Mary Martin

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Country Star Will Be Maria Von Trapp In TV's The Sound of Music

    It's Carrie Underwood who's officially going to be filling the wimple once worn by Mary Martin and Julie Andrews.

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2012

    The Time Mary Martin Got Taxi Signals Onstage

    The late James Kirkwood's 1986 play Legends!--about two feuding old movie stars who are comically reunited--developed its own legend thanks to a mass of on-the-road problems, including the contrasting antics of its stars, the passive-aggressive Mary Martin and the just plain aggressive Carol Channin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2011

    Larry Hagman Licked Lauren Bacall

    ​But I'm sure she ended up licking him, as she does with any perceived opponent. Here's the deal. In a New York Times magazine interview, Larry Hagman--Mary Martin's son and a star in his own right from I Dream of Jeannie and later, Dallas--remembers costarring with Bacall in the 1973 TV mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    When Stars Don't Get The Movie Version

    ​Supposedly there will be a movie made of the Broadway show Memphis, and I bet they don't use the stage cast. They hardly ever do! And I wish they would! Remember when they made a movie of Doubt two years ago and Cherry Jones didn't get the part?

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2008

    Jerry Tallmer Gags on the Von Trapps

    "What a bore! What a bore! I mean honest to goodness gracious holy mackerel!"

  • Columns

    April 17, 2007

    How Did NY Nightlife Get So Oppressive? Search Me.

    Plus: Getting a message or two from Rufus and a ride-along with Andrew

  • Theater

    August 15, 2006

    Short Attention Span

    Short leaves nothing to be desired—except something to be funny about

  • Columns

    May 10, 2005
  • Columns

    April 3, 2001
  • Theater

    January 5, 1999

    Stage Presents

    It's a Good Time To Stay Off-Broadway— Even on CD