The 2010 Tony nominations are out, and the yearly ceremony that becomes more and more designed to persuade people from anywhere but New York City to spend money on theater is soon to follow. The idea behind the Tonys is simply to get Broadway to appeal to the rest of America in a big, fancy ... More >>
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Which, considering Sunday night's freak cancellation, is not a given. Pretty great -- go see this thing already. Colbert's somewhat awkward interview with di ... More >>
West Africa Story: Fela!. Photo by Chad GriffithIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla writes the back story to and guesses at the future of Fela!, the Fela Kuti Broadway biopic that is every bit as fantastic as it needs to be to survive--not that the fact will necessarily help it, in the ... More >>
Why can't oh so enlightened New York pass a gay marriage bill? Is it the bible-beaters? The hardcore right? No, says Steve Thrasher, it's the chickenshit Democrats in the state senate.
Rob Harvilla goes to Broadway! No, his parents aren't in town: there's a musical called Fela! about the fam ... More >>