It’s Mostly Mozart and Altogether Wonderful–Get Your Tickets Soon

The new season began July 17 and runs through August 10 in venues at Lincoln Center including David Geffen Hall, Koch Theater, Alice Tully Hall, Walter Reade Theater, Bruno Walter Auditorium, Merkin Concert Hall, Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, John Jay College and others. Last night we heard the most exciting, creative and delightful Magic Flute…

On Line at the Met Opera Exchange–an Exercise in Loyalty and Endurance

There may be labor troubles at the Met, but you wouldn’t know it from the long, very long line at the Met for subscribers seeking to make exchanges. In fact, it was two hours long and I should know since I am now suffering from what I understand is plantar fasciitis–or long-line-standing-on-a-stone-floor-itis. People were polite…

Tony Shalhoub’s Tour de Force in Moss Hart’s Act One

If you’re a fan of Monk, or even if you’re not, you won’t want to miss Shalhoub in his star turn at Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater. The Beaumont’s new play, written and directed by James Lapine, but based heavily on Moss Hart’s celebrated autobiography, Act One, (Source: broadway.com)  is a delight and not least…

The Day After the Day After Thanksgiving

Along with merchandise, there are plenty of holiday entertainment bargains out there now. You can, of course, see the granddaddy of them all- one of the innumerable Nutcrackers around town, some for discounted prices. Goldstar has Balanchine’s version at the Koch Theater for $118 instead of the usual $138 but it includes a $20 souvenir…