Intelligent, unconventional, non-cookie-cutter Broadway musicals are so rare that we try to go out of our way to encourage those that come along. Susan Stroman's Big Fish, at the Neil Simon, is such a one.
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The correct title for the Sondheim-Lapine opus would be Romantic Obsession, and it wouldn't try to ingratiate itself as a depiction of what genuine love is. Passion is anything but a love story.
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.
This past week I did this drawing for The Wall Street Journal of the divine Harriet Harris as the Evil Stepmother in the new Broadway musical, Cinderella.
We should congratulate the American Theatre Wing for giving such a gift to not-for-profit theatres every year.
From the very first beats of Henry Krieger's score, the new staging of Dreamgirls roars out of the opening gate and never slows down.
Vice is cooler than your cool uncle's cool uncle. It has photographs of naked polyglot brunettes, impeccably cruel music reviews, crueler Dos and Don'...
If it hadn't been for Karen, the mailperson, I still wouldn't know about The Muffin House and its importance to history and to my block, West 20th Street between Eighth and Ninth Avenues.
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