Sherie Rene Scott pulls off a remarkable high wire act in her Piece of Meat show at 54Below. She mixes whimsy with passion, wit with sincerity. In her scripted monologues, the humor comes off pseudo ditsy but very smart; smartass but sophisticated. And then she can sit down and sing a soulful bal ... More >>
Three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie (Passion, Ragtime, Kiss Me Kate) premiered a refreshing show of non-theater songs last night at Below 54. Mazzie is a reliable, talented, classy performer, and rather than give us another cabaret show filled with "Children Will Listen" and "Some People," she tre ... More >>
With ineptitudes removed, just another drippy musical
Every living being claims to have seen Carrie, the legendary 1988 Broadway flop musical based on the Stephen King novel about the small-town girl who gets revenge on the bullies via bloodying up the prom. It was the original "It Gets Better" video. Well, I really saw it and I have the Playbill to ... More >>
''In Rounders, John Malkovich chewed so much scenery that it's a wonder there were any card tables left.''