When Michael McGrath won a Tony award on Sunday for his performance as a lovable gangster in the Gerswhin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, he thanked his wife and said, "Baby, you're the greatest!" The back story on that reference is that he's set to play Ralph Kramden in the upcoming, absolute ... More >>
Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Judy Kaye, and lots and lots of George
I've seen almost everything this season except Magic/Bird--which to me sounds like a wildlife puppet show, and it's quite possible that's what it is--and I'm ready to tell you who will definitely maybe probably almost get Tony nominated tomorrow morning. Here goes: BEST PLAY *Clybourne Park *Othe ... More >>
Apparently Rent never happened. Neither did Spring Awakening. Even Oklahoma! never took place. Nice Work If You Can Get It floats us back to 1920s froth full of absurd plot twists, incongruous couplings, and bouncy/dreamy songs. A trunk show inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse, ... More >>
Nothing to laugh about this season? Yellow Face and Is He Dead? might help you out.
Spamalot seeks the grail of Broadway triumph, but old jokes can only take a (k)night so far