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The Brooklyn Paper does Mad Libs.
Outside Alice Tully Hall on the evening of Tuesday, June 16, a large group of models was standing immobilized on a block of stairs. Inside, the Council of Fashion Designers of America were holding their annual awards.
The organizer’s president, designer Diane von Furstenberg, stood near the entrance in a white knee-length dress, snapping Read More
Blake Lively isn’t really a resident of the ritzy New York Palace Hotel. She just plays one on TV!
“I don’t know if I could live in a hotel,” said Ms. Lively, whose character on the popular CW series Gossip Girl, Serena van der Woodsen, occupies the posh Palace’s penthouse. “I need Read More
Claire Danes, whose "gamely impersonation" of Eliza Doolittle on the recent Broadway Pygmalion revival tanked among the critics, will join the cast of Me and Orson Welles, an adaptation of the period coming-of-age novel set in the late 1930s by Robert Kaplow. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Zac Efron (High School Musical‘s hearthrob Read More
In all the discussion about the welcome if uneven revival of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion, it seems to me that the genius of the play itself has been forgotten. Blame the musical.
Everyone of a certain theatergoing age is too familiar with Lerner and Loewe’s lovely, hummable score from My Fair Lady. It’s second Read More
The New York Times’ Ben Brantley shares his thoughts on Claire Danes’ "game, conscientious" portrayal of Eliza Doolittle and Jefferson Mays’ version of Henry Higgins as a "squalling, solipsistic infant trapped inside a worldly man’s body" in the Roundabout Theater Company’s Pygmalion.
Perhaps the kindest way to think about David Grindley’s misfired revival Read More
“There was a thought before we went into rehearsals, I was thinking, ‘Hmm, I wonder how she’s going to be in front of 750 people, eight nights a week,’” said Tony-award-winning stage actor Jefferson Mays, who was discussing working with doe-eyed My So-Called Life alum Claire Danes in her Broadway debut in Pygmalion, the Roundabout Read More
Who: Claire Danes, Jefferson Mays
When: Oct. 18 – Dec. 16
Where: American Airlines Theatre
How: Check for tickets here.
Pygmalion, starring Claire Danes as the street urchin who will become a society lady thanks to the help of a professor, played by Read More
It’s a good time to be a theater queen—plenty of camp this fall! The Ritz, a Roundabout revival of Terrence McNally’s 1975 comedic romp set in a gay bathhouse, promises to wring every last drop of squeaky sass from actress Rosie Perez, who performs alongside the smooth-pated Kevin Chamerlin in this Joe Mantello-directed play. (Does Read More
Running time 113 minutes
Written by Michael Cunningham and Susan Minot
Directed by Lajos Koltai
Starring Vanessa Redgrave, Meryl Streep, Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy
Red-faced, I’m feeling contrite this week. I rant against mediocrity and plead so ardently for intelligent movies about real people saying coherent things to each other Read More