The Other Place

Nothing is as it seems in The Other Place, the beautifully cyclical drama by Sharr White currently in performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. A somber, but not sentimental, tale of a woman and a family struggling with loss … Continue reading

“Tomorrow” after “Annie” and Studio 54 – An Interview with Broadway Star Andrea McArdle

Rainy days and Mondays don’t get Andrea McArdle down. The Tony-nominated actress, who has been working steadily onstage since making her Broadway debut in 1977, is returning 54 Below, the new performance space located underneath Studio 54, to give a … Continue reading

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Musical To Play Off-Broadway! I Gasp.

I think we all knew that a Fifty Shades of Grey musical was inevitable. Thank goodness the one that will premiere at the Gramercy Theater in New York is a satire. I am not a fan of the Fifty Shades … Continue reading

Revolutionary Women – An Interview with “Your Colonel” Actresses Jessica Renee Russell and Heather Cunningham

Passion and politics are often intertwined, and Your Colonel, a new play by Montgomery Sutton, explores that fusion during the American Revolution. Premiering as a part of the Metropolitan Founders Festival, Your Colonel chronicles the relationship between young Aaron Burr … Continue reading

Inspired by Independence – “Katharine Hepburn – Dressed For Stage and Screen”

This weekend I just may have to purchase a pantsuit. After visiting the New York Library for the Performing Arts’ exhibit “Katharine Hepburn – Dressed for Stage and Screen” last night, I am motivated to rethink my style. I may … Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Feminism – A Response to E. L. James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey”

SPOILER ALERT I will admit it. I have read all three books in the Fifty Shades of Grey series. I am not admitting this because I am ashamed of my sexual desires or even because I feel the need to … Continue reading

Top 10 Shows of 2012

As the year comes to an end, we love to look back at the highlights of the past twelve months. Throughout 2012, I had the privilege of seeing so many incredible performances while covering the New York theater beat for … Continue reading

Glengarry Glen Ross

Empty words may not normally be a happy discovery on Broadway, but in the stirring revival of Glengarry Glen Ross, currently in performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, the vacant dialogue and unfulfilled promises of salesmen are most certainly welcome, … Continue reading

Les Misérables

The musical Les Misérables has finally made it to the screen, with even more pomp and circumstance than the stage. And, I am happy to report, just as much glory. Victor Hugo’s novel, first published in 1862, premiered onstage in … Continue reading

First Photos of Emilia Clarke as “Holly Golightly” in the world premiere of Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” Revealed!

Photography by Jason Bell. Makeup by Sonia Kashuk, Sonia Bashuk Beauty, for Target; Hair by Umberto Savone, Umberto Beverly Hills, for Target.