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Guys and Dolls: A Classic Contender at the Savoy

Carla Escoda | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

"I got the horse right here" is the flimflam lyric that opens Frank Loesser's immortal Guys and Dolls, now in previews at London's intimate, yet grand, Savoy Theatre. This production proved a knockout at the Chichester Festival Theatre, directed by Gordon Greenberg.

Helen Lawrence at BAM!

Isa Freeling | Posted 10.16.2016 | Arts
Isa Freeling

The Brooklyn Academy of Music is currently presenting a great theater/film production by impressive visual artist (you can see his art-work at David Zwirner Gallery) and Canadian Stage director, Stan Douglas, with television writer (Boardwalk Empire) Chris Haddock.

Field Notes from a Music Biz Life (Part 1)

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.12.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Let's start before the beginning: No Brill Building, no me. At the Brill, Manhattan's mid-20th Century citadel of music biz hustle, the elevator man ...

The Death of the American Sportswriter

Ryan Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ryan Phillips

The medium is being killed off by the advent of new technology and the most devastating economic collapse in decades. But the real reason for the death of sports writing is sportswriters themselves.

Walking Over the Edge

Julie Lucas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Julie Lucas

For the Denver Press Club's Annual Damon Runyon Award, political satirist P.J. O'Rourke is this year's honoree and guest speaker.

Q & A: Versatile Actor Craig Bierko Bets On A Revived Guys And Dolls

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

In this exclusive Q & A, Craig Bierko talks about the state of Broadway and the world.