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Hal Prince

'Candide' Raises the Roof at the Rose

ZEALnyc | Posted 01.12.2017 | Arts
ZEALnyc

By Jil Picariello, ZEALnyc Theater Editor, January 12, 2017 I'm what you might call a Candide virgin. Or close, whatever that means (we've gone to th...

'Candide' Celebrates its 60th Anniversary with Celebrity Tributes

ZEALnyc | Posted 12.13.2016 | Arts
ZEALnyc

Max Adrian, Louis Edmonds, Barbara Cook and Robert Rounseville in original 1956 production ZEALnyc, December 12, 2016 It's 1956: Dwight Eisenhower h...

Screen View: Best Thing (That Ever Could Have Happened)

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.17.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton on the stage of the Alvin (now Neil Simon) Theatre Photo: "Best Worst Thing That Could Have Happened" "...

On the Shelf: Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.13.2016 | Books
Steven Suskin

A performer of talent and promise, she died on December 3, 1999 after what Madison paints as a troubled and surprisingly mirthless fifty-seven years.

Anthony Crivello: Leaving Las Vegas to Continue on His Entertainment Journey

Ellen Sterling | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

"If anyone had told me I was going to spend one day of my career in Las Vegas, much less six years, I wouldn't have believed it. But these last six years have been amazing."

Amy Lee

'The Phantom Of The Opera' Hits 25: Hal Prince Speaks

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

Even if you haven't seen "Phantom of the Opera" before, you know what it's about: Disfigured musical genius in mask seduces innocent young opera singe...

The Scottsboro Boys: New Kander-Ebb Musical, Old Kander-Ebb Formula

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Time was, audiences went to musicals--more often called musical comedies then--to see famous entertainers sing great songs written by first-rate lyric...

Obama, the Arts, and Soft Power

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Raymond J. Learsy

I have always been struck by the paucity of interest and support our government gives to the arts. In Obama's opinion it appears the arts have become essential to reengage our standing in the world.