Latest Follies Stories

2008-07-16 06:00:28

By Anthony Del Valle By ANTHONY DEL VALLE REVIEW-JOURNAL I got lulled into "The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue" halfway through. There's something about the soft, steady flow of elegance that keeps you smiling.

2008-07-11 06:00:29

By Steve Bornfeld By STEVE BORNFELD REVIEW-JOURNAL Bump him up a century, aim a camera or microphone at him, arm him with today's hot-button topics and he'd likely earn ... nothing. No fans. No attention. No respect. What a woeful misfit Will Rogers would be in the modern media world.

2005-11-22 01:44:38

By Robert Osborne NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - With Chita Rivera beginning previews Wednesday on Broadway at the Schoenfeld (previously the Plymouth) with her "Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life," it's great news that another Broadway dancing legend might soon be headed back to the local environs as well.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.