Holland Taylor as Ann Richards. Alan Cumming as Macbeth. Bette Midler as Sue Mengers. Fiona Shaw as the Virgin Mary.
Why such an avalanche of solo outings on Broadway (though to be fair, Cumming has two medical workers watching him and occasionally murmuring something)?
Easy: The economy!
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Horton Foote's emotional The Trip To Bountiful--about a widow's yearning to revisit her beloved Bountiful, Texas--began as a TV movie, then it was a Broadway play, then a 1985 movie (which won Geraldine Page a deserved Oscar), and now it's back on Broadway, with Cicely Tyson in the lead role.
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Politics and entertainment have always been intertwined, but with Ann--starring Holland Taylor as Texas Governor Ann Richards--we've almost got a politician as standup comic.
Ann, of course, was funny and witty and a little crusty and always seemed to come up with a neat turn of phrase and a sharp ... More >>
I generally loathe one-person shows because they often fail to be all that dramatic, usually consisting of a long-winded famous person pretending to be another long-winded famous person, taking an occasional breath only when the phone rings.
But the three one-woman shows that are coming sound like ... More >>