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Huntington Playhouse’s feel-good play for the holiday season is a stage adaptation of the Frank Capra movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” While some of the story is related to Christmas, the main thrust of the story is that good intentions will triumph over evil. Those old enough to remember the 1946 movie will recall that [...]
In my opinion, there’s nothing wrong with a feel-good show, and Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” is such a show. The musical has been around for a few years, and professional touring productions like the one currently at PlayhouseSquare go on tour through the holidays. “White Christmas” is based on the old Paramount movie of the [...]
A great part of life is having choices. For theatergoers, the holiday season brings out some of the expected Christmas classics, and maybe a few surprises here and there.
It was probably one of the most anticipated restaurant openings in the area. PlayhouseSquare has given new life to the “back end” of the theaters with the creation of the new Hofbrauhaus. The facility had a “soft” opening at the beginning of October, but the crowds it attracted made it anything but soft. One of [...]