Friday, April 29, 2016

Shuffle Along

I'd always admired more than loved Audra McDonald, but after seeing Shuffle Along I'm fully converted. My review's here.

Interview with Patti LuPone

Patti LuPone rocker her guest spot on Penny Dreadful last year, and now she's back for a full season — in a different role! Naturally I talked to the feisty star about skinning rabbits with Eva Green. Click here for more.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Long Day's Journey Into Night

Jessica Lange, Michael Shannon and Gabriel Byrne star in the latest revival of O'Neill's drama -- and I liked it a lot more than I expected. My review's here.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Tuck Everlasting

This is a sad state of affair when I, who can't be accused of anglophilia, keep wishing that Brits would handle all family shows. The Brits seem to be repelled by sugary sentimentality, and the new Tuck Everlasting could have used a touch of dakrness. My review's here.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Fully Committed

Bland and underseasoned, Jesse Tyler Ferguson's solo show lands flat. My review's here.

Monday, April 25, 2016


Much to my surprise (because I'm not all that crazy about the movie), I absolutely loved Waitress as a Broadway musical. My review's here.

Friday, April 22, 2016

American Psycho

American Psycho: The Musical went the only way it could -- satire. There's just no way the violence could have made it to the stage. At least not the Broadway stage. My review's here.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Rihanna's "Needed Me"

My take on how Rihanna boldly goes where she's gone many times before in her new video for "Needed Me."