Isn't as good as on the radio
The message came from Broadway scene-stealer Jackie Hoffman's publicist: "This Funny Girl is happening -- and unlike Lauren Ambrose, she's Jewish!" And she was even doing a Jewish twist on Patrick Stewart's A Christmas Carol, playing all the parts, at New World Stages. Oy vey, I was so there.
Lauren AmbroseNo one can play Fanny Brice in Funny Girl except Barbra Streisand, who plays it every time her immortal performance turns up when the movie shows. Her fiery, hilarious, heartbreaking force-of-nature genius in the role looms over anyone else daring to come near it, spewing a gia ... More >>
On PBS last night, the legendary star of Funny Girl was shown in her return to the Village Vanguard. I'm talking about Lauren Ambrose! Kidding. It was someone named Babs Streisand. And she was like butter.
And it's none of the people we fantasized about and/or agonized over. According to E!, the Broadway revival of Funny Girl has found its new Streisand, and she's...
Photo by Luke Jerram.In 2004, there were "The Gates". And in 2008, there were "The Waterfalls". And now, in 2010, there will be THE STREET PIANOS!
Cant hardly wait to see this band
Twitpic via DanaBoscorelli. Up, Up and Awry! The Balloon Boy and his wacky father helped keep our minds off the real world, which sucked even more than usual. In national news, the Nobel Peace Prize continued its deadly rampage across America. But don't despair, rightbloggers: President O ... More >>
KW photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Lauren Ambrose is a monster -- with red hair, of course -- in Spike Jonze's cinematic interpretation of Maurice Sendak's
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