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Monday, May 22, 2023

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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Friday, May 19, 2023

Venice City of Light at The Cathedral Church of St. John The Divine by Edward Kliszus

This was an evening of superlatives by the Cathedral Choir and Rose of the Compass at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine offered a transformative musical experience for listeners an…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2023

The ON SITE OPERA Presents Puccini’s Il Tabarro by Edward Kliszus

Soloists in the ON SITE Opera production of Puccini's Il Tabarro were consistently marvelous and presented a thrilling performance of a seminal artwork with the support of a splendid chorus,…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The Oratorio Society of New York performs J. S. Bach’s Mass in B Minor by Edward Kliszus

Kent Tritle and The Oratorio Society ensured that the ineffable rapture of Bach's Mass in B minor was ably expressed while articulating the vision, technique, Affektenlehre, and unparalleled…

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Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Bliss Street at the Theater For The New City by Edward Kliszus

The Theater for the New City presented Bliss Street, a blockbuster musical production based on the life and times of New York rocker Charlie Sub (played by Blaize Adler-Ivanbroo) and his uni…

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Friday, May 5, 2023

MasterVoices presents Iolanthe at Carnegie Hall by Edward Kliszus

This production of Iolanthe by MasterVoices at Carnegie Hall portrayed the essence of superlative artistry coupled with modern technological tools. Audience members were masterfully delivere…

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Wednesday, May 3, 2023

The Art Bath Artist Salon Series by Edward Kliszus

The Art Bath Salon Series program was 21st century-multimedia at its finest, but with the intimacy of the Parisian salons made famous by the likes of Gertrude Stein, Gustave Courbet, and Fra…

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Saturday, April 29, 2023

The Singing Sphere by Edward Kliszus

The Singing Sphere was entertaining, intellectually engaging, imaginative, provocative, and introspective. It seemed, after all, that one might evolve to a better state. We enjoyed a sojourn…

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Friday, April 28, 2023

Daughter of the Wicked by Edward Kliszus

Schwartz is a raconteur extraordinaire. From the onset, her repartee was confident and, at times, adapted to prompt audience interaction. One could hardly resist her gentle, enchanting coaxi…

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Thursday, April 20, 2023

Musica Sacra at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine by Edward Kliszus

Kent Tritle and Musica Sacra have once again brought important musical works to the forefront in an opulent setting with superb artists. Tritle’s conducting was expressive and precise, whi…

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Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Kent Tritle in Concert by Edward Kliszus

This was a celebration and reminder of Kent Tritle, a gifted musical artist of epic importance to the world of performing arts in New York and beyond. Tritle’s ubiquitous, multi-dimensiona…

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

MasterVoices Presents a Concert of Jewish Sacred Music at Central Synagogue by Edward Kliszus

Tonight's O How Good was a celebration of the life of MasterVoices board member Lois Conway and the years of philanthropy and insightful leadership characterizing her service. The venue chos…

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Tuesday, March 14, 2023

The Conductor at the Theater for the New City by Edward Kliszus

The Conductor celebrated emotionally charged discourse governed by mutual respect, intellectual rigor, and passionate argument without the hostility, recriminations, and violence sometimes s…

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Friday, March 10, 2023

Light of Paradise at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine by Edward Kliszus

Maestro Kent Tritle opened this "Light of Paradise" program with the strings of his world-class orchestra performing George Walker's Lyric for Strings (1946). This work set the tone for the …

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Thursday, March 2, 2023

Washington Square at the Axis Theatre by Edward Kliszus

The cast, setting, dramatization, and well-crafted script evoked yearning, hope, sadness, heartache, and disillusionment. Sharp's adaptation explored family, love, and social status themes a…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Cold Feet, A Comedy Extravaganza by Edward Kliszus

From the onset, Cold Feet was saucy with an eccentric style of humor, bizarre characters like Shelly the orangutan with her goofy grunts and screams, and off-the-wall skits. Laughs were guar…

