“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.


The Mystery of Edwin Drood

“Let’s all be as vulgar and uncivilized as possible!” shouts one character in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the joyfully boisterous production in performances at Studio 54.  While this exuberant, interactive, choose-your-own ending musical may be a bit vulgar, it … Continue reading


Dead Accounts

  I still don’t know what Arbor Day had to do with it. Dead Accounts, Theresa Rebeck’s latest play currently in performances at the Music Box Theater, contains a haphazard hodgepodge of themes, ideas and motifs that are scattered throughout … Continue reading