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STANLEY SHEINBAUM TURNS NINETY ONE!!!

Posted on June 12, 2011, in My Blog, with 1 Comment

Today I stopped by the 91st birthday party for Stanley Sheinbaum, a man beloved by all straight-thinking people who know him.

Stanley coming out the front door to greet the gathered throng of well wishers, past the cut out of him as King and one of his glam admirers. Age hasn’t dimmed his humor.

When I first became an …

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REFLECTIONS ABOUT TONYS FROM PARIS

Posted on June 10, 2009, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 34 Comments

I did not expect to win. From the very start, when people told me I would win, I appreciated their sentiments but never felt it was a Tony sort of role. Then, once I saw “Mary Stuart” and “God of Carnage” with the four other Tony nominees I felt I truly didn’t deserve to win. Those performances were towering. Truth …

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TONY AWARDS

Posted on June 6, 2009, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 23 Comments

Stephen Daldry who won the award for Best Director – Billy Elliot (click photo to enlarge – by: Bruce Glikas)

Last night with Moises Kaufman (click photo to enlarge – by: Bruce Glikas)

Last night with Carrie Fisher (click photo to enlarge – by: Bruce Glikas)

Last night with Moises, Zach and our producer, David Binder. (click photo to enlarge …

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JOE TURNER’S COME AND GONE

Posted on June 4, 2009, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 16 Comments

This is the play the Obamas saw when they came to NY on a recent date. The first act was somewhat opaque but I got swept away by the 2nd. Sobbing, less from sorrow, more from revelation. I must read the script. There were passages of such inspiration and I want to quote them in my new book about aging..…

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LAST DAY HOME

Posted on June 3, 2009, in Film, Television & Theater, My Blog, with 37 Comments

Oh me oh my, there have been a lot of last days of late: last day on Broadway, last day in the Galapagos. Now it’s my last day in Atlanta, perhaps till the end of September when I am coming back for a fundraiser and the next board meeting. That may well be happening in the midst of a film.

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