At The Mystery of Edwin Drood, melodrama meets shtick meets interaction, as Charles Dickens' last novel--which he died before finishing--gets completed by audience members picking the killer of orphan Drood. It's basically Victorian literature meets American Idol--quite an appealing mix, as it turn ... More >>
And I only missed it because I had an even better invite that night, to see Liza get a special honor from Chita. But here's the email, which I just relocated in my files, and which sounds like a winner: "Seriously, what can be more gossip-worthy than a fabulously wealthy, beautiful, social diva m ... More >>
The high point of last night's Astaire Awards for Broadway/film dancing had Liza Minnelli winning the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award amidst a sea of applauding Fosse hands. "She's a standup, knockaround broad," said Tony Danza by way of tribute. "She goes for the kill and always comes bac ... More >>
Nightlife pickin's so slim that I even went to a museum.
Plus, singer-dancer Chita Rivera, drag queen Linda Simpson, and "Boys Gone Wild" at Mr. Black
So many starlets in the sky, plus a sprinkling of comic-book characters
Stopping, looking, and glistening at the Maria Felix bash; wondering what colors Michael Moore will paint on his rainbow.
Chita Rivera has a vivid presence, but her material all seems to be in the past tense