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Julie Wilson's Pink Lipstick

Alice Carey | Posted 06.16.2015 | Entertainment
Alice Carey

I am still married and Julie Wilson is now dead. Yet what a legacy of beauty, kindness, genius and pure fun she leaves behind.

Into the Woods, Without Delay!

Lev Raphael | Posted 02.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lev Raphael

I've been in love with Into the Woods for years. I've seen it performed several times, watched the DVD of the original Broadway production many times, and lost count of how often I've listened to the original cast album.

Yes, Birdman Is 'All That' -- An Essay

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 12.22.2014 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

Our 'hero' -- Riggin (literally and figuratively) -- is haunted by the voice of his iconic movie character, Batman, er, Birdman. He is often in the throes of human despair. Or he experiences what might be called the 'magic realism' of levitating, flying and causing much mischief.

Together With Meryl Streep?

Posted 04.26.2013 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp may soon head into the woods. According to Variety, the megastar is attached to the upcoming Disney adaptation of the popular Stephen Sond...

Eric Michael Gillett: From Barnum & Bailey to Lorenz Hart and Stephen Sondheim

Myra Chanin | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Myra Chanin

If life were fair, Eric Michael Gillett would be a Broadway or Metropolitan Opera superstar choosing between the kinds of roles formerly offered to Alfred Drake, Robert Preston, John Raitt, or, more recently, Michael Crawford, before he turned into a 350-pound canary.