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A Reunion On Stage, And In Song

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts

Given that Christmas is a time for faithful friends, the New York Pops' forthcoming "Kelli and Matthew: Home for the Holidays" concert, which reunites...

In Pop vs. Pops, an Orchestra Finds Balance to Maintain Its Relevance

Steve Schonberg | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

The New York Pops, Photo Credit: Johanna Weber Today, orchestral, jazz, and traditional vocalists are relegated to the sidelines more than ever, and...

Kelli O'Hara Found a Life in Music, Now Gives it Back

Steve Schonberg | Posted 11.29.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Five-time TONY nominee, Kelli O'Hara has had a busy year and it's not going to calm down any time soon.

Who's That Girl?

Steve Schonberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

What's her name again? You know who I mean. She starred in several Broadway shows. I think "Wicked" and "9 to 5". Don't know? Shoot, it's on the ti...

New York Pops Gala Is The Great 'Glamorous' Way

Steve Schonberg | Posted 06.29.2014 | Arts
Steve Schonberg

Stars of stage and screen, Debra Messing ("Will & Grace," "Smash," "Outside Mullingar") with her beau, leading man, Will Chase ("Nashville," "Smash,...

'Girls' And 'New Normal' Star Gets Back To His Musical Roots

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

His fine work on "Girls" and the underappreciated "New Normal" might endear him to TV audiences nationwide, but Andrew Rannells proved he's still ever...

Finding Love in a Public Space

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 05.15.2013 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

Let's put the public search for affection back in its place -- i.e. in public space. There are great people all around you. You just have to reach out to them and connect. You bring yourself out in public. I'll provide the hotspot. And the chutzpah.

Make It A Double: An Interview With Pink Martini's Thomas Lauderdale

Court Stroud | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Court Stroud

Pink Martini co-founder Thomas Lauderdale recently chatted with me about his life, his musical projects and the band's upcoming Carnegie Hall appearances, which he calls "the most important performances the band will ever give."

Russian Tea Room Redux

Rob Taub | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home
Rob Taub

The Russian Tea Room opened in 1927 (the restaurant closed its doors in 2002 and reopened in 2006) and is currently celebrating its 85th anniversary so recently I decided to pay a visit.

Celebrating 29 Years of Ahrens and Flaherty and the New York Pops

Eddie Sarfaty | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York
Eddie Sarfaty

This fantastic finale to the Pops' 29th season may have set up some daunting expectations for its 30th, but if history is any indicator, Mr. Reineke and his talented collaborators will not disappoint.

Brian Stokes Mitchell Chats About a Life in the Theatre and his NYC Pops Holiday Concerts

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

The singer/actor is exactly what one would expect of a classic leading man -- tall, handsome and high spirited, although not vain.

Seen and Heard in New York: Paulo Szot, Liv Ullmann, Jacques d'Amboise, Julian Schnabel

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Szot and O'Hara will perform a concert version of songs from five Lerner and Loewe musicals, Camelot, Paint Your Wagon, Gigi, Brigadoon and My Fair Lady.