Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesSeptember 17, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 48The Animals in NYBy Sally KemptonWith American hysteria over English rock-and-roll singers reaching new heights, the purveyors of entertainment for the young last week booked a series of English acts in two r ... More >>
At an American Theatre Wing dinner at Cipriani the other night, I got to sit with a bevy of Tony award types and wet myself with delight.
At my table, Roger Robinson--who's Tony nominated for Joe Turner's Come and Gone--said that, after the bump they got from the Obamas seeing the show, he was stun ... More >>
Here's who's I say is going to win the Tony awards for Broadway excellence this Sunday. Then again, I'm at a disadvantage because I've actually seen the shows. I'm even a Tony voter!
Best Play: God of Carnage
Best Musical: Billy Elliot
Best Actor: Geoffrey Rush, Exit The King
Best Actress: Jane ... More >>
This weekend, Congressman Charlie Rangel was asked what President Obama should do while in town (the President and his wife went to Joe Turner's Come and Gone and restuarant Blue Hill). Rangel replied, "Make certain he doesn't run around in East Harlem without identification."
It was a mordant jes ... More >>
The Tony Award nominees have just been announced. The best musical nominees are Billy Elliot, Next to Normal, Rock of Ages, and Shrek the Musical. (Rock of Ages being a jukebox musical, its place in the Best Score category was taken by 9 to 5; [title of show] replaced it in the Best Book list.) Best ... More >>
In this week's Village Voice Music Section, Rob Harvilla joins with the rest of Neko Case's lovestruck/dumbstruck audience.
Zach Baron on the upper-middle-class and rising rapper Asher Roth.
Rob Trucks walks down Broadway with Scottish indie-pop enclave Camera Obscura.
Jason Gross at Merce Cunnin ... More >>
Photo by Star Foreman.
You're going to love Zoe Kazan. She's Hollywood royalty (granddaughter of Elia Kazan). She's been on Broadway and in movies, one of which, The Exploding Girl, debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival. Melissa Anderson interviews her. You may also view Star Foreman's photo slidesh ... More >>