News Archive For 201204

Apr 30, 2012
Musical Monday: Inside U.S.A.

Sixty-four years ago tonight, Inside U.S.A., a new musical revue opened on Broadway.

Apr 27, 2012
TGIF: Sloane Shelton

When Tennessee Williams died in 1983, he had

Apr 25, 2012
Album of the Week: Steve Ross Live at the Algonquin

More than 30 years ago, the Algonquin Hotel reopened its fabled Oak Room to cabaret and the hotel naturally turned to Steve Ross as it's first performer. Ross had been stunning audiences since his residency at Ted Hook’s Backstage in the late 1970’s playing classics and obscure gems from the American songbook, becoming the "cabaret world’s reigning Park Avenue dandy and embodiment of the Cole Porter-Noël Coward attitude of garrulous suavity," according to the New York Times.

Apr 23, 2012
Musical Monday: Swingin' The Dream

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Apr 20, 2012
TGIF: Raquel Welch

"Raquel Welch is 'filling in' for Lauren Bacall in a most literal sense", http://www.nytimes.com/1981/12/11/theater/theater-raquel-welch-in-woman-..." target