A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play – Clove Creek Dinner Theater

Review By Joe Eriole Even the most beautiful things in our midst can fall prey to the curse of the familiar. This may be especially true where the wondrous thing seems to have been with us forever, and we observe it from a vantage point obscured by the false certainty of the modern world. Charles…

The Snow Queen – Ancram Opera House

Review by Joe Eriole In the modern era, many have come to the unfortunate conclusion that the supernatural is nothing more than that which science has not yet, but inevitably will, explain. "The Snow Queen" reminds us that for most of human history, the supernatural was understood to be real and ever-present. And, in the…

The Women – CenterStage Productions at The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck

Review by Erin Hebert The CenterStage Production of The Women, directed by Lisa Lynds and produced by Lou Trapani, delivers a rare insight into the lives of the most glamorous, wealthy, and miserable socialites of Manhattan—and each quip and catty comment is an absolute delight. The Clare Boothe Luce play, which first opened on Broadway in…