Gentleman’s gentleman? Glenn Close is CD on the DL in upcoming “Albert Nobbs”


Nigel M Smith of indieWIRE discusses the trailer for the upcoming Glenn Close film Albert Nobbs in an item online today. Close goes all Yentl-Mulan-Victor/Victoria in this movie (due out in January), playing an impoverished 19th Century Irishwoman who disguises herself as a man in order to become a butler. Based on the trailer, suggests […]

“Where’s Charley?” at Encores!: Sumptuous singing in retro drag show


The George Abbot and Frank Loesser’s musical “Where’s Charley?” is based on the 19th-century British farce by Brandon Thomas, “Charley’s Aunt”—a show mounted fairly frequently even in the 21st century, especially in schools and community theatres. The musical, performed this weekend as part of the Encores! season at New York’s City Center, came off as […]

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