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Ian McKellan in 'Mr. Holmes': How British is It?

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.14.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The fine ensemble swirling around McKellan's killer performance as the aging Mr. Holmes, now in retirement in the country, is first rate. And in that spirit, the movie's Monday premiere took advantage of Broadway's dark night, with theater actors out for drinks and ravioli at Southgate in celebration.

Mark Ruffalo in Infinitely Polar Bear

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Maya Forbes' autobiographical film, Infinitely Polar Bear, about her family coping with her father's bipolar disorder, is set in the late '70s, a time when few understood the impact of this mental malfunction.

The Theater Community Parties Post-Tonys: The Carlyle

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.09.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

After the telecast (discussed in my post here), Broadway is all about the after-parties. There is the official Tony Gala at the Plaza. Then each show or each lead producer usually hosts their own party.

Lena Hall at Café Carlyle: "I'm a B Side Kind of Girl"

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

She'll be performing at the Carlyle till April 18. Watt White, her music director said that the Carlyle may mark the beginning of a tour; he will be joining Hall in San Francisco, bringing "Sin and Salvation" to Feinstein's at Hotel Nikko.

Lena Hall Moves From 'Hedwig' On Broadway To Gritty Rock Goddess

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Leave it to Lena Hall to bring an air of downtown cool to her debut performance at New York's Café Carlyle. The singer-actress, who nabbed a Tony...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Hedwig Co-Creator Stephen Trask Turns Up the "Midnight Radio" With Exclusive Interview and Performance

Jon Chattman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

My father is a Broadway junkie. He can't get enough, and it's been that way for decades. Often times when I go with him to a show, I know he's "into" ...

A Glimpse Inside the Life of Elaine Stritch

Cara Joy David | Posted 01.14.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

There have been very few people during my career -- some, maybe, but not many -- that have meant as much to the Broadway community as Elaine Stritch d...

Tony Night: Awards and After-Parties

Cara Joy David | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

It's the culmination of every New York theater industry professional's year. It's the time to put on nice clothes, watch an award show and then go celebrate the theater community.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Exclusive Tony Red Carpet Coverage with Gloria Estefan, Zach Braff, Questlove, and More!

Jon Chattman | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The 68th Annual Tony Awards provided many memorable moments from Hugh Jackman hopping his way through an opening number to Lena Hall uttering a joyous...

Pre-Tony's Broadway Tasting: Stars in the Alley

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.21.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even before I got to Schubert Alley, a tad late of course, the sounds were rocking Broadway. Audiences were treated to a free sampling of numbers from...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Tony Award Spotlight on Hedwig's Lena Hall

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.20.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

My parents took me and my sister to countless shows as a kid and young adult. They still do. While I don't remember my first time (Barnum with Jim Dal...

Hedwig's Lena Hall On Being Neil Patrick Harris' 'Punching Bag,' Her Legendary Audition, and Real Rock-n-Roll

Suzy Evans | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Suzy Evans

Lena Hall as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. (Photo by Joan Marcus) Neil Patrick Harris isn't the only one with fans in the audience at Hedwi...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Hearing The Deafening and Orange You Glad I Said XNY?

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

If summer were a person, I'd pick it up from the ground, dust it off, and cradle it with both of my hands. Then, I'd gently stroke its cheek, and tak...