Hard-bluesing, hard-boozin' wailer Janis Joplin's story has long seemed like a natural for the big screen, but any realization of that has always sputtered out like an empty bottle of Southern Comfort. Bette Midler did some kind of riff on it in 1979's The Rose, but it was very loosely based. And ... More >>
And it's none of the people we fantasized about and/or agonized over. According to E!, the Broadway revival of Funny Girl has found its new Streisand, and she's...
Musto's verdict on the retooled musical
Broadwayworld.comHugh Jackman was great as gay performer Peter Allen in The Boy From Oz, but on the Tony Awards the other night, he was still swishing around. As himself! Hugh and host Neil Patrick Harris performed a very funny Tony host showdown, which resulted in them camping it up to tun ... More >>
Funny Girl is the classic musical about entertainer Fanny Brice, a show that is never revived because Barbra Streisand was so indelible in the role, you'd have to be an absolute looney tune to even go near it. And the movie captures her performance for all time, a constant reminder of the p ... More >>