Giving celebs their privacy Apr 21
2014, 07:41:25 AM
A couple of months ago I was walking on 8th avenue and saw Tony Sheldon walking towards me. I honestly don't know how and why I did it (I have never really done this before) but as he passed me, I turned to him and blurted out - "I love you, Mr. Sheldon." He stopped and looked a bit surprised, but thanked me nonetheless and even started a conversation with me, in which I was able to redeem myself and appear somewhat coherent. After a few minutes, we said our goodbyes, and he said "you've just ma
PASSION Off-Broadway Preview Thread Feb 18
2013, 05:21:55 PM
If anyone is interested.... I'm selling my front row center ticket for tomorrow night's 7pm performance (Feb 19). Seat A109, $75 - which is what I paid for it. PM me if you're interested!!
CHAPLIN Rush Sep 28
2012, 08:57:03 AM
I rushed last Saturday- got there at around 8 and had about 8 people in front of me in line. When the box office opened, they had two lines form, one for matinee tickets and one for evening, which made it much easier. All the rush tickets for the evening show were in the rear mezz, but for this show, I actually preferred it.
Wonderful Town 2003 revival Sep 1
2012, 12:00:07 PM
I remember him picking her up at the stage door after the show a few times, it was absolutely adorable.... No one knew who he was then, but I remember thinking how insanely hot he was.
Mamma Mia newest cast changes... Jun 5
2012, 11:54:52 PM
Completely agree. They are much, much too young- and Judy M., who is the only one is is actually age appropriate, looks too old next to them. Which is a shame, cause she is phenomenal.
PASSION - wow. Jun 3
2012, 03:57:43 PM
PASSION is not only my favorite Sondheim show, but my favorite show, period. I wasn't lucky enough to see it live on Broadway, but i have watched the DVD countless times. It just touches my soul so deeply - the themes are so poetic and universal and speak to me in a way I couldn't possibly explain. The score is simply exquisite, and the lyrics make me think every time I listen to them.
This is the show that made me fall in love with Donna Murphy, as well. She is simply stunning in the
I, too, find it hard to believe she would make up the vocal problems to cover up a miscarriage.
Edited to add - she hemorrhaged a vocal chord, it has nothing to do with professionalism.
So why did Donna Murphy miss all those shows in Wonderful Town? May 12
2012, 07:56:37 AM
She had hurt her voice (hemorraged a vocal chord) early in previews and never had proper time to heal. That's why she was out occasionally from the show during the run- giving her voice a rest. She then injured it again and was told that if she didn't take a medical leave, she was risking hurting her voice forever. The producers asked her to be quiet about it, and they informed the press it was the flu, and that she would be back shortly (knowing she was on medical leave really) and thus succeed
Video Goodspeed's MAME Apr 29
2012, 02:46:01 PM
Actually, she doesn't. I was there for the first preview and they ended up changing the wig - it now looks like her real hair, which is much, much more flattering. And it looks period enough.
The important part is - Louise is SENSETIONAL as Mame, and Judy Blazer is a complete hoot. I loved the entire production and plan on visiting it again as soon as I can!
and just my two cents...I would KILL to have Donna Murphy as the Witch. Will be at that theater every single day.
EW's 10 worst in theater Dec 31
2011, 12:42:46 AM
I honestly can't articulate how wrong I think they are by picking THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE as the worst show. It had a lot of heart, which cannot be said for some of the other shows; and like others have said, Donna Murphy's performance alone means it can't be the worst. As someone who is very connected to the Holocaust and have researched it for years, I felt it presented a really honest depiction of a survivor who isn't always likeable but is always genuine.
And I LOVE the cast recor
PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE cast album Dec 24
2011, 09:32:57 AM
I've been listening to it non-stop since getting it in the mail a few days ago and I absolutely LOVE it. I think the score is beautiful and the recording beautifully captures the show, which I happen to really be moved by. I found myself sobbing just listening to "Saying Goodbye", which I rarely do! Not to mention the GORGEOUS acapella "Oyfen Pripitchick" - Donna Murphy slays me.
Yes, I am SO grateful and glad this was recorded and released.
Shows You Loved, But Hated By The Critics? Dec 14
2011, 08:24:45 PM
Though it certainly wasn't perfect, I absolutely LOVED "The People In The Picture" - my own family background and the fact that Donna Murphy is my favorite actress might have influenced my judgement, of course.
Another vote for "Women On The Verge of A Nervous Breakdown" - I really, really liked it.
Member Levels Dec 10
2011, 08:29:31 PM
It took me a loooong time, but I finally made it to legend a few months ago. Yay!