The 58th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards, celebrating achievement in the Off-Broadway and off-off Broadway theater, were given out at a ceremony tonight at Webster Hall. The awards ceremony was co-hosted by Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos. The awards were presented by Bobby Cannavale, Tracee Chimo, ... More >>
Guess I'm giving a party on May 20th. I hadn't been thinking about this year's Obie Awards. I was too busy getting depressed about the state of the theater. (It's a known fact that critics always get depressed about the state of the theater.) So the theater, that tricky place, decided to cheer me up ... More >>
Snowbound? Bored? Canceled out of a show? Well, there's stimulating theater talk tonight to distract you.
Susan Haskins, the gracious producer/cohost of Theater Talk, regularly invites Jesse Green, Patrick Pacheco, and myself to have a writerly discussion about who and what are coming down the Broa ... More >>
Last I heard, two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster was deeply ensconsed with Bobby Cannavale, but the title Anything Goes could become prophetic because someone else is suddenly trying to court her!
And it's a Broadway queen!
Chris Barnes--aka Christopher T. Magician--is a popular bartender at Piec ... More >>
The dramatics! The emoting! The singing and dancing and screeching for the back row!
I'm talking about what's going to happen when the Tony nominations are announced tomorrow morning.
My final (and 100% correct) predictions are:
Motherf**k ... More >>
Trust is a currently previewing off-Broadway play by Paul Weitz, with Zach Braff and Sutton Foster in lead roles.
TV's Bobby Cannavale is also in it, and apparently he really stands out, according to a regular on a Broadway board who's chimed in about one of the selling points of his perform ... More >>
The 2009 Tribeca Film Festival just announced its juries, and although they've included almost everyone you've ever heard of (Andre Leon Talley! Mary-Kate Olsen! Rachel Maddow!) from every corner of the entertainment industry (daytime television WHAT UP!), founder Robert De Niro has made a possibly ... More >>