The high point of last night's Astaire Awards for Broadway/film dancing had Liza Minnelli winning the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award amidst a sea of applauding Fosse hands.
"She's a standup, knockaround broad," said Tony Danza by way of tribute.
"She goes for the kill and always comes bac ... More >>
Darren Criss is attracting screaming Gleeks to How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and they're filling the seats once occupied by screaming Potterphiles.
Which brings to mind the topic of Broadway replacements and how they fare in light of all the hoopla generated by the original star ... More >>
The other day I wrote about Broadway stars who don't get to recreate their roles in the movie version, and said I was thrilled that Gwen Verdon at least got to do Damn Yankees onscreen.
But if you believe '50s movie star Mitzi Gaynor, that only happened because she turned it down.