Holland Taylor

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    Why So Many One-Person Shows Right Now?

    Holland Taylor as Ann Richards. Alan Cumming as Macbeth. Bette Midler as Sue Mengers. Fiona Shaw as the Virgin Mary. Why such an avalanche of solo outings on Broadway (though to be fair, Cumming has two medical workers watching him and occasionally murmuring something)? Easy: The economy! There's ... More >>

  • Theater

    March 13, 2013

    A Scan of Ann

    As Texas governor Ann Richards, Holland Taylor rules

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    The Trip To Bountiful Is Now A Comment On Racism

    Horton Foote's emotional The Trip To Bountiful--about a widow's yearning to revisit her beloved Bountiful, Texas--began as a TV movie, then it was a Broadway play, then a 1985 movie (which won Geraldine Page a deserved Oscar), and now it's back on Broadway, with Cicely Tyson in the lead role. Trip ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    Holland Taylor As Ann Richards: My Review

    Politics and entertainment have always been intertwined, but with Ann--starring Holland Taylor as Texas Governor Ann Richards--we've almost got a politician as standup comic. Ann, of course, was funny and witty and a little crusty and always seemed to come up with a neat turn of phrase and a sharp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Three One-Woman Shows In A Row Are Coming!

    I generally loathe one-person shows because they often fail to be all that dramatic, usually consisting of a long-winded famous person pretending to be another long-winded famous person, taking an occasional breath only when the phone rings. But the three one-woman shows that are coming sound like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Moose Murders Author Is Bringing The Legendary Flop Back! Here's All The Dish!

    If Carrie the Musical can crawl back through the wreckage, why not Moose Murders? The 1983 Broadway flop was a door-slamming, bad-taste comedy set in a mountain lodge full of nefarious, low-level show biz types, and I actually sort of enjoyed it. But the critics went savage on the show and it clos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Emmy Nominations Announced; HBO Maintains Primetime Stranglehold

    We will never own one of these. ​Whee, the 62nd Annual (Primetime!) Emmys have been announced. There aren't that many surprises: As usual, HBO rocks, as does Mad Men, True Blood, 30 Rock, Glee, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tina Fey. Losties may get another chance to see the objects of their affect ... More >>

  • Film

    August 6, 2002
  • Film

    August 21, 2001