Playbill.com reports that Angela Lansbury will be honored in New Hope, Pennsylvania today as the inaugural inductee to the Bucks County Playhouse Hall of Fame. The multiple Tony Award Winner appeared at the playhouse in 1952 in a production of Affairs of the State. She had previously been featured in films, beginning with 1944’s Gaslight.
On Christmas I caught Lincoln Center Theater’s soon-to close Broadway musical version of “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s spirited 1988 film. The show opened in November to mediocre reviews, which seemed to me to exaggerate the flaws in the production. There is much to enjoy in this Bartlett […]