The Extremists: They are in New Milford!

Reviewed by Kevin T McEneaney Are the books that you read subversively extreme? What about TV talk shows? News anchors? Do they get your attention by being extreme? Of course,…

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Ironic Last Gasp at The Stissing Center

Catherine Howard, Anne Undeland, Zelda Kosofsky, Dean Temple, Paula McGonagle, Tristan Latino, Jim Petrie, Martine King (stage Director) by Kevin T McEneaney As part of the Local Produce series of…

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Master Class in High C at Rhinebeck Center

From left: David Kent (Stagehand), Sabina Balsamo, Elaine Young, Sara Beth Pearson, Thomas Netter, Paul Schubert by Kevin T McEneaney Terrence McNally’s 1995 docufiction play Master Class, which won the…

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The Bald Soprano Sings at The Stissing Center

From left: Samantha King, Autumn Prezzano, Sarah Griffin, Noah Curtis, Cameron Decker, Paige Arent by Kevin T McEneaney This past Friday and Saturday night, Stissing High School at The Stissing…

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Dickens: “A Christmas Carol” as Musical Ensemble

from left: Harriet Luongo as Tiny Tim, Rik Lopes as Scrooge, Duane Joseph Olsen changing character  by Kevin T McEneaney While a novelist, Charles Dickens had an intense interest in…

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What the Zany…Dickens?

Matt Austin, Billy Dempster, Jody Bayer, Bob Lussier, Jenny Schuck, Gary Millar, Delaney Dempster (stage manager) by Kevin T McEneaney ‘Tis the Holiday Season; I went to this play: What…

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A Music Lesson at The Stissing Center

Ed Napier by Kevin T McEneaney What a jewel! Ed Napier’s The Music Lesson delivers astonishment that last ninety minutes! As writer and actor, Napier offers non-stop comic rant that…

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Once: An Innovative Experience

by Kevin T McEneaney Once, now playing at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, is a 2011 musical stage version of the 2007 film Once with music and lyrics…

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At the Center: History as Question Mark

by Kevin T. McEneaney Lou Trapani’s new play Oedipus Rx at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck raises more questions than one can comfortably answer. A modern version of…

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Pippin: When Men Grow Up

Amy Gustin Millin, as mother of Pippin by Kevin T. McEneaney The attempt to bring aspects of Berthold Brecht’s biting revolutionary drama to the commercial Broadway musical stage was, in…

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