“The Marvelous Marilyn Maye” – it’s a phase that me and my husband have come to say with relish, and we get excited every time we get to see her. Ella Fitzgerald once called Maye “the greatest white female singer in the world”, and I can tell you that’s no exaggeration. There are younger singers who have more powerful voices, but I can think of no other singer who possesses Maye’s combination of interpretive ability, rhythmic verve and vocal range, still the envy of singers many years her junior.
Tag: New York
Jackie – a theatrical dissection of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the myths surrounding her – is without a doubt the best high art solo performance piece I’ve ever seen or read. And, because of love affairs with high art and solo performance, I’ve seen and read more of those than you might think.
How much longer can we call rising stars MS MR underground? Not much longer I think – may they puke glitter all the way to the top (you’ll see what I mean)! Video after the jump.
The days of gay clubs clustering into one or two New York City neighborhoods are over. Even my old stomping grounds over in Bushwick, that’s in Brooklyn, evidently has a booming nightlife scene for the gay party goers.