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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I haven't had such a good, silly time at the theater since "Spamalot" or maybe "The Producers" as I did last night at "Something...
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I'm very saddened to write this notice that Fred Morton has passed away. I knew him from Elaine's going back almost thirty years. Even...
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The Broadway crowd sneers at "Les Miz" and "Phantom" type event musicals, so "Doctor Zhivago" was in their gun sights long ago. But last...
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"The Avengers: Age of Ultron" is almost too enjoyable if you're a Marvel fan. Pretty much everyone's in it, and we get some new...
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Sunday night, "Fun Home" opened at the Circle in the Square after a heralded run downtown at the Public Theater. Jeanne Tesori's gem of...

Today's nominations from the Outer Critics Circle cover Broadway and Off Broadway. Hence, a few snubs -- like...
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It could very well be the the winner of the Tony Award for Best Play. But "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the...

"Mad Men": this episode, "The Forecast," took place in June 1970 as the Kent State shootings are referenced by Sally when her old pal...
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The leaked Sony files on Wikileaks are pouring out odd sorts of information. For instance: Sony CEO Michael Lynton asked Dave Goldberg, head of...
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One day maybe we'll see Terrence Malick's music movie, called "Weightless." If we...