Tracie Bennett

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Broadway's Judy Garland On Not Getting The Tony

    I MC'd a Talkback after last night's performance of End of the Rainbow, in which Tracie Bennett gives a volcanically energetic performance as declining legend Judy Garland. And as herself, Tracie was raw, insightful, and very funny. When asked about her career, she joked, "I started as a hooker!"

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    I Will Be On Broadway With Judy Garland!

    It was inevitable, people. I'm going to be gracing a Broadway stage and I'll be positioned right next to Judy Garland herself in the form of Tracie Bennett, who won a Tony nomination for portraying the legend in Peter Quilter's End of the Rainbow.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    The Five Funniest Scenes On Broadway This Season

    There was a lot of hilarious stuff this year--mostly intentional--but the following were easily the funniest "straight play" scenes of all. (5) In the farcical Don't Dress For Dinner (above), the French cook (Spencer Kayden) had to be turned into a soignee dinner guest, for reasons too silly to me ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 9, 2012

    Broadway Gossip About Ricky Martin, Newsies, and Jekyll & Hyde!

    Once again, feel-good battles artsinessfor the Antoinettes

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Broadway's Judy Garland Thanks A Young Fan

    Recently, I ran a letter from 22-year-old actor Jason Wise, fuming at a Times article which implied that Judy Garland's legacy is lost on the young, who'd supposedly rather follow the yellow brick road to more current divas. The original article spun off from a viewing of End of the Rainbow, the Br ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 11, 2012

    End of the Rainbow: See Judy Crawl

    Why dwell on a great artist’s last desperate days?

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Judy Garland Comes To Broadway: My Review

    "This is a room for midgets!" says aging icon Judy Garland (Tracie Bennett), surveying her British hotel room which looks pretty large--in fact, it takes up the entire stage. But in Peter Quilter's End of The Rainbow, Judy's on a rampage, since the play is a revealing wallow into her final stretch ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 14, 2012