| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
“Cabaret” is one of 78 vintage features playing over four days in Hollywood this weekend as part of the TCM Film Festival network’s event, which also includes appearances by Kim Novak and Debbie Reynolds, programming devoted to film noir...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Grown weary of Christmas traditions?
Well, far from traditional, "Wanzie's Glittering Star-Studded A Christmas Carol," may be just the thing to spike your eggnog. The conceit of Michael Wanzie's comic adaptation of Charles Dickens' tale is that an all-...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:30 AM
The first thing you notice in a phone interview with Liza Minnelli is how much she sounds like Liza Minnelli.
A living legend since her teen years, Liza is often parodied — the grin, the squeals, the flowing gowns and grandiose arm gestures. Just...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 8:26 AM
The word "legend" is as overused in the entertainment world as "diva" and "superstar."
But in Liza Minnelli's case, it really is apt. Not only does the songstress have four Tony Awards, two Golden Globes, an Emmy and a special "Legends" Grammy, but she...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:13 PM
Mario Cantone brings his comedy act – a twisted romp through pop culture and song parody – to Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood Thursday, Oct. 11 night at 8.
The star of the Tony-nominated one-man show...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 6:59 AM
"Just call me Liza."
That's how Liza Minnelli set the tone for her interview as this reporter thrust formality upon her. After insisting to be on a first-name basis, she then punctuates her point with her trademark cackle.
Sure, she's known as the...
| Oct 19, 2012
An Evening with Liza Minnelli “Confessions” scheduled for Friday at The H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center has been canceled.
According to a news release from the Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University, Minnelli is suffering...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Running off at the typewriter. …
As my former Sentinel colleague Chris Harry of Gatorzone.com reminded me recently, it was exactly 20 years ago when I got the phone call from Steve Spurrier, who was then early in his tenure at the University of...
| May 14, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Michael Wanzie and Douglas White have assembled a powerhouse group of local entertainers to impersonate famous folks in “Celebrity Squares,” a Fringe show fashioned after the TV classic “Hollywood Squares.” It’s exciting...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The program for "Art of Murder," the first production from Thriller Theater, is pocket-sized. The cast biographies are written in teeny-tiny type — but patrons are given a mini-magnifying glass to study the page a la Sherlock Holmes as if it were...
| Sep 9, 2012
Look ahead to the lineup of fall performances in Hampton Roads, and you'll discover an amazing breadth of talent from both visiting artists and regionally based arts organizations. Pop culture junkies as well as those who gravitate toward more serious...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:34 AM
George C. White, founder and former executive director of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford called it a “family affair.”
Repeated references to the theater community as “family” and “home” marked the...