When Barbara Cook had been hired to play the lead in "She Loves Me," my image of her was based on the roles I had seen her play. I thought she was more or less an innocent ingénue. The first time I…
Barbara Cook, the golden-age Broadway ingenue who became a beloved cabaret and concert performer in the second act of her career, has died. She was 89. Her son, Adam LeGrant, confirmed…
Longtime Broadway favorite Barbara Cook will bring an evening of songs and stories to Off Broadway this spring in “Barbara Cook: Then and Now,” a new production conceived by James Lapine (“Into the…
“American Idol” has lost its final original judge. Randy Jackson announced today that he is leaving the Fox singing competish show after being firmly seated at the judges’ table for 12 years. Jackson…
Barbara Cook sings a joyfully melodious set of standards from the great American songbook.
Barbara Cook turned 80 two days before delivering a dazzling vocal perf as part of the L.A. Phil's Songbook series, anecdotally and interpretively connecting with finest composers Broadway has seen.
In her new concert at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, Barbara Cook reflects a little ruefully on her Broadway career, which hit its stride in the early 1950s. The best years of the Broadway musical may…
Broadway grosses soared 7.1% to $15,509,247 during Week 43 (March 15-21), a record for the frame. Attendance rose 5.7% to 237,777.