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Counting down to the 2017 Tony Awards; remembering a very special Dolly

So, the show is nominated for 10 Tony Awards®:

Best Revival of a Musical;
Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical, David Hyde Pierce; 490 more words


Your showtune for May 10 is

“Before the Parade Passes By” – Hello, Dolly!

Music and Lyrics: Jerry Herman

Widow and professional meddler Dolly Levi realizes she must move on with her life in this tender, rejuvenating number which closes act one of this enduring classic.   35 more words


Musical Monday: Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 845 more words

Musical Monday

From The Magic Castle:

In the spirit of Milt Larsen, Doug, and “The Magic Castle,” please enjoy a selection of pictures highlighting some memorable moments over the last 54 years! 38 more words


Hell-no, Dolly! NYT, WSJ Critics Make Very Different Bettes

It’s always fun when the bull goose theater critics in The Big Town provide the Broadway version of Bizarro World over some megabucks production. Case in point: The New York Times and Wall Street Journal reviews of Bette Midler as the title character in the Shubert Theater revival of… 358 more words

This is what 96 looks like

Playbill reports that actress Carol Channing turned 96 this week and, by the looks of her, she’s sticking with her winning style: tousled silver bob, foot-long lashes, big red lips, a dress like a disco ball. 81 more words