When it was announced that Ghost the musical would come to Broadway, hot on the heels of the current Sister Act, I realized, "That's two musicals based on Whoopi Goldberg movies!"
Kathleen Turner might be cursing and smoking up a storm in a play called High, but she's got nothing on the Sister Act gals. They're dolled up in glitzy habits and putting on Vegas-style revues in Sister Act, the rote but pretty enjoyable adaptation of the 1992 movie comedy about a down low ... More >>
Success has mellowed him—and he's actually funny
CLICK HERE for my report on a gala Alec Baldwin tribute, where no one brought up his old bad press, all caught up in the glow of his current success. And I was one of them! Sorry, but the man can act! I also take you behind the scenes of the Sister Act musical with co-producer Whoopi Goldbe ... More >>
And so do I! Jackie "Moms" Mabley was a toothless but biting comic--a hilariously racy lady who went from "the chitlins circuit" to lots of TV variety show fame as one of the most inspired novelty stars of the '70s. Well, at a press event for Broadway's Sister Act musical yesterday, produce ... More >>
Broadway musicals have to be based on something, but this coming season, it seems like the vast majority of them are based on quirky but popular films from the modern age. You've got Women On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, which could well become Pedro Almodovar's Hairspray, if he gets mu ... More >>