The Tony Awards can sometimes be frustrating–like this year when Nicole Ari Parker and Blair Underwood’s stellar performances were overlooked during the nomination process. But I couldn’t help but be interested because Audra McDonald was up for her work in the revival of Gershwins’ “Porgy & Bess”. Although in recent years, McDonald has made a name for herself on the small screen with “Private Practice”, it is on the stage that this sister has shown the diversity and depth of her talent. And the best part of all is it hasn’t gone unrecognized.
I sort of remember that she was in…
“Rock of Ages” had it’s UK opening and Mary J. Blige went across the pond for the premiere. She plays club opener Justice Charlier in this adaptation of the Broadway musical of the same name. Mary J. is in good company with the likes of Tom Cruise as a 80s era rocker, Stacee Jaxx, as well as Catherine Zeta-Jones and Russell Brand. In an interview a few months ago, Mary J. said one of the most fun areas of being in this film were the costumes. Although the reviews were spotty, I…
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