What a great way to end the Broadway season! I’m definitely a fan of Bette Midler, and, somewhat more randomly, a fan of the real-life woman she’s portraying, Sue Mengers, the first female Hollywood superagent, who dominated the town during the wild and woolly 1970s. So I had a great time simply being in the presence of Midler and Mengers, as squired onto the Broadway stage by a writer and director who are among the best and brightest Broadway has to offer (John Logan and Joe Mantello, respectively).
This revival is decidedly better than many reviews out there suggest. Perhaps the problem is that Clifford Odets’s The Big Knife, a very good play, is showing up in a season with top-flight revival of what many feel is his best play, Golden Boy.
Each year the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) hands out Media Awards to honor those who make an impact on the LGBT community.
The gay rights group announced 153 nominees in 33 categories for the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.
Some of those GLAAD Media Award nominees include Frank Ocean, Adam Lambert, Honey Boo Boo Child, “The New Normal”, Towleroad.com and CNN.
The winners of the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards will be announced at a variety of ceremonies held this spring.
Here is a complete list of the nominees:
Some say it is the worst kept secret in Hollywood, but actress Jodie Foster officially came out of the closet at Sunday night’s Golden Globe Awards admitting she is gay. However, Foster says the fact that she is a lesbian shouldn’t be a surprise since she actually came out a long time ago.