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‘Porgy and Bess’ comes to the Academy of Music

Danielle Lee Greaves relishes her role as Mariah in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, which comes to the Academy of Music next week.


A new era of marriage — the empty nest phase

It’s well after midnight, and I was in the kitchen enjoying a private binge of frozen cake straight from the package. I’m was feeling out of control, fat and guilty. My husband stumbled in, looking a bit panicky.


The beat goes on

If you’re old enough to remember the mullets, the Zubaz pants, the Kiss costumes or the time that Nick Casciano went on stage dressed like a Hooters girl, you already know that The Heartbeats are synonymous with fun.


Greed might not be good, but it can be funny

Jordan Belfort is about as vile of a human being as they come. He’s an amoral, materialistic, greedy, drug-addicted criminal. He is not a guy you root for to win. Yet, he’s extremely fascinating.


Malvern theater’s ‘Cinderella’ has local ties

For local actor Tom Teti, worry and a little bit of “what if” preceded the work.


‘Anchorman 2’ not as great as the first

Viewers of the first Anchorman movie understand why Ron Burgundy is “kind of a big deal.”


Lucy’s fantastic four come to the Merriam

The foursome you’ve known and loved for years — Lucy, Ricky, Fred and Ethel — come to life again at the Merriam Theater Dec. 26-29.


Holiday Pops at the Kimmel Center

Her singing first drew attention when she was just a little girl at the Baptist church where her grandfather was the minister.


American Hustle’s star-studded cast does not disappoint

With a humorous disclaimer about how some of the stuff in the movie actually happened, American Hustle will grab your attention from the start and never let go. It’s got that cool 1970s vibe, an appealing mix of comedy and drama, and offers up lots of twists and turns.


See Kyle Lowder in Andrew Lloyd Weber classic

Emmy-nominated daytime actor and stage star Kyle Lowder shows he’s more than just a handsome face as he brings his vocal talents and acting skills to The Media Theatre’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Lowder appears in the title role through Jan. 5.