Nicky Silver and Linda Lavin make the move uptown
I've seen almost everything this season except Magic/Bird--which to me sounds like a wildlife puppet show, and it's quite possible that's what it is--and I'm ready to tell you who will definitely maybe probably almost get Tony nominated tomorrow morning. Here goes: BEST PLAY *Clybourne Park *Othe ... More >>
Few people could play a maternal monster like the one in Nicky Silver's The Lyons and make her as hilarious and non-cliched as Linda Lavin does. Lavin's timing is impeccable as ever as she decimates people with words, then follows her barbs with a self-satisfied half smile that seems to say, "Well, ... More >>
Linda Lavin breaks the dysfunctional-family pattern at the Vineyard
Talking with all-around Broadway fanatic Seth Rudetsky! Plus Charles Busch.
The immortal musical Guys and Dolls is heading back to Broadway, which is about as surprising as the fact that Pal Joey, On The Town, West Side Story, and the entire David Mamet canon are being regurgitated back too. I guess we might as well embrace the inevitable while admitting that, seeing as I p ... More >>
He Stoops to Conquer