News Archive For 201206

Jun 28, 2012
TGIF: Charles Durning as Big Daddy in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

“Broadway’s gripping new production of Tennessee Williams’s 1955 play will be most remembered for Charles Durning’s Big Daddy.

Jun 27, 2012
Album of the Week: You're The Top

Hirschfeld's first drawing of Cole Porter was an album cover, a 1953 release by Walden Records.

Jun 26, 2012
Hirschfeld at the Hirschfeld

A friend acquired this photo recently and sent along this scan. On its verso, the label reads "AL HIRSCHFELD, 'The Moon Is Down', 4/8/42, Martin Beck Theatre."

Jun 25, 2012
Musical Monday: Wish You Were Here

Sixty years ago tonight, Wish You Were Here, a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Harold Rome and a book by Josh Logan and Arthur Kober opened on Broadway.

Jun 21, 2012
TGIF: Leslie Uggams in "Anything Goes"

Leslie Uggams was not born a performer, she had to wait until she was six to be cast as Ethel Water's niece in the television series, Beulah.