How's that for a grabber? Let me explain. The hilarious Marilyn Sokol is one of the stars of Old Jews Telling Jokes, the breezily funny revue, which was honored with a Drama Desk nomination. At a Drama Desk event yesterday, I asked Marilyn about having appeared in the infamous Village People film ... More >>
Al Hirschfeld shows character
I'm talking about the fictional characters, not the actresses who played them. And I don't want to hear about Sam the plumber or any of their other alleged love interests of the opposite sex. I want the truth!
Familiar faces at a New Jersey autograph show for fading stars
Me and the always fierce Pam Grier. She lit up the place like a Roman candle.Today's column is all about my interactions with various Oscar winners, ex child stars, sitcom survivors, and other culty icons at the Chiller Theatre autography show in New Jersey the other night. Well, here's a go ... More >>
Party Animals, Robert Hofler's excellent new book about flamboyant '70s producer Alan Carr, is chock full of info and insights. Grab a copy and you'll learn how: *Bette Midler refused to be an Oscar presenter after not getting nominated for "her over-the-top performance" in Beaches *Novice ... More >>
Broadway musicals have entered a new phase. Now if only they could get it right.
Ralph BurnsFrom Woody Herman to Ray Charles to Bob Fosse
It's a Good Time To Stay Off-Broadway Even on CD