Manon can’t keep the men off her at The American Ballet Theater

Having never seen a full ballet performance by the American Ballet Theater I jumped at the chance with 50% discount from Goldstar NY. The tickets were for Manon which I knew nothing about other than seeing a pas de deux at the Met Gala a few weeks ago. Manon tells the story of a young woman named Manon who has…

Act One Should Have Been One Act

Went with much anticipation to Lincoln Center’s offering of Act One, based on Moss Hart’s autobiography of the same name. It had a seemingly great pedigree – written and directed by James Lapine, featuring such actors as Tony Shaloub, Andrea Martin and Santino Fontana, and the story itself. Act One tells Hart’s early life’s story,…

Gaga for Joanne

I usually research my restaurants to death. Zagat, yelp, Eater, etc.  So on Tuesday night before a show at Lincoln Center I was upset because the place I wanted to go was closed for a private party. Columbus Avenue has lots of restaurants but none of them were just right. (I can be like Goldilocks.)…