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'Paterson' Puts a Blue Collar Worker In The Driver's Seat

March 10, 2017
By Dana Jacks

Editor’s Note: The following is a review of Jim Jarmusch’s new film “Paterson,” centering on the blue collar life of a young bus driver from New Jersey. 

Adam Driver in 'Paterson.'

“Paterson,” the latest entry from filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, is a quietly moving story, inspired by the epic poem “Paterson” by American poet William Carlos Williams. It appropriately takes place in the working class town of Paterson, New Jersey, and follows a young bus driver/poet -- also named Paterson [sensitively realized by Adam Driver].

2017 Labor Drive Event

February 27, 2017

Review of Sunday In The Park With George

February 27, 2017
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

A Show that Provides a Perfect Painting “Sunday in the Park with George”

“Sunday in the Park with George” is the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s musical about Georges Seurat’s painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jette”.Thus a work of art imitates a work of art.

Review of “ Dear Evan Hansen” at the Music Box Theater 239 West 45 Street, New York, NY

February 24, 2017 
Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

New York, NY - “Dear Evan Hansen” is a show reminiscent of “Next to Normal” which was another Second Stage transfer to Broadway.  The social emotional context of the show demonstrates the psychological impact of a lonely teenager who is struggling with mixed feelings and issues of adolescence.

Review of “Jitney” A Manhattan Theatre Club Production at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

January 23, 2017 
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

“Jitney” is the last of August Wilson’s 10 plays cycle which explores African-American life over several decades in the Hill District of Pittsburg.  This is Mr. Wilson’s only play which has never been produced on Broadway and is the last of the “Century Cycle”.

Review of “The Present” at the Ethel Barrymore Theater

January 17, 2017  
By Dr. Leonard H. Golubchick LaborPress Entertainment Editor

New York, NY - “The Present” stars Cate Blanchard who is a two time Oscar winner and is making her Broadway debut.  Her husband Andrew Upton and is the writer who adopted the play from Anton Chekov’s unfinished play.

Who Makes the Spectacular Spectacular

January 15, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – People from all over the world crowd into Radio City Music Hall each year to witness the shows that are staged at this venerable institution.

Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular - The Greatest Show On Earth

January 1, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - A week before the annual Radio City Christmas spectacular opens, the venerable Art Deco theatre is largely empty, but it quietly buzzes with preparations. A cloud of snowflakes bursts and swirls on the stage’s video backdrop. A piano ripples from somewhere unseen. Stagehands position a red wood platform with Christmas trees and candy-cane arches, and test how well a sleigh slides. White desks with laptops on them dot the orchestra, interspersed among its red-velvet seats.

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