All-Time Favorite Actresses, Vol. XVII

Drew Barrymore Aidy Bryant Jamie Chung Jill Clayburgh Rosemarie DeWitt Anna Farris Romola Garai Janet Gaynor Valerie Harper Janelle MonĂ¡e Vicki Lawrence Eva Longoria Natasha Lyonne Geraldine Page Lana Parilla Dolly Parton Elizabeth Perkins Maya Rudolph J. Smith Cameron Lily Tomlin xx JB

Spring 2019 Theater Round-Up

Alice By Heart A bit of a chaotic mess, but a really fertile one, featuring several wonderful songs, an appealing premise, great choreography and some of the very best performances I’ve seen this year. All My Sons Strong, thoughtful play, decent performances. Nothing groundbreaking or especially interesting. Burn This Nope, don’t like that. The Cher…

Derry Girls & Fleabag: Two Perfect Shows

With the recent release of season 2 of both Derry Girls and Fleabag, I just wanted to take a moment to highlight these two whip-smart, hysterical, completely wonderful series, created and written by two tremendously talented women (Lisa McGee and Phoebe Waller-Bridge, the latter of whom also created and wrote another perfect series, Crashing, and…

Fosse: Ranked

In honor of the upcoming premiere of Fosse/Verdon, over which I am currently shivering with a substantial amount of Rocky Horror-style anticipation, a ranking of the films of the singular, legendary Bob Fosse, a magician of a filmmaker and my ultimate cinematic idol. 5. Star 80 4. Sweet Charity 3. Lenny 2. All That Jazz…