Tag Archives: Stephen Sondheim

More Than Lily Munster: Celebrating Yvonne De Carlo

Trodding the boards in Follies (Image via Playbill) In honor of the great Yvonne De Carlo's birth anniversary (she would be turning 99 — five months younger than Betty White is), check out these videos, which illuminate some of the breadth of her talent beyond her charming and iconic performance as Lily on The Munsters. First…
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So Many Men, Bowie Kicks, Mercurochrome Nostalgia & More!

Links to the past, with relevance today: A gigolo, but not just ... (Image via Paramount) MY NEW PLAID PANTS: The many men of ... Paul Shrader?! Go with it. NYT: Read about John Roney, who has been a waiter at the same NYC restaurant since ... 1986! EXTRATV: Mick Rock, legendary photographer, is out…
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‘Gypsy’ Star Faith Dane Dies @ 96

"You Gotta Get a Gimmick" from the 1959 Broadway hit Gypsy is one of the show-stoppers of all time — and now, 60 passionately lived years later, the show has stopped for that number's MVP, Faith Dane. The colorful performer, who was cast in the show based on her own years parodying burlesque in a nightclub…
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Disco Sondheim!

Hey, I loved Disco Evita, so why not Disco Sondheim? Broadway Records is releasing Losing My Mind: A Sondheim Fever Dream digitally on March 20 and in stores in April, and hypes it as a disco reimagining of all of 89-year-old Stephen Sondheim's greatest works. Scott Wasserman and Joshua Hinck dreamed up the idea and…
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Hal Prince, King of Broadway Musicals, Dies @ 91

Hal Prince, the producer and director whose touch molded such hits as The Pajama Game (1954; co-producer); Damn Yankees (1955; co-producer), West Side Story (1957; co-producer), A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (1962; producer); Fiddler on the Roof (1964; producer), Cabaret (1966; producer/director), Company (1970; producer/director), Follies (1971; producer/director); Sweeney Todd…
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