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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.)

Class Acts

George Heymont | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

For me, watching a film or a live theatrical performance is a bit like making love. I'm often in the dark, unsure of the next move. Whether or not my hopes and expectations will match reality remains to be seen.

Dirty Dancing Remake: Original's Feminism, Liberalism Would Be 'Daring' Today

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.31.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Last month, Lionsgate announced plans to indeed remake Dirty Dancing. With pretty much every beloved 80s film going under the remake knife, it was only a matter of time before the adventures of Johnny and Baby got the revamp treatment.

Dumpster Diving: Deleted Scenes That Should Have Stayed in the Final Film

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

If you had a scene that explained away a massive plot hole, wouldn't you keep it in the final film? Stephen Norrington felt otherwise, leaving this breakthrough Marvel-adaptation Blade with a major storytelling gap.

"Law & Order" Star Orbach's Son Attacks His Widow Over Will, Eye Donation

NY Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

THE son of beloved "Law & Order" actor Jerry Orbach, who died of cancer in 2004, has lashed out at his father's widow, claiming in a vitriolic letter...