Fosse By Sam Wasson (Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013) Sam Wasson’s mammoth Fosse autobiography is out in a new trade paperback edition. Its 700-plus pages give it an appealing boxy […]
The announced 2014 Broadway revival of My Fair Lady (co-produced by Clive Davis and the Nederlander organization, directed by Bartlett Sher, with Colin Firth and then Ralph Fiennes mentioned as […]
Mainly on Directing—Gypsy, West Side Story and Other Musicals By Arthur Laurents (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, 2014) Arthur Laurents did so much for so long that it took two […]
Doctor Who—The Shakespeare Notebooks By James Goss, Jonathan Morris, Julian Richards, Justin Richards and Matthew Sweet (Harper Design, 2014) Here’s a book that my 12-year-old daughter Mabel and I both […]
Tim Minchin, the Matilda songwriter, whose Tim Minchin & the Heritage Orchestra concert special (now available on Netflix) gave me some of the biggest laughs I’ve had this year.
From Peter Cook & Dudley Moore’s “Good Evening.” Happy Christmas to all our readers.
Be always drunken. Nothing else matters: that is the only question. If you would not feel the horrible burden of Time weighing on your shoulders and crushing you to […]
In one main respect, the world premiere Goodspeed Musicals production of Holiday Inn has already received the best review it could hope for: the show’s run has been extended twice. […]
theatermania.com, broadwayworld.com and playbill.com all ran the news that Bombshell, the musical that fueled all the backstabbing action in the TV show Smash, is getting a concert staging in June, […]
So School of Rock is becoming a stage musical, which will premiere a year from now or so. About time. Musicals with pre-teens in major roles have become a noble […]