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This image released by Lincoln Center Theater shows Glenn Close, right, and John Lithgow during a performance of "A Delicate Balance," in New York. (AP Photo/Lincoln Center Theater, Brigitte Lacombe)

Review: ‘A Delicate Balance’ still a bracing brew

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Whoever has to restock and refill the onstage bar at the new Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance has their work cut out for them. In this still-stunning Albee play with a cast to stand up and toast, a full glass seems always being drained. There’s cognac, anisette, brandy, whiskey, screwdrivers, gin and martinis, all disappearing at an …

PHOTOS: “9 to 5 – The Musical” to open at Concord City Auditorium

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Community Players of Concord’s production of the Broadway hit “9 to 5 – The Musical” opened at the Concord City Auditorium last night. The story centers around three female secretaries, their womanizing department executive, and what happens when fantasies of revenge become more than just that. Performances continue today at 7:30 p.m. …

Deadpan comedian Steven Wright brings ‘jokes, jokes, jokes’ to Capitol Center

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Steven Wright doesn’t think he’s special. He just talks that way. But the fact remains this slow-talking veteran comedian, who’s elevated deadpan to an art, has built a decades-long career on the way he talks and his singularly peculiar take on the world. “This is just how I talk, and what I say …

St. Paul’s ballet program showcases range, alumnus’s choreography

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

After 23 years as principal dancer with New York City Ballet, this week Philip Neal is back on his old stomping grounds. Neal, who won the silver medal at the Prix de Lausanne ballet competition and was a …

Sept. 11 museum dedication ceremony

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Friends, relatives, rescue workers and survivors descended into the space where the World Trade Center once stood to explore artifacts of the 9/11 tragedy at the National September 11 Memorial Museum. In a poignant ceremony, President Obama dedicated …

9/11 museum offers sights and sounds of tragedy, opens to public next week

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The museum devoted to the story of Sept. 11 tells it in victims’ last voicemails, in photos of people falling from the twin towers, in the scream of sirens, in the dust-covered shoes of those who fled the …

PHOTOS: Couture for a Cause

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Attendees at Couture for a Cause yesterday got to see some of the newest fashions from local shops during the fashion show and silent auction to benefit Womenade, a local group who provides short-term financial assistance for families …

'Jekyll and Hyde' showing this weekend at Concord High School

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The task of playing both the protagonist and antagonist in this weekend’s Concord High School performance of Jekyll & Hyde falls to sophomore Tyler Shore. “He’s been phenomenal,” said Clint Klose, director of the high school’s drama club. …

Fashion show to benefit Concord area families

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Womenade of Concord is working with local businesses for a fashion show fundraiser tonight from 6:30 to 9:30 at O’s Steak and Seafood on South Main Street. All proceeds will benefit families in need in the Concord area. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at Gondwana & …

PHOTOS: N.H. original play “Hotel La Putts” at the Audi

Friday, May 2, 2014

Members of the Community Players of Concord held dress rehearsal for their new play Hotel La Putts at the Concord City Auditorium on Thursday. The play, a comedy, was written and directed by local playwright Wallace J. Pineault …

At Concord’s Mill Brook Gallery, spring is a reality with pastels exhibit

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Along with spring come the pastels . . . A host of golden daffodils beneath the trees, drifts of bluebells in spring green meadows, pale pink cherry blossoms along the mirrored banks of a pond, perfumed lilacs by …

Sculptor Wheelwright’s nature-inspired work on display at St. Paul’s

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The woods may look like a collection of rocks and sticks, some big some small. But when Joseph Wheelwright walks into the woods, it becomes something altogether more remarkable. He’s surrounded by friends. The trees wave a hello …

’A Gentleman’s Guide’ leads Tony nominations

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, a comedic romp in which a poor man eliminates the eight heirs ahead of him for a title, nabbed a leading 10 Tony Award nominations yesterday. Nominations were spread …