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First Nighter: Moss Hart's "Act One" in Two Great, Big Acts

David Finkle | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When theater veteran Moss Hart published his bestselling Act One in 1959, he packed a lot into it about his impoverished childhood and neophyte playwr...

Aisle View: The Fantasticks at 53

Steven Suskin | Posted 11.16.2013 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The Fantasticks opened May 3, 1960 at the Sullivan Street Theatre in Greenwich Village, two blocks over from La Guardia Place. (Fiorello himself was born two doors down.)

The Forest for the Trees: Seeing Cinderella on Broadway with Kids

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

For those of us of a certain age, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is a nostalgia trip. The memory of this musical, a television landmark in the '50...

How to Reboot a Classic

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 07.02.2013 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

There's plenty of old-fashioned magic in the current Broadway production of Cinderella, which just nabbed nine Tony noms -- enough to make all the little girls in the audience sigh and swoon and stare enraptured, and their parents too.

First Nighter: The Woefully Misunderstood Damsels in Distress of Passion and Cinderella

David Finkle | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The correct title for the Sondheim-Lapine opus would be Romantic Obsession, and it wouldn't try to ingratiate itself as a depiction of what genuine love is. Passion is anything but a love story.

Cinderella at The Broadway Theater

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 05.12.2013 | Entertainment
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

As you are ushered to your seats you will already be oohing and aahing over the forest stage set.

6 Artists on their Road to Broadway and Engaging Audiences: Here, Now and Then

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts
Bruce E. Whitacre

Since last week, Paul's next play has been announced at Signature Theatre in Arlington; Santino opened to positive reviews in Cinderella; Kinky Boots has had a bravura first few performances, and the theatre world keeps turning.

Nathan Lane Gets a Guild Hall Lifetime Achievement Award; Cinderella on Broadway

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.05.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The award season is all about superlatives and thank you speeches but for East Hampton's Guild Hall Lifetime Achievement Awards, it is about community and family.

Theater: Cinderella Magical Enough as it Hits Broadway

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

This Cinderella has a pleasingly old-fashioned touch, a strong cast and a score that may not be the absolute peak of R&H but which is more tuneful and enjoyable than most shows could hope for.

Review: Cinderella

Rex Reed | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Rex Reed

"Glass slippers are back!" shouts the sign outside the Broadway Theatre. And so is entertainment. It took Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella 56 years to get to the Great White Way, but if the shoe still fits, flaunt it.

Jersey Shore Meets Oscar Wilde

GalleyCat | Jason Boog on April 26, 2011 10:43 AM | Posted 06.27.2011 | Books

Tired of reading about Jersey Shore book deals? Literature has finally struck back. In the video embedded above, two stars of an Oscar Wilde play o...

WATCH: Broadway Stars Perform 'Jersey Shore Gone Wilde'

Posted 06.26.2011 | Comedy

If you've seen an episode of MTV's Jersey Shore, you know the cast is prone to throwing around quoteworthy phrases like confetti. Where would Amer...