Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella--which originated as a light and lovely 1957 TV special--has been fleshed out with theatrics, jokes, a political subplot, puppets, extra songs, and anachronisms. The result is an unwieldy but crowd pleasing concoction that ends up being reasonably entertaining de ... More >>
CBS/Museum of Television and Radio As you may have heard, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella will get an April workshop with the intent of an eventual Broadway mounting, if all goes bibbidi-bobbidi-boo. I ran into playwright Douglas Carter Beane before a performance of his musical Lysistra ... More >>
I want to get married like I want to join the military
Eight playwrights whip gay marriage into a froth of fun
Stew in Passing Strange, tinazimmer.com More important than who gets the silly, old Democratic nomination is who will nab the TONY nominations (which will be announced tomorrow; you'll know it when all theater queens suddenly start shrieking, crying, and saying "What the fuck?"). So here are my sea ... More >>
Cry-Baby loves the 1950s, Honor loves samurai flicks, Paris loves Cole Porter
Siddown and shuddup! It's da Kollege of Musical Knowledge.
Old Acquaintance evokes a bygone New York, but is that enough?