Shalom Life | July 01, 2014

Shaw Festival Review: When We Are Married

July 14, 2014 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review: When We Are Married

Ladies, it’s time to call your BFFs, pack up the car, and go for a road trip to Niagara-on-the-Lake to see When We Are Married, one of The Shaw Festival’s gems this season.

Read More

Shaw Festival Review: The Philadelphia Story

July 11, 2014 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review: The Philadelphia Story

Philip Barry’s "screwball comedy" doesn’t quite resonate with contemporary audiences.

Read More

Shaw Festival Review: The Charity That Began at Home

July 02, 2014 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review: The Charity That Began at Home

Hankin’s Edwardian drawing room comedy centers on the fundamental question of whether any dogma, even one which appears to be driven by genuinely altruistic motives, can be applied universally and have positive results.

Read More

Shaw Festival Review: Arms and a Man

July 02, 2014 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review: Arms and a Man

George Orwell once described ‘Arms and a Man’ as Shaw’s wittiest play.

Read More

Funny or Die Presents Comedy Tour With Sarah Silverman and Louis C.K

June 25, 2014 | By Ashley Baylen
Funny or Die Presents Comedy Tour With Sarah Silverman and Louis C.K

The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival returns with Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Whitney Cummings, and many more.

Read More

Shaw Festival Review: ‘Cabaret’ Takes a New Direction

June 19, 2014 | By Hermine Steinberg
Shaw Festival Review: 'Cabaret' Takes a New Direction

Peter Hinton’s ‘Cabaret’ introduces modern audiences to a history they may be unfamiliar with.

Read More

N.Y. Met Cancels Broadcast of ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

June 18, 2014 | By Peter Herriman
N.Y. Met Cancels Broadcast of 'The Death of Klinghoffer'

The New York Metropolitan opera made this decision after receiving criticism that the story glorifies anti-Semitism

Read More

James Franco to Direct Off-Broadway Play

June 16, 2014 | By Ashley Ramnarain

Franco will take on Robert Boswell’s ‘The Long Shrift’

Read More