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"The Mystery of Edwin Drood

From Guardians Of The Galaxy To The Mystery Of Edwin Drood And Way Beyond: A Conversation with THE Rupert Holmes... Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Rupert Holmes: Well, it's reassuring to know that Phase Three of my Ninety-Year Plan for "The Pina Colada Song" has happened precisely as I planned it. But of course, my life won't be complete until I achieve Phase Four.

First Nighter: The Met's New "Die Fledermaus" Far Too Batty

David Finkle | Posted 03.03.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Die Fledermaus back again as the Metropolitan Opera's New Year's Eve gala confection? Directed by Jeremy Sams, who also supplied the revised lyrics, ...

Aisle View: Murderous Musical Mayhem

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

Everything about the show is so likable. I left Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder having had a perfectly pleasant time with a pair of talented new theatre-writers, in the company of a delightful cast. But rousing? No.

A Conversation With Betty Buckley

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

For Buckley playing a female impersonator in Drood was pivotal. Not only did she earn a tony award, the part would lead to a longstanding fascination with singing classic standards that were written for men.

Theater: 'Bare'-ly Catholic; A Too 'Civil' Christmas; Decent 'Drood'

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.14.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Bare is a vague, earnest musical about one teenager becoming increasingly confident in coming out while the other becomes increasingly scared.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Revived on Broadway

Carey Purcell | Posted 02.11.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

While this exuberant, interactive, choose-your-own ending musical may be a bit vulgar, it is also skilfully directed, joyously performed and a darn good time in a season of unimpressive musicals on Broadway.

Stage Door: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Circus Oz

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Charles Dickens died in 1870, midway through his last novel, and its unfinished ending has been a creative lure to stage and screen ever since.

First Nighter: The Mystery of Edwin Drood Entertainment Challenge Handily Solved

David Finkle | Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts
David Finkle

Whether singing, dancing or acting, not a man or woman among the ensemble submits less than an effervescent performance. Rivera, who knows every trick in her personal book, gleefully pages through it. Chase is amusingly dastardly.

'Tis the Season: Chatting With Scotty McCreery, Rita Coolidge and Tom Keifer, Plus Slam Dunk's "Fantasy" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I enjoy getting out in front of the crowds every single night, I enjoy seeing their faces light up and having a good time out there and seeing the smiles on their faces. That's what gives me a thrill now, just getting up there for the live action and just performing."

The Dickens Story Where You Choose The Murderer

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Chita Rivera will get some help from Stephanie J. Block, Jim Norton and Will Chase when "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" begins flummoxing aud...

A Mysterious Return

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.30.2012 | Home

NEW YORK — The timeless Chita Rivera is returning to Broadway in a murder whodunit musical that's perfect for this new age: It's interactive. R...

What The Dickens Is Up With This Bounty Of Dickens Adaptations?

wordandfilm.com | Posted 09.04.2011 | Books

If those fireworks you saw this weekend seemed to pack a little more, er, firepower than usual, that may be because there were two birthdays to commem...

Are You Dickensian?

Matthew Pearl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matthew Pearl

The world around us has become more Dickensian lately. At least that's how it seems by the way the word circulates.