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David Sheward
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Andy Karl in Groundhog Day, now in London and coming to Broadway, but when? Credit: Manuel Harlan/Old Vic Theater We are in the valley between seasons. It's the trough of summer and nothing will open on Broadway until well af...
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David Desk blog on trading comics and political thoughts.
Jimmy Olsen #118 Politics rears its ugly head in the weirdest of places. Earlier this week I went to return a Jimmy Olsen comic to the guy on 40th street in Manhattan who sold it to me (It turned out I already had a copy of i...
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Shuffle Along got shafted at the Tonys, but wins big at the David Desks. Credit: Juliana Cervantes Once again it's time for the annual David Desk Awards in which I select my personal favorites of all the on, Off- and Off-Off...
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A David Desk blog on the end of 2015-16 and the beginning of 2016-17
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Blog on the current state of the election.
I get it. I understand how many voters are frustrated by both major party candidates in this presidential election. Let's take a look at both sides of this difficult bargain. Trump is a total non-starter, totally unacceptable...
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Elisabeth Vincentelli The number of paid, professional New York theater critics has been reduced yet again. Jeremy Gerard of Deadline and Elisabeth Vincentelli of the New York Post have both been given the axe. It's becoming ...
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Spongebob Squarepants the Musical Credit: Joan Marcus With the broadcast of the Tony Awards, the 2015-16 Broadway theater season is now officially over. It was one of the most exciting and original ones in recent memory. Ham...
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http://www.biography.com/news/vincent-van-gogh-biography-facts

My feature on Vincent Van Gogh in celebration of his birthday (March 30) is on Bio.com.
Today marks the 163rd anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest artists in world history. Here’s a look at his fascinating and tortured life.
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Disaster!, the wild parody of destructive thriller movies of the 1970s like The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and The Towering Inferno, opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theater on March 8. The score consists of pop and disco hits of the era including “Hot Stuff,” “I Am Woman,” “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Knock on Wood.” The …
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Here are my 2016 Oscar predictions.
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2016-17 Broadway Season Update
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Andy Karl in Groundhog Day, now in London and coming to Broadway, but when? Credit: Manuel Harlan/Old Vic Theater We are in the valley betwe

Clinton vs. Trump: WIcked Stepmother vs. Drunken Uncle
thedaviddesk2.blogspot.com

I get it. I understand how many voters are frustrated by both major party candidates in this presidential election. Let's take a look at bot

Trump or Clinton: Who Is the Biggest Pirate?
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Jimmy Olsen #118 Politics rears its ugly head in the weirdest of places. Earlier this week I went to return a Jimmy Olsen comic to the guy o

More Critics Axed; B'way Update
thedaviddesk2.blogspot.com

Elisabeth Vincentelli The number of paid, professional New York theater critics has been reduced yet again. Jeremy Gerard of Deadline and El

The Seventh Annual David Desk Awards
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Shuffle Along got shafted at the Tonys, but wins big at the David Desks. Credit: Juliana Cervantes Once again it's time for the annual David

2016-17 B'way Preview: Big Stars, Blasts from Past
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Spongebob Squarepants the Musical Credit: Joan Marcus With the broadcast of the Tony Awards, the 2015-16 Broadway theater season is now offi

2015-16 Ends as 2016-17 Gets Ready
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Nathan Lane will star in a revival of The Front Page next season. The 2015-16 Broadway and off-Broadway theater season is heading into the h

Review Roundup: ‘Disaster!’
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Disaster!, the wild parody of destructive thriller movies of the 1970s like The Poseidon Adventure, Earthquake and The Towering Inferno, ope

2016 Oscar Predictions
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The Oscars are this coming Sunday Feb. 28 and it's time to make my annual predictions. This year has not been particularly exciting with no

Hitchcock's Marnie: Pure Film and Woman as Object
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Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery in Hitchcock's Marnie. Hedren's character is more tightly wound than her hair bun. The recent documentary Hitc

Cutting the Cable Chord, Part 4: Listening to Jack Benny
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Jack Benny, Mary Livingstone, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Since cutting the cable chord, I’ve found numerous other avenues of entertainme

Political Thoughts
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God help us! GOP candidate Chris Christie recently said parents shouldn't have to worry about sending their kids to school and not having th

Cutting the Cable Cord Part 3: Default Mode Viewing
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Judy Garland guest-starring on The Andy Williams Show The cable cord is now totally cut and I don't miss it at all. We now have a digital an

Donald Trump: Raging Id
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Donald Trump Free of Hairspray We have reached the point where Donald Trump is no longer a joke, but a threat to civilized discourse and the

Contemplating Cutting the Cable Cord
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Vicious with Frances de la Tour, Ian McKellen, and Derek Jacobi is one of the shows that can now be seen online without cable TV. It's final

‘Dames at Sea’ to Close on Broadway
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Dames at Sea, the affectionate spoof of 1930s movie musicals, will set sail for its final performance at the Helen Hayes Theater on January

Roundabout to Present 'Holiday Inn' and 'Cherry Orchard'; Streaming Star...
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Holiday Inn with Bing Crosby, Marjorie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, and Virginia Dale, will serve as the basis of a new Broadway musical. Roundab

NY Tabloids Shrink Theater Coverage
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James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson are click-worthy enough to get their show The Gin Game a full review in the New York Post. Credit: Joan Ma

Cutting the Cable, Part II
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When I cut cable, I'll still be able to watch The Judy Garland Show on GetTV You never know when your 15 minutes of fame will come. Yesterda

Review Roundup: ‘Old Times’
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Old Times, Harold Pinter’s mysterious 1971 three-character drama, opened at the American Airlines Theatre on October 6 for a limited run thr