Rogues & Vagabonds

theatre, film & tv past and present 2001-2008 & 2013…

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Claudia Cardinale – If It Happened Yesterday, It’s History

Foreign films are a guilty pleasure in my household. Among them are some of the greats Amelie, Cinema Paradiso, 8 ½, and The Leopard (II Gattopardo). The last two films … Continue reading

09/28/2016 · Leave a comment

From the Bowery to Broadway: Women of the Yiddish Stage | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Last week, the Museum opened “New York’s Yiddish Theater: From the Bowery to Broadway,” a fabulous new exhibition that explores the history and influence of Yiddish theater in New York … Continue reading

03/16/2016 · Leave a comment

The short, sad story of actress Clara Bloodgood | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

On the evening of December 5, 1907, respected actress and society woman Clara Bloodgood fatally shot herself in a Baltimore hotel room. She was in town to star as the … Continue reading

03/10/2016 · 2 Comments

Marilyn And Ella

Originally posted on THE EDITOR'S JOURNAL:
When Marilyn Monroe learned that the Mocambo, a popular Hollywood night club, would not book Ella Fitzgerald because of segregation, Marilyn phoned the…

03/04/2015 · Leave a comment