Guys and Dolls

  • Theater

    December 19, 2012

    'Show Boat' and a Boatload of Shows from Sony

    The company amasses 25 Broadway musicals in one CD box set

  • Voice Choices

    November 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    The Best Broadway Revivals I've Ever Seen

    Broadway has a way of spewing back the familiar over and over again, because that sort of thing is generally less financially risky than something new. But sometimes the regurgitation takes on an inspired form that makes the revival come off fresh and illuminating. Let me give you two glorious exa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    The 10 Best Theater Duets In History

    I just performed a little conversational duet with myself and picked the best of the musical twosomes. We both agreed that these are the finest: (10) "Bosom Buddies" from Mame Such a zippy campfest between two drag queens! I mean two women! The fun of this Jerry Herman number is that in pretendi ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 12, 2011

    Cheyenne Jackson Discusses His Future On Glee--And Getting Checked Out At The Gym

    He acts, he sings, and he even talks—with me! By Michael Musto

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Tony Award Nominees Announced

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    This Week's Voice: U2, The-Dream, the Pogues, Private Century, Kat Long's New Book, and More

    In this week's Music Section, Rob Harvilla takes U2's new No Line on the Horizon, force quits, and moves to trash. Restart and reboot yourself. Clover Hope on The-Dream's sublime new Love vs. Money. Tad Hendrickson rolls triumphantly forward with The Pogues, eyes as glassed over as ever. Harvilla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    Before he became Mayor Bloomberg's 2009 campaign manager, Bradley Tusk had been a Lehman Brothers lobbyist, a Parks Department functionary, a Chuck Schumer spokesman, a Bloomberg adviser -- and, for four years, Rod Blagojevich's deputy governor. Among Tusk's assignments under Hot Rod was a dicey flu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Janeane Garofalo's Ex Salutes Her!

    In my column this week, multimedia star Craig Bierko addresses his kinship with firebrand comic/actress Janeane Garofalo and just what that entails.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    What Are The Best Broadway Musicals Of All Time?

    I already did a post on the world's worst musicals, and as I recall, In My Life filled out the entire top five. But what are the absolute best? Not necessarily my personal faves (like The Sound of Music and Annie), but the most important, powerful, influential, and downright fun to watch. Here are m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    It's the Rightblogger War on Christmas Special!

    There's a lot going on nowadays -- bailout begging, terrorism, transitions, etc. Rightbloggers, their political champions largely sidelined, have no posse with which to ride to the barricades, but still rock their customary hobby-horses furiously, though with less than usual pleasure. When, for exa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2008

    Got Milk?

    Well, I certainly did. I saw the movie about murdered politico Harvey Milk, and have all the dish on it for you in my new column, including which player in that scenario might have been gayer than you think. [CLICK HERE.] This particular ouevre of mine also boasts Haley Joel Osment talking about her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Let's Play Casting Director For Guys and Dolls, Shall We?

    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 >>