Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice

September 13, 2019
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Film (2019)
Documentary

Directed by Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman
Reviewed by Tim Jackson
A new portrait of the noted vocal powerhouse.

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Official Secrets
director Gavin Hood and journalist Martin Bright

August 28, 2019
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Interview
Speaking with Gavin Hood, director of the new film Official Secrets and Martin Bright, the British journalist who is portrayed in it.

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Murder On The Orient Express

August 27, 2019
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Play (2017)
Adapted by Ken Ludwig
from the novel (1934) by
Agatha Christie

Directed by Shaun Kerrison
Ogunquit Playhouse
Ogunquit, Maine
August 14-31, 2019

A wonderfully staged version of the classic Agatha Christie railroad mystery with a distinctive Inspector Poirot.

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Jersey Boys

August 22, 2019
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Musical (2005)
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music by Bob Gaudio
Lyrics by Bob Crewe
North Shore Music Theatre
Beverly, MA
August 6 – September 1, 2019

A lively and fun version of the musical about rock and roll phenomena Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

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Tel Aviv on Fire

August 16, 2019
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Film (2018)
Directed by Sameh Zoabi
Screenplay by Dan Kleinman,
Sameh Zoabi
Kendall Square Cinema,
Cambridge, MA
West Newton Cinema, Newton, MA

A superficially goofy, but actually subtle, comedy about a Palestinian television show shot in Ramallah and set in 1967 just before the Six Day War.

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette

August 16, 2019
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Film (2019)
Directed by Richard Linklater
With Cate Blanchett

A talented offbeat woman faces accusations that may undermine her roles as mother, wife and creative artist.

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J.S. Bach: The Six Cello Suites

August 11, 2019
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Concert
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
The Bach Project
Tanglewood
Lenox, MA
August 11, 2019, 8:00pm

An historic rendering of the six great Cello Suites, in one fell swoop, by one of the great cello virtuosi of the age.

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Cymbeline

August 3, 2019
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Play (1611)
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr.
Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
Boston Common, Boston
July 17 – August 4, 2019

A lively and invigorating production of the late Shakespearean romance which is seasoned with touches from all over Shakespeare.

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