Known for his phenomenal collaborations, Josh's new album boasts duets with the likes of Audra McDonald and Kelly Clarkson. In this clip, he opens up about the "intimidation factor" he still feels when working with some of music's biggest names.
For decades I have been an avid fan of Alison Bechdel's work. What lesbian wasn't? In a world where our stories were so rarely told in an authentic manner, Alison's world and the characters she brought to life gave us a way to feel validated in a way that media representations never did.
The Lower East Side has always been a playground for oddballs, creative types who diverge from Manhattan's mold. It's a quirky neighborhood filled with idiosyncrasies and secrets stuffed in blocks and buildings. These days, south of Union Square is trending, a wonderland of bars, movie houses, and restaurants that offer a refreshing contrast to Midtown.
In Fun Home, what opened so perilously between my grandparents and me opens again between those standing across the same mortuary table or pressing their bodies against each other in the same narrow dorm bed.
The good girl exudes grace, politeness, sincerity and intelligence to make a positive, lasting impression when encountering prominent people.
When I was introduced to Adam Hunter, a temporary layer of red grazed my face. The shade? Somewhere between crimson and scarlet. I hadn't blushed since high school and Adam broke that record.
As a fever ate away at my remaining brain cells last week, I was bombarded with questions about the Tony nominations. I answer two main questions below.
FUN HOME was one of those rare theatrical experiences that resonated with us so deeply that we couldn't stop thinking about it for weeks after leaving the theater. Rather than break our phones group-texting each other, we decided to sit down and talk about the show.
She has her big brown eyes set on Columbia, which she notes happily, is only a bus ride away. She doesn't want to be separated from her parents and 11-year-old sister Isabella.
It's a remarkable journey full of compelling twists and turns, and a lasting impression that combines sadness with kindness.
Much of the story is beautifully recreated on this Broadway theater stage. The demanding part of Dr. Zhivago is played by Tam Mutu, a most accomplished English actor; his vast experience of stage, language, singing and acting is clearly ingrained in his character of Yurii Zhivago.
Dr. Zhivago, based on the epic novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Boris Pasternak, missed the mark. Now at the Broadway Theater, it's an ambitious effort and Lucy Simon delivers a stirring and melodic score.
As soon as Fun Home began, I knew this was something incredible. Anyone who has ever looked back at their life, specifically their childhood, with a closer eye and an open heart, will cringe and laugh and cry at this story.
Richard Jay-Alexander has seen it all and worked with everyone when it comes to Broadway and musical theater. Here, finally, he's in the mood to chat.
Christopher Wheeldon's elegant new stage production at the Palace Theater of George and Ira Gershwin's An American in Paris is a must-see, however altered from the original 1951 movie version.