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The Normal Heart Had MY Heart Thumping

Larry Kramer and Daryl Roth (producer) accept their Best Revival Tony I never saw the original 1985 play “The Normal Heart.”  At that run at the Joseph Papp theatre, Joel Grey (who now directs the current play with George C. Wolfe) played the confrontational Ned Weeks, the protagonist. Its revival, which I recently saw, was…

Neal Patrick Harris Offends This Theatre Goer

Ex-Doogie Howser, M.D.’s Diagnosis of Broadway Audiences Makes Me Ill He’s adorable.  He’s talented: he can sing, dance, and act. He was named by Time Magazine as one of the magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2010. He’s won Emmys and has a hit show “How I Met Your Mother.”  Yet, on the June 12,…

J. Crew Executive Mom Paints Son’s Toenails Pink in Ad and Conservatives See Red!

  Molly Ringwald might have looked “Pretty in Pink,” but so does J. Crew’s president Jenna Lyons’s son Beckett. Or so his mother thinks. In an ad sent to J. Crew customers a few weeks ago, J. Crew President Jenna Lyons is having a fun time painting her five-year-old son Beckett’s nails. It’s a lighthearted…