Reviews – DCINY Beethoven Symphony #9

Recently I traveled over to Carnegie Hall to catch the Distinguished Concerts International New York with their orchestra and various chorales performing Beethoven's Choral Fantasy and Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.  I love Ode to Joy and thrill to it whenever it is done well and this certainly was.  It was one night only so you … Continue reading Reviews – DCINY Beethoven Symphony #9

Review – Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show

Broadway theatre owners have long rented out their venues for short term attractions between major bookings.  These can be for special holiday shows (like the Illusionists show I reviewed on November 29).  Last year there was an absolutely terrible Broadway show (Home for the Holidays) that featured "YouTube Personalities" and I reviewed on November 22, … Continue reading Review – Ruben & Clay’s First Annual Christmas Carol Family Fun Pageant Spectacular Reunion Show

TOMORROW: The Fort Tryon Park Medieval Festival

For months I have been suggesting you mark Sunday, September 30 on your calendar to attend The Fort Tryon Park Medieval Festival and tomorrow it finally arrives.  Take the A Train to 190th Street, take the elevators to the street and turn right.  Welcome to my neighborhood.  Enjoy some jousting, cosplay, shops and more at … Continue reading TOMORROW: The Fort Tryon Park Medieval Festival

Review – Tomorrow is a Long Time – a tribute to Bob Dylan’s 1963 Town Hall Concert in Town Hall in 2018

Sometimes it takes me a while to post a review after I have seen the show.  Sometimes it is because I am overwhelmed by other things to post but in this case because of the awful taste I had to wash from my mouth before sitting down to do it.  The show was on May … Continue reading Review – Tomorrow is a Long Time – a tribute to Bob Dylan’s 1963 Town Hall Concert in Town Hall in 2018

Review – SpongeBob SquarePants the Broadway Musical

You may recall how distressed I am that as Broadway becomes more tourist dependent it also more closely resembles a theme park attraction where productions are geared to be flashy events that a city visitor must see on their vacation to the Big Apple.  Indeed more than half the current Broadways venues are tied up … Continue reading Review – SpongeBob SquarePants the Broadway Musical