Inspired by the real-life onstage/offstage marital drama of the husband-and-wife acting team, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, this Tony Award-winning 1948 musical features an engaging book by Sam and Bella Spewack and a score packed with iconic Cole Porter earworms—among them “Why Can’t You Behave,” “Always True to You (In My Fashion),” and “Too Darn […]
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George Cukor, the great Hollywood auteur hiding in plain sight, gets the “director of the week” treatment form FilmStruck.
FilmStruck celebrates Pride Month with a retrospective on queer British filmmaker Derek Jarman.
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Current musical obsessions of the Reader’s Tal Rosenberg, “free-floating pop critic” Jonathan Bogart, and writer Britt Julious.