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Bernadette Peters

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month

    These are the best jazz shows in NYC in February.

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    May 22, 2013
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    March 27, 2013
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    November 7, 2012

    A Quick Guide To Broadway Nights At Gay Bars

    Monday is the big night for weekly Broadway-related bar events at gay bars because most shows are dark that night, and the boites hope the customers and performers are available to straggle in. Mixing Broadway and booze, these parties tend to attract theater-queens and their friends who thrill to a ... More >>

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    November 7, 2012
  • Theater

    September 12, 2012

    Forbidden Broadway Takes a Stab at It

    A favorite showbiz revue returns with knives drawn

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Bernadette Peters Admits She May Have Aged A Tiny Bit

    The timeless Bernadette Peters was the guest of honor at a New Dramatists Luncheon at the Marriott Marquis yesterday, where she was serenaded by costars Elaine Stritch and John Dossett and honored by Joel Grey, who said she's been like a younger sister to him ever since she played just that in Georg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Who Got Snubbed By The Tony Nominations?

    Broadway's finest have been honored by the Tony nominating committee, the results announced just moments ago as theater folk all over town felt some real emotion for a change. Among the nominated are, well, approximately two thirds of the people I predicted yesterday. But more interestingly, who g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    My Tony Nomination Predictions!

    I've seen almost everything this season except Magic/Bird--which to me sounds like a wildlife puppet show, and it's quite possible that's what it is--and I'm ready to tell you who will definitely maybe probably almost get Tony nominated tomorrow morning. Here goes: BEST PLAY *Clybourne Park *Othe ... More >>

  • Film

    October 12, 2011
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    September 14, 2011

    Follies: Dances With Ghosts

    The revival of Sondheim's Follies offers more extravagance than emotional grip

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Follies Is Back! My Review

    ​Is a serviceable Follies good enough? Yes, because the 1971 classic is such a rich, dark leap into regret, with a witty and poignant Sondheim score--and besides, the Eric Schaeffer-directed production rises to the occasion for Act Two. You know the drill:

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    September 2, 2011

    I Know Who Should Play The Three Strippers In Gypsy!

    ​As you know, Barbra Streisand is reportedly going to make a movie where she's Grandma Rose--I mean Mama Rose--in Gypsy. Well, I have a great idea as to who should play the worn out yet educational ecdysiasts who sing "You Gotta Get A Gimick" to young Gypsy Rose Lee as they show off the shtic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    What's Your Favorite Diva Showstopper From Follies?

    ​The classic show biz breakdown musical, Follies, is coming back to Broadway, complete with its luscious and witty Sondheim score. There are no fewer than four showstopping numbers for women in the musical. Your faves in order? Here are mine: (4) Could I Leave You? Phyllis--played by Jan ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2011
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    May 4, 2011

    Radcliffe's Costar Shocked By His Tony Dis

    ​Photo: Broadwayworld.com Tammy Blanchard plays Hedy La Rue in the How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying revival, and got Tony nominated for it, while star Daniel Radcliffe was famously omitted. Well, at the nominees meet-and-greet today, the talented Blanchard--whom you know as y ... More >>

  • Theater

    August 4, 2010

    Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch Brighten the Starshine of A Little Night Music

    Stephen Sondheim devotees get a little more of what they've been missing

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    This Week in the Voice: Gladys Carrión, City Kids Advocate and Upstate's Bureaucratic "Satan"

    ​Why do some people upstate consider the Bronx's Gladys Carrión their own 'Satan' incarnate? Maybe it has something to do with all the juvenile detention facilities city kids get sent to up there. Or got sent to. Because -- as the commissioner of the Office of Children and Family Services -- Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Elaine Stritch is Flubbing Her Lines

    ​Octogenarian Broadway legend Elaine Stritch is reportedly messing up lines here and there in A Little Night Music, but hey, that's what, um, er...line!--uh, that's what previews are for. Observers say costar Bernadette Peters helped her out on a line at one performance, and other nights, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    I Met With a Reality Show Producer

