Drag star Hedda Lettuce entertained that theory in her holiday show, "Lettuce Rejoice," which I saw at the Metropolitan Room last night. In fact, Hedda sang a whole song about it, to the tune of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town." (Sample lyrics, aimed at poor Madge: "You'd better watch out, you'd b ... More >>
Lifetime is doing a Steel Magnolias of color, and I'm all hopped up about the cast. Get this: In the part of Truvy, the salon owner played by Dolly Parton in the 1989 movie, they've signed the formidable Jill Scott.
Taiwan is looking to mend trade ties with the U.S. after recently repealing its decision to import U.S. beef products. A change to Taiwan's food safety laws made some U.S. beef products no longer eligible for import. [Reuters] New York's grain belt is being revived and expanded with specialt ... More >>
I remember when Phylicia Rashad bagged the Tony award for Best Actress, and in the press room was told she was the first African American to ever win in that category. Asked how she felt, Rashad looked a bit stymied and couldn't come up with an answer!
In the new musical, two strong assets search for a more cogent context
But Dead Man's Cell Phone and Parlour Song ring hollow
Black people revive the Great White Way. Plus a hue and cry from Mel Brooks.
A post-strike round-up: four Broadway openings, plus a little Off-Broadway Darwinism
Bernarda Alba stamps out the rhythms, but what about the facts?
In the first play of August Wilson's cycle, familiar patterns take on newly articulate flesh
Tony Awards look to Off-Broadway for excellence.
The Public Theater displays a new byline; the Atlantic Theater tries to stir up old paranoias