When you think of Ann Darrow being swept up by King Kong, you imagine a shrieking, buxom blonde writhing in the giant ape's paw.
Wed May 22, 2013
Stevie Nicks hints at solo show
Fleetwood Mac song-stress Stevie Nicks is tantalizing fans with a bold idea: a one-woman show.
Tue May 21, 2013
TCG Books Releases I'LL Eat You Last and Peter and Alice
Theatre Communications Group has announced the availability of two new plays by John Logan : I'll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers and Peter and Alice, both published by Oberon Books .
Mon May 20, 2013
Lea Salonga Returns to the Cafe Carlyle With Back to Before, Now thru 6/8
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel will welcome back Tony Award-Winner Lea Salonga to the Caf Carlyle for her highly anticipated three-week engagement.
Barbra Streisand to receive honorary PhD in Israel
Jodi Arias returns to court for the continuation of her trial after being convicted of murder in her lover's killing as jurors consider a life sentence or execution.
Streisand to receive honorary Hebrew U doctorate
Streisand, the iconic Jewish-American singer and actress, will be presented with the degree at a ceremony on June 17 during the Hebrew University International Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem.
Sat May 18, 2013
New York Daily News
When lyrics get lost in the song
The well overdue wakeup call, which struck me like a bolt last month, came courtesy of a surprising source - the smart and funny one-man show "Buyer & Cellar." The play by Jonathan Tolins, which wrapped its run at the Rattlestick and reopens at the Barrow Street Theatre June 18, is inspired by Barbra Streisand's meticulously curated shoppes - built ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Screen Queen: The Guilt Trip, Funny Girl
Playing down the divadom, Barbra Streisand masticates a mammoth steak and wears mom jeans for her first leading-actress role since 1996's "The Mirror Has Two Faces." Babs nags, dotes and hilariously attempts hipness as Joyce Brewster , a brash Jewish mom who's the tag-along on her grown son's cross-country trip to hawk his new invention .
Sat May 11, 2013
'A Chorus Line' for Marvin Hamlisch at Memorial
"He'd be so happy. He so loved his college! " a passionate, upbeat Terre Blair Hamlisch said as she recalled her late husband to the full house at the Hamlisch Memorial Concert at Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts on May 5. Originally scheduled for November 12, 2012, the event was postponed because of Hurricane Sandy.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Huffington Post
Helen Eisenbach: Call Your Mother
May 12 is the day to forgo watching the latest awesome! mind-blowing! not at all formulaic! CGI-action-adventure franchise movie in favor of something with a lady protagonist, or a least a lady-powered subplot.
Celebrate Mother's Day with a 'Guilt Trip'
Spending two weeks trapped in a small car with your mother might sound like the plot to a horror movie, but it actually happened to writer Dan Fogelman, who decided to turn it into a comedy instead.
The Laura Nyro Project
Mark Winkler, with "The Laura Nyro Project," pays homage to a stellar songwriter of the late 60s, and does so quite nicely.
Thu May 09, 2013
Wed May 08, 2013
JFK retrospective, Latino history on PBS schedule
This Oct. 11, 2012 file photo shows singer Barbra Streisand performing at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
Tue May 07, 2013
Fanny Brice is a performer who dreams of becoming one of the world famous Ziegfeld girls.
The Guilt Trip: BD Review
Rogen and Streisand hit the road, and the comedic results are far more entertaining than they have any right to be... Barbra Streisand has made it very clear in the past decade or so that she doesn't need to work in Hollywood unless she wants to, and this elite paradigm insists that there's something to The Guilt Trip , believe it or not.
Mon May 06, 2013
New Canaan News-Review
Susan Granger's weekly DVD update
In "The Guilt Trip," Barbra Streisand plays the widowed mother of an organic chemist/inventor who has a new product he's trying to pitch to manufacturers/distributors. Sensitive to his mother's loneliness, he invites her to join him on a road trip while he secretly schemes to reunite her with a lost love, a man she adored before she met and married ... (more)
San Mateo Daily Journal
OP-ED: It's historic and protected
Wherever you go, as a tourist, in Savannah, Ga., and Charleston or Beaufort, S.C., it seems you are walking on historic if not celebrity ground.. You can't pass a building or house, usually no more than two stories, without noting its age or importance.
Sat May 04, 2013
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
George Hatza: Streisand -- an original, iconic talent
Hello, gorgeous! Barbra Streisand, one of the few performers who genuinely can be considered a legend in her own time, spoke those words twice.
DVDs: Fresh "Wuthering Heights," Classic Bruce Lee, Lame "Lindbergh"
Emily Bronte's masterpiece Wuthering Heights has been filmed umpteen times. But like a classic play, it's well worth revisiting again and again.