Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.
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You watch "Angels in America" at the Neil Simon Theater and think-- Pulitzer, Nobel, Tony Award who cares? You see now with this revival...
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Today must be the happiest day of the year in music. Aretha Franklin turns 76 and...
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A couple of weeks ago I noted that Bon Jovi's "This House is Not For Sale" had suddenly jumped to number 1 on the...
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The clip from CNN is 26 seconds but it crystallizes the whole March for our Lives today. Paul McCartney on Central Park West tells...
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Movie star Jim Carrey has become something of a controversial artist on Twitter. He's posted renderings of Sarah Huckster Sanders and Jared Kushner recently,...
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It's been as rough a week on cable news as it has been on the stock exchange. Rachel Maddow and Sean Hannity have so far...
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There are numerous reports this morning of a tragedy in Harlem on a movie set. Michael Davidson of Harlem’s Engine Company 69--a 15 year...
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"Frozen" arrived on Broadway Thursday night and it's a hard nut to crack. Quibbles? Sure, everyone's gota quibble. But the facts are clear: "Frozen"...
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Sting's Broadway show of 2016 is back, and it's a hit. "The Last Ship" sailed two nights ago in Newcastle, UK and was found...
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Elvis is back in the building. Maybe he never left the building. But on Tuesday morning the draw of meeting his devoted ex wife...