Nobody can sell a song like Lorna Luft, and last night--in her Lorna's Living Room show at Birdland--she really delivered. In the Jim Caruso-produced night, Lorna paid tribute to three women who changed music with their intelligent, passionate gifts: Dorothy Fields, Betty Comden, and Laura Nyro. I ... More >>
No one plays a legendary movie star like another movie star--I mean, they really know how it's done, or at least they're willing to trot out their best mannerisms and try. Here are some of the most memorable examples (some because they're brilliant, others because they're glittery trash) of filmla ... More >>
Jim Caruso hosts Cast Party, the long-running Monday night entertainment free-for-all at Birdland, but he's even better known for performing with the lusty legend known as Liza Minnelli. In honor of Jim's swinging new CD The Swing Set, I asked him some probing show biz questions. Me: Hi, Ji ... More >>
Plus items of purely prosthetic appeal.
We didn't get what we wanted but we haven't entirely lost what we had
The Need for Freed
Not the Same Ol Song and Dance
Battle Over Theater Zone Nears Final Scenes