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TO THE THEATRE with Holly Caster (Come to the) Cabaret It’s hard to write a review of the Broadway musical Cabaret without using too many adjectives. Brilliant, frightening, cautio[...]
Check in to Bates Motel Have you seen “Bates Motel?” It just finished its second 10-episode season on A&E (the first season’s 10 episodes are available on Netflix) and is an i[...]
My Personal View of a ‘Bridge’ You are probably familiar with The Bridges of Madison County. It was written in the 90s by Robert James Waller, and tells the story of a married, lon[...]
54 Below In the past year, I’ve had the pleasure of going to 54 Below four times. What is it?  It’s a clever name for a dinner/cabaret spot under what is now a legitimate theatre a[...]
Cinderella Cinderella has arrived on Broadway for the first time since 1950s, 60s and 90s made-for-TV versions. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is not their best, but still wor[...]
Shameless Plug A new show has opened at St. Luke’s Theater, conveniently located on 46th Street in New York City, also known as restaurant row. It’s called Miracle on South Divisio[...]
The Lure of the Award Show Tonight (well, last month as you read this) is the Golden Globe awards. They are Oscar-Lite, less pretentious, and a lot more fun—like a Bar Mitzvah, but[...]
Post holiday cheer … in round, flat form “It’s … the … most de-press-ing time of the year!” That’s my own personal song for post-holidays, cold and dark January. Following, in alph[...]