Thursday, January 23, 2020

Miss America's Ugly Daughter

I reviewed Barra Grant's exorcism of a solo show for the Times. New Yorkers of a certain age will remember Bess Myerson well. Click along here.

Monday, January 13, 2020

Cartography

It's always a pleasure to go to the New Victory Theater, one of my favorite New York institutions. This time, it was to review Christopher Myers and Kaneza Schaal's Cartography. How was it? Click here and find out.

Saturday, January 11, 2020

Interview with Charles Busch

After years of fandom, I finally got to write about Charles Busch. What a treat! I'll say no more, just head over to the article.

Friday, December 27, 2019

One Cut of the Dead

My first review of a movie streaming on Shudder! Expanding my palette every day. Actually, maybe not all that much: One Cut of the Dead is a comedy masking as a zombie movie.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Anything Can Happen in the Theater

I'm happy to report that this Maury Yeston revue does feature "Home," one of my favorite musical-theater songs of the past 30 years. Read more about the show in my Times review here.

Sunday, December 08, 2019

Sleeping Car Porters

Sleeping Car Porters is well worth the trip to Williamsburg — if you're not already there, that is — and the price is absolutely right: $20 well spent. My Times review is up and can be found here.

The L Word: Generation Q

In some way, my review of The L Word: Generation Q has been 15 years in the making. Was it worth the wait?

Harry Townsend's Last Stand

Len Cariou is in fine form as a cantankerous Vermonter in this comedy about serious matters. The review is here.

My contribution to the New York Times' theater best

It was such a pleasure to write about three terrific comic performances I saw this year. Thataway, then scroll down for the funny business.

Monday, December 02, 2019

Netflix's original holiday movies

Netflix is dropping a lot of original holiday movies this season, and I watched them all (except for the straggler dropping after my deadline, that is). Who made it to the top? Click here and find out.