Yesterday, it was announced in a British paper that Oscar winner Anne Hathaway would be Sally Bowles in a Broadway revival of Cabaret, costarring Alan Cumming as the MC, the role he played last time around. Theater queens rejoiced in the street while singing "Tomorrow Belongs To Me," but it turned ... More >>
Last night, Warner Brothers Home Entertainment and TCM presented an amazing 40th anniversary restoration of Cabaret at the Ziegfeld--where it originally premiered--and every gay of a certain age was there, and then some. The film held up beautifully in all its dark commentary, brilliant staging, an ... More >>
It happened tonight at Perfectly Marvelous, a benefit for the Public Theater at Joe's Pub, starring Anne Hathaway, Audra McDonald, and other biggies doing the naughty, bawdy songs from Cabaret. I'll let stylist to the stars Christian Freedom--who was there--lay it out for you: "It was a sit-down d ... More >>
SPOILERS! SPOILERS! "Sex without connection is bad for you" is not exactly an original theme, or something the liberal media (or me and my friends) want to readily embrace. But Steve McQueen's new film, Shame -- which I saw at the New York Film Festival -- is at least a provocative look at the all ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. February 22, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 19 Scenes by Howard Smith NEW YORK's golden ears came out ringing from the Saturday evening performances of Janis Joplin at the Anderson Theatre on Second Avenue. The two shows were the East Coast prem ... More >>
At an American Theatre Wing dinner at Cipriani the other night, I got to sit with a bevy of Tony award types and wet myself with delight. At my table, Roger Robinson--who's Tony nominated for Joe Turner's Come and Gone--said that, after the bump they got from the Obamas seeing the show, he was stun ... More >>
As Natasha Richardson struggles to recover from her skiing accident, I'm looking over her career credits and finding them all extremely worthy of the child of two Oscar winners. Among my faves: 1988: Patty Hearst. Natasha was riveting as the kidnapped and brainwashed heiress whom I now count as a p ... More >>
In the cabaret, shots of Bachardy (with Isherwood chasers). Plus, glory holes—do ask and do tell.
Featuring the Voice's very own Michael Musto—and Karl Rove!
The bewitching Louise Brooks lights up G.W. Pabst's blue-ribbon silent
Candor and Cool