoco


Varla Jean Merman/Jeffrey Roberson as Menotti’s “Medium”—Mrs. Campy? No, Dead Serious


STNJ LaMancha Transforms


NYFOS, at 25, Injects Satirical Note into Fractious Election Season with Gershwin Pastiche


Get “Hitched” at George Street


NY Pops Opens Season at Carnegie with Stellar Salute to Rodgers & Hammerstein


Met “Otello” Brings Surprise Debut of Avgust Amonov, with Fleming, Struckmann, & Bychkov


The Slim, Gold Line–“A Chorus Line,” Now at Paper Mill


Slowly I Turn: Chatham Players’ “The 39 Steps”


Met Opens with Sher’s Dark, Menacing “Elisir”—Bel Canto It Is, Buffo It’s Not


Wonderful Robbyne Kaamil Shares Piquant Wit & Wisdom, with Song, at the Duplex


La Dolce Vita


A Bridge Bach-A-Nalia, Thanks to Cecylia Arzewski


Ahhh-Liver! Twist, That Is, Now at STNJ


“Smudge” Kicks off New Season at Alliance Repertory Theatre


Brandon Cutrell’s Gala Bway@Beach Season Finale Features Ray Fellman & Sarah Rice


APCG Brings Us Joey Arias Live! on the Eve of Labor Day


“If This Piano Could Talk” Recalls 64 Years of Highlights of APCG Community Theatricals


Justin Sayre, Joined by Molly Pope, Convenes International Order of Sodomites Meeting to Close Daniel Nardicio’s Icon Series


Outrageous Margaret Cho Hears the Grove Silence Pierced by Cries of “Girl!”


Sandra Bernhard & Lea Delaria, Breathtakingly Irreverent, Leave Few Sacred Cows Untipped


Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Gives On-the-Mark “Measure for Measure”


Edd Clark & Sue Matsuki: Steve & Eydie, Gourmet, at Don't Tell Mama


Jean-Pierre Lemarié, Piano Virtuoso, Takes the Grove on an Elegant Musical Tour


Liza Minnelli Joins Alan Cumming on Daniel Nardicio’s Icon Series & the Grove Is in Rapture


In “Must Be the Music,” Greg Scarnici Lovingly Looks at & Sends up ’80s Music & Club Scene


Lydia Sabosto, of Top of the Bay Fame, Gives Familiar Songs Unique Twists on New CD


Summer Fun-sense with ‘Nunsense’


Naked Men Joking & Airing their ‘Dirty Laundry’ on Nardicio Icon Series


Midseason ‘Bway @ Beach’ Features Favorites Telly Leung, Tituss Burgess, & Poppi Kramer


Meow Meow, Earthy Cabaret Singer, Enthralls Us at the Ice Palace


Bianca Leigh Frankly & Movingly Tells, in Song, of Her Night in Jail in “Busted, the Musical”


Justin Vivian Bond’s Got the Grove Under a Spell Again


NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Considers “What Now?(!),”In Song, for Pride


5-Borough Music Festival to Go


Midsummer Night’s Bridge: New Mendelssohn Siblings & Flute Quintet CDs


Liar, Liar, Pantalons on Fire, Courtesy of Corneille & Ives at STNJ


“Standing on Ceremony” Looks at Same-Sex Marriage & Its Comedies & Tragedies


“Comedy of Errors” — Shakespeare Under the Stars


Grove’s “Ocean Aires” 14, Classical Music Concert, Refreshes


“QUO” Vadis–New Worlds, New Sounds


Virtuoso Singer Terese Genecco & Guitarist Sean Harkness Re-imagine Elvis’ Early Work


Fathers & Sons & Swords & Guns–“Henry IV, Part I” at STNJ


“Once on This Island”–a Paper Mill Triumph


Bway @ Beach Kicks off Season 7 with Broadway, “Idol,” & Stonewall Singersr


Bridge-ing Spring into Summer


“Billy Budd” Sails Back into the Met with New Heroes & Some Holdovers from the Past


Mattila Humanizes Rude Tricentenarian in Met “Makropulos”


We Meet “Orpheus,” Telemann-Style, Thanks to NYCO


Make Tracks to “The 39 Steps”


Farce Meets Faust in “Copenhagen”


In “Sogno di Scipione,” Forefathers Know Best, so Scipio Africanus Marries a Constant Angel


Collegiate Chorale’s is Turning Japanese–“The Mikado” at Carnegie


Revelatory Revelry–NYFOS Next


NY Pops Fields Fantastic Flaherty & Ahrens Gala


Say “I Do! I Do!” to the Bickford


NYCO Announces Next Season, at BAM & City Center, Consisting of “Powder Her Face,” “Turn of the Screw,” “Mosè in Egitto,” & “La Périchole”


QUO Weaves Wonderfully ‘Tangled Web’ of Musical Intrigue in Spring Concert


Open Studio Opens Minds: the Art of Cathy Eckdahl


Thanks to Manhattan School, “Ghosts of Versailles” Return to Entertain & Haunt Again


Carnegie Hall Comes Resoundingly Alive with a Gala “Sound of Music”


