In a career that spans six decades, singer/songwriter Neil Sedaka has gone from fame to obscurity, then back to fame again. A teen idol of the 1950s and early ’60s, Sedaka will perform in the Arena at Trump Taj Mahal on Nov. 30. Following in the footsteps of his grandmother, a concert pianist, Sedaka showed such musical promise that at age 9 he was accepted as a scholarship student to the Juilliard School of Music, studying to be a classical pianist.
— Peter Lockyer stars as Jean Valjean in ‘Les Miz,’ now at the Academy of Music.
Fishtown resident and singer Sarah Beckham will perform in ‘La Boheme’ at the Prince Music Theater. It was the very opera that inspired her to start her performing career.
In this week's At the Movies, reviewer Senitra Horbrook examines the popular film about race relations in the South during the 1960s.