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Andy Fickman

First Nighter: Check Out 'Hellman v. McCarthy,' 'Red Velvet,' 'Heathers'

David Finkle | Posted 04.07.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

On January 20, 1980 Mary McCarthy, never known to mince words in print or in person, was asked on Dick Cavett's PBS talk show whom she considered overrated writers. After a moment's thought, Lillian Hellman came to her mind.

Aisle View: New High School Musical

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.01.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

And here we have a raucous, bright and vulgar musical comedy about fun-loving, middle-American teens who bully each other, murder each other, attempt suicide, and finally blow up the high school. Raucous, bright, uneven, and distasteful for viewers who don't quite buy into the joke.

Mean Girls, Rejoice: 'Heathers' Musical Is Coming

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 12.11.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK (AP) — Before there was "Mean Girls," there was "Heathers." Now that dark comedy is ready to bully its way into New York as a musical. The...

Laura Rowley

Billy Crystal On The Trip That Almost Sent Him Over The Edge

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Rowley | Posted 09.27.2012 | Fifty

I made a movie that’s a romantic comedy for a generation. I was fortunate enough to create “City Slickers” and that was about a midlife crisis; so now I’m here about being a grandparent. So there are seminal moments in a lifetime that are sort of marked by doing work about it. That’s a nice thing.

Cher, The Musical!

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 06.25.2012 | Home

Cher tweeted Monday that producers are hard at work writing a musical about her life. Cher wrote, in a series of tweets, that there will be three Cher...