Big Apple Corps Takes Us Out for a Divine Night ‘On the Town’


Dessay, Joining Met “Traviata” Cast, Makes Role of Violetta Her Own


In “Pipe Dream,” Encores! Looks Liltingly at Best Little Whorehouse on Cannery Row


NYFOS Closes Season with Starry Arlen Gala


Strands, Heroes and Victory at NJSO


Paley Center Salutes Elaine Malbin, Star of 1955 NBC Opera “Madame Butterfly,” on May 19


Fairouz' "Song" Triumphs at Zankel


Reginald Rose’s Angry Dozen, Now at George Street


The Met’s March—and April—of “Manon”


“Damn Yankees”–It Must Be Spring


Ravi Shankar & American Dreamland CDs Come from Unfinished Side


Bway Star Shares Song & Story in New “Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony” CD


Bridge into Spring: Rubin Asks ‘Do You Dream in Color?” while Lansky Takes Us to ‘Imaginary Islands’


NYCO’s “Così” is Cozy Indeed


Who the Heck is Harry Hay – The Answer? “The Temperamentals”


“Poems and Prayers,” Fairouz’s Symphony for Peace


Center for Contemporary Opera Puts Best Foot Forward in American Opera Gala


Conversations: Patience of a Saint—Meet George Street’s David Saint


Moonlight on a String of Pearls: O’Neill’s “Moon for the Misbegotten” at Pearl Theatre


Hail, O “Macbeth,” Back at the Met in Style


NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Welcomed Us to a Sensational ‘Big Gay Sing’-along at Skirball


NYFOS’ Focus Is Parisians & New Yorkers, at Home & on the Go, for Fantastic Merkin Finale


NYGASP Delivers with “Patience” & Fortitude


Civilization” Not So Civilized


It’s an “Elisir di sì perfetta” in Donizetti Comedy’s Bel Canto Revival at the Met


It’s a Most Happy “Fella” at Dicapo Opera


Fabulous Philadelphia Flower Show Bids “Aloha” to Hawaiian Islands


Callas Meets “Sunset Boulevard” in NYCO “Prima Donna,” by Wainwright, at BAM


Queer Urban Orchestra Leads Us on a Most Musical Journey from North to South, West to East


Believe in Spring: Marieann Meringolo Sings Michel Legrand at Feinstein’s

Don’t Miss Met’s “Khovanshchina,” a Most Satisfying Operatic Revival


“Critical Models,” Mohammed Fairouz CD, Bring New Classical Fire

Lana Del Rey: Somewhere in Between Adele & Lady Gaga—or Better?


Best Director Goes To… Meet Oscar!

NYFOS Offers a Wry Valentine, with Advice on ‘Hooking Up & Breaking Up’


Stephanie Blythe Is Met’s New Amneris


City Opera, Back at Last, Presents “Traviata,” Brimming with Vitality, at BAM


“Merrily” Now Rolling at Encores!


Met & Juilliard Find the Passion behind Gluck’s “Armide’s” Stately Declamation


Concert Grand–Dinnerstein Launches New Album


Love Art? See “Red” Now at George Street Playhouse


Sparkling Rossini Comedies Are Juilliard’s Fare for Early-February

Madness Meets Moebius in “Veronica's Room” at Bickford Theatre


Opera Orchestra’s Season Continues with Rousing “Rienzi” at Fisher Hall


Brava, Diva!  Renée Fleming Sings at NJPAC
Met’s New “Götterdämmerung” - Music’s High Level, but ‘World Ends … with a Whimper”


NJSO Fire Finale is HOT


NJSO Introduces Super Season 2012-13


“Ernani” Displays Some of Its Swashbuckling Bel Canto Charm in Current Met Revival


'Boeing-Boeing' Takes Flight at Paper Mill


Raised as Vehicles of Vengeance, Offspring Fall in Love Instead in Bx Opera “Poisoned Kiss”


NYFOS Issues Rich & Varied “Invitation to the Dance”


Conversations–Eric Hafen

Prepare to Love Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis & Co in the Gershwins’ “Porgy & Bess”

NJSO–Estamos en “Fuego”


Met’s New “Enchanted Island” Pastiche Proves an Enchanted Evening After All

Edwin McCain and his Band play the House of Blues in Orlando


NYGASP’s “Pirates” Kicks As-pirations


West Side Opera Society’s Impassioned December 16 “Il Trovatore” Will Benefit LGBT Youth




S'Wonderful S'FABULOUS: Sue Matsuki & Edd Clark’s Christmas Show



“Carols and Lullabies” – Harmonium in Winter



Adele at Royal Albert Hall & Lady Gaga at Madison Square Garden on New DVDs



NYC Gay Men’s Chorus Shares Ecumenical Love & Song in Stirring Holiday Concert



“Swingin’ Christmas” with NY Pops



State Theatre Gets Holiday “Stokes-man”



STNJ’s “A Christmas Carol” is a Revelation



Tchaikovsky’s “Iolanta” Sees the Light at Dicapo



In “QUOtets,” Queer Urban Orchestra Presents Fine Chamber Music in Informal Setting



