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Joan Ryan Makes Musical Magic at Hollywood's Catalina Jazz Club

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.28.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

For the first time in a year and half, Joan Ryan, and her four octave range, comes home to Los Angeles in a cabaret show that earned her the honor of Broadway World's Top Female Cabaret Artist of 2013.

An Interview With Ben Rimalower: 'The Lady's Got Potential'

John-Stuart Fauquet | Posted 06.07.2014 | Arts
John-Stuart Fauquet

"They are all women that I've seen on stage in musicals or cabarets, but they also all have this quality -- you can call it the 'it factor' if you want."

Are These The 'Most Unforgettable Women In The World'?

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 04.05.2014 | Style

Standards of beauty in American society may not have changed much over time, but we believe that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. And what'...

Mothers and Sons at the Golden: Terrence McNally Makes History

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Strident, a woman with whom to reckon, Tyne Daly's Katharine Gerard is a force of nature. Encased in fur, she's the refrigerator-sized iceberg in Terr...

Some Spirited Queer Hopes For 2014 From NYC's 'The Chairman'

Posted 02.12.2014 | Gay Voices

As part of his acclaimed variety show "The Meeting," writer-actor Justin Sayre took to the stage of New York's Joe's Pub, where he offered up his spir...

19 Different Divas Sing 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart'

Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy

This is Christina Bianco and she is absolutely spectacular. During a recent performance at 54 Below, the amazing comedienne did spot on impression...

Bette Midler Hosts a Lunch for Twenty Feet from Stardom

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Now prominent among music legends, Bette Midler reminisces about her stint as a Harlette back in the day in the much celebrated documentary Twenty Fee...

An SOS to NBC: Save Our Smash

Ben Lerner | Posted 06.23.2013 | TV
Ben Lerner

Saturday's episode of Smash, titled "Opening Night," showcased the premiere of Bombshell. Our beloved Marilyn musical has finally opened on Broadway and it's a glorious accomplishment for all parties involved.

'Smash': Ivy Shocked Her Mother Has Been Cast In 'Bombshell'

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 04.03.2013 | TV

It was a difficult hour for Ivy as "Smash" bid farewell to Tuesday nights. Starting April 6, the struggling drama is relocating to Saturday nights at ...

Legend Returns To Shake Up Bombshell

Posted 03.29.2013 | TV

Broadway vet Bernadette Peters is returning to "Smash," but not everyone is excited to have her. Peters is reprising her role as diva actress Leig...

The Guest Star Parade Continues

Posted 03.24.2013 | TV

"Smash" is rolling out the red carpet to some very famous guest stars -- Liza Minnelli and Bernadette Peters to name a few -- in the coming weeks. ...

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.

Please, Change the Tonys

Shoshana Greenberg | Posted 08.11.2012 | Home
Shoshana Greenberg

How can the theater community expect audiences to love or even become excited about Broadway if it looks as though the Tonys don't show respect for all those being honored?

'Smash' Finale Gets Another Guest Star

Posted 03.15.2012 | TV

Broadway vet Bernadette Peters is taking on the buzzed-about Broadway TV show "Smash." In addition to appearing on the March 19 episode as Ivy's (Mega...

Since Disney Has Yet to Make Her a Princess, Megan Hilty Settles for Being a Fairy

Jim Hill | Posted 01.16.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Some people complain about the commute that they have for work. But not Megan Hilty. Of course, if your work took you from Oz to Broadway to Neverlan...

Love Redux: Follies Extended Three Weeks at the Marquis Theater

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 01.04.2012 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Both definitions of Follies -- a musical review and a foolish action -- fit this revival of the Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman musical ab...

Broadway's Fall Season Full of A-Listers, on Stage and Off

James Sims | Posted 11.20.2011 | Arts
James Sims

With the fall season approaching, straight plays are headed back to Times Square, and they've got a big list of stars in tow.

Stage Door: Follies, Dally With The Devil

Fern Siegel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The revival of Follies is perfection. One of Stephen Sondheim's most moving scores, it features two remarkable stars -- Bernadette Peters and Jan Maxwell -- and an extraordinary musical meditation on longing and regret.

Theater: Follies Grand and Beautiful But...

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

This is the best-acted, best-sung production of Follies I've seen and yet it's still not the Follies of my dreams.

First Nighter: "Follies" 2011 a Smash Hit

David Finkle | Posted 11.13.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

In a theater-going era when anything with assumed marquee value is trussed up for consumer consumption, it's a treat to recall something that -- for the abundance of high-quality theater craft it contains -- truly deserves enthusiastic applause.

James and The Giant Peach Meets Josephine Baker and Bernadette Peters...

Freddie Gershon | Posted 09.19.2011 | Education
Freddie Gershon

This past January at the Broadway JR. Festival in Atlanta, approximately 2,500 young people from grade schools with their teachers and adjudicators we...

HuffPost Exclusive: Jim Bianco "Sinners," Plus a Conversation with The Crystals' La La Brooks and PBS Premieres Rock, Pop & Doo Wop

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is an exclusive HuffPost premiere of the Jim Bianco single, "Sinners," which just might become your new favorite party anthem.

WATCH: THEATRE: Filming Sondheim's Follies

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

In the brief period when I lived in Providence, Rhode Island, I was able to catch performances of several shows during their pre-Broadway Boston tryou...

Stage Door: A Little Night Music

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

When Bernadette Peters steps on stage at the Walter Kerr, she imbues the sophisticated Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical with a playful, seductive air.

On the Culture Front: Arcade Fire, The Original Copy, The Black Keys and A Little Night Music

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Both Arcade Fire and The Black Keys sound as good, or better, live, so I try to catch them when they come into town.