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Phyllis Newman

Playing For The Greats

Glen Roven | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment
Glen Roven

For many years I made my living working on television and Broadway and I loved playing the piano for Broadway legends who were recreating an original performance. I felt I was suddenly transported back to the Golden Age of Musicals, a period I missed, but imagined as intensely as any cast-album producer could have wished.

The Party's Over: A Tribute to Polly Bergen

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

One thing the theater community does well is celebrate its own. And Polly Bergen was a member of the theater community. Now, as I previously wrote, the League of American Theaters and Producers opted not to dim the lights for her.

Remembering the Great Polly Bergen

Cara Joy David | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Polly Bergen was a real class act. She had a grace about her, an intangible quality that not many possess.

A Night With Broadway's Phyllis Newman: Talking Texas!

Liz Smith | Posted 08.25.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

The Tony-winning actress Phyllis Newman -- the girl with the best laugh on Broadway -- lives in a beautiful penthouse apartment overlooking a green-swarded Central Park. Her next door neighbor is Jerry Seinfeld and she once had another neighbor, Glenn Close, who often climbed over the fence to see her.