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Han! by Theatre No Theatre at La MaMa by Edward Kliszus

The well-crafted descriptive language in Han! was fundamental to creating vivid and evocative imagery that transported viewers to other times, places, and states of mind. Through rich sensor…

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Monday, February 27, 2023

Kissing the Floor at Theater Row by Edward Kliszus

Kissing the Floor was a well-conceived, powerful dramatization akin to the legendary "sins of the father," ably expressing the overpowering tragedies of Antigone brought to life in the demis…

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Saturday, February 25, 2023

Candice Lee at Arlene’s Grocery by Edward Kliszus

An icon of her generation, Candice Lee is a singer of heartfelt, caring distinction. On stage, she is confident, energetic, and versatile, with a unique blend of musical influences and origi…

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Friday, February 24, 2023

Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany by Edward Kliszus

This deeply personal family story is an important, unique, and vital account of survival and hopes seen through the eyes of a child ably characterized by gifted actor and raconteur Ingrid Ga…

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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Who Murdered Love? by Edward Kliszus

Who Murdered Love was a musical comedy extraordinaire At the Theater for the New City. The scene for fun was set as DaDa Love (Elyp Johnson), and the cast sang Mad for Love. This setting pro…

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Seth Rudetsky Presents DREAMGIRLS in Concert at Café Carlyle by Edward Kliszus

Seth Rudesky hosted an event at Café Carlyle that, in the annals of theater, shall remain a night of incredible music, cherished remembrances, personal anecdotes, and Broadway history told …

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Thursday, February 16, 2023

The Village! A Disco Daydream at Dixon Place by Edward Kliszus

Tonight’s Disco Daydream was an immersive fun-fete celebrating the universal quest for elusive love and where it might be found. The cast touched hearts and drew inspiration from an empath…

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A Broadway Valentine’s Day at 54 Below by Edward Kliszus

Broadway Valentine’s Day at 54 Below was an evening of love, song, romance, nostalgia, fine dining, unique beverages, and thematic desserts. The messages of love portrayed were universal, …

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Monday, February 13, 2023

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Presents Between Sea and Sky: Debussy’s Painters and Poets by Edward Kliszus

Experiencing the ineffable, expressive unfolding of the music while seated among the musicians was, without exaggeration, an exalted, rapturous, and elegiac pluradimensional experience. The …

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Friday, February 10, 2023

Shedding Load at 59E59 by Edward Kliszus

Shedding Load represented an exciting portent of American theater. It garnered an intense attraction to those who understand and appreciate the vitality and expressive power of dramatic arts…

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Wednesday, February 8, 2023

The Park Avenue Chamber Symphony Performs Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 by Edward Kliszus

With this performance, the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony has fervidly conquered Mahler's Symphony No. 5, bringing its ineffable, sumptuous beauty and afflatus to life. When listening, one is …

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Tuesday, February 7, 2023

AUDIENCE by Václav Havel by Edward Kliszus

AUDIENCE was presented with fine acting, powerful multi-dimensional visuals, cultural significance, context and import, rich vigilance, and irony.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tony Kadleck Big Band at Birdland by Edward Kliszus

Swinging big band music was hot in Manhattan this week! From the moment the Tony Kadleck Big Band began their set at the Birdland Jazz Club, we tapped our toes and jumped to a tasteful, tigh…

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Sunday, January 29, 2023

Organ and Orchestra by the American Symphony Orchestra by Edward Kliszus

The program opened with Camille Saint-Saëns’ Symphony No. 3 in C minor “Organ” (1886). When the organ spoke at the first poco adagio along with lush strings and harmonies, the amalgam…

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

Field of Mars at NYU Skirball by Edward Kliszus

Existentialism seemed to dominate undertones dealing with the passage of time, mechanically repeating the practices of our predecessors, and our insignificance in the vastness of the univers…

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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
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