Let's not consider this a full-fledged review of the Cyrano de Bergerac re-mounting on Broadway, just my rather nasal musings about it. The star of this production, directed by Jamie Lloyd from a translation by Ranjit Bolt, is definitely the nose. It's more elaborate than in past versions--bigger, ... More >>
At Feinsteins at the Regency tonight, I caught Two For The Road, the really lovely and sweet show reuniting Michael Feinstein and Linda Eder. Two of the evening's highlights had Eder belting songs by her ex, Frank Wildhorn--a number from a Cyrano de Bergerac musical he co-wrote and the Mad ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 14, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 21 Coffee-House Cassius By Stephanie Gervis In one of the most bizarre triumphs since P.T. Barnum had two of his midgets ceremonially married at Greenwich Village's Grace Episcopal Church, in the middle of nin ... More >>
Stew in Passing Strange, tinazimmer.com More important than who gets the silly, old Democratic nomination is who will nab the TONY nominations (which will be announced tomorrow; you'll know it when all theater queens suddenly start shrieking, crying, and saying "What the fuck?"). So here are my sea ... More >>
The delectable Euan Morton can deftly perform drag pop (he was Tony-nominated as Boy George in Taboo), French classics (he just appeared in supporting roles in Cyrano de Bergerac), and Shaw (he recently stole the show when we both appeared in some one-acts and I may never forgive him for it). The Sc ... More >>
Yet another Rhode trip. Then it's back to Manhattan for cock tales.
The French and Americans chat it up on 46th Street
A normal-schnozzed Cyrano update is nothing to sneeze at
From the Beats to Civil Rights, Lenny Bruce to Warhol's Factory . . .
Stripping the sexiness right out of sex
French collaborationist farce drowns in decor