TONY Nomination Predictions: Last Minute Thoughts on Broadway’s Big Awards by Kevin M. Thomas

The Tony nominations are just around the corner (May 4th). And, while I can’t predict them with accuracy like I do the Oscars, it certainly does seem like a good time to remember the great theatre we’ve had this passed season. While I specialize in the musical and see few plays, the buzz surrounding possible […] Click to read more »

“Please Give” Opens Tomorrow April 30th – Chats with Writer/Director Nicole Holofcener, Oliver Platt and Rebecca Hall By: Steve V. Rodriguez

Writer/Director Nicole Holofcener and Catherine Keener reunited this week at the Tribeca Film Festival screening of their film, “Please Give” in New York City. The two have worked together for Holofcener’s last four films (“Walking and Talking”, “Lovely and Amazing”, “Friends with Money”) and now “Please Give” which opens this Friday April 30th. Also in […] Click to read more »

“Please Give” Nicole Holofcener’s New Film About Life’s Amusing Contraditions

“Please Give”, the new film by writer/director, Nicole Holofcener continues her look at our absurdities, contradictions and relations with each other,  always with humor and compassion for her main characters. Similar to her last 3 films, “Walking and Talking”, “Lovely and Amazing” and “Friends with Money”, she creates stories that are real and look deeper […] Click to read more »

Enjoying a Period: Costume Musicals, “A Little Night Music” With Catherine Zeta-Jones & “Ernest In Love” Excel On and Off Broadway by Kevin M. Thomas

The London revival of “A Little Night Music” seems to have made a thorough transfer to the Broadway stage, almost intact, and with the addition of a few big names. Almost a carbon copy (which is a good thing) of last spring’s production of the Stephen Sondheim gem, “Night” has added Catherine Zeta-Jones in the […] Click to read more »