Sophie Tucker

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Bette Midler As Superagent Sue Mengers: My Review

    Lounging on a sofa in a sparkly blue caftan in a picture-perfect Beverly Hills mansion while chain smoking and waiting for the phone to ring, Bette Midler plays campy 1970s producer Alan Carr in the new Broadway one-person show I'll Eat You Last. Oh, sorry, she's playing campy 1970s superagent Sue M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    The Three Best Live Performers I've Ever Seen!

    ​Yes, the new kids have a lot of sparkle and chutzpah, but they don't yet have the seasoning to become the master performers I've personally handpicked for immortality. The three greatest concert givers I've ever seen are: *Patti LaBelle A Patti concert is a religious experience, her fans w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Visiting the Nostalgia King: Joe Franklin, I Love You

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 9, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 28 Visiting the Nostalgia King: Joe Franklin, I Love You By Jonathan Black I am a Joe Franklin fan. Oh, I know what you're thinking. Joe is no star. Joe is nobody's plum. Maybe you've never even heard of Joe ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 9, 2010
  • Film

    March 20, 2007

    B Season

    No longer upstaged by those famous A's, a lost era of freewheeling, star-making musicals high-kick into Film Forum

  • Dance

    March 29, 2005

    Laugh Your Heart Out

    Everyday life as vaudeville and vaudeville as coming-of-age in Jewish heritage (ha-ha)

  • Music

    June 8, 2004
  • News

    January 27, 2004

    Sleeping With the GOP

    A Bush Covert Operative Takes Over Al Sharpton's Campaign

  • Music

    December 9, 2003

    Party Like It's 1899

    Drive, determination, and derogatory language from the old Topworld and Underworld

  • Music

    May 21, 2002
  • Dance

    December 7, 1999