Met’s Feel-Good “Fille du Régiment” Returns to Repertoire with Striking New Principals



Downtown Music Productions & Mimi Stern-Wolfe Remember Work of Musicians Lost to AIDS & Introduce Documentary by Rohan Spong


GSP’s “Nutcracker and I” is Guilty Holiday Pleasure


Luna's “Mi Casa Tu Casa” is Outrageous Family Fun


Big Apple Corps Tackles the Great American Songbook in Spirited Concert

Bass-Baritones Anchor Collegiate Chorale’s Rossini Rarity “Moïse et Pharaon,” But Sopranos Cause Considerable Stir


In the Matter of Gounod Work’s New Trappings in Opernheim, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying Why “Faust” Looks like “Dr. Atomic,” with His Bomb


‘Oy, Tannenbaum, Oy, Tannenbaum:’ NYFOS Wishes Us ‘A Goyishe Christmas’


Richard II–Tragedie Tonight

Harmonia Mundi Gives You the World

NY Pops Presents Cheyenne Jackson!—at Carnegie Hall

 
“Over the River” Shows that Blood is Thicker than Gravy

 
White Christmas—Bringing Berlin Home for the Holidays


 
Shankar’s East Meets West: Ravi Shankar–New Releases from East Meets West

NYFOS’ “Manning the Canon” is a Triumph

Hottest Club is “Cotton Club Parade” at City Center!

Not All Student Movements Are Created Equal, in New Davies “Kommilitonen!”—a Work of Hymns, Chants & Apt Dissonance

Conversations – Peter Scolari

Budapest String Quartet’s Beethoven, Jan DeGaetani & Gilbert Kalish, & Susanna Phillips & Myra Huang’s “Paysages,” All on Bridge Records

Imaginary Johnny’s “Dig” CD

Met Enjoys First-Rate Revival of “Rodelinda”

OONY Opens Season with “Adriana,” a Night for Diva Worshippers

Muhly & Karam’s “Dark Sisters” Makes for Beautiful & Disturbing Probe of Mormon Sect

Miracle on 37th Street–NYFOS Next Soars

QUO Musically Probes the Heroic & Its Opposite, with Jacqueline Jonée as Guest

FI Pines Takes Theatre in Manhattan in Gould-Wechter-Arbelo “Little House on the Ferry”

In Met’s New “Siegfried,” Near-Exemplary Performances End in Chaos

NYFOS Charts a Musical Journey from the Amazon Rain Forest to England, Catalonia to Brooklyn in “In the Memory Palace”

Folks Who Live in Compartments Get Physical in New Met “Don Giovanni”

“Mockingbird” Sings at STNJ

Cymbals & Symbols Punctuate Rachael Elliott’s “Polka the Elk” CD

“It Shoulda Been You”–Brand NEW Musical Premieres

Cyndi Lauper Loves Memphis Blues

Audra McDonald Enthralls Carnegie Audience with Songs Old & New; Plugs Marriage Equality & End to Bullying

Met “Bolena” Stirs, but Lacks Bel Canto Approach—2 Felled by Colds Are Replaced Midway through Performance Reviewed

Lučić & Guleghina, as Father & False Daughter, Head Stirring Met “Nabucco” Cast

All the “Newsies” Fit to Print

Divas Chenoweth & Estefan Field New CDs: One That Makes You Pensive, the Other That Makes You Want to Dance

“Busted: the Musical,” Performed & Written by Bianca Leigh, Is Presented by Theatre Askew

Saving the Best for “Last”

Pearl’s “Bald Soprano” Sings

Tenn Turns 100 with "Suddenly"

Moor Moor Moor–“Othello” at STNJ

Mx. Bond Meditates, Meanderingly, in “Tango”

“Complete” and THEN Some: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged]”

Broadway @ Beach Season Finale, on Labor Day, Stars Sarah Rice & Telly Leung

Grove “Glay” Gives Charming New Twist to Jukebox Musical Concept

FIPAP’s “Guys & Dolls,” Loesser’s Paean to By-Gone, Louche NY, Makes a Helluva Show

“Ninety Miles” is Far, Near and Must Hear

Giulio Gari Foundation Gala, on September 18, Recalls Versatile Tenor & Rewards & Encourages Young Singers

New Music by Dmitri Tymoczko & Arlene Sierra Comes from Bridge Records

Cabaret Friends, from Bway@Beach, Remember Singer David Gurland

Robbyne Demyse Kaamil Proves the “Raw & Real” Deal for APCG

“Accidental” Has Great Purpose

“Dendrophile”–Natural Love

McNight, McDay, Sharon’s the One

“Timon” Tied

Capturing the Dreamy, Devastating & Recovery in Adler “Reverie” & “Reflections” Recordings

Collegiate Chorale Releases Delightful “Knickerbocker Holiday” Recording

3 New CDs Raise the Ceiling/Roof

Devin Richards, Broadway’s Powerful Bass, Headlines Season’s 2nd Bway @ Beach

In “Ocean Aires 13: molto misterioso,” Musicians Create Eerie Atmosphere to Accompany Great Music-Making

“Better & Better,” & Best

“Vixen” is Cunning Stunning Summer Fun

O Those “Midsummer” Nights

Brandon Cutrell & Ray Fellman Field Dynamite Bway @ the Beach Opening Night

Eckdahl & Huang Make “Parallel Journeys” at Tenri

It’s a “Crime (Cabaret)” What Wilson Weinberg & Kolczynski Do!

