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Mar 30, 2012
TGIF: Lina Wertmuller

What was an Italian movie director best known for "melodramatic tragicomedies characterized by an idiosyncratic blend of wit, irony, socialist dialectics, and sheer grotesquerie,&quo

Mar 26, 2012
Musical Monday: Pipe Dream

Later this week, New York audiences will see a Rodgers and Hammerstein show they have not seen on Broadway for 56 years. Pipe Dream, originally nominated for nine Tonys, is based on John Steinbeck's novel Sweet Thursday, is the story of "Outcasts yearning for a better life populate the bordellos and flophouses of a 1950s California seaside town,"  according to the City Center's Encores series which will present the show as a concert musical.

Mar 23, 2012
TGIF: Raul Julia as Othello

Raul Julia was a versatile actor and singer who was discovered performing in a nightclub in his native Puerto Rico by

Mar 21, 2012
Album of the Week: Merrily We Roll Along

In 1981, Stephen Sondheim and Hal Prince thought they had a sure hit.

Mar 19, 2012
Musical Monday: Cabaret

On this date in 1998, the revivial of Kander and Ebb's classic Cabaret, opened at the Kit Kat Klub for a limited engag