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.
She's even talked to him about it! Hugh Jackman! That's a long stretch from the kvetchy Jack Klugman in the original show and pinched-faced Karl Malden in the movie. And as our friends at lemonwade.com point it, it would make the character of Rose a big time cougar (not just a barracuda).
About making a traditional (lesbian) domestic comedy for the sperm-donor age
The Mets are having such a bad year, their rotten luck has trickled down to ex-Mets as well. In July Lenny Dykstra declared bankruptcy, and now Jerry Koosman, hero of the 1969 Miracle Mets, has been sentenced to six months in prison for tax evasion. Koosman failed to pay taxes for three year ... More >>
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