He's the year's third Lincoln, but this one's not a vampire hunter or an Oscar winner in heavy prosthetics. Played by Bob Stillman, he's one of the tapestry of characters in Paula Vogel's Civil War Christmas , a lovely musical drama set on Christmas Eve of 1864.
New York Theatre Workshop mounts Paula Vogel's latest
Thomas Higgins's boy scout outing at MCC is no big adventure
Last week, I went to a "Leading Ladies" panel, taped for American Theatre Wing's Working in the Theatre show, and got some interesting tidbits from the talking Tony winners.
Plus sizing up other leading ladies, nightlife crime, and Tony hopefuls.
You've already seen the sneak peak of The Big Gay Musical, the future blockbuster that starts with me as a cranky theater patron walking out of a bad play (a real stretch I know). Well, here are the stills! Don't take them in all at once--you might have a heart attack--but pore over each one slowl ... More >>
Fighting off the recession with priceless gems. Plus, a few Debbie taunts.
The Tony Awards producers did not take our suggestions, but the show still moved at a relatively brisk pace and had some nice moments, such as the acceptance of the Best Actor in a Musical Award by the three nice young men who alternate the lead in Billy Elliot; they were physically poised as you ... More >>
Here's who's I say is going to win the Tony awards for Broadway excellence this Sunday. Then again, I'm at a disadvantage because I've actually seen the shows. I'm even a Tony voter! Best Play: God of Carnage Best Musical: Billy Elliot Best Actor: Geoffrey Rush, Exit The King Best Actress: Jane ... More >>
Next to Normal now on Broadway
Slug Bearers gives delicious 2-D attitude; Next to Normal pushes hard to give more
Adam Bock sends his avian words flying up into the sky
A Blizzard of CDs Puts Some New Spins on Show Music Style