By Judy Harrison on Feb. 15, 2017, at 4:09 p.m.
By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on Feb. 12, 2017, at 1:17 p.m.
Nicolai Gedda, a Swedish-born singer who was one of the most renowned lyric tenors of the 20th century, performing dozens of roles on the world’s leading opera stages, died Jan. 8 in Tolochenaz, Switzerland, where he lived. He was 91.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 08, 2017, at 2:24 p.m.
The best moments in “Lumberjacks in Love” are when the men harmonize on the title song, “Bachelors Prayer,” and others as if they are in a barbershop quartet.
By Judy Harrison on Feb. 02, 2017, at 8:52 a.m.
As technology evolves, which will be more meaningful — encounters in the real world or those experienced in virtual ones? That is one of many questions raised in Jennifer Haley’s 90-minute, one-act play “The Nether.”
on Jan. 27, 2017, at 4:16 p.m.
By Judy Harrison on Jan. 25, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
Never underestimate local talent.
By Jordan Levin, The Miami Herald on Dec. 23, 2016, at 7:30 a.m.
Sara and Leigh-Ann Esty are one of those pairs of identical twins who’ve always been closer to each other than to anyone else, an intimacy intensified by their shared talent and track in life.
By Adam Bernstein, The Washington Post on Dec. 18, 2016, at 10:06 p.m.
Her prominence depended almost entirely on her gusto for extravagant living, piquant quips about jewels and sex, and her self-help tips for the modern-day paramour.
By Judy Harrison on Dec. 07, 2016, at 12:26 p.m.
By Emily Burnham on Nov. 29, 2016, at 4 p.m.
This is the fifth year that the Penobscot Theatre Company has partnered around the holidays with the Bangor Humane Society, to help adopt dogs to audience members and their families.
By Emily Burnham on Nov. 17, 2016, at 1:02 a.m.
Rachel Barton Pine believes very strongly that whether you’re listening to Megadeth or Mahler, the emotional reaction that music stirs inside you remains essentially the same.
By Judy Harrison on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
This production of “Constellations” is a theatrical experience not soon forgotten.
By Piya Sinha-Roy, Reuters on Nov. 13, 2016, at 8:21 a.m.
“After 56 years in the film industry, making more than 200 films, after so many bones, finally,” Jackie Chan, 62, quipped at the star-studded gala dinner while holding his Oscar.
By Judy Harrison on Nov. 09, 2016, at 2:38 p.m.
Mental illness, unresolved grief and teenage angst are explored in the musical “Next to Normal.”
By Emily Burnham on Nov. 02, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
“You really have to put it all out there. A show like this forces you to be vulnerable.”
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 28, 2016, at 8:18 a.m.
“Big Love” is a challenging show but is a good choice for college students, who are supposed to be questioning everything.
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 26, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
The one-act musical comedy with two actors is 90 or so minutes of silly, forgettable fun.
By Emily Burnham on Oct. 26, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
“We wanted to do something weighty. We wanted to talk about issues that are going on all around us.”
By Judy Harrison on Oct. 19, 2016, at 4 p.m.
New Surry Theatre in Blue Hill has mounted a masterful production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?”