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Norbert Leo Butz provides most of the show in Theresa Rebeck's Dead Accounts, with the two-time Tony winner as Jack, a manic, manipulative ex-bank worker who rationalizes that he's entitled to other people's things. Returning to his parents' house in Cincinnati after a serious misdeed, Butz's Jack ... More >>
With Newsies, Leap of Faith, and Ghost all upon us this season, Broadway is more than ever turning to old flicks to transform into stage dollars. But which movies haven't been muscalized for Broadway yet? Not that many, actually, but I do have some ideas. Hey, Mr. producer, next season let's plea ... More >>
Paula Vogel's play parks at Second Stage
Billy Elliot, Priscilla, and Sister Act have carried on the time-honored tradition of turning popular movies into musicals. What next? I'll tell you: *Fatal Attraction The adaptation--titled Crazy Bitch, The Musical--will feature a well-chosen bunch of Sondheim chestnuts. ("You said you l ... More >>
The actress bares her soul to me.
The dramatics! The emoting! The singing and dancing and screeching for the back row! I'm talking about what's going to happen when the Tony nominations are announced tomorrow morning. My final (and 100% correct) predictions are: BEST PLAY Jerusalem War Horse Good People Motherf**k ... More >>
The creators of Hairspray go direct to video with their new musical
Cruising for surreal NYC Housewives. Plus, high and low fashion, plus some new and old-fashioned on Broadway.
A Q&A before he brings Bush to Broadway.
Watching a career sore. And hearing amid the praise for Day-Lewis: 'Huston. We have a problem.'
Nothing to laugh about this season? Yellow Face and Is He Dead? might help you out.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has two heroes, but is that a reason to be culturally schizophrenic?
Both on and Off-Broadway, new musicals suffer from severe multiple personality disorder