BY GEORGE J. DACRE On a whim, Andreas auditioned at Antrim Playhouse in Wesley Hills for a role in “The Fantastics,” got it and now 11 years later he is president of the oldest community theatre in Rockland County. Now he is making his directorial debut in the comedy-thriller “Arsenic and Old Lace.” “A director […]
BY GEORGE J. DACRE Speaking to the Rockland County Times from Denver, Colorado, Ray Roderick says what’s new about “‘S Wonderful” is that it is five mini-musicals in one, using the music of George and Ira Gershwin in a series of settings from Paris to New York to New Orleans to Hollywood. Roderick, a veteran […]
BY CAROLYN JOHNSON As son of the late American songwriter and producer, Clyde Otis, Isidro Otis spent a lot of time in his youth with artists who made music history. These were his father’s peers, his elders. This unique experience seems to have cultivated in Isidro not only a deep appreciation for music, but also […]
20 Films and 2 Shorts from 9 countries to premiere in 3 venues; guest filmmakers and speakers What makes a film Jewish? The JCC has 22 star-studded answers with an eclectic slate of first-run dramatic features, comedies, power-packed documentaries, and shorts to amaze, inspire and entertain movie lovers. The JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival […]
Legendary frontman Axl Rose is in top form as he hits the big 5-0 Axl Rose, fresh off his 50th birthday earlier this month, took his Guns N’ Roses act to New York City last week and pulled off a couple legendary performances. In fact Rose and his band, none of which were members of […]
Puddin’ Don’t is a creation of Jake Barlow, inspired by all manner of silliness, like Berkeley Breathed’s Bill the Cat, Chuck Norris Facts, The movie Machete, and the great Marty Feldman. Puddin’ Don’t can be found daily online at www.puddindont.com.