Author Archives: Victoria Schneps

A View from the Cliff
A View from the Cliff

A View from the Cliff continues to be a frequent, upbeat visit to live, family entertainment in Queens. My reviews began close to 20 years ago. This blog is a chance for readers to praise or pan our local performers. It’s also a venue for uncovering hidden talent in our borough.

‘Night Watch’ is worth watching


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Have you heard about the perfect crime? How about the boy who cried wolf? Well, Theatre Time Productions has emphasized these time-honored themes in their current suspense/thriller “Night Watch.” At opening night’s performance, artistic director/producer Kevin C. Vincent, and co-producer Judy Vincent utilized a “theater-in-the-round” staging arrangement. The effect is striking, with most of the […]

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Ready, set, cruise


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Photo by Bob Nesoff

Vacations can be fun, entertaining and relaxing. They can also be an awful hassle if you are going to be visiting more than one destination. Those opting for a one-stop trip more often than not end up in a resort that provides virtually all they need from meals to entertainment. If they are lucky enough […]

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For the love of Dolly


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Dolly (third from right, back row) with our WOW sisters, at my wedding

It was with a heavy heart that I visited dearest friend Dolly DeThomas with Claire Shulman and Debby Markell. We were going to say goodbye to our “sister” now in hospice. She looked so beautiful and peaceful, with her cancer pain under control. Her daughters are treating her like a queen having her in their home watched over day […]

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Queens Republicans go the way of the dinosaur into extinction


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Queens Republicans have failed to provide voters with alternatives to the Queens Democratic Party machine monopoly, giving them free passes for another two-year term for virtually all public offices. There was a time decades ago when Queens Republicans routinely elected members to Congress, state Senate, Assembly and City Council. After the 1982 reapportionment, Democrats eliminated […]

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Why is Cuomo hiding from Astorino?  


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Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo is following the infamous Rose Garden strategy of ignoring underdog Republican challenger Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and refusing to participate in a series of public debates between now and Election Day. He recently did the same for the Democratic Primary by refusing to participate in any debates with his totally unknown, under-financed opponent Zephyr […]

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