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Women Aging Gracefully -- Or Not

George Heymont | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

Anyone who has paid the slightest attention to American advertising over the past few decades knows that we live in a youth-obsessed society. From Botox injections to "anti-aging creams," products and services are constantly being hyped that purport to make a person look wrinkle-free and younger than their stated age.

Not Getting Married Today

George Heymont | Posted 08.16.2015 | Arts
George Heymont

It was difficult to explain to this passionate Cuban man that I didn't want to marry anybody. Still don't. Why not? I'm one of those men that Professor Henry Higgins described as "a confirmed old bachelor, and likely to remain so."

First Nighter: London Consumer Report on "Sweet Bird," "Merrily," Worthwhile Others

David Finkle | Posted 08.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

By 1959 when Tennessee Williams got around to presenting Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway, as directed by Elia Kazan and starring Geraldine Page and Pa...

First Nighter: Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along Does and Doesn't

David Finkle | Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Ever since the Stephen Sondheim-George Furth-Harold Prince Merrily We Roll Along opened in 1981, rolling along merrily is one thing it hasn't done.

First Nighter: From Scott Siegel's "Broadway Rising Stars" Some Will Rise, Some Fall, But Which?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

There's something intrinsically, irrefutably wonderful about the "Broadway Rising Stars" evening but predicting which of these kids will make it here and, by extrapolation, anywhere is a fool's game.