Theater April 2017
On Sunset Boulevard at the Palace Theatre, Ring Twice for Miranda at City Center, and White Guy on the Bus at 59E59 Theaters.
On February 15, Hillary Clinton attended the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard and posed for a picture with the show’s star, Glenn Close, who was still in full stage makeup. So there they were, the lonely, desperately self-deluding gargoyle who doesn’t realize her career is over, and Norma Desmond. One pictures Mrs. C spending a lot of time sitting in the dark in Chappaqua these days, a pitcher of pina coladas near at hand (because everything about her has to be P.C.), ordering her stone-faced butler John Podesta to cue up the next flickering clip from glory days. “Play the tape where I say, ‘I don’t know who created Pokémon Go, but I’m trying to figure out how to get them to Pokémon-go-to-the-polls!’ haw haw haw.” Then, after one drink too many: “They...
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