“Harriet’s Return” Is at Luna for Juneteenth

The Exquisite Eliane Elias: the “Light My Fire” CD Launch Concert

Shakespeare Theatre of NJ “Misanthrope” Thrills

Going Wilde with “No Importance,” Now at 4th Wall

Lady Gaga Takes Us on a Journey in “Born This Way:” CD Yields Treasures beyond the Obvious Ones

Tubby, Todd & Tevye, Great Gandalf, Grand Canyon & Mighty Casey Take Turns Center Stage at Big Apple Corps Concert

In “2 Steps Forward,” John Philip Continues Tale of Josh & His 2 Dads & Adds to Their Extended Family on a Significant Election Day

Darius de Haas & Steven Blier Celebrate, con Brio, Their Bridge CD, “Quiet Please”

DiDonato’s Composer & Kim’s Zerbinetta Steal the Thunder in Met “Ariadne,” Led by Luisi

Gluck’s “Orfeo ed Euridice,” with David Daniels & Kate Royal, Makes Welcome Met Return

“New World” Sings at Edison Valley Playhouse

NY Pops Has High Hope

Conversations–James Ludwig

Conversations–Mark Hoebee

Love “I Hate Hamlet”

All Hail “God of Carnage” — Now at George Street Playhouse

Paper Mill's “Curtains” Closes Stellar Season

Love & Betrayal, Ritual & Revenge, in Intense MSM Falla Pairing

Hot and Cool: Eliane Elias' Soundtrack for Summer

“A Chorus Line” is still
the ONE

“Tallest Building” Taller Tale

Met’s Unlovable New Wagner “Ring” Continues with “Walküre”

Lady Gaga Wows Orlando with Monster Ball: Reveals New Album Cover for “Born This Way”

Max Raabe’s Time Travel

Spirit Is Willing in Schwartz’ “Séance,” Now at NYCO

Scintillating Stephen Schwartz–Defying Gravity at NYCO

Force Masur–NY Philharmonic at NJPAC

The Sorrow of “Sumeida’s Song”

Blier & de Haas Will Give “Quiet Please” CD Launch Concert at Merkin on April 28

Clenny & West Side Give “Pirata” to Aid Japan

“James Adler & Friends” Concert Shows Sensitivity of Virtuoso Pianist, Composer & Colleague

Now IS the Time–Lorber’s Best

“An Affirmative Act” Says Yes to Equality

Betty Buckley Sings Songs of Broadway, By Request, with Seth Rudetsky Featured

Boys of Summer Come Out in “Take Me Out”

Sorrows of Poor Wozzeck Return to Met Graphically, under Levine’s Baton

NY Philharmonic Invites in Company in Style

Tilson Thomas, with Blazer, Hensley & NY Philharmonic, Pays Heart-Warming Tribute to His Grandparents, ‘The Thomashefskys,’ Titans of Yiddish Theater

O’Hara, Kaiser & Blier, Celebrating Kern, Make NYFOS’ ‘Fine Romance’ Très Gala

Strauss’ Operatic Swan Song, Conversational “Capriccio,” Contemplates Primacy of Music or of Words, with Fleming Heading Fantastic Met Cast

“The Fox” ROCKS at George Street Playhouse

Conversations—with Mohammed Fairouz

NYCO New ‘Monodramas’: Won’t You Play that Angst-filled, then Hypnotic Melody?

ESPA’s Winter Heat is HOT Indeed

Lanford Wilson 1937-2011

Gay Men’s Chorus & Bway’s Christopher Sieber Welcome Us to Diverse 3rd Annual Sing-Along

Rossinians Fling out High Notes, Get Physical in Met’s Merry New Romp, “Comte Ory”

Conversations with John Garry

Cahill’s “Charm” Opens at Shakespeare Theatre in Orlando: Original Play Follows Life of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Scarlet Letter” Heroine Inspiration

“Spamalot” Serves Heaping Helping of Fun

“Rheingold” Gods on Wires Defy Gravity, as Set Snakes & Slithers, to Open New Met “Ring”

Composer Lee Hoiby, February 17, 1926-March 28, 2011

MSM Srs Give US Premiere of Paisiello’s Concise “Nina,” Tale of Woe with Upbeat Ending

Charming, Well-Sung “Elisir,” Updated to ’50s, Set in Southwest, Opens NYCO Spring Season

Paper Mill’s ‘Forum’ Vogt of Confidence

O’Hara, Gunn & Sperling Enjoy ‘A Perfect Night for Love’ Duets with the NY Philharmonic

Intrigue, Anarchy & Sabotage Gone Awry Are Concerns of New “Secret Agent” Opera, by Dellaira & McClatchy

Divine and Winsome Are Words for the Encores! “Where’s Charley?”

