Posted on January 18, 2012

“Naughty Marietta”: A Delight in Every Way

“Naughty Marietta”: A Delight in Every Way

July 28, 2010 Christine Lacey as Naughty Marietta, disguised here as the son of old Rudolfo. Christine Lacey makes a perfectly delightful Marietta in the College Light Opera Company’s production of Victor Herbert’s “Naughty Marietta.” She is bubbly and vivacious, whiny and crabby, impetuous and determined, and altogether charming as she sings and dances her … Continue reading

“Guys and Dolls” Every Song’s a Winner

“Guys and Dolls” Every Song’s a Winner

July 21, 2010 Kyle Yampiro as Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide (Brynn Lewallen as Miss Adelaide in CLOC’s “Guys and Dolls.” Frank Loesser’s “Guys and Dolls,” currently being presented by the College Light Opera Company at Highfield Theatre in Falmouth, is one of those rare musicals in which nearly every song is a winner. It … Continue reading

“Hairspray” Is Outrageous Fun

“Hairspray” Is Outrageous Fun

July 20, 2010 Following is an excerpt of my review of “Hairspray,” at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis through August 7. My full review will appear in the Enterprise on Friday, July 23, but you might not want to wait until then to buy tickets! This is a wonderful show, and, even though the Playhouse … Continue reading

Summer Concerts Outside

July 18, 2010 Folk/pop singer Daniel Byrnes provided a delightful early evening concert for all ages at Peg Noonan Park on Main Street in Falmouth last Friday. He has a good voice and is skilled with the guitar, creating a nice mellow sound and a warm and friendly mood. He attracted a crowd of listeners; … Continue reading

“Evita”: Intriguing, Powerful, Spare

July 12, 2010 Review by MARILYN J. ROWLAND, originally published in the Enterprise on Friday, July 9, 2010. The College Light Opera Company’s “Evita” is presented in muted colors on a dimly lit, sparsely furnished stage, with archival photographs and film of Eva Duarte de Perón and Juan Perón playing silently, almost continuously in the … Continue reading

College Light Opera Dazzles with “The Mikado”

July 12, 2010 Review by MARILYN J. ROWLAND, originally published in The Enterprise on Friday, July 2, 2010. The College Light Opera Company opened its 42nd summer season this week with a dazzling production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s 1885 Savoy opera, “The Mikado.” The solo voices are engaging, the choruses both sonorous and visually enchanting, … Continue reading

A Look at Falmouth’s Arts Alive

I love Arts Alive. It is a wonderful display of local arts and music with a great sense of community.  It took place this year on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 18 to 20, and I took videos of various events to share with you. A taste of Arts Alive. Roger and Judy Day, coordinators … Continue reading

I Am Art

I Am Art

June 10, 2010 The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod is holding its “For Pastels Only on Cape Cod 2010” at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod through June 27. This is the PPSC’s 14th national juried exhibition, showcasing paintings in the medium of soft pastel, created by some of the country’s most talented and … Continue reading