My Christopher Plummer Story

My Christopher Plummer Story

When I heard yesterday that Christopher Plummer had died at 91, I racked my brain to come up with a story about him. Sure, I’d enjoyed his work on the big screen in “The Sound Of Music,” “Knives Out” (my review is here), “Inside...
POTD: You’re Blocking The Vote

POTD: You’re Blocking The Vote

For the Picture Of The Day, here’s Broadway star Brad Oscar (“Something Rotten,” “Spamalot,” “The Producers”) singing a parody version (written by Joe Keenan) of a “Guys and Dolls” song aimed at the...
At-Home Theater

At-Home Theater

Three weeks ago, I wrote about how much my wife and I enjoyed a performance over Zoom by magician Siegfried Tieber. He had a limited audience of just a couple dozen viewers and established a very nice rapport with many of us as he chose people to take part in his...
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,...