Harry Connick Jr. gives it his best in a big revamp
Sexual reassignment surgery has gone on at On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, the 1965 Alan Jay Lerner/Burton Lane musical about a gal with ESP whose grief-stricken psychiatrist is obsessed with the gal's past-life persona, Melinda. In this version -- with a rethought book by Peter Parnell and dir ... More >>
An adaptation of the classic concludes the Signature's season
Stephen Malkmus, at the first of Pavement's 50 shows here. Pics by Rob unless noted otherwise.The 100-plus shows I saw this year spanned from the Cake Shop to Radio City Music Hall, from Williamsburg block parties to Michael Bolton's house in Connecticut, the events that occurred therein all ... More >>
This guy's real happy to hear the news. The shocking announcement a few weeks back that BKLYN Yard was permanently shutting down -- robbing Brooklyn of one of its best outdoor venues, and marooning several great reoccurring summer parties -- still lingers, but perhaps the highest-profile of those ... More >>
Yeah, this place was pretty great. Shit. BKLYN Yard, the improbably wonderful banks-of-the-Gowanus-Canal outdoor venue that played host to outstanding summer dance parties -- including the increasingly beloved Sunday Best series, which had started this year's slate just this past weekend with a Mi ... More >>
How the best weekly dance party in town wound up alongside the Gowanus Canal
The Limelight's born again, and so am I
Green Day does showtunes
"Now I'm in Glee and I get to have Slushees and fettuccine alfredo thrown in my face." Glee's Lea Michele Born in the Bronx and raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, Lea Michele debuted on Broadway at age eight in Les Miserables. From the time she was 14 until she was 20, she starred in Steven Sater and ... More >>
--Pearl Jam have put together an online scavenger hunt to promote upcoming album Backspacer. The band has placed nine images (designed by political cartoonist Tom Tomorrow) thoughout the internet (view one here). If you find all nine images, Eddie Vedder will play a private acoustic concert i ... More >>
When reality TV becomes too real
The perils of hyping dance music you can't really dance to
The picks of the litter. In other business: Travolta's not exactly Divine, is he?
Vagina dialogues, wildly theatrical theatrics, and some of zee most outrageous zings you've heard
Pop music kick-starts an 1890s drama but fails a record-store musical
Liberal heathens imitate fundie Christians denouncing liberal heathens. Sweet.
Duncan Sheik's puberty musical: Barely heavy breathing
Hanging with Ego Trip, the Wiggle Tour, and minimal pasta
Roundabout has means and opportunity, but its results may make you ponder its motives
A classic house producer leaves them breathless
A Little Night Music
Crackles and Whirrrs and Glubs-Oh Mi(crohouse)!
Prison Contracts and Homeless Crisis Built Empire
Alas, it's not clear which is the gay Wiggle, since the one who wears purple doesn't also carry a magic purse.