Tired of paying to see a lesbian couple reach a crisis point when one of them sleeps with a man? Well, Cock--by British author Mike Bartlett--makes it a gay male couple that hits a crisis point when one of them sleeps with a woman.
Daily updates from the Festival
Two couples were screaming and vomiting and throwing things at the New York Film Festival opening the other night. Fortunately, that was all happening on-screen. The feature attraction was Carnage, Roman Polanski's adaptation of God of Carnage, the Broadway hit comedy about grown people gathering ... More >>
The Emmy nominations came out today, but my mind is stuck on the Oscars and how there will be no shortage of leading actress contenders to pick from in 2011. Not only is Meryl Streep donning prosthetics and an accent again, this time as moxieish Margaret Thatcher, but we have the following o ... More >>
Teeth Mountain on Judge Judy, for old time's sake. So, Teeth Mountain, the band that appeared on Judge Judy to settle a case of smashed TV's and the untimely (alleged) death of Trips the Cat, is headlining Silent Barn tonight. Ironically, despite the group's self-destructive tendencies, their mus ... More >>
You'll never guess who I saw on my latest outing.
The Tony Award nominees have just been announced. The best musical nominees are Billy Elliot, Next to Normal, Rock of Ages, and Shrek the Musical. (Rock of Ages being a jukebox musical, its place in the Best Score category was taken by 9 to 5; [title of show] replaced it in the Best Book list.) Best ... More >>
Remember the epidemic years of AIDS, when infected New Yorkers fought to get into untested drug trials? People fought to get infected babies into those trials, too. Some of them, because of the nature of the trials, were given placebo drugs. Some made it, some didn't. Not much has been written about ... More >>
Yasmina Rezas God of Carnage