The 1994 musical Passion--with a score by Stephen Sondheim and a book by James Lapine--was an adaptation of the 1981 Italian film Passione d'Amore, about a sickly, unattractive woman who fixates on a handsome soldier in 19th Century Italy and wills him to love her back. I loved the movie because th ... More >>
No, not as a musical, thereby depriving us of such surefire show stoppers as "The Devil Made Me Do It," "Soup For Two," and "Demon That Got Away". It will be a straight play, which seems to be following in the Carrie tradition of making a horror classic more tasteful for the new age. The Carrie mu ... More >>
A musical's transfer tests Broadway's sense of values
Ragene Powell-DickersonThe guy accused of hiring someone to lure a pal via sexting to a phony threesome setup and then shoot him to death is now in custody. Ragene Powell-Dickerson, 25, who like victim Dwayne Burnett is from Brownsville, surrendered today to Brooklyn cops and has been charged wi ... More >>
Girl Walk // All Day from jacob krupnick. If you've ever wondered how fun and sexy the Staten Island Ferry could get, we have an answer. And there aren't even any guidos involved! Dancers Anne Marsen, Dai Omiya, and John Doyle show off their moves on the free orange boat to the sounds of "All Day" f ... More >>
Landlords, lawyers fire at will
Meeting Mindy Cohn in Fort Greene. Side trip to Nashville.
Thanksgivings and misgivings
Fierstein and Bucchino seek intimacy on Broadway; two Off-Broadway plays seek laughs in sorrows
More than half a century after his death, composer Kurt Weill still provokes strong reactions
The picks of the litter. In other business: Travolta's not exactly Divine, is he?
Not only in Lady Chatterley, but also in Lake's and Polley's latest. (And even a role for tiny me.)
The hero won't play along in Sondheim's distinctively bleak musical
Marriage of Lorca and Doyle is one very Todd couple
Attend the tale, for Sweeney's odd, but as to knowing the score, don't touch that Doyle