Billy Elliot, Priscilla, and Sister Act have carried on the time-honored tradition of turning popular movies into musicals.
I'll tell you:
The adaptation--titled Crazy Bitch, The Musical--will feature a well-chosen bunch of Sondheim chestnuts. ("You said you l ... More >>
After a series of curtains dramatically open onto each other one by one, a kaleidoscopic light show erupts, followed by an overture played by a puppet orchestra.
And on comes the star in full dominatrix gear, strapped to a neon hoop that rotates as aliens probe and examine him and he belts o ... More >>
Kathleen Turner might be cursing and smoking up a storm in a play called High, but she's got nothing on the Sister Act gals.
They're dolled up in glitzy habits and putting on Vegas-style revues in Sister Act, the rote but pretty enjoyable adaptation of the 1992 movie comedy about a down low ... More >>
The Daisy Spurs are everywhere these days, like crabgrass, but far, far lovelier. A traveling floor show, they recently performed at our Obie Awards' after party at Webster Hall, and the other night when I sashayed into Spin Cycle's "Lust" party at Irving Plaza, they turned out to be the featured ... More >>
In this week's column, I talk about American Swing, a new documentary about the legendary '70s sex club Plato's Retreat. Well, I've now seen the movie twice and here's the really shocking thing--it turns out the club was straight! Yes, you must believe me, it was a haven for rampant hetero sex! Br ... More >>