I saw the queen of bitterness--best known for Hairspray, Xanadu, and The Addams Family--in concert last night at 54 Below and thrilled to her succession of lashings, hilariously pulled off.
*She was horrified to read in the New York Times that Patti LuPone opened the club on June 5. ... More >>
Whether they're afraid or simply dismissive, certain big names -- or at least their handlers -- have unceremoniously denied my requests to chat with them through the years.
The glittery dishonor roll is as follows:
LL Cool J. And I only asked because it was a slow news week.
Betty White. W ... More >>
Funny Girl is the classic musical about entertainer Fanny Brice, a show that is never revived because Barbra Streisand was so indelible in the role, you'd have to be an absolute looney tune to even go near it.
And the movie captures her performance for all time, a constant reminder of the p ... More >>
If you're a legit performer who's not ripped apart in Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway shows, then you don't count for much and in fact you might not exist at all!
A badge of honor among Broadway bright lights for years has been getting skewered by Alessandrini's deft spoofs as rende ... More >>