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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.

Setting Up the Magic: Radio City’s Carpenters

January 1, 2017 
By Leonard Golubchic, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

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

How do you get a double-decker bus into the theater at Radio City? Who does the groundwork that enables the audience to enjoy exciting moments during the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, including setting up scenery that’s almost four stories tall? That’s all part of the job for the theater’s 23 carpenters, members of Local 1 of the International Association of Theatrical and Stage Employees.

Review of “Christmas spectacular starring the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall”

January 1, 2017
By Leonard Golubchic, LaborPress Entertainment Editor

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

New York, NY - The “Christmas Spectacular; starring the Rockettes”  opened at Radio City Music Hall on November 11  2016 and runs until January 2, 2017. This is a show for children of all ages from 5 to 95.

Lights, Camera, and Action at Radio City Music Hall

January 1, 2017
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – Marty Fuller, Head Electrician at Radio City Music Hall, is the man who coordinates everything that involves lighting at its world-famous shows.

Radio City: What It Takes to Run America’s Spectacular Showplace

January 1, 2017
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - Putting on Radio City’s annual Christmas Spectacular takes an incredible amount of work. “America’s #1 Holiday Show,” which opened Nov. 11 and will run through Jan. 2, has a cast of 150, including singers, musicians, and the Radio City Rockettes, and a stage crew of more than 250 workers.

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