Henrik Ibsen's 1882 play An Enemy of the People--about a shattering crisis of ethics vs. corruption--is getting the stuffiness taken out of it in the Manhattan Theatre Club production directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes.
The trimmed text doesn't belabor anything as it moves forward and the translat ... More >>
The Voice's Michael Feingold already reviewed The Columnist, in which John Lithgow brilliantly portrays columnist Joseph Alsop in David Auburn's new play on Broadway. But, we wanted to share a few thoughts about our experience watching it this weekend, in light of other things we've been writing abo ... More >>
A gay columnist on Broadway? I never signed a release.
Oh, wait. This one's closeted. Sort of
David Auburn's The Columnist has John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop, the real-life Washington scribe who got a gay blackmail threat from the KGB but decided to trump them by taking the evidence to the FBI.
Two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone is in talks to star in a revival of Hello, Dolly! and already the chatterati are concerned.
"Does she have the warmth for the role?" some of them are nattering on various bored boards.
Um, yes she does.