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[CREDIT: Peter Goldgerg ] From left to right, the cast of Gamm Theater’s “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Radio Play” Tony Estrella (George Bailey), Fred Sullivan, Jr. (Henry F. Potter / Clarence), Richard Noble (Joseph / Billy Bailey) , Helena Tafuri (Violet Bick / Janie Bailey), Emily Turtle (Announcer / Zuzu Bailey) Tony Estrella (George …

Even in the prime of life, although still healthy and intelligent, our brains can secretly develop the deadly plaques and tangles of Alzheimer’s disease. The first sign of trouble is memory loss and at that point the damage is done. But innovative new blood tests can now detect these hidden signs of illness, years before …

Photo: Tim Matheson The horses of the Caravan Farm Theater await the signal to lead their sled of spectators through a magical Christmas story and through the woods of this spectacular setting near Armstrong. Caravan Farm Theater wants to take people to a Joyride. Spallumcheen’s long-standing open-air theater presents a winter performance based on The …

Theater professionals in New York City and across the country breathed a collective sigh of relief in December 2020 when Congress struck a deal on a coronavirus relief plan that included the $ 15 billion Save Our Stages Act. That moment was in large part thanks to the efforts of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, …

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 500,000 Americans die of cigarettes and passive smoking every year. https://unsplash.com/photos/ryBnRg4c3L0 Cigarettes contain hundreds of harmful and addictive chemicals. The most addictive is nicotine. When you take a puff, it goes into your lungs and into the bloodstream, binding to receptors in your brain’s reward center. …

WC FIELDS once exclaimed: “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. So give up. It was a clean twist on the proverb, but in speaking with Sir Cameron Mackintosh, you realized that Fields’ gag is anathema to his very being. The world’s most successful theater producer returns to Glasgow this week to open …

The period of Mr. Sondheim’s greatest work began when Harold Prince became his director. They were old friends, having been introduced by Mrs. Rodgers in the late 1940s or early 1950s, and Mr. Prince had been the producer of “West Side Story”. He had also proven himself as a director, with musical successes such as …

Although it is not yet official, for the first time in history, a black woman will be the president of the municipal council of Montreal. Mayor Valérie Plante appointed Villeray city councilor Martine Musau Muele for the role on Thursday. While the board has yet to vote to approve the nomination on Monday, the official …

“I had this very palpable sense of fate that, for some reason, I knew I was going to get the job.” Key points: Australian Dance Theater artistic director Garry Stewart steps down after 22 years He named Birdbrain and Devolution among the highlights of his career G, the final production under Stewart, is shown at …

Andrew Lloyd Webber said this week that low levels of mask wear in theaters are a problem and that he would like to introduce mandatory masks at his six West End locations. Is there a reluctance among many to return to the movies due to health issues? Panto this year has been hit by the …