Englishman in New-ark–Richard Thompson at NJPAC

San Francisco Symphony's Many Facets

Who Put the Wit in “Wittenberg”

Mastro of the House–A Conversation with Michael Mastro

NYFOS’ Blier & Barrett & Caramoor’s Rising Stars Give Grand & Varied Tour of “Spanish Gold” in Song

“According to Goldman” at Alliance Rep

1st National Touring Company of “Wicked” Performs Jazz Cabaret, “Our Wicked Romance,” in Orlando

The GREAT Judy Garland

Met Offers Formidable Tchaikovsky “Queen,” Starring Zajick, Mattila & Galouzine

Singing at Central Synagogue, Collegiate Chorale Remembers the Holocaust

Philadelphia Flower Show Celebrates “Springtime in Paris”

No Biz—Broadway, Porn, Escorting, Restoring—Like Show Biz, in Tom Judson’s Diverse, Hot, Musical—& Sweet—“Canned Ham” at Dixon Place

“Distracted” is Riveting

NY Pops’ Steven Reineke Introduces New Work & Bway’s Tituss Burgess Tells Tuba’s Tale at Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps’ Spring Concert

OONY Returns to Rarities with “L’Africaine,” Given with Grandeur

Dessay, Calleja & Company Deliver Dynamic Met “Lucia”

Conversations–Stephanie Zimbalist

Water Music–Thai One On

Phonographs and Poppies

Classic Epic Tale “Beowulf,” with a New Twist opens at Orlando Shakespeare Theatre

“Saint”’s Alive! Dicapo Takes Us Down to “Bleecker Street” to Celebrate Menotti’s Centennial

Music World Remembers Shirley Verrett, May 31, 1931-November 5, 2010

Armida Wants Your Love & She’ll Have Her Revenge & It’s Bound to Be a Bad Romance

Kate Baldwin Is Having a Baby, Has Moved to Brooklyn, & Sings about These for American Songbook

Two Toe-Tapping Hours of Nostalgia

NYFOS Family Recording is Double the Pleasure

Working, Playing, & Lost in Dreamland, by Night and by Day, with NYFOS

Raúl Esparza Pays Tribute, with Heart, to Broadway & to His Cuban Roots

Met Moves Back Centuries, from “Nixon” to “Iphigénie,” with Winter Taking Toll on Cast

“Bartered Bride” Returns, Triumphant in First Met & Juilliard Joint Effort

“Roses” Rises at George Street

NLT’s “Proof” is the Real Thing

“News, News, News, News:” “Nixon” Lands at the Met at Last

Getting ‘Lost in the Stars’ & Weeping along with Weill & Anderson’s Work, at Encores!

Beethoven 9th, at Carnegie, Benefits Beleaguered Indus Valley Flood Victims

Wilson’s “West Street Gang” Lives Anew, Brings Back an Era of Bashing by Bryant & Friends

Exotic “South Pacific” Warms Winter's Worst

Victoria Clark, Norm Lewis, & Rob Fisher Giving Gershwin Inside & Central Park in the Snow Outside—How Much Higher Class in New York Can You Get?

Conversations–Jodi Kimura

“The Little Dog” Isn't the Only One Laughing

Collegiate Chorale Takes a “Knickerbocker Holiday,” with Weill Melodies for Kelli O’Hara, Ben Davis & Victor Garber

“Quiet Please” Sings Out Loud: de Haas Has the Touch

“Putnam County” Spells S-U-C-C-E-S-S for Paper Mill

Accurate Brief Compleat—Shakespeare at EVP

“Misanthrope” is a Pearl of Show

Hvorostovsky is Dignified New Doge in Met “Boccanegra”

Funny Fannys in 4th Wall Fête

Spring Springs into Morristown–NJSO’s Best of Water

‘Still Life,’ Still’d Lives

Bronx Opera Shows Why “Fra Diavolo” Was Hot in Its Day; Soprano Trovato Is a Find Indeed

Met “Tosca” Is Back, with Top-Drawer Cast, But, Oh, that Production!

NYFOS & Juilliard Take Us Cross-Country in Amazing Musical ‘Road Trip’

Richard Skipper Brings His Peerless Carol Channing Tribute Off-Broadway

Water Water Everywhere as NJSO Flows into 2011

Violetta Takes a Licking & the Clock Keeps Ticking, Until …

Pelléas & Mélisande Meet in the Mist in Another Part of the Forest, um, Mansion in Met Revival

NYCGMC, Liz Callaway, and a Brass Band Help Make the Yuletide Gay

“God Bless Us Every One,” Pasatieri’s New “Christmas Carol” Sequel’s Got a Knotty Plot, But Love & Forgiveness, Spirit & Song Conquer All


Harmonium Rings in the Holidays in “New Earth”


Mitchell, Reineke, Clurman, NY Pops, Essential Voices & Camp Broadway Make Holiday Songfest, at Carnegie, Most Memorable


Happy 100th, “Fanciulla”: Met Celebrates Centennial of Puccini’s Western


In “Summer & Smoke,” at Manhattan School, Dr. Dissolute Was the Only One Who Could Ever Reach the Daughter of the Preacher Man


