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Cynthia Nixon

  • Voice Choices

    June 25, 2014

    THIS AMERICAN LIFE

    Shakespeare gets an honorary green card

  • Voice Choices

    June 11, 2014

    IN BLOOM

    The city honors Joyce at this annual celebration

  • Voice Choices

    May 28, 2014

    FAIR PLAY

    Way better than a baking soda volcano

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    Bill de Blasio Met The Drag Queens Last Night

    Last night at the Cutting Room, Cynthia Nixon and Alan Cumming hosted a rousing event for mayoral wannabe Bill de Blasio, whose liberal stance and "We want our city back!" slogan have become pretty irresistible in the face of our Mary Poppins state. In fact, I appeared in a skit with Unitard's Nora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Modern Family Star On Gay Terminology, Gurl

    At the opening night of Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance--with Nathan Lane as a gay Republican who does swishy stage acts in 1937--Jesse Tyler Ferguson of Modern Family fame happened to sit next to me. (Lucky him.) So I nanced him up for this week's column. You'll see what Jesse had to say about th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Book It: Our Five Can't-Miss Readings This Week

    Dina Nayeri & Julia Fierro Book Court Tonight, 7pm, Free When one considers radical literature, old issues of Life magazine with Molly Ringwald and Barbara Streisand on the cover might not immediately come to mind. But for the 11-year-old twin sisters who are the protagonists of Dina Nayeri's new no ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 9, 2012

    Broadway Gossip About Ricky Martin, Newsies, and Jekyll & Hyde!

    Once again, feel-good battles artsinessfor the Antoinettes

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Broadway Gossip About Ricky Martin, Newsies, and Jekyll & Hyde!

    This week's column is a breathless triumph that sums up the Broadway season by interviewing various notables at a Tony nominees meet-and-greet where they grabbed at plaques and press ops. You'll learn: *What Gladys Knight has to do with the upcoming reimagining of Jekyll & Hyde *What Bonnie & Cly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Stanley Kowalski Has Dropped The "Kowalski"

    As you know, Tennessee Williams' culture-clash classic A Streecar Named Desire is coming to Broadway any moment now, featuring a cast of color. Well, at a Drama Desk panel discussion at Sardi's the other day, Blair Underwood--who's playing the old Brando role, the brutish Stanley Kowalski--said he' ... More >>

  • Theater

    February 1, 2012

    Wit: Bearing Agonies

    MTC gives the Pulitzer-winning play its Broadway premiere

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Cynthia Nixon In Wit: My Review

    Margaret Edson's Pulitzer-winning 1995 play Wit finally makes it to Broadway in a Lynne Meadow-directed production starring Cynthia Nixon as a poetry professor named Vivian Bearing who's bearing a lot, actually. Vivian has been diagnosed with Stage IV ovarian cancer, and as she embarks on eight ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Sandra Bernhard Turned Down Sex and the City

    On Howard Stern's show, mouthy comic Sandra Bernhard admitted that she turned down the role of Miranda on Sex and the City. Batshit crazy? No, hold on people, hear out her reasons. For one thing, she says, the script was absolutely horrible.

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Cynthia Nixon Says She Chose To Be Gay! Oops! Controversy!

    I didn't choose it, though I do remember a pubescent period where I felt it could probably have gone either way. But after gamely trying to get turned on by photos of women (even women who looked a bit like guys), I realized I could just as easily pretend to be the Queen of Roumania. I was defini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Sex and the City Stars On Broadway!

    ​So Cynthia Nixon will be coming back to Broadway this season in a revival of the Pulitzer winning Wit, about a woman sardonically dealing with the depersonalization of cancer treatments. Well, guess who she could very well be competing with for the Tony?

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Law & Order Does Spider-Man Musical Episode

    ​We usually ignore Law & Order: Criminal Intent because it's the creepy Vincent D'Onofrio Law & Order that got banished to USA Network, but their Sunday episode just sounds too good to resist. In one of the franchise's standard "ripped from the headlines" plots the detectives investigate a cas ... More >>

  • Film

    May 25, 2010

    Sex and the City Vs. Nature

    Aging disgracefully, the franchise struggles to stay forever young

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Law & Order's Five Most Ridiculous Rapper Cameos

    ​Law & Order ends its 20-year run tonight. Throughout the show's long reign, phalanxes of honorable detectives have cleaned the New York streets of crime and debris while throwing out witty one-liners and re-enacting plotlines ripped from real-life headlines. Grabbing a cameo on the show has a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Hiram Monserrate Attacked with Hiram Monserrate; Cynthia Nixon Trades Carrot for Stick

    Jose Peralta's campaign ad for the special Queens election to replace Hiram Monserrate (who's also running) is out, and if Monserrate is counting on anti-gay support to bring him to victory, it seems Peralta is counting on anti-Monserrate support to win it for him: The ad starts with footage of Mo ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 25, 2009

    WHAT'S NEW?

