Tag Archives: Bright

Tony Award nominations reflect an anemic year for original ideas. Here's a critic's take on the bright spots

La Jolla Playhouse, where “Junk” had its impressive world premiere, has been the launching pad for two of this season’s junkiest musicals, “Escape to Margaritaville,” the escapist Jimmy Buffett musical, and “Summer,” the roundly derided Donna Summer disco ride. Artistic director Christopher Ashley, who won a Tony last year for his direction of “Come From Away,”… ENTERTAINMENT – Los Angeles ...

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Review: Belle and Sebastian Deliver Bright Pop Throwbacks, a Few Left-Field Moves

Belle and Sebastian might not be able to solve all our problems (as the title of their latest implies), but they can handle the ones that involve a lack of witty, tuneful indie-pop. This 15-track set offers a tasting menu of the Scottish band’s strengths. Would you like a bittersweet ballad about that autumn feeling? They’ve got you (“Fickle Season”). ...

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2018 Producers Guild Awards: Mary J. Blige, Gal Gadot and More Stars Go Bright and Bold on Carpet!

Sunday night was all about the people behind the scenes at the 2018 Producers Guild Awards, but that didn’t stop the stars from shining on the red carpet. While there were still plenty of stunning black ensembles after this year’s moving all-black Golden Globes looks, many celebs opted to don colorful getups at the PGAs. From daring cutouts to a ...

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