Met’s New “Don Carlo” Is Dark & Stark, but, oh, ‘What a Day for an Auto-da-fé’


Meet Mustachioed Thérèse, & Her Husband, Who Puts the Octomom & Kate+8 to Shame, in Merry “Mamelles” at Juilliard


Soaking up the Farrell Spirit, Ritenour Makes Predecessor’s Arias & Songs Her Own


Big Apple Corps Honors John Corigliano at Concert Covering Mendelssohn to the Beatles


“I Capture the Castle” is Charming Winter Treat


Blier & NYFOS Find the Heartfelt Gay Side of Classical Song


On World AIDS Day, Stern-Wolfe & Downtown Music Keep Memories & Melodies of Composers, Whom Weve Lost, Alive


“Les Mis” Brings Holiday Joy


Wyrick Solo Makes Ice Sing with NJSO


NY Pops Celebrates Sondheim’s 80th, at Carnegie


‘How English and How Pure’ South Sea Islanders Turn in Satirical “Utopia, Ltd” at NYGASP


Charming “Bells Are Ringing” Finds Us ‘Just in Time,’ Thanks to City Center Encores!


Harmonium Broadens Holiday Spirit with “Cantata of the Animals”

“Rosmersholm” is 19th Century Work with 21st Century Impact

“[title of show]” is Fabulous Fun

Terfel, Terrific in Carnegie Recital, Covers God, the Devil & Great Deal in Between

In Met “Così,” Singers Embellish Extensively, Under Baroque Opera’s Christie, & Get Physical, Guided by Koenig

“A New Brain” is a New Perspective

Opera Stars Honor Richard Tucker in 35th Anniversary Gala

With Philharmonic, under Gilbert’s Baton, Finley Takes on Mendelssohn’s Prophet

Wang Shows Star Power NJSO

Conversations: Susan Mosher

Met Fields Fine “Carmen,” with Garanča, Jovanovich & Newcomers

“Prairie” Companions Come Home

“Miscast” is Autumn Delight

Met’s “Don Pasquale” Team Seeks Delicate Balance Between Buffo & Bel Canto

“Intermezzo” Equals Major Attraction

Met Offers 2 New Leonoras, Racette & DiGiacomo, in Halloween Eve "Trovatore"

For Fall Gala, NYCO Offers Christine Brewer Singing Puccini, Wagner, Arlen & Kern

“Lion” Roars in Madison

At NYCO, ‘Trouble in Tahiti’ Is Brewing, But Dinah’s Garden Could Prove ‘A Quiet Place’ Yet

OONY Returns with ‘Cav’ & ‘Nav’

Met “Bohème” Boasts Acclaimed Tenor Vittorio Grigolo & Other Worthy Newcomers

With Cooke & Appleby, Blier & Barrett’s Festival of Song Starts Season, Eclectically, with “Beginner’s Luck”

Pape & Met Chorus & Orchestra Shine in New "Boris," Under Gergiev

Pageant! Brings Beauty Queens to Fair Lawn NJ

"Circle Mirror Transformation" May Well Transform You

"boom" is 'Topian Future Shock

Bless "The Sneeze," It's Infectious

"MoM" Rocks Out in Madison

"All's Well" in Madison

NY Pops Will Celebrate ABBA, Sondheim & Garland in 28th Season at Carnegie

Kate Clinton Opens "Lady HaHa" Tour

Powerful Raga from Ravi

Conversations-Kate Clinton

"Hairspray" Sticks With You

Doggedly Daft with Fun in Fours, 4th Wall Opens Season with Double Bill

"Home" is in the Heart'

Rose Levine Sings to 'Save the Community House'

Maestro Con Brio-NJSO Gala Starts Season in Style

"Noises Off" Is Dead On at NLT

Creating "Cirque du SoGay" for the Arts Project of Cherry Grove

Bertran & Pumo Touch Us with Their "Love Scenes"

FIPAP Works Wonders with Under-loved Sondheim Stepchild, "Merrily We Roll Along"

"Lost Boy" Cuts to the Heart

Hazelle Goodman: Get Her Started & You Won't Stop Laughing

Anonymous 4 Put the Cherry on Top

Avuncular Advice from Caetano Veloso in "zii e zie"

Controversial "Orchestrion" Breaks New Ground

Youssou N'Dour's "I Bring What I Love"

"Highway Rider" Has Legs

Sarah Rice, Bway's Original "Sweeney Todd" Johanna, Headlines Brandon Cutrell's Gala Bway @ Beach Season Finale

"Sacred Jewels" Brings Ancient Music to Modern Light

"A Night an the Tombs," Written & Performed by Bianca Leigh, Reaches Cherry's

No Man's Land

Schoenberg/Glass-Fully a Treat

Dear Harvey

In APCG "Cirque du SoGay," Piacentino, Rase, Sharmat & Company Will Take Fanciful Look at Grove History

Imani Winds Take Us on an Journey to Exotic "Terra Incognita"

Jim Speake Sings of "My Generation"

"Arms and the Man:" Shakespeare Theatre of NJ Probes Shaw's Chocolate Cream Soldier

