‘The Honeymooners’ is Funny and Heartwarming

The Honeymooners opened on Sunday at the Paper Mill Playhouse. This is a world premier for the musical which is based on the television show of the same name. If you have ever watched the show, you will recognize the characters and some of the lines from that series in this new presentation. It even has a meeting of the Raccoon Lodge where the brothers wear their famous hats. Hearing…

October 10, 2017

‘The Honeymooners’ Opening Night Curtain Call at Paper Mill Playhouse

Last night, The Honeymooners celebrated Opening Night at the Paper Mill Playhouse. This new show took the audience “to the moon” and back with their singing, dancing, and good-natured ribbing. The Honeymooners is based on the CBS television series of the same name. The book for this production is by Dusty Kay and Bill Nuss. Music is by Stephen Weiner and lyrics by Peter Mills. This world premiere is directed…

October 9, 2017

‘What the Butler Saw’ is a Farce that Rocks the Stage

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues its current season with the play What the Butler Saw by Joe Orton. This work was first performed in 1969 but this production marks the first time an Orton play is presented on the Madison Main Stage. What the Butler Saw is an uproarious farce. It shocked audiences when it was first produced. Reactions to the play might differ today. If you look…

September 19, 2017