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Best When Pissed Off

Best When Pissed Off

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Dec 14th 2018

Rage is all the rage on Broadway these days, with the reemergence of Paddy Chayefsky’s Network in a new theatrical stage adaptation of the Oscar®-winning screenplay by Lee Hall, directed by the innova

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A Talent of Multiple Hughes

A Talent of Multiple Hughes

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jul 16th 2018

Even a marvelously down-to-earth, multimedia-favorite character actor like the beloved Barnard Hughes (1915-2006), who would have turned 103 today, could be prone to occasional exaggeration. Always a

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Bloody Romantics

Bloody Romantics

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 11th 2018

A cinematic pearl of great price stealthily stalked into New York area neighborhood theaters 45 years ago today, with an indelible star turn holding center stage. “Arguably Vincent Price’s finest sing

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Twilight Time Takes on a Tony Tone

Twilight Time Takes on a Tony Tone

Posted by Mike Finnegan on May 2nd 2018

Cheers and good-luck wishes go to today’s recipients of 2018 Tony® Award nominations for excellence on the Broadway stage. Three prominent contenders, all previous winners, belong to the Twilight Time

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Getting It Messy Good

Getting It Messy Good

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 22nd 2017

He considered directing as a craft that got honed through regular practice on one project after another, so the gentlemanly Arthur Hiller (1923-2016), whose 94th birthday would have been marked toda

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