Saturday, March 2, 2024

Theater

Review: Temptations Musical “Ain’t Too Proud” Sizzles with Infectious Motown Hits Even if the Facts are Sometimes “Alternative”

I told you about the Broadway show "Ain't Too Proud" a month ago after its first performance. The story of the Motown group The...

Sting Wraps a Seven Week Sold Out Run of “The Last Ship” in Toronto This Week, A Gorgeous Labor of Love

I got a chance to see Sting on Tuesday night in Toronto, where he's wrapping up a sold out 7 week run of his...

Theater: Isabelle Huppert Is Up for Anything and She Can Play It, And She Does, Off Broadway in “The Mother” with Chris Noth

Petite and pretty, Isabelle Huppert plays it edgy. In the 2016 "Elle" -- for which she was Oscar nominated and winner of many awards--...

Elton John Collaborating with New Lyricist Shaina Taub on “Devil Wears Prada” Musical for Broadway

Sir Elton John rarely writes with lyricists other than Bernie Taupin. The exceptions have been Broadway musicals like "Aida" and "The Lion King," for...

Broadway: Better News is That Hugh Jackman’s Preparing a Revival of “The Music Man” (See Video), There’s Trouble in River City

We communicate by Twitter. Hugh Jackman has just Tweeted a picture of Harold Hill's suitcase. Who is Harold Hill? Why he's the Music Man, and...

Broadway Braces for a New Musical Mixing Trite Britney Spears Hits with Betty Friedan’s Landmark “The Feminine Mystique”

It's Mercury in retrograde, right? On the same day that Felicity Huffman was arrested-- ah-rested--something else equally unthinkable has happened. The songs sungs by (not written...

Broadway: Christie Brinkley Coming Back to “Chicago,” Andrea Martin Drops Out of Nathan Lane Comedy After Breaking Ribs

Broadway is buzzing with news this day... CHRISTIE BRINKLEY is coming back to "Chicago" from April 18th to May 12th. She's warming up first in...

Oscar Winner Faye Dunaway Finally Aiming for Broadway with Boston Production of One-Woman Katharine Hepburn Play

Faye Dunaway has tried to return to Broadway ever since her last stint in 1982. She tried and tried to mount a production of...