When I started my column in the mid 1980s, I went overboard to try to be bratty and make waves, until quickly changing my tone and aiming mudballs only at the truly deserving.
Well, two of my early victims were Juliet Mills and Maxwell Caulfied, who were extremely visible together as a couple at ma ... More >>
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May 24, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 21
The '73 'Obies': Plays were the thing
by Audrey Berman
Judging by the "Obie" ceremony Monday night, the plays were the thing -- seven of the 26 awards going for new plays, with "The Hot l Baltimore" and ... More >>
Just the other day, I asked why James Earl Jones has gotten billing ahead of Vanessa Redgrave in Broadway's imminent Driving Miss Daisy revival.
They're both acting titans of the highest magnitude, but after all, Daisy is the title role and Vanessa's an Oscar winner.
The marquee is up for the Driving Miss Daisy revival on Broadway, and James Earl Jones's name is the first one listed!
He's on the left and Vanessa Redgrave comes next, on the right.
This might be an alphabetical way to handle two titans of such magnitude, but isn't Vanessa slightly bigger, ... More >>