Broadway maven Seth Rudetsky and his husband James Wesley are mounting four original plays called Midtown March Medley, and the people they've gotten involved in it are a way more intoxicating bunch than you usually find off-Broadway--or anywhere. Tony Sheldon (of Priscilla fame). John Tartaglia ( ... More >>
How Bianca Leigh came to dominance
MENY president Cathy Marino-Thomas hugs Lt. Dan ChoiBetween the "Rainbow Chuppa," the Avenue Q puppets, the scores of happy brides and grooms, and even a glitter bomb, the scene in Foley Square yesterday outside of Manhattan's Marriage Bureau felt like a carnival. It was a little disconcertin ... More >>
Steven talked to Kate Monster from puppet musical Avenue Q, who came out to the City Clerk's office in Manhattan today to celebrate the marriage of Rod and Ricky, two gay characters from the show. According to Steven, the entire Avenue Q cast is there. Congrats to them! [YouTube] [@_rosiegray] ... More >>
Four critics on the theaters they most like attending. And the ones not so much.
Behind the scenes at how South Park mounted a musical missionary-position
The South Park guys whip up an unstable mix of grim facts and showbiz hoopla
I'm quite certain that The Book of Mormon is the only current Broadway musical with the song lyric, "Fuck you, God, in your ass, mouth, and cunt--and the eye!" And I defy anyone to get offended. Except Mormons. The show--done by the South Park guys with the help of an Avenue Q writer--manag ... More >>
The New Group looks at the troubles of the working class
A guide to winter plays
Actor/singer Marty Thomas has filed court papers as a result of someone twittering that an Avenue Q cast member gave him crabs. Maybe Thomas should have dropped the whole thing, since a puppet can't give you crabs!
Now appearing onstagethe Devil and Christian piety
Bianca Leighs trans-Hudson journey
Tartan Week finishes up with the Tartan Day Parade up 6th Avenue today, or take in the all-day J-Cation food festival at the Japan Society. Both days, New York Classical Theater presents traveling performances of Hamlet at the World Financial Center.
I've been interviewed by all the greats from Oprah Winfrey to Al Goldstein, but I'd never been interrogated by two felt creatures until May and Ted cornered me on my couch for some heavy duty grilling the other afternoon. It was as if Sesame Street and Avenue Q had suddenly intersected with MY bl ... More >>
The hit Broadway musical Avenue Q is having a contest to replace the song lyric which says that everything in life--including George W. Bush--is only for now. I think they should keep it; it's more relevant than ever! But they insist on finding a replacement lyric, and to get press, they've enlisted ... More >>
Zivity.com tries to build a social-networking-style community with its popularity-driven sexy sweethearts
An opinionated guide to the New York International Fringe Festival
A festival sets out to make musical theater seem hip again
Is that an undead corpse biting our collective necks, or just another corporation at work?
High Culture on a Low Budget
Pop-Rock Sounds Console Those Growing Up, or Refusing To