Two stars of the stage, small and big screens will co-host the 2014 Village Voice OBIE Awards on May 19 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street) in the East Village. Tamara Tunie, perhaps best known as the lead in the Public Theater's Troilus and Cressida (among more credits listed below) and Hamish L ... More >>
"Do you know anything about me?" Cyndi Lauper aggressively questioned me a couple weeks back over the phone. I was, needless to say, taken aback, confused, sort of desperate to see where the conversation had gone wrong even though we'd only been on the phone two minutes. Before the call, I was, as ... More >>
Steve McQueen's new film challenges audiences to view slavery from the inside out
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Happy Wednesday, New York City. Need something to get you through the rest of your Hump Day afternoon? Here's a pair of specials that might help.
Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne on Imelda Marcos and the bubble of power
This season it's David Rockwell, who has two, count 'em two, Tony nominations--one for the factory/nightclub set of Kinky Boots and another for the '80s newsroom ambience of Lucky Guy. This week's column contains my chat with various Tony nominees like Tom Hanks and Cicely Tyson, whom I interviewed ... More >>
Here's all the chatter from Broadway's nominees
This week's column is a rollicking romp through a Tony nominees' meet-and-greet event, where Tom Hanks told me what people do to him on the subway, how his play was changed in rehearsal, and other insights into what it's like to be Tom Hanks on Broadway. You heard me right, by the way: Tom Hanks ri ... More >>