Harlem Rep’s OZ eases down the road (of success)

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY |   Harlem Repertory Theatre comes out swinging — and shimmying — with a bonafide winner.  In cahoots with Yip Harburg Foundation, the ambitious company has twice or three times now extended the Off-Broadway run of its popular THE WIZARD OF OZ musical. To boost the show’s enchantment for wider… Read More

Dolly!

2017 Grammy winner in the Country Duo/Group Performance category Watch “Jolene” — Dolly’s collaborative performance with Pentatonix — here: DOLLY HELPS DISTRIBUTE $10,000 CHECKS TO DISPLACED FAMILIES PIGEON FORGE, TENN. (May 8, 2017) | The Dollywood Foundation administered the final distribution from the My People Fund on Thursday May 4 with recipients noticing an extra surprise… Read More

SING IT! Bette + Betty + Dionne + Glenn + Karen + Kelli + Melissa

Guess who have concerts and musicals in the culture of Broadway? Bette Midler breaks new records + Betty Buckley releases a glorious new music album + Dionne continues her fight against HIV/AIDS + Glenn Close raises money for mental health wellness + Karen Mason’s got a concert + Kelli O’Hara teams up with Steven Pasquale and Robert Fairchild + Melissa Errico celebrates Stephen Sondheim in a new concert. Read More

VIDEO | Jake Gyllenhaal can sing! Click here to see + hear the film actor in a Broadway musical

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY | It’s been tremendously difficult to see and hear film-turned-stage actor Jake Gyllenhaal make his musical Broadway debut in the revival of Stephen Sondheim‘s SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. Tickets are expensive. The show was set for a short run, beginning previews at Broadway’s historic Hudson Theatre this… Read More

METROPOLITAN ROOM | Tonight’s Kim + Williams concert goes back to basics

By Randy Gener NEW YORK CITY | Check them out tonight. Their new concert marks a return engagement — and it’s for a fine cause. Kim and William, a good-spirited duo of fine New York singers, promise to groove and croon 7:00 pm tonight Saturday February 18, 2017 as part of a popular and ongoingCabaret Cares… Read More