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Charmed, I'm Sure!

George Heymont | Posted 02.23.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

When people with widely disparate cultural beliefs meet up in real life, several outcomes are possible. One of the best examples of this phenomenon was depicted in Pacific Overtures (the 1976 Broadway musical which focused on the historical moment in which Japan opened its isolated island society to Western culture).

In Conversation With Dame Edna Everage

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 02.24.2015 | Entertainment
Gary Villablanca Duff

After more than 60 years in the entertainment business Australian housewife turned entertainment superstar Dame Edna Everage is truly in a category all her own.

Tony Award-Winning Legend Bids 57-Year Stage Career Adieu

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.20.2012 | Home

CANBERRA, Australia — Dame Edna Everage, the Tony Award-winning drag act known for her purple hair and oversized rhinestone eyeglasses, will soo...

'They Don't Make Movies About Boring People:' Two New Documentaries Tackle AIDS, Government

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Imagine someone with the bluntness of the George Carlin, the wardrobe of the Kinsey Sicks, and the following of Dame Edna and you'll get an idea of what kind of social catalyst Pieter-Dirk Uys became for South Africans.

Baffled by the BAFTAs

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

The ratings for award shows this season are up. Entertainment Weekly reports that Emmy viewership was up 9% and the Golden Globes were up 14%. Why? Simple. My recaps of them here.

Drama Queens: Random Thoughts While Watching The Tony Awards Show

Tallulah Morehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tallulah Morehead

How nice to have the plot of Guys and Dolls explained to me. I don't think I've seen it more than a dozen times.