Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Broadway Reviews

RIP: Three-Time Tony Winner Tom Meehan, Wrote “The Producers,” “Annie,” “Hairspray”

Tom Meehan has died at age 88. My friend and neighbor, who I was lucky to know, was a Broadway superstar when it came to writing books of musicals....

Broadway: “American In Paris” Is First Big Potential Tony Nominee of the Season

Goldie Hawn, Dame Helen Mirren and director husband  Taylor Hackford were among the stars who turned out Sunday night for the triple home run,...

Woody Allen’s Smash Broadway Opening: Film’s Oscar Winner Dianne Wiest “Loved It”

Dianne Wiest won the second of her two Oscars (so far) for Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway" in 1995. (The first was for "Hannah...

Broadway: An Old Fashioned Sardi’s Night for Tyne Daly in “Mothers and Sons”

"Cagney and Lacey" was long in the past last night as Tyne Daly took hold of the stage at the Golden Theater. She stars...

Broadway: New Jean Valjean of “Les Miz” Says TSA Searches His Luggage “All the Time”

"Les Miz" is back on Broadway, better than ever. Last night the overstuffed Imperial Theater was rocking as Ramin Karimloo--  a big star in...

Broadway: Disney’s “Aladdin” Is A Surprise Throwback Hit

Well, I am surprised. Even though I laughed out loud at the 1992 animated "Aladdin" with Robin Williams, I didn't think I wanted to...