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Dorothy Fields

Why Stage Veteran's New Project Is A Very Personal Labor Of Love

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Philip Chaffin describes his latest album, “Somethin’ Real Special: The Songs of Dorothy Fields,” as a proud labor of love between the veteran s...

First Nighter: Bacharach Revue Awkwardly Asks 'What's It All About?' -- Steve Tyrell Smoothly Answers

David Finkle | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Truth is, Tyrell's effortlessly infallible phrasing has the effect of making what he does appealingly conversational. The emotion he's experiencing is a component of his seemingly off-handed -- smile-smile-smile -- style. Let's just say he's singing for all generations.

First Nighter: 'After Midnight' Is a Revue You Absolutely Mustn't Miss

David Finkle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Why go on about the spectacular After Midnight, other than to say that for pure entertainment it comes as near being worth every penny charged as anything does in this gold-plated ticket era of ours?

Fields of Dreams

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts
Robert J. Elisberg

Most people, up to a point, can write. The skill of professional writing, however, is re-writing. Not just being able to fix something that isn't correct, but the ability to find what's wrong that needs correcting in the first place.

Rattle Them Bones: A Conversation With Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Scotty Morris

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"For me, I picked up the guitar because of Brian Setzer and Stevie Ray Vaughan when I was a kid. So to even be in the same breath as Brian Setzer? I was blown away. But to have an ambassador of badassness like Brian Setzer being attached to swing only validated the whole thing. Way better for me."

First Nighter: Cy Coleman's Best is Yet to Come is Here Now at 59E59 Theaters

David Finkle | Posted 07.27.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

The best is yet to come? Not this time. It's already here as it deliciously unfolds by way of singers Sally Mayes, Lillias White and Rachel York.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 132

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by A Fine Frenzy, Issac Stern, The Beau Brummels, Dorothy Fields and others.

First-Nighter: London's Sweet Charity Sufficiently Sweet

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

These days, the clever fabric manufacturers able to do whatever they want with a proven musical comedy are the folks at the Menier Chocolate Factory.

Kathryn Bigelow Is "Queen of the Film World"

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Beverly Wettenstein

Critics are speaking out about the lack of diversity on the "New Hollywood" "bright ingenues" cover. Perhaps it should be called Vanilla Fair.