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A Chorus Line

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    The Untold Stories of Broadway Theaters

    Millions have flocked to New York's Broadway theaters over the years to be enraptured by the amazing performances and music that have made it the center of the theater world. But while most have entered these hallowed halls to listen to the lullaby of Broadway, historian Jennifer Ashley Tepper decid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Baayork Lee Is Presenting An All-Asian Version of Hello, Dolly!

    One of the integral people from the original A Chorus Line, Baayork Lee is doing Hello, Dolly! with an all-Asian cast, for the National Asian Artists Project Says the release: "With a cast of 20 of some of NY's most talented Asian-American actors, this is an important step in opportunities for Asia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    The Most Popular Song At Marie's Crisis Piano Bar

    Marie's Crisis is the long-running piano bar at 59-Grove Street, where the most popular tunes usually include numbers from Gypsy and A Chorus Line. But the other night, I dropped by and the song that drove the crowd especially crazy with deligt was Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody!" Not a show tune at a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2013

    Bronx Rapper Tim Dog, RIP

    Yesterday, famously antagonistic Bronx-born rap artist Timothy "Tim Dog" Blair died of a diabetic seizure at the age of 46. One of the most boisterously brash voices ever heard on a rap record, Tim Dog was the epitome of the hulking hip-hop bully archetype. Debuting in 1987 as the featured guest op ... More >>

  • News

    January 2, 2013
  • Theater

    December 19, 2012

    'Show Boat' and a Boatload of Shows from Sony

    The company amasses 25 Broadway musicals in one CD box set

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    Two Exciting New Stars On The Scene

    I regularly leave the house so you don't have to, and in doing so on Tuesday I encountered two bright lights sparkling up the NYC night. At Codependent Tuesdays at the gay bar Therapy, Natalie Joy Johnson does a weekly show that is zingy and throaty and campy and fun. Natalie--who did the tour of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    I'm A Judge On Brazilian TV Tonight!

    I'm the Simon Cowell of Sao Paolo, the Randy Jackson of Rio. They have a show called Broadway Dreams (Dancando na Broadway) whereby talented folk sing the songs and do the dances from the classic musical that's the theme of that week as a panel of judges observes and picks the best one. And the ep ... More >>

  • Theater

    September 5, 2012
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    August 8, 2012

    I Saw Marvin Hamlisch And Aretha In Concert

    Sometime in the blurry '80s, I saw Aretha Franklin in concert at Lincoln Center! Think that's incongruous? Well, Aretha's opening act was Marvin Hamlisch! Actually, this booking wasn't all that bizarre, since Hamlisch had cowritten a number one R&B tune for Aretha ("Break It To Me Gently") and al ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 9, 2012
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    January 12, 2012

    How Much Do I Love The Ovation Channel?

    Ovation generally shows a lot of documentaries about creative artist types, which is a huge notch above reality shows and absolutely fine with me. But lately, every time I click on it, they're airing one of my all-time favorite camp movies. Mahogany! Sparkle! Gypsy! Mommie Dearest! A Choru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    I Judged A Brazilian Reality Show About Broadway

    ​You want a reality show based on talent, success, and nice people wanting each other to do well? You have to go all the way to Brazil, where a show called Broadway Dreams has young hopefuls competing by performing excerpts from classic musicals, a different tuner showcased each week.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Revised Porgy and Bess. What Next?

    The movie version​The Gershwin landmark opera Porgy and Bess is coming to Broadway in a revised version with the characters supposedly more fully rounded and relevant for modern audiences, and the crippled beggar Porgy walking with just a cane, not trapped in a moving cart. Plus with a happie ... More >>

  • Columns

    June 22, 2011

    Why I Hate Being Gay! 62 Reasons!

    Here's why we hate being gay

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    This Week in the Voice: The Queer Issue

    ​It's the Queer Issue! This week in the Voice, Steven Thrasher takes a look at the complicated relationship between members of Bronx Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz Sr.'s family when it comes to gay rights. Senior is staunchly anti-gay marriage; his son, Bronx Borough President Rubén Díaz Jr., ... More >>

  • Theater

    January 19, 2011

    Theoni V. Aldredge (1923-2011)

    From Hamlet to La Cage aux Folles, one of New York's greatest costume designers

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    When the Right Movie Gets the Wrong Director

    ​Think back with me for a moment. When it came time to do the film version of the frothy stage hit Annie way back in 1982, some Hollywood genius actually had the brain-cell deficiency to say out loud: "I know! We'll get John Huston to direct it!

  • Columns

    September 1, 2010

    Mamma Mia! Is Ruining Broadway

    Talking with all-around Broadway fanatic Seth Rudetsky! Plus Charles Busch.

  • Art

    May 4, 2010

    In Alix Pearlstein's "Talent," All the Art World's a Stage

    A Chorus Line gets an unusual downtown video revival

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Your First Broadway Show?

    ​I mean the first one you saw, not starred in! Mine was Man of La Mancha, the hit musical about Cervantes sitting around prison and telling the inspiring story of crazy, old Don Quixote, who jousts with windmills and sings "The Impossible Dream" through false teeth.

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    Dr. Popp, the First Computer Virus, and the Purpose of Human Life: Studies in Crap Gapes At Popular Evolution

    Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Popular Evolution: Life-Lessons From Anthropology Author: Joseph L. Popp Publisher: Man and Nature Press Dat ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 15, 2007

    Tonys, Tonys, Tonys

    The picks of the litter. In other business: Travolta's not exactly Divine, is he?

  • Columns

    March 13, 2007

    Anchors a-Gay

    Straight talk from CNN's Roberts about his molester—but not a word about his boyfriend

  • Columns

    January 30, 2007
  • Theater

    October 3, 2006

    What They Did for Love (and Money)

    Downtown vision meets Broadway myth: Revisiting a pivotal moment in the history of the American musical

  • Columns

    September 26, 2006
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    September 5, 2006
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    April 25, 2006
  • Theater

    January 10, 2006

    Tours of Force

    With the Public behind him, Russell brings in experimental theater troupes from around the world

  • Columns

    September 6, 2005
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    August 23, 2005
  • News

    February 17, 2004

    Succeeding at the Public

    Papp's restive ghost haunts the search for Wolfe's replacement

  • Columns

    January 27, 2004
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    July 8, 2003
  • Dance

    May 13, 2003
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    January 14, 2003
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    January 14, 2003
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    January 8, 2002
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    July 31, 2001
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    June 19, 2001

    He Delivers!

    A Straight Woman Looks at Gay Male Porn

  • Columns

    March 20, 2001
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    December 5, 2000
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    November 14, 2000
  • Theater

    November 14, 2000
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    May 23, 2000
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