    ​ A TV producer recently contacted me because he's supposedly a big fan and thought I'd be great to pitch a show with. He warned me that I wouldn't make that much money directly off the show. But, obviously, he'd do much better than that or he wouldn't have been suggesting it. After a phone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Battle Of The Summer-Themed Mixtapes: The Morning Benders Vs. Jens Lekman Vs. DJ Jazzy Jeff & Mick Boogie

    ​Here we have three artist-curated mixes to guide you through this apocalyptic heat: Given that DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince's "Summertime" remains the almighty jam (it is too hot to even argue about this) (she turn around to see what you beepin' at), Jeff's gargantuan, nearly 50-track mix ... More >>

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    July 8, 2010

    Downtown Gossip Tidbits

    Sultana​Drag performer Sultana will concentrate on her art and performing full-time from now on. After losing her job at Tiffany's, Sultana has now been pink slipped at Ivanka Trump's jewelry establishment. The economy's being especially rough on drag queens!

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Patti LuPone is the New Ethel Merman

    via PattiLuPone.net​In 1987's tap-happy revival of Anything Goes, Patti LuPone scored as Reno Sweeney, the role originated by big-lunged Ethel Merman in the 30s. In 2008, she picked up a Tony for playing Mama Rose, another Merman role, in a rousing retread of Gypsy. And now, she going to tak ... More >>

  • Columns

    July 15, 2009

    "Facts of Life" Sweetie Costars with Gay Porn Studs

    Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2008

    Christine Pedi Channels Your Favorite Stars

    One of the most talented celebrity impersonators around, Christine Pedi has become a star in her own right by lighting up many a Forbidden Broadway production as well as doing her own one-woman (but actually, MANY-women) shows all over town. Well, her Holly Jolly Christmas Folly holiday impression-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Vodka Stinger's Top Five Broadway Videos

    My favorite bar, as you know, is the lovely Pieces over on Christopher Street, and my bestest night there is Wednesday, when after the drunks play a weekly game of Win, Lose, or Draw!, glittery drag VJ Vodka Stinger lavishes them with Broadway-related videos both familiar and obscure, but ALL essent ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008
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    September 29, 2008

    Renee Zellweger Comes To Lifetime

    I'm a sucker for those weepy Lifetime movies (I'm a big fan of Markie Post), so I was there for last week's premiere of Living Proof, an uplifter about the real-life trials for a breast cancer drug that ended up saving lotsa lives. Yes, Lifetime has premieres now! And even an after-dinner at the Pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    I'm The King of The World of Media Wannabes!

    I'm finally number one at something besides felching! I'm the highest rated person in the media on cityfile.com! (At least I was as of a day or two ago. I'm afraid to look again for fear I've lost my bullet.) I have no idea what that rating means or what it's based on, but who cares? When I looked, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Perez Hilton Sings and Dances?

    photo by Tyler Curtis, used through a Creative Commons license I wouldn't sign away the rights to Michael Musto, The Musical—I didn't think Bernadette Peters was quite right for the part—so now here comes Perez Hilton The Musical, a Fringe Festival attraction in which blogging, hair coloring, a ... More >>

  • Theater

    July 17, 2007

    Mothers and Other Animals

    Gypsy is younger than ever, but LuPone's Madam Rose is the maddest yet

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    June 13, 2006
  • Music

    November 1, 2005

    Country in the City

    As Nashville invades New York, a home-grown hayseed scene thrives beneath the CMA's radar

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    May 25, 2004
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    February 10, 2004
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    January 27, 2004
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    August 26, 2003

    Open Admission

    High Culture on a Low Budget

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    June 17, 2003
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    June 10, 2003
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    June 3, 2003
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    May 6, 2003

    Revival of the Fittest

    Old's Always Better; the Hard Part Is Making It New

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    May 6, 2003
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    December 31, 2002
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    May 7, 2002
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    May 8, 2001
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    August 29, 2000
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    April 25, 2000
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    March 9, 1999

    NY Mirror

    What actor was boyfriends until recently with that hotshot director who helped guide him to Oscar?

  • Theater

    March 9, 1999
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