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Sutton Foster

  • Theater

    September 12, 2012

    Forbidden Broadway Takes a Stab at It

    A favorite showbiz revue returns with knives drawn

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    OMG, Godspell Has Been Updated

    ​The 1971 flower-child musical Godspell--a kooky rendering of the scriptures as a sort of nouveau vaudeville show--has started Broadway previews, and the kids on the boards are spilling about just how the script has been updated and tweaked. SPOILER ALERT!

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    A New Date For Sutton Foster?

    Last I heard, two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster was deeply ensconsed with Bobby Cannavale, but the title Anything Goes could become prophetic because someone else is suddenly trying to court her! And it's a Broadway queen! Chris Barnes--aka Christopher T. Magician--is a popular bartender at Piec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    The Six Worst Types Of Theatergoers

    David Shankbone/Wikipedia​If there was a Tony category for most annoying patrons, the nominees would be... (6) The ones who ruffle through their Playbills during a quiet moment, suddenly determined to find an actor's name or see how many songs are left. These people would probably tapdance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Tony Nominations! My Final Predictions!

    ​The dramatics! The emoting! The singing and dancing and screeching for the back row! I'm talking about what's going to happen when the Tony nominations are announced tomorrow morning. My final (and 100% correct) predictions are: BEST PLAY Jerusalem War Horse Good People Motherf**k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    The Five Best 11 O'Clock Numbers In Broadway History

    ​An 11 o'clock number is a song that comes towards the very end of a Broadway musical, when a leading character has a fit of emotion and pours it out in music. It's a showstopper that's generally designed to give the tourists something to hum about when they leave. My five faves in ascending ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2011

    Born Yesterday: My, Like, Intelligent Review

    ​Billie Dawn--the corrupt tycoon's awakening girlfriend in Garson Kanin's Born Yesterday--is such a juicy part that it enabled Judy Holliday to beat no less formidable a duo than Bette Davis and Gloria Swanson for the 1950 Best Actress Oscar. But of course Holliday brought to the role an irr ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 13, 2011

    Anything Goes--Classic Ahoy!

    Kathleen Marshall sails Cole Porter onto 43rd Street

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Adam Godley Scores in Anything Goes

    ​The Broadway revival of Anything Goes hits a special fizzy high whenever Adam Godley turns up as Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, a quirkmeister who ends up singing and dancing into the heart of leading lady Sutton Foster with a nutty number called "The Gypsy In Me". The wiry, deadpan Godley has won t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Anything Goes On Broadway: How Goes It?

    ​Anything Goes has one of the best scores in musical history, along with one of the silliest books. Classic Cole Porter tunes like "You're The Top" and "I Get a Kick Out Of You" are dropped into a screwball shipboard plot involving people hiding, others chasing, and a dog missing, all leading ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    What's Your Safe Word?

    ​In the new off-Broadway play Trust -- a dark romp about role-playing and domination -- Zac Braff enters the dungeon of dominatrix Sutton Foster and, as he's getting shackled for some extramarital s/m mayhem, he decides his safe word is "Napoleon." That's cute, but mine's much easier to remem ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 25, 2010

    Will Anyone Buy "Woody Hoodie" Condoms?

    Swing-dancing, Fringe-watching, Montauk-visiting—almost relaxing

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Will Anyone Buy "Woody Hoodie" Condoms?

    ​CLICK HERE for my column in which I pose that trenchant question, proving once again that I know people in low places. Also in the column: *What was Jane Fonda drinking at that premiere last week? *Where does Sutton Foster's new dominatrix character draw the line? *Who put the tauk back i ... More >>

  • Theater

    August 18, 2010

    Paul Weitz's Trust Is a Lame Game

    The playwright serves up another savorless meringue

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Bobby Cannavale's Privates on Parade

    ​Trust is a currently previewing off-Broadway play by Paul Weitz, with Zach Braff and Sutton Foster in lead roles. TV's Bobby Cannavale is also in it, and apparently he really stands out, according to a regular on a Broadway board who's chimed in about one of the selling points of his perform ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Sutton Foster Shows Off at the Carlyle

    ​The girl next door with a welcome weird streak, Sutton Foster may be the most talented performer who isn't a superstar yet. She's a hard working, creamy voiced, ultra likable singer/actor, and at her Cafe Carlyle opening night, she was introduced by Donna Murphy as "a teacher who thinks she' ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 13, 2010

    Anyone Can Whistle, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Addams Family

    Three musicals—two of them new, one from the '60s—all sing of crazy worlds

  • Theater

    December 24, 2008
  • Columns

    November 6, 2007

    Oscar Winner Found at Gay Bar!

    Give Lizz Winstead her due. And keep your hands off Megan Mullally's melons

  • Theater

    November 6, 2007
  • Columns

    March 14, 2006
  • Specials

    February 8, 2005
  • Theater

    January 25, 2005

    Forced Marches

    Little Women as a Broadway musical? Louisa May Alcott has indeed come a long way, baby

  • Columns

    August 17, 2004
  • Theater

    April 23, 2002
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