And if you dare to say "P'Shaw," let me just correct you with, "For shaw!" It's really happening--at the Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South). You see, Project Shaw is doing a loverly reading of the George Bernard Shaw culture-clash classic next Monday at 7 PM, and I've been enlisted by GBS lover ... More >>
A rarely produced early work shows GBS in a playful mood
This week in the Voice, out today: Steven Thrasher profiles Philip Glass, tracing the 75-year-old composer's career and love for New York, "Regardless of success, neither Glass's life nor his music have ever abandoned their East Village sensibilities. He worked as a cab driver and furniture mover un ... More >>
I just appeared in a George Bernard Shaw play with Andrea Marcovicci, the acclaimed singer/actress! And in the course of chitchat, Andrea reminded me that she starred in a controversial Ivory Snow commercial several decades ago. In between rehearsal and showtime, I frantically looked it up ... More >>
My life is geting even kooky-crazier than before, with wild leaps from highbrow to lowbrow and back--and I love it! Last night, I was in a Project Shaw reading of George Bernard Shaw's Getting Married, starring names like Emily Skinner, Andrea Marcovicci, and Cady Huffman, the Tony winner fr ... More >>
The theater is missing some major figures. Who'll step up now?
Tony Kushner takes a fresh look at the assisted-suicide debate
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. January 28, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 4 The Candidate From Parnassus By Frederic Morton We're in 1971 and Presidential noises are loud in the land, coming from guys good and bad. I'm trying to remember the sounds of a Great Good Guy, hear ... More >>
George Bernard Shaw's Misalliance
The 2009 ALCS and 2004 ALCS are practically mirror images of each other. Indistinguishable. Talk about carbon copies! I haven't seen this level of uncanny similarity since watching Woody Harrelson and Wesley Snipes in White Men Can't Jump. Yeah, that's about how alike these two series ar ... More >>
In '07, I was asked to be the narrator for an evening of two George Bernard Shaw one-acters, as part of Project Shaw's ongoing series, which organizer David Staller shrewdly studs with press people in key roles. I'd done this before, playing a brief part in Androcles and the Lion and didn't embarras ... More >>
This play actually resembles a bad sitcom written by George Bernard Shaw
Shaw's satiric Satanist suffers some seriousness
Shopping for a bathing suit is hell
I talked to Dancy, but Christian bailed. Paris Hilton got out, too.
The Epic Theatre Center moves Shaw to Harlem
Kline's Lear goes for rationality; Molina's Katz makes madness unreasonable
Sundance kiddie porn, from Dakotas rape to Cusacks daddy issues
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