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Bridges of Madison County

Cheering for The Last Ship Setting Ashore

Cara Joy David | Posted 12.28.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Every year I hear about the death of the new musical. Wholly original shows -- or, hell, just shows with new scores (it's hard to be truly "original" these days) -- get bad reviews and people act like there will never be a new musical again. It's not altogether consistent or logical when this hand-wringing occurs.

Pre-Tony's Broadway Tasting: Stars in the Alley

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even before I got to Schubert Alley, a tad late of course, the sounds were rocking Broadway. Audiences were treated to a free sampling of numbers from...

Theater: The Quiet Pleasures of Bridges Of Madison County

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.29.2014 | Home
Michael Giltz

One can easily see the appeal of this tale and the fantasy of a dashing romantic figure who comes out of nowhere and tells you what you've always known: Your life should be far more romantic, passionate and exciting than this!

On the Culture Front: 'Kung Fu,' 'Bridges of Madison County' and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.26.2014 | New York
Chris Kompanek

David Henry Hwang peers into the fleetingly short life of martial arts artist-turned-actor Bruce Lee in his rich new bio-play, Kung Fu.

Aisle View: Bridge Over Troubled Adaptation

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.22.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

A trip to Madison County is well worth while; Broadway rarely sees two such wonderful singing performances, and things are mighty incandescent when Mr. Brown's love songs are being sung. How discouraging that the rest of the enterprise dulls what might have been glorious.

The Jason Robert Brown Generation

Suzy Evans | Posted 04.20.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

This is not a dig to say that all of Brown's music sounds the same, but simply to say that right now, in this moment, Brown is doing what he does best.

These Movies Will Make You Cry, Unless You Are A Secret Robot

The Huffington Post | Entertainment Editors | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment

"About Time" may have looked like a simple rom-com about time travel. It was not, however, and something we realized after weeping through the poetic ...

Adding Music to Movies by Way of the Stage: Sleepless in Seattle to Kinky Boots

James Sims | Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts
James Sims

Glancing at the shows nominated for Best Musical for this year's Tony Awards, it is easy to mistake the list as being a Hollywood box office report.

'The Bridges Of Madison County'... The Musical?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.07.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The novel "The Bridges of Madison County," which was made into a film starring Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, is heading to Broadway as ...

'The Bridges Of Madison County' Is Getting The Musical Treatment

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.02.2011 | Home

For all of you diligent fans who have been waiting with bated breath for "The Bridges Of Madison County" to become a musical, your time has come. T...

Unfaithful but not Equal: Which Affair Would You Choose?

Erica Manfred | Posted 09.04.2011 | Divorce
Erica Manfred

While reading this weekend's New York Times Magazine's cover story about infidelity, I thought about the cases of my two girlfriends, Sarah and Kim, who were having affairs while my marriage was on the rocks.