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Tuesday, November 21, 2023

The Orchestra Now Performs Barber, Strauss, and Schumann by Edward Kliszus

Tonight was an event when The Orchestra Now Performs Barber, Strauss, and Schumann in a fantastic concert of challenging, diverse, and intriguing music. The musicians performed with intensit…

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Monday, November 20, 2023

Angel of Many Signs by Edward Kliszus

The New York Choral Society presented Angel of Many Signs, a superb digital, instrumental, choral, and visual art synthesis. This production was billed as “a multi-media and multi-discipli…

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Transcendent Triumph and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2 by Edward Kliszus

Tonight's concert, Transcendent Triumph and Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 was suitably billed as the Full InsideOut Concerts™ Experience. This performance by David Bernard and Park Avenue …

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Wednesday, November 15, 2023

David Dean Bottrell: The Death of Me Yet at Pangea by Edward Kliszus

Tonight was David Dean Bottrell: The Death of Me Yet at Pangea in New York City's East Village. The high-energy storyteller slapped himself, immediately capturing the audience's attention an…

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Sunday, November 12, 2023

Aging is Not a Fairy Tale by Edward Kliszus

Aging is Not a Fairy Tale at the Theater for the New City is a delightful, charming, humorous admixture of favorite fairy tales and characters. The repartee was well crafted and sophisticate…

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Saturday, November 11, 2023

At Carnegie Hall – Exodus: Jewish Composers in Exile by Edward Kliszus

Impresario Leon Botstein and The Orchestra Now of Bard College presented at Carnegie Hall - Exodus: Jewish Composers in Exile. This intriguing program title represented the product of Botste…

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Thursday, November 9, 2023

Oratorio Society of New York with Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem by Edward Kliszus

On stage at Carnegie Hall was Maestro Kent Tritle with superb soloists, orchestra, and the Oratorio Society of New York with Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem. From the Magnificat's…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2023

Imani Winds with Terrence Wilson on Piano  by Edward Kliszus

The Imani Winds with Terrence Wilson on Piano, appeared for their debut performance at the 92nd Street Y. The versatility of these world-class artists facilitated a wide variety of musical s…

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Thursday, November 2, 2023

The Constant Wife by Edward Kliszus

The Constant Wife was charming, fun, witty, droll, elegant, and deserving of the full house and extended ovations. From the onset, listeners were drawn into a mesmerizing plot of well-crafte…

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Scrambled Eggs by Edward Kliszus

Scrambled Eggs by the author Reginald L. Wilson made its world premiere at the Gene Frankel Theater in New York City. It was crafted in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It was bil…

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Thursday, October 26, 2023

Hays Street Hart at Smoke Jazz Club by Edward Kliszus

Hays Street Hart at Smoke Jazz Club presented tunes from their Bridges Record Release tonight. As I sat in the sold-out performance the sounds I heard reminded me of the incredible importanc…

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Conrad Herwig and The Latin Side All-Stars at The Django by Edward Kliszus

Conrad Herwig and The Latin Side All-Stars at The Django brought forth classic, expressive jazz. Herwig enriched it with the syncopation, excitement, and complexity of Latin rhythm, the path…

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Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Nightmare Dollhouse by Edward Kliszus

Nightmare Dollhouse was a spooky, creepy, doll-themed event that sent shivers down spines, horrible horripilations indeed! The event was staged in an old building in New York's Lower East Si…

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Monday, October 23, 2023

Jay Campbell, Cello, and Conor Hanick, Piano by Edward Kliszus

Jay Campbell, cello, and Conor Hanick, piano, performed at the prestigious 92nd Street Y in New York. With a large contingency in attendance, the duo opened with Claude Debussy's Cello Sonat…

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Friday, October 20, 2023

Michael Davis Hip-Bone Big Band by Edward Kliszus

The Michael Davis Hip-Bone Big Band shook the rafters tonight at New York City's Birdland Jazz Club with one great number after another. Tonight was a celebration of their new album, Open Ci…

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Musica Sacra Presents SurRound by Edward Kliszus

