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World War II-Era Musical Tribute Offers Sweet Remembrances

June 15, 2022

Growing up in the fifties, I fondly recall listening to music from the World War II- era, which was still playing on radio and television. It was the soundtrack of the lives of my parents and their generation, who not only experienced the war, but... read more

Photographer Strives To Shine Light On Local Theatre Community

June 13, 2022

Within the past year, I began to notice a watermark for Indy Ghost Light Photography on production photographs theatres were increasingly sending me to accompany reviews I was writing. Since there is such a small cadre of photographers in the market who shoot performing arts... read more

Michael Cavanaugh and ISO Splendidly Rock The Hilbert

June 8, 2022

When entertainer Michael Cavanaugh accepted his first symphony booking, it was in 2008 with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, with whom he debuted in a Pops concert. Since then, he has performed three more times, most recently in 2016 at Symphony on the Prairie, with the... read more

Eclipse’s ‘Cabaret’ Sizzles With Fresh Vitality

June 7, 2022

One of my favorite pastimes has been witnessing the growth of the actor-singer-dancers I’ve seen in productions presented by Summer Stock Stage. Over the years, I have regularly covered the ambitious company that focuses on “inspiring young people and emerging artist to learn, connect, and... read more

‘Mary Poppins’ Falls Short On Magical Attributes

May 24, 2022

As a reviewer, I am always conscious of any influence I may have when it comes to my opinion possibly swaying theatregoers into seeing a particular show or not. I aways stress I am an arts advocate first, and a journalist second. Having said that,... read more

‘Something Rotten!’ Reflects Best of Community Theatre

May 17, 2022

It has been a while since I’ve reviewed an all-volunteer show at Footlite Musicals, which I have always admired for its quality and professionalism. So, I was particularly pleased when Conner Chamberlin, marketing liaison and cast member of “Something Rotten!” asked me to review the... read more