This issue is all about food, but I'm the arts editor...so articles about dinner theater it is!Live from New York
The local dinner theater has been in business for 34 years, and they let me in on the most cringe-worthy live theater moments: "The show had to go on during a production of Fiddler on the Roof in 1978—in the first building, before the stage was raised—when a disoriented patron walked into the middle of a musical number and asked Tevye for directions to the men’s room."Beyond the Beyond
A handy guide to help parents pack up their soon-to-be college freshmen: "The problem is, a quick scan of the online checklist reveals that Bed, Bath & Beyond has deemed no less than 114 items to be college 'essentials'—like the old school-supply list on steroids—and that’s without including textbooks, pens, notebooks, or that little college-name sticker everyone places in the back windshields of their cars. Take it from two recent college grads: half of what you buy from that list will return to you in the exact same color-coded, name-taped, neatly packed condition you shipped them off in."Culture, Etc.
Jean-Luc Godard, Bard Summerfest, DVD recommendations, and more.September is my Fall Arts Preview package—and proofs look great—so stay tuned.