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Auden, McCullers, and Britten share notes in Brooklyn Heights
Britten gets bedbugs
I won't be reading the comments on this one because I don't want to see all the cries of "You forgot about..." I forgot nothing. I know everything. These are my faves. Deal with it or go to hell.
They all went to the same club--Chicago's Pump Room--at one time or another. And they've all ended up in the same amazing photo book, Icons At The Pump Room--a promotional item handed to certain lucky VIPs (like my friend Christian Freedom). If you like this quartet of diva divinity, just pick up ... More >>
It's never too late to get insight into Gypsy, the classic 1959 musical about cerebral stripper Gypsy Rose Lee and the mother who destroyed her and made her a star at the same time. I recently ran into Peter Riegert, who played Herbie opposite Bette Midler in the 1993 TV version of the show.
The singer's grand, sweeping take on pop
As you know, Barbra Streisand is reportedly going to make a movie where she's Grandma Rose--I mean Mama Rose--in Gypsy. Well, I have a great idea as to who should play the worn out yet educational ecdysiasts who sing "You Gotta Get A Gimick" to young Gypsy Rose Lee as they show off the shtic ... More >>
Vodka Stinger--the tempestuous siren from Wednesday nights at Pieces--actually caught Broadway's La Cage aux Folles revival costarring Jeffrey Tambor, before Tambor quit beause he basically froze in front of the audience like Elaine Stritch's margarita glass. Here is Vodka's hilarious firs ... More >>
Why cant we all get along?
Yes, a Dynasty movie is in the works--in Hollywood, imagination knows no bounds--but bear in mind that it'll be a prequel, set in the '60s. This way, if it's a hit, they can turn it into a series spinning into future decades through eternity--even past the Moldavia massacre. So who should p ... More >>
Poisonous chatter, but the ending will leave you in Stritches.
Who could be more relevant to the current Broadway scene than 95-year-old June Havoc, the woman who was the basis for the character of Baby June in the musical Gypsy, which just closed but which will ring in our theater-queen eyes and ears for all time? Havoc not only has the Gypsy connection, she ... More >>
Who's more glamorous than the Olsen Twins?
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Old's Always Better; the Hard Part Is Making It New
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Dismissed Dancers May Finally Get Their Day in Court
The heart is a retail hunter