Monthly Archives: July 2012

Spectacular performances by Bernadette Peters and the Boston Pops make for a perfect Tanglewood afternoon

Boston Pops Orchestra conducted by Keith Lockhart, July 8, 2012 Reviewed by Lesley Ann Beck A sunny afternoon, the Boston Pops, and the extraordinary Bernadette Peters combined for a perfect Tanglewood afternoon. Sundays concert, the first Boston Pops performance of … Continue reading

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David Hyde Pierce directs an innovative Earnest at Williamstown Theatre Festival

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Directed by David Hyde Pierce On the Mainstage at Williamstown Theatre Festival through July 14 Reviewed by Lesley Ann Beck Lady Bracknell as a tough, pistol-packing mob matriarch? Played by the indomitable … Continue reading

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Dr. Ruth Westheimer is the subject of a brilliant new one-woman show by Mark St. Germain

Dr. Ruth, All the Way by Mark St. Germain A world premiere at Barrington Stage Company Directed by Julianne Boyd Starring Debra Jo Rupp Reviewed by Lesley Ann Beck Dr. Ruth Westheimer is well-known for her frank talk about sex, … Continue reading

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