Jodie Comer’s Tour De Force

Jodie Comer’s Tour De Force

I saw something extraordinary the other night. It was the filmed version of the stage play, “Prima Facie,” a one-woman tour de force starring Jodie Comer. From the moment I saw her in the first episode of “Killing Eve,” I knew Comer would be a...
Gaga For Fanny Brice

Gaga For Fanny Brice

I see that Beanie Feldstein is going to leave the current Broadway production of “Funny Girl.” The negative reviews and poor box office couldn’t have helped. The producers have hired Lea Michele to take over the role. I have no idea whether that will...
Triple Broadway Week

Triple Broadway Week

My wife and I went to New York City last week to celebrate with our daughter as she received her Master’s Degree from NYU. While there, we took in three Broadway shows, and I’m happy to report they were all terrific. We began with “Hangmen,”...
Frank Ferrante’s Groucho

Frank Ferrante’s Groucho

For years and years, my friend Mark Evanier has been posting items on his blog about Frank Ferrante and his one-man show, “An Evening With Groucho.” Unfortunately, I never got to see the show in person because, although he’s performed it in more than...
Dude, What An Awesome Morning

Dude, What An Awesome Morning

According to the NY Times, Oklahoma now has 9,000 licensed cannabis farms. That’s more than California, which has a population ten times larger. That news has inspired a new revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, with updated songs and lyrics. Sing...
Something On Sondheim

Something On Sondheim

I didn’t post anything this weekend about the late Stephen Sondheim — who died a few days ago at 91 — because I have nothing to add to what you can read elsewhere by people much more knowledgeable about him. I enjoyed some of his work (e.g....