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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


January 31: Happy Birthday Kerry Washington and Carol Channing

Kerry Washington is celebrating her 40th today.  The four-time Emmy nominee began acting in her teens, and started getting regular work following her graduation from George Washington University.  1,449 more words

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RobinsoNovember: Carol Channing brings HELLO, DOLLY! to Little Rock

50 years ago tonight, on November 15, 1966, Carol Channing opened a six day stint in HELLO, DOLLY! at Robinson Auditorium. She would play 8 sold out shows over those six days. 251 more words


Sherry. Lot’s of Sherry. And Lustau Amontillado Los Arcos Dry, in particular.

Sherry is my desert island wine.  I am baffled by the fear or reservation or misunderstanding or just plain dislike of fortified wine.  I would trade in my desert island book for an additional cask.  512 more words