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She Still Bop: Cyndi Lauper at Warner Tonight

By Doug Rule
November 13, 2013 12:31 PM |
It’s hard to believe, but the LGBT champion and pop icon Cyndi Lauper turned 60 this year, and her solo debut album She’s So Unusual turned 30. (Chris Gerard recently put together a great career retrospective.) But instead of merely basking in the accomplishments of all that -- as well as her recent Best Musical Score Tony Award for the powerfully affirming, ... [Read]

'Tootsie' Tonight on the National Mall

By Doug Rule
August 12, 2013 11:05 AM |
“Before there was ‘Lola’ there was ‘Tootsie!’” Billy Porter tweeted last week as a birthday toast to actor Dustin Hoffman. Porter won a Tony Award this year for his work playing Lola in Kinky Boots, the hit musical co-written by Harvey Fierstein, who of course won one of his several Tonys for playing Edna Turnblad in 2002’s Hairspray. But before ... [Read]

“I feel like the Internet and social media have created a world where theater can transcend New York, and get out in a way that it couldn’t when I first started,” Broadway performer Billy Porter tells Metro Weekly. “You can just get online and you can talk to people all the way across the world who have the same interests ... [Read]

We're pretty sure you've seen this already -- but in case you haven't, here are the Tony contenders for 2013! Best Play "The Assembled Parties" "Lucky Guy" "The Testament of Mary" "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Best Musical "Bring it On: The Musical" "A Christmas Story, The Musical" "Kinky Boots" "Matilda The Musical" Best Revival of a ... [Read]