In its latest thought-provoking play, written and directed by Ara Barlieb, the Crowded Kitchen Players tackle the uncomfortable topic of child abuse and how society has either failed to address it or has too often been looking the wrong way.
The play is “Unspeakable,” but it has a very loud and clear message in a production that continues March 29, 30 and 31, Charles A. Brown Ice House, Bethlehem.
Dubbed as a melodrama, “Unspeakable” is gripping and infuriating at times, but...
It’s like this: Civic Theatre has announced its 2019-2020 season. However, as with theater companies across the country, it’s restricted from announcing shows that are still uncertain.
The two shows in question for Civic’s seasons are two well-known musicals, which may or may not still be on national tour or might be presented at another regional theater.
Civic Theatre Artistic Director William Ross Sanders teased those at the March 15 season annnoucement reception at Civic514...
“Captain Marvel” has all that a Marvel Cinematic Universe fan might want: epic battle scenes, zooming spaceship chase scenes, a motley crew of intergalactic creatures, a buddy-film storyline, and, action, action, action.
“Captain Marvel” wouldn’t be as good as it is without Brie Larson in the title role.
Marvel and most producers of superhero movies and animated feature films make smart casting choices. The film-makers try to get the best acting and voice talent possible....
“’Unspeakable’” describes a system that often finds itself inadequate to help the very individuals it has been created to serve,” says Ara Barlieb about the genesis of his new play.
The Crowded Kitchen Players’ “Unspeakable” has its world premiere March 22, Charles A. Brown Ice House, Bethlehem, where it continues March 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31.
“Unspeakable” tells the story of a boy, Adam Shane (represented by a Doug Roysdon-designed and built marionette handled by Pamela Wallace...
The Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association has donated $25,000 to St. Luke’s University Health Network.
Planned is a new Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and renovation of the inpatient pediatric unit by early 2020 at St. Luke’s University Hospital - Bethlehem.
A video of an artist’s rendering of the proposed unit and renovations was shown at the March 20 Preview Gala at Stabler Center for the 2019 Lehigh Valley Auto Show.
The 22nd annual Lehigh Valley Auto Show...
“A Chorus Line,” the award-winning concept musical, is a triple threat.
It requires consummate acting, impressive singing and polished dancing from nearly every one of its 19 cast members. The director, in turn, is faced with the formidable task of casting all of the diverse roles, and getting the best character interpretations out of each of the performers.
That is why the MunOpCo Music Theatre’s production of “A Chorus Line,” 8 p.m. March 22, 23 and 2 p.m. March 24, Scottish...
I made the mistake of accepting an invitation to a party that I would rather not attend. I only know the host and barely anyone else. As life would happen, I was then invited to another party that I’d rather attend on the same date. How do I get out of going to the first one?
You are jeopardizing your integrity. Keep your promises, even if it takes extra effort, and do the right thing.
You really must go to the one you first responded...
Hear several hours of Baroque music on one of the Lehigh Valley’s most magnificent organs when the Lehigh Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists holds its annual “Bach Marathon,” 3 - 7 p.m. March 24, St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 S. Fifth St., Allentown.
Members and friends of the Guild perform music by Bach and composers who influenced or were influenced by Bach in 30-minute time slots.
The church’s organ is featured in several organ concerts as part of...
Call 610 - 829-4540 (ask operator for Area Agency on Aging) for locations or visit https://www.northamptoncounty.org/HS/AGING/Pages/default.aspx.
Wednesday, March 20: Chicken and bow ties in vodka sauce, spring vegetables, Italian bread w / margarine, fresh seedless grapes.
Thursday, March 21: Beef vegetable soup, pork BBQ on a bun, Amish potato salad, applesauce.
Friday, March 22: Macaroni and...
Q. Are glucosamine and chondroitin good for arthritis?
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of the condition. An estimated 27 million adults in the United States live with osteoarthritis.
You get osteoarthritis when cartilage, the cushioning tissue within the joints, wears down. The disease affects both men and women. By age 65, more than 50 percent of us have osteoarthritis in at least one joint.
Osteoarthritis can affect...