    An ice queen and an English dandy at BAM

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Our President Rejected A Male Hustler!

    ​That bombshell is in the column this week, and I hope you'll read it even though the President turns out to be Abe fucking Lincoln! CLICK HERE and you'll also learn about:

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    ​New Yorkers can do a lot of things other people can't: ride the Staten Island Ferry at midnight, have lunch in Central Park, etc. But we can't buy a damn bottle of wine at the grocery store. This year we had a chance to change it -- but the state's liquor stores and their lobbyists blocked it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2009

    Quick Hits

    Some guy's leg and foot on the subway, via twitpic. We love Mary Louise Parker as much as anybody, maybe more, but find it hard to credit her claim that she was "goaded" into a nude scene in an (upcoming!) episode of Weeds and is "bitter" about it. She's, like, naked in everything. Here is a practic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2009

    Quentin Crisp Scores at Tribeca Film Festival

    Quentin Crisp was the frilly British poufter who ceaselessly spouted aphorisms, his wit hiding the fact that he had come of age through oppression and abuse in puritanical England. In the '70s, he came to New York to do a live show and stayed, showering us with his wisdoms, hats, and weird viewpoi ... More >>

  • Film

    April 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Distracted at Distracted: An Audience Report

    Lisa Loomer's new play, Distracted, is about dealing with a hyper kid in a world that itself seems to be on stimulants. On opening night, everything conspired to prove her point. Francesca Mari reports. People push into the Laura Pels Theatre for the opening of Distracted like passengers boarding ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    January 28, 2009

    STAYING FOCUSED

    Cynthia Nixon has your ADD prescription

  • Columns

    January 14, 2009

    Which Half of Brangelina is Getting Shafted by Oscar?

    You read it here first! You'll be all chirpy and happy!

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Dish About Phelps, Cruise, and Shrek

    I am super proud of this week's column and I'm desperate for you to click here and share it with me, so we can be family. Here's what you'll learn: Cynthia Nixon is still mad at the negative reviews of the Sex and the City movie. She suspects men were behind that. Shrek is the gayest show on Broad ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 31, 2008

    Cynthia Nixon on Sex and the City and Awards Shows Galore!

    Estrogen at the New York Women in Film & Television Muse awards; nights in drag with Murray Hill

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    Cynthia Nixon Talks School Overcrowding

    When Gotham Gazette examined the role of rampant condo construction in school overcrowding, not too many public figures picked up on it. But actress Cynthia Nixon has. In a Daily News Op-Ed demanding the retention of the threatened Center School at the PS 199 building, the Sex and the City star ment ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 27, 2008

    Marc Jacobs' Brazilian Bombshell Boyfriend!

    A review of the Broadway season's best leg-breaking, plus some arm-twisting

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2008
  • Theater

    May 15, 2007
  • Theater

    May 15, 2007
  • Columns

    May 15, 2007

    Tonys, Tonys, Tonys

    The picks of the litter. In other business: Travolta's not exactly Divine, is he?

  • Columns

    April 17, 2007

    How Did NY Nightlife Get So Oppressive? Search Me.

    Plus: Getting a message or two from Rufus and a ride-along with Andrew

  • Theater

    October 17, 2006

    Unnecessary Evils

    Find the theater dull lately? A lot of theater-makers seem to want it that way.

  • Columns

    June 6, 2006
  • Theater

    January 31, 2006

    Grieving for Real

    Playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's world reveals an unexpected alternate universe inside

  • Film

    September 20, 2005
  • Screens

    April 19, 2005
  • News

    September 21, 2004

    My Fake Candidate

    Robert Altman and Cynthia Nixon talk about Tanner

  • Columns

    September 21, 2004
  • Columns

    September 14, 2004
  • Theater

    March 30, 2004

    Less

    Poor little TV rich girl reveals life ain't no cheery cartoon

  • Art

    January 27, 2004
  • Theater

    March 18, 2003
  • Columns

    October 8, 2002
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    October 16, 2001
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    June 6, 2000
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