#BornThisDay: Actor, Cherry Jones

November 21, 1956- Cherry Jones is the epitome of the successful stage actor, & yet she is probably most famous for a TV series. In 2008, Jones joined the cast of the Fox series, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor/Singer, Ethel Waters

October 31, 1896- Ethel Waters: “Only those who are being burned know what fire is like.” When doing research for the #BornThisDay column, I have been struck by the cruelty, ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor/Writer, Ruth Gordon

October 30, 1896- Ruth Gordon has been such a major part of my life for so long, it is hard for me to remember a time when she was not busy being my muse. A quote ... See the Rest

Don’t Panic But A Cher Musical Is Probably Going To Be A Thing

The Living Legend herself, Cher, is revealing some big plans via Twitter about her upcoming Broadway musical. She began tweeting about this back in 2012, explaining (sort of) ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor/Singer, Barbara Cook

October 25, 1927- Barbara Cook. The Husband isn't quite the musical theatre aficionado that I am, but he does have a theatre background & he is a gay man of a certain age & he ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Actor, Montgomery Clift

October 17, 1920- Montgomery Clift made his Broadway debut at 13 years old in something titled Fly Away Home (actually, it was a hit comedy starring ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Angela Lansbury

October 16, 1925- Angela Lansbury: “Actors are not made, they are born.” In Seattle, 1984, the producer/writer & the director of a brand new TV show had ... See the Rest

#BornThisDay: Composer, Vincent Youmans

September 27, 1898- Gifted Human, Vincent Youmans One of my personal favorites from my much in demand self-created playlists is Stephen’s Happiness Mix. ... See the Rest