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On Your Toes

Joan Kron in Allure -- Angie's Brave Announcement -- the Encore Series

Liz Smith | Posted 07.16.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"There's nothing more intriguing than a movie star wrapped like a mummy playing someone just emerging from plastic surgery. Think Humphrey Bogart in D...

I Wish I Could Shimabukuro Like My Sister Kate

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

The Broadway theatre season officially ended two weeks ago, the Tony Award nominations were announced, and I kept busy trying to draw as many Broadway productions as possible.

'On Your Toes' Is On The Mark

Rex Reed | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

The old days, when New York's popular "Encores!" series at the City Center was dedicated to staging concert versions of old musicals worthy of a secon...

A Ballet-Broadway Mashup

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — There's been plenty of chatter on Broadway these days about how the revival of the musical "Pippin" has brilliantly combined circus e...

First Nighter: City Center's Encores! Series On Your Toes Lives Up to Its Name

David Finkle | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The single most spectacular dance number on view at the moment -- and it won't be for long; get there fast -- erupts in the second act of On Your Toes, the current Encores! series entry at City Center.

George Balanchine's Funny Valentine

Debra Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Debra Levine

Chatting by phone with George Balanchine's longtime assistant, Barbara Horgan, I learned an amusing story about the great Russian expatriate choreogra...