In the two-family house where I grew up in Bensonhurst, the two musical acts I heard most often, blasting from stereos at the top and bottom of the house, were the Beatles and Donna Summer.
The former was more my parents' speed, although my teenaged cousins who lived downstairs played the Fab Four ... More >>
The love-and-peace musical Hair may be back on Broadway, but the only real production was in 1986, when Gabriel Rotello gathered a bunch of downtown zanies at the ironically named club the Saint and put us through the Hair-y paces.
Here I am in a gigantic hat and even bigger shades singing "My Con ... More >>
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May 30, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 33
23 Win '68 'Obies'
The 1967-68 Village Voice Off-Broadway Awards were presented on Saturday afternoon at a giant invitational party at the Village Gate. These were the 13th annual "Obies," and a crowd of ... More >>