STAGE REVIEW: ‘A Christmas Carol’ at McCarter Theatre

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By Bob Brown    This is it. The last call for McCarter Theatre’s annual staging of Dickens A Christmas Carol in its present production, now playing through Dec. 27. David Thompson’s adaptation of this Christmas tale has been delighting Princeton audiences for each of the last 16 years. Returning as director is Michael Unger. As you’ve …

STAGE REVIEW: ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at Kelsey Theatre

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By Anthony Stoeckert    This is the year of It’s a Wonderful Life. The Princeton Garden Theatre will screen the classic movie on Dec. 10, and two stage versions are happening in our area this season. Bucks County Playhouse is bringing back it’s old-time radio play of the evergreen story, but before that, M&M Stage Productions …

A Night of One-Act Plays: It’s laughter all around with these farces from Princeton Summer Theater

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By Bob Brown    I laughed myself silly at Hamilton Murray Theater, and you will too if you catch the two one-act farces being staged by Princeton Summer Theater through Aug. 2. These are in keeping with the Princeton Summer Theater’s theme “of adaptation and myth, exploring how stories are retold and passed down through time.” …

STAGE REVIEW: ‘Eugene Onegin,’ a play no longer ‘lost’

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‘In performance, the fluid, lilting verse is reminiscent of Shakespeare or of Richard Wilbur’s versification of Moliere … a most beautiful production, aurally and visually. Words can’t do By Bob Briwn    On Feb. 9, a work that had been buried in Russian archives for more than seven decades stepped into daylight on a Princeton …