POTD: “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly”

POTD: “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly”

A year and a half ago, I wrote about going to Lincoln Center to see a wonderful revival of Lerner and Loewe’s “My Fair Lady,” one of the great American musicals that can still pack a theater more than a half-century after its Broadway debut. In 1956,...
“La La Land” Redux

“La La Land” Redux

When “La La Land” first hit theaters in late 2016, I raved about it, rated it a 9.5 out of 10, and named it the Best Movie Of The Year. A few months later, when “Moonlight” won the Oscar for Best Picture (after the wrong-envelope disaster), I...
POTD: A Chorus Line In Quarantine

POTD: A Chorus Line In Quarantine

Picture Of The Day: forty-four members of the cast of the 2006 revival of “A Chorus Line” created this quarantine edition of the opening number of the show. My favorite parts of this are the children of the dancers who are caught on camera trying to...
Brian Dennehy

Brian Dennehy

This afternoon, I’ve seen several media outlets that, in articles about his death at age 81, refer to Brian Dennehy as an actor known for “Tommy Boy.” Shame on them. Dennehy was a prolific performer with dozens of credits better than the 1995 Chris...
POTD: Kelli O’Hara

POTD: Kelli O’Hara

Broadway veterans Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley have started doing a nightly YouTube show, “Stars In The House,” with guests joining from their homes. It serves partially as a fundraiser for The Actors Fund, which supports both performers and...
Theater Review: “Fully Committed”

Theater Review: “Fully Committed”

“Fully Committed” is a play involving dozens of characters — but only one actor, Will Bonfiglio. He plays Sam, an out-of-work actor who takes reservations for one of those red-hot New York restaurants everyone seemingly wants to go to. Despite the...