It’s hard to believe that today is the last day of the Falmouth Art Market—the gathering of artists and musicians that takes place every Tuesday afternoon at Town Hall Square throughout the summer. This afternoon’s event will include a wide range of artists and craftspeople, along with folk and Celtic music by John Yankee on … Continue reading
Posted in August 2012 …
“Rose” Blends History and Autobiography, Tragedy and Humor
“Rose,” a one-woman play by Martin Sherman, is the story of the title character, as she tells it herself, but it is also the story of the Jewish people, the horrors of the Holocaust and its aftermath, settlement in Israel and America, and the sorrows, resilience, and humor of the people. Presented by Woods Hole … Continue reading
“Ava Gardner and the Pizza Boy”
First of all, “Ava Gardner and the Pizza Boy,” written and directed by Larry Marsland, is only peripherally about Ava Gardner. Those who saw Marsland’s one-man show, “Night Falls on the Emerald City,” in which he channeled Judy Garland might be thinking this show is a similar examination of Ava Gardner’s life. It isn’t. “Ava … Continue reading
“Frog” Is Magical Fun For All
“Frog: A Modern Fairy Tale” is a delightful summer entertainment for the whole family, sure to please both children and adults. Written and directed by Christopher Compton and Holly Erin McCarthy of Theater Under the Stairs, the show’s message is simple: don’t ever lose your childhood sense of imagination, but the delivery is wonderfully complex … Continue reading
“Happy Now?” Darkly Comic and Relevant
Rob Thorne as Michael and Theresa D. Cedrone as Kitty in “Happy Now?” “Happy Now?” written by Lucinda Coxon and directed by Christy Morris, at the Barnstable Comedy Club through August 26, has many good things going for it. The plot is intriguing—it is about Kitty (played by Theresa D. Cedrone), a quietly frazzled woman … Continue reading
Poetry, Music, and Art at the Falmouth Art Center
Artist’s Choice—Poet’s Choice at the Falmouth Art Center The Falmouth Artists Guild and the Calliope Poetry Series have collaborated to create a new exhibit, “Artists Choice—Poet’s Choice,” at the Falmouth Art Center through August 19. The exhibit is a prelude to Calliope Summer Readings, which takes place at the art center on Sunday, August 19, … Continue reading
Pops by the Sea is Sunday!
Fans of Cape Cod native Lily Mae Harrington won’t be seeing her on “Glee” this fall (she was eliminated from “The Glee Project” competition a couple of hours ago), but local fans can hear her sing the national anthem on Sunday, August 12, 5 to 7 PM, with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra on the … Continue reading
Come Hear the Music Play!
Come Hear the Music Play! A Review of “Cabaret” In his book on musical theater, which contains a fascinating chapter on “Cabaret,” Scott Miller quotes Walter Kerr’s 1966 New York Times review: “Cabaret,” Kerr wrote, “opens the door to a fresh notion of the bizarre, crackling, harsh and the beguiling uses that can be made … Continue reading