Tonight's special program, Musica Sacra Presents SurRound, was set in the magnificent Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in Manhattan, New York City.  The audience was treated to a mé…

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Thursday, October 12, 2023

Exorcistic at The Box NYC by Edward Kliszus

Exorcistic is a rock ‘n roll, hubris-free, hilarious take-off of the 1972 film The Exorcist. The music is thumping, toe-tapping, and diverse. Solos and harmonies fit magically within the s…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Twisted by Edward Kliszus

Twisted was outrageously funny from beginning to end. A mélange of chortling-provoking antics, the show delved into areas where laughs can't help but bubble up in a brew of hilarity. A tale…

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Monday, September 18, 2023

Flight by MasterVoices by Edward Kliszus

This amalgamation of 19th century protestant hymnody and Greek myths begins with its musical exploration of the legend of Icarus, son of Daedalus (creator of the Labryinth) who flew too clos…

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Friday, September 15, 2023

The American Classical Orchestra presents Healing Bach by Edward Kliszus

The concert featured sopranos Sherezade Panthaki and Corrine Byrne, mezzo-soprano Sylvia Leith, countertenor Daniel Moody, tenors Brian Giebler and Lawrence Jones, and bass-baritones Edmund …

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Ensemble for the Romantic Century by Edward Kliszus

In the Ensemble for the Romantic Century's audio drama about Tchaikovsky, Steven Fry, Vanessa Redgrave, and the music are sublime.

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Thursday, September 14, 2023

Josie de Guzman at The Green Room 42 by Edward Kliszus

Two-time Tony Award nominee Josie de Guzman performed her show "Back Where I Started" and enthralled listeners at The Green Room 42.The enchanting and vivacious de Guzman performed a musical…

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Monday, September 11, 2023

American Symphony Orchestra and the Roaring 20s by Edward Kliszus

The conductor and music director of the ASO, Maestro Leon Botstein, came to the stage. Building anticipation for the concert, he explained that tonight’s program featured musical works of …

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Saturday, July 22, 2023

Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors by Edward Kliszus

The actors' droll and elegant linguistic patter sliced into the backdrop of the city's hubbub of engines, horns, and sirens. The virtual world they drew us into was a topsy-turvy pastiche of…

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Tuesday, June 27, 2023

The Smoke Jazz Club presents Mary Stallings by Edward Kliszus

Tonight at Smoke Jazz Club featuring vocalist Mary Stallings with Emmet Cohen - piano, Peter Washington - bass, and Joe Farnsworth - drums, was a true jazz event with ample chance to hear ea…

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The On Site Opera presents Mozart’s The Magic Flute by Edward Kliszus

Tonight's Opera in the Garden On Site Opera production of Mozart's The Magic Flute was a night of magical enchantment, charismatic strains, and sublime artistry. Moreover, the characters roa…

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Wednesday, June 21, 2023

To a Garden Luxuriously Verdant (Enameled with Countless Flowerings) A Juneteenth Celebration by Edward Kliszus

Tonight’s Juneteenth Celebration at New York’s Lincoln Center was a reflective, fresh, and vibrant source of inspiration for all participants. This nonpareil venue inspired artistic expr…

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Wednesday, June 14, 2023

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony presents Winners of the 2023 Concerto Competition in Concert by Edward Kliszus

This auspicious event was the fruit of an esteemed collaboration between the Kaufman Music Center and the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony. Gifted young artists competed for the opportunity to g…

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Monday, June 5, 2023


From a bottomless pit of prison and despair, Stevens mustered sobriety and hope powered by a renewed, unwavering determination, self-worth, confidence, and passion for his craft. His life be…

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Monday, May 22, 2023

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony presents Tales and Transformations by Edward Kliszus

Performed by the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony at today's two concerts was Sergei Prokofiev's delightful Peter and the Wolf featuring WQXR evening host and luminary Terrance McKnight. In this…

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The American Classical Orchestra presents a Romantic Fantasy by Edward Kliszus

The American Classical Orchestra ascended to the stage before a packed house in Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. Under the baton of conductor Thomas Crawford, the concert began with Gioac…

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All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards