Cheshire Community Association Announces Community Production of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

The Cheshire Community Association announces a community production of the Frank Capra family classic, It’s a Wonderful Life, adapted by Tony Palermo. Brought to the stage as a 1940s radio broadcast in front of a studio audience, a dozen actors play radio dramatists, who, in turn, portray thirty characters from the heart-warming holiday film. Featuring live sound effects and an…

Mahaiwe Announces December Events 

Highlights include Radio Deluxe Live with John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Plus Met Opera, Bolshoi Ballet, and London’s National Theatre HD broadcasts,  and family movies Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present Radio Deluxe Live with John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey, as well as Met Opera, Bolshoi Ballet, and London’s National Theatre HD broadcasts, and an array of…

Mahaiwe December Events

 
Highlights include concerts by Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Blind Boys of Alabama, John Pizzarelli Quartet, and more Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present an array of festive events in December, including concerts by Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the Blind Boys of Alabama featuring Preservation Hall Legacy Horns, John Pizzarelli…

Review: A Touching Musical Version of ‘A Wonderful Life’ at Cohoes Music Hall

Of all the classic Christmas stories, Frank Capra’s A Wonderful Life is the holiday touchstone that best conflates holiday nostalgia with authentic real life situations. The Nutcracker is a bit too sugary, A Christmas Carol typically Victorian, Santaland Diaries is somewhat world weary and sarcastic, but A Wonderful Life hits the Christmas sweet spot perfectly.…