Northeast Times

 Articles by Rita Charleston

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ on stage at Walnut Theater

Drama critic Mortimer Brewster is engaged to lovely Elaine Harper, but will she fit in with his “unusual” family?


Lovitz headed to Helium this weekend

He created some of the most memorable and inventive characters during his stint on Saturday Night Live, including Hanukkah Harry, Master Thespian, Annoying Man and one of his most popular, Tommy Flanagan, the Pathological Liar. Yeah! That’s the ticket!


Psychic headed to the Keswick Theatre

When he was just a little boy, he already was seeing dead people.


Bringing the blues to Keswick

Kevin Moore, best known as Keb’ Mo’, is a three-time Grammy Award-winning singer, guitarist and songwriter who’s been singing the blues and making critically acclaimed albums since 1994.


‘Phantom’ appears on local stage

It is the longest-running show in Broadway history by a wide margin, celebrating its 10,000th Broadway performance in 2012.


Blending art and theater

It all began for Jeannot Painchaud in 1984 when he left his small island home in Canada to see the Tall Ships in Quebec City.


Irish Rovers coming to Keswick

For 50 years, the Irish Rovers have been cherished as international ambassadors of Irish music with three television series and 15 albums behind them, and just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the Rovers are on the road with their Farewell to Rovin’ tour. They’ll be stopping one last time at the Keswick Theatre in Glenside on March 11 at 7:30 p.m.


Malvern theater’s ‘Cinderella’ has local ties

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


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.