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Barbara Cook

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  • David Sheward's gutsy, early Tony Award predictions

     
    When we asked David Sheward (Back Stage) to give Gold Derby his early Tony Award noodlings, we thought he'd give us a good, sketchy overview. After all, about 10 productions still haven't officially opened on Broadway yet during this home stretch of the...
  • Tony Awards predix: 'American Idiot' and 'Enron' are front-runners to win best musical and play

     
    After every Tonys season, two of our smartest gurus always turn out to be David Sheward (Back Stage) and Matt Windman (amNewYork). Yesterday we gave you David's early Tony Awards predix. Now Matt sends Gold Derby readers these thoughts: This is a year...
  • What it's like to work with Stephen Sondheim

     
    Few people have turned 80 with the fanfare shown Stephen Sondheim. There have been special concerts and galas and the renaming of a Broadway theater after the composer and lyricist. Opening next week on Broadway is the Roundabout Theatre Company’s......
  • National radio broadcast of NEA's opera awards will elude L.A.

     
    There will be a recurring California motif at the National Endowment for the Arts' second annual NEA Opera Honors ceremony on Nov. 14 -- but there are no plans for the national radio broadcast of the musical proceedings and award......
  • Stephen Sondheim, Barbara Cook headed back to Broadway

     
    It's hard to imagine a Broadway season without Stephen Sondheim in one form or another. Recent revivals of his musicals include "Sunday in the Park with George," "Sweeney Todd" and "Company." The current Broadway season will feature at least two......
  • Carrie Fisher toasted for 'Wishful Drinking' on Broadway

     
    Carrie Fisher was cheered by the critics for her one-woman show "Wishful Drinking," which opened on Broadway on Sunday night. Long before "Star Wars" launched her career, Carrie Fisher knew the highs and lows of fame second-hand via the experiences of her...
  • MUSIC REVIEW: Broad Stage in Santa Monica gala opening

    MUSIC REVIEW: Broad Stage in Santa Monica gala opening
    The Broad Stage, the latest addition to the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, put out the welcome mat Saturday night. The handsome, comfortable, generously equipped 499-seat theater is designed for a wide range of activities, including...
  • Von Stade sounds out the Broad Stage

    Von Stade sounds out the Broad Stage
    The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage, newly added to Santa Monica College, had its semi-public tryouts over the summer and a gala last month with singer Barbara Cook, who was amplified. But the opening night concert Saturday, a recital by mezzo-soprano...
  • In Sondheim's company

    In Sondheim's company
    Few people have turned 80 with the fanfare shown Stephen Sondheim, master of the musical theater. There was "Sondheim: The Birthday Concert" at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall. The Roundabout Theatre Company in New York will rename its Broadway house...