"Secret Agent" Revealed

Ray Fellman Returns for an Exception Edition of His & Brandon Cutrell's Bway @ the Beach

"Songs, Laughter and Surprises!"-and an Embarrassment of Riches in APCG Show

Dixon Place HOT! Festival Kicks Off with Anti-Diva's Pride Eve Party

"Two Masters" are Two Times the Fun

"Ali and Toumani"-Saving the Best for Last

A Little Night Music- Revival Cast Recording Thrills

Brandon Cutrell Hosts Gala Bway @ Beach Opener

"Take You There" is Super Summer Soundtrack

In "Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!" Penny Arcade Responds to Fighting Words

Brush Up and Tame the Shrew

Pan-Tastic Peter Rules at Paper Mill

APCG Presents Penny Arcade in "Bitch! Dyke! Faghag! Whore!"

Dixon Place Guarantees a "HOT!" Queer & Festive Summer

OceanAires, Classical Concert in the Grove, Celebrates a (Dirty) Dozen Years

"The Life" Sings at Westminster Arts

Harmonium Celebrates Spring

Soaring High with "Take Flight"

Spoleto Festival & Charleston, South Carolina

"The Kid," with Music

Collegiate Chorale Considers Handel's "Israel in Egypt" for Season Finale

Lulu's Back in Town, with Husbands, Lovers & Countess in Tow

Into Africa, in Dudley's "Letters"

NYFOS Ends Season with the New & 'Newest Deal'

"Poetic License"-Power in the Spoken Word

Gay Men's Chorus' Broadway Voices Enthusiastically Celebrate Songs of William Finn

Shim Mamsir Queens Put on a Show, Vicious Gossip Is Rife, & There Are Lesbians Running the School!

In MSM "Figaro," Tears Behind the Laughter, Drama Underlying the Comedy

Mariinsky Chorus & NY Philharmonic, Led by Gergiev, Triumph in "Oedipus"

"Nine Decades, Volume 1"-When West Met East

Lesbian & Gay Band Triumphs in Rachmaninoff, Jenkins, Smith & Tchaikovsky

Playwrights Excels in Thought-Provoking "Mahida's Extra Key to Heaven"

Song Soirée at Turtle Bay

Wagner's "Dutchman" Makes Uneven Met Return after a Decade

Song & Emotion Fill Carnegie, as Beloved 'Flicka' Gives Farewell Recital

Met Presents Premiere of "Armida," Subdued, & her Six Tenors, in Full Cry

Martyred Nuns Take Juilliard Stage in Gripping "Carmélites," Led by Manson & Melano

Back to School with "Dragonetti's New Academy"

"The Subject Was Roses" A Pearl at City Center

Conversation with Janis Ian

Following Up on Their 'Enchanted Evening,' O'Hara & Szot 'Could Have Danced All Night' with NY Pops

Andriessen Puts Us through Hell, in Dante-inspired "Commedia," before Lightening up & Daring Us to "Get It"

Big Apple Corps Flexes Musical Muscles to Demonstrate "Symphonic Power!"

"Smokey Joe's" Springs Into Action

Everyone Enjoys "Anyone Can Whistle"

Bio, Blockbusters & Surprises in Patti LuPone's "Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda" with NJSO

NLT's "London" is Sweet on Simon

With Bel Canto Cast, NYCO Reconsiders "Partenope" & Her Many Suitors

Zephyer's Midsummer Night's Dream is Fast, Frothy Fun

Manhattan Students Excel in Rare Handel Pastoral Gem

'Bad Girls' of the Big House Hit the Bowery

Art Grows In Brooklyn: Catherine Eckdahl's Open Studio

Singing Along with the NYC Gay Men's Chorus, Part II

Collegiate Chorale Concert Raises the Question, Is Gordon & Korie's "Grapes of Wrath" the Great American Opera?

Arts Florissants Field Rarified, Fascinating Purcell-Shakespeare "Fairy Queen"

Baroque-a-Nova at BAM

Sara Henry, David Clenny & Company Field a Fine "Lucia" for Haitian Relief

Brooding, Bloodshed & Bel Canto Mark First Met "Hamlet," by Thomas, in 113 Years

NYCO "Butterfly" Soars

Probing Love & Hate ... & Love & ... in "Hate Mail"

NYCO Starts Spring Season with Sparkling "Étoile"

Stellar Array of Singers Salutes Sondheim at 80 in Philharmonic Gala Concert

"Poorhouse" Is Painfully Accurate

Sharon McNight Makes Welcome Return to Metropolitan Room

Thanks "Yank"-LGBTI Must-See Musical at York Theatre

It's Szot, at the Met-by a Nose

Gutiérrez Gives Us Coloratura in All its Glory

Jorge Martín's Opera "Before Night Falls," after Reinaldo Arenas' Memoir, Is Set for Premiere in Fort Worth on May 29

Tommy Femia Is Ready for a Close-up in Bawdy Spoof "Norma Doesmen"

Chita Rivera, Still Going Strong, Reviews a Long Life of Song & Dance for Songbook Season Finale

Motown Midtown with Jackie Fornatale

In Met "Attila," 'Scourge of God' Wears Prada, & in Pit, Scourge of Bel Canto Reigns

Philadelphia Flower Show Offers Floral 'Passport to the World'

Wonder-Full Queen's Company

Flanigan & Friends Field Fascinating Women in Their 'Monodramas'

Damrau & Brownlee Delight in Met "Barbiere"

Religious & Family Struggles Mark Potent New "Caso Mortara" at Dicapo

Met Gives "Bohème" with Dream Cast for Our Time

Lost in Yonkers--Found in Millburn

Damrau Takes on Donizetti's Tomboy "Daughter," with Flórez as her Love, & Dame Kiri as a Dizzy Duchess

In Philip's "All That Might Happen," Gay Couple Would Father a Child with a Friend, But Fate Deals a Different Hand than Expected

Uggams, in Lincoln Center American Songbook Appearance, Shares Her Songs & Story

American Songbook: Nellie in Blue

"Fanny" is Encores! Old-Fashioned Delight

Special Kaye and Special G

"One Hundred Years'-A New Musical at 4th Wall

Amelia/Maria & Her Tenors, Father & Lover, in Met "Boccanegra," Starring Domingo

Choose "Two Jews..." at Playwright's Theatre

Feydeau Always Had Paris, But in "Hotel Casablanca," Pasatieri Gives Us Texas, Where 'Everything Is Bigger'

Broadway's 'Beautiful Girls' Salute Sondheim at Manhattan School

"Drei Pintos-Begun by Weber, Completed by Mahler, Recovered by Bronx Opera

Bad Baronets of "Ruddigore" Gleefully Return to NYGASP Repertory

Blitzstein and Bernstein and Bolcom Oh My-NYFOS Killer B's

Verdi's Evangelical Preacher Stiffelio, Brooding & Raging, Returns to the Met

Met Unveils Fresh New "Carmen," Starring Garanča & Alagna

NYC Gay Men's Chorus Celebrates 30, with Victoria Clark, at Town Hall

Sandi Patty Wows Us at Carnegie Hall-and at the After Party

Fauré's Faithful Pénélope Weaves & Waits at Manhattan School

Met's New "Hoffmann"-Not Your Grandparents' "Tales"

Third Annual Sinatra Bash Blows Count Basie Away

Harmonium's "Winter Garden" is Holiday Highlight

Downtown Music Remembers Chris DeBlasio

Met Revives "Elektra" without a Strong Elektra

"Twelfth Night" is Holiday Delight

A Very Tallis Christmas

In "Green Sneakers," Ricky Ian Recalls His Jeffrey & 'Temps Perdu'

Way Down Under in New Orleans: Blanchett Brings Bravura Blanche to BAM

Racette Scores Triumph as Diverse Heroines of "Trittico"

Encores! Series Presents "Girl Crazy," Feel-Good Show with Some Surprise Thorns

Manhattan School Examines the Musicking of the Bard of Avon

Between the Lines with Janis Ian

NYFOS Fields Delightful Probe of 'American Songwriting Teams'

Celebrating (with) Aprile Millo at a Most Eclectic Anniversary Recital

"On the Town" is Big Night Out

Selections Familiar & Rare, & a World Premiere Help Mark Big Apple Corps'
Big 3-0

Met Brings Bleak Janáček "House" into the Fold

Love? Betrayal? Madness? Death? Hey, We've Got a Kingdom, No, a Corporation to Run, in Juilliard's Virtuoso "Ariodante"

Opéra Noir: On T'Accuse, or Death & Sex in Don Giovanni's Trial or Nightmare

Patrick DeGennaro Tells Us All about Love in Birdland Show & New CD "Unbroken"

NYCO, 'Nice to Have You Back Where You Belong' to 'Take Care of This House'

"Esther"-Lessons from a Modern Master

And Miss Reardon Drinks A Little-Indeed!

Some Pluses, Some Minuses in Met "Turandot" Revival

Orpheus on Madison: Kirkby and Lindberg in Concert

David Clenny, Lucine Amara & Company Celebrate Clenny's Golden Anniversary

Attend the Tale: "Sweeney Todd" at 4th Wall

Mosh Pits to Bosch Prints: "Who Shot Rock and Roll?" at Brooklyn Museum

Lily Tomlin Live at NJPAC

Carr Takes Rarified Look at Love in Film "A Body without a Head"

"Grapes of Wrath": Devastating & Fantastic

Revenge, Envy, Gay Love and Lust Are Probed in Village Playwrights' Triple Bill

Rousing "Tre Re" introduces Bleecker Street Opera

Dame Emma Explains Early Music All for Us

Borodina Makes a Surprise Appearance in "Aida"

Graham, Fleming, and Company Give Met "Rosenkavalier" the Royal Treatment

Singers Come Home to NYFOS

Top Drawer Cast Illuminates Met's 'Smashing Pumpkins' "Barbiere" Revival

Her World Is Bound by Brick: Met Gives "Tosca" without Frills, Glamour-or Mattila

Village Playwrights Present 3 Gay Comedies at LGBT Center October 16&17

The "Little House" That Roars

Shakespeare Theatre's "Hamlet" Gives Great Saxe