• Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    I Helped Choose Edwin Drood's Killer: My Review

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Best Invite Of The Month: One-Legged Bowling With TV Star!

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Liza Minnelli Explains What She Is!

    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 >>

  • Columns

    March 4, 2009

    Which American Idol Star Is a Lesbyterian?

    Nightlife pickin's so slim that I even went to a museum.

  • Columns

    December 10, 2008

    Why Milk Stars a Hetero!

    Plus, singer-dancer Chita Rivera, drag queen Linda Simpson, and "Boys Gone Wild" at Mr. Black

  • NYC Life

    November 20, 2007

    Freaks and Geeks

    So many starlets in the sky, plus a sprinkling of comic-book characters

  • Columns

    July 17, 2007

    Gilty Pleasures

    Stopping, looking, and glistening at the Maria Felix bash; wondering what colors Michael Moore will paint on his rainbow.

  • Theater

    December 20, 2005

    Chita 10, Show 3

    Chita Rivera has a vivid presence, but her material all seems to be in the past tense

  • Columns

    December 6, 2005
  • Columns

    January 11, 2005