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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Theater: City of Lights Musical Smackdown: 'Gigi' vs. 'An American in Paris'

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.19.2015 | Arts
Michael Giltz

Two musicals set in Paris opened on Broadway within four days of each other. Both are shows that began as musicals created for the movies, something almost unheard of today unless you're an animated princess.

Problems in Bed, Booze, and Beyond

George Heymont | Posted 01.02.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

It's hard to believe that five years have passed since Lady Gaga recorded "Bad Romance." But with the fifth anniversary of the release date of Gaga's album, The Fame Monster, on October 26, 2014 it's interesting to note the song's impact on popular culture.

Actor Fired After Confronting Anti-Gay Heckler During 'Cat On A Hot Tin Roof' Performance

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A theater actor has been fired after confronting an anti-gay heckler during a local production of "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof." Audience member Tim Su...

Tastemakers: The Only Black Producers Currently On Broadway

The Huffington Post | Rhonesha Byng | Posted 09.24.2013 | Black Voices

This is the first in a series highlighting the people who work behind the scenes to innovate, create and execute many of the cultural touchpoints we e...

Broadway Season 2012/2013

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.31.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

2013-05-31-Screenshot20130531at2 Here is my drawing of the 2012/2013 Broadway Season.

Is Hollywood Trying To Make Cancer Sexy?

Orange County Register | By Courtney Perkes | Posted 04.27.2013 | Los Angeles

There are too few Hollywood endings when it comes to the depiction of cancer in movies, doctors say. Last fall, Italian researchers analyzed 82 cance...

Ben Walker on Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, What's in Those Bourbon Glasses, and Brick's Sexuality

Vanity Fair | Posted 04.16.2013 | Celebrity
Vanity Fair

By Andrea Cuttler, Vanity Fair Ben Walker with his wife Mamie Gummer; Fairchild Archive From Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson to Inherit the Wind to hi...

Broadway's Snarling New 'Cat': Scarlett Johansson

Liz Smith | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Cat is a long play and the actress often rushes her lines and swallows Tennessee's dialogue. She is attractive, in and out of her slip, but hardly erotic. Strange, for a young woman so well-known for her allure.

Southern Comfort Interrupted

James Campion | Posted 04.03.2013 | Entertainment
James Campion

Scarlett Johansson's voluptuous draw had the theater packed with 20-somethings clamoring to share airspace with the star, and none seemed to be prepared to absorb Tennessee Williams' cruel truths, a perfect blindside that any writer drools over. The poor bastards never knew what hit them.

On the Culture Front: Let's Get Old Fashioned

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.01.2013 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Maggie the Cat (Scarlett Johansson) isn't wearing gloves for her own fight for the American dream in Tennessee Williams' lyrical Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.

Maggie the Cat Is Alive on Broadway

Carey Purcell | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

With movie star Scarlett Johansson in one of the leading -- and very sexual -- roles, the temperatures have been running high amongst the audience members, even if the bed onstage remains ice cold.

Stage Door: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Fern Siegel | Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

It's an unusual Cat on a Hot Tin Roof when Big Daddy is the one standout. Tennessee Williams' bourbon-soaked drama about family, homosexuality and mendacity is powerful, but this Cat has been declawed.

Theater: Scarlett Johansson Slinks Onto Broadway; Life And Times In Real Time (Unfortunately)

Michael Giltz | Posted 03.25.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

I've never seen a good production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, so maybe it is the play itself. But it is intriguingly modern in some ways.

Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Revival Not Hot But Tinny

David Finkle | Posted 03.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle


Where's The Passion For Maggie The Cat?

Wilborn Hampton | Posted 03.20.2013 | Arts
Wilborn Hampton

Scarlett Johansson purrs, mewls, and occasionally hisses as Maggie the Cat in the new Broadway revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, but there is not much...

Can ScarJo Handle The Stage? | BROOKS ATKINSON | Posted 01.18.2013 | Arts

A four-alarm urgency infuses every breath that Scarlett Johansson takes in the oxygen-starved revival of Tennessee Williams's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" ...

ScarJo Scores Her Dream Broadway Role

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.20.2012 | Arts

Scarlett Johansson will star in a revival of the Tennessee Williams drama "Cat On A Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway this winter, according to reports citing...

Gary Susman

Elizabeth Taylor At 80: Her 10 Best Performances | Gary Susman | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment

Were she alive, Elizabeth Taylor would have celebrated her 80th birthday today. Instead, she got a fitting send-off as the finale of the "In Memoriam"...

Joseph Erbentraut

'Pussy On The House' Spoofs Tennessee Williams | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

Tennessee Williams' 1955 play "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" packs a whole lot of passion and drama into its Pulitzer-winning dialogue -- so it should come a...

Elizabeth Taylor Tribute Kicks-Off Cinespia Film Series at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

| Katie Bain and Lucy Blodgett | Posted 07.12.2011 | Los Angeles

The 10th season of Cinespia’s classic movie series at the gorgeous Hollywood Forever Cemetery begins this Saturday, May 14, with an Elizabeth Taylor...

A Controversial Portrayal Of Liz Taylor

G. Roger Denson | Posted 06.09.2011 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

With all the humiliations that Elizabeth Taylor endured at the hands of men both onscreen and off--humiliation that she has been popularly accused of ...

Elizabeth Taylor's Movies: Which Was Your Favorite?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor passed away on Wednesday, leaving behind an unparalleled career in film and public life. A two time Academy Awar...

Tennessee Williams Ventures South of Market

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

This past season, as most nonprofits were trimming their sails due to the sagging economy, Boxcar Theatre fearlessly staged a whopping 15 productions!

The Eleventh Commandment

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Gurko

Thou Shalt Not Take The Name Of Elizabeth Taylor In Vain. Recently, Katy Perry and Snooki have been cited and compared to Elizabeth Taylor and the Earth has started to shake.

Next Fall: Geoffrey Naufft's Top-Drawer Gay Play Moves to Broadway

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Hardly enough can be said about Geoffrey Nauffts's Next Fall, which is both remarkably simple and exceedingly complex.