While the TV show Smash may not have lived up to its name in the ratings department, the ambitious NBC show about the trials and tribulations of putting on a Broadway musical captured millions of viewers and brought many theater actors a legion of fans away from the Great White Way.
Archives for May 11, 2015
Rob Jansen dons Chaplin’s bowler for The Tramp’s New World
Who wouldn’t want to see a lost Charlie Chaplin film? The Tramp’s New World was a screenplay for The Tramp by James Agee which Chaplin declined to produce because he felt, at the time (1949), that the character no longer spoke to audiences and silent film was outdated. While his refusal is our eternal loss, […]