Lifetime is doing a Steel Magnolias of color, and I'm all hopped up about the cast.
In the part of Truvy, the salon owner played by Dolly Parton in the 1989 movie, they've signed the formidable Jill Scott.
Or at least semi-naked, as in the splashy hotel pool party that's just come back, according to this week's column.
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Come on, this place is the best dive in town, ba dum pum.
I also generously divulge other ways to throw a worthwhile event in the year of the comeback ... More >>
mckellen.comI've only split shows midway a handful of times--most notably a one-person bore starring a valiant Olympia Dukakis and a strained revival starring the great Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen.
With names like those involved, you can only blame other people for the torture.
But at lea ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesMay 30, 1963, Vol. VIII, No. 32The Village Voice 'Obies,' 1962-63The Voice handed out its Eighth Annual "Obie" Awards in a somewhat chaotic but spirited ceremony on Saturday afternoon at the Village Gate. Invited theatre people and well-wishers d ... More >>
It's been a big theater season for playwright Craig Lucas. In November, his Prayer for My Enemy made its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons, and now comes The Singing Forest, currently in previews at the Public Theater. The new piece--directed by Mark Wing-Davey and featuring O ... More >>