In L. Frank Baum’s 1900 novel, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” as well as the subsequent cartoon, stage musical and silent movies, Dorothy’s slippers are silver.
Singer Dee Dee Bridgewater does a fine impersonation of jazz vocalist Billie Holiday in “Lady Day” at the Little Shubert Theatre in Times Square.
Dead and buried 43 years in June, Judy Garland still provides carrion for vultures.
“Everyday Rapture” is Broadway quasi-diva Sherie Rene Scott ’s quasi-autobiography, part fact, part fiction. It had its premiere last season at the intimate off-Broadway theater Second Stage .
In Rufus Wainwright’s concert of Judy Garland songs at London’s Royal Opera House, it was a surprise to hear him warble “fatty rain, oh cinnamon shelf.”
Trey Songz is on a mission to woo Londoners with his R&B tenor voice.
Sharon Stone crosses her tanned legs on the big screen as you enter a new exhibition at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum.
Walt Disney Co.’s “Oz the Great and Powerful,” a prequel to the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz,” delivered the best opening weekend of 2013 at U.S. and Canadian theaters, taking in $79.1 million.
Esther Williams, the swimming champion turned movie actress whose water-ballet musicals in the 1940s and 1950s rivaled Broadway shows with their elaborate scenes, has died. She was 91.
Bill and Hillary Clinton dined with industrialist Len Blavatnik and hedge-fund manager Richard Perry. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. President Gary Cohn left his seat with Anchorage Capital Group LLC’s Kevin Ulrich to visit at their table.