Theatre Matters

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Steven Oxman has contributed to such publications as the Los Angeles Times, American Theatre, Stagebill, and, most frequently, Variety, for which he has written over 300 television and theatre reviews.

Monday, November 01, 2004

Broadway Idol-atry

Variety's Robert Hofler has a piece on "American Idol" singers heading to Broadway, mentioning the tendency to compare "Brooklyn" to "Idol." Personally, whenver I see Clay Aiken, I think: why isn't he playing Seymour in "Little Shop of Horrors?"