“First Date” is much more about the rituals and rigors of dating than it is about these particular two characters....while we do discover some specifics about their backgrounds and their motivations, the characters serve largely as generic vehicles; we learn far less about them as people than we do about the “Friend Zone” (when a date says she wants to be your “friend”) and “The Awkward Pause” and the dilemma of who picks up “The Check” — all lively songs.First Date Review: ‘Chuck’ Nerd Woos ‘Smash’ Sizzler on Broadway
Recap: 'The Winds of Winter' Have Blown on GAME OF THRONES
TV/MOVIES - VIDEO: First Look - Baz Luhrmann's Music-Driven Drama THE GET DOWN
ART - The Met to Feature Two Dozen Shaker Furniture, Decorative Arts, and Textiles
FITNESS - Review: Pro Football Hall of Fame GOLD JACKET 5K - Winning the Super Bowl Ring of Fitness
MUSIC - VIDEO: Seal Joins Montreal Street Singer for Impromptu Performance of 'Stand By Me'
CLASSICAL - Review: The Met's SummerStage Recital Has a Date with an 'Angel'
OPERA - Review: The Met's SummerStage Recital Has a Date with an 'Angel'
DANCE - Dance Review: American Ballet Theatre's SWAN LAKE