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The Tony Nominations, Three Weeks Later

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.20.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Often I am surprised with something right as the nominations come out, but, upon reflection, my surprise changes to understanding. This year that wasn't so. My opinions haven't changed since the announcements.

The Woody Persona: Bullets Over Broadway and Fading Gigolo

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

In the hilarious old-school tradition, Bullets Over Broadway at the St. James Theater, based on Woody Allen's 1994 film of the same name, features a w...

Aisle View: Don't Speak! Don't Sing!

Steven Suskin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Susan Stroman, the director/choreographer who worked with Mel Brooks on the aforementioned blockbuster, has now joined forces with Allen but lightning is not striking twice. The main culprit, it turns out, is those songs.

First Nighter: Musical Carrie Flickers But Doesn't Flame

David Finkle | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Movie-goers haunted by the horror flick's final image will likely be waiting for it and dismayed when they don't get it. As they leave the theater, they'll realized they've had to settle for a not terrible but no more than mediocre version of Stephen King's prom-night nightmare inducer.

Sweet Bye and Bye

Howard Kissel | Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts
Howard Kissel

Sweet Bye and Bye has always been a legend. Its parentage was extraordinary -- Perelman and Hirschfeld wrote the book, Ogden Nash the lyrics and Vernon Duke the score. If Broadway operated like the Preakness that pedigree should have been surefire.

Bernadette Peters, Broadway Divas And The NY Philharmonic Celebrate Sondheim's 80th Birthday

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The ladies in red brought down the house. Six Broadway divas, spanning several generations of musical theater